Medicine Overview of Placidox Tablet
Uses of Placidox Tablet
Placidox 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety, epilepsy, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.
Side effects of Placidox Tablet
Sleepiness, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Headache, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Depression, Irritability, Slurred speech, Constipation.
How to use Placidox Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Placidox 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Placidox Tablet works
Placidox 5mg tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
In Depth Information on Placidox Tablet
Expert advice for Placidox Tablet
- If you are taking Placidox for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
- It may become less effective over the time.
- It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Placidox, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- The addiction / habit-forming potential of Placidox is very high.
Special precautions for Placidox 5mg Tablet
Placidox 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Placidox 5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Placidox 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Placidox 5mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Placidox 5mg Tablet should be gradual....
Placidox 5mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Placidox 5mg Tablet should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Placidox 5mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive....
Placidox 5mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Placidox 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Placidox 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period...
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
There is limited information available on the use of Placido+more
x 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Diazepam, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Placidox 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Diazepam
Placidox belongs to a class of medication called as benzodiazepine. It produces sedation and also causes muscle relaxation. It is not a barbiturate, and does not relieve pain
Placidox is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Placidox is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Placidox is used in the treatment of short-term relief (2-4 weeks) of severe anxiety. It is not a pain-relieving medication, and cannot be used to relieve pain. It does not relieve hangover
Placidox is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Placidox. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Placidox can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Placidox is a benzodiazepine, which calms down the brain to relieve symptoms of brain hyperactivity. This effect may be perceived by some as pleasant, or ‘getting high'. Placidox is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor.
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