Quietal 5mg Solution is unsafe to use during pregnancy. 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.
Quietal 5mg Solution is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby. Quietal 5mg Solution should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Quietal 5mg Solution should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Quietal 5mg Solution can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Quietal 5mg Solution should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Quietal 5mg Solution may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
There is limited information available on the use of Quietal 5mg Solution in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Quietal 5mg Solution, 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.
Quietal 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
Quietal 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'. Quietal 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.