Quietal 5mg Solution

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Quietal 5mg Solution

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy, Muscle spasms
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Medicine Overview of Quietal Solution

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Uses of Quietal Solution

Quietal 5mg Solution is used in the treatment of short term anxiety, epilepsy, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.
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Side effects of Quietal Solution

Common

Sleepiness, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Headache, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Depression, Irritability, Slurred speech, Constipation.

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How to use Quietal Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Quietal Solution works

Quietal 5mg solution 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 Quietal Solution

Expert advice for Quietal Solution

  • If you are taking Quietal 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 Quietal, 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 Quietal is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Quietal 5mg Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Quietal 5mg Solution is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests 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.
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Driving
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.
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Kidney
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
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Quietal
5mg Solution in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Quietal 5mg Solution

Frequently asked questions for Diazepam

Quietal 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
Quietal is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
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
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Quietal 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
Quietal 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 Quietal. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Quietal can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
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.
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Substitutes for Quietal

No substitutes found for this medicine
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