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Shipam 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Shipam 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Shipam Tablet

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy, Muscle spasms
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Medicine Overview of Shipam Tablet


Uses of Shipam Tablet

Shipam 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety, epilepsy, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.

Shipam Tablet side effects


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


How to use Shipam 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. Shipam 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Shipam Tablet works

Shipam 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 Shipam Tablet

Expert advice for Shipam Tablet

  • If you are taking Shipam 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 Shipam, 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 Shipam is very high.
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Shipam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Shipam Tablet
Shipam 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Shipam 5mg Tablet 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.
Shipam 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Shipam 5mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Shipam 5mg Tablet should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Shipam 5mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Shipam 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Shipam 5mg Tablet 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 Shipam 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Shipam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Shipam 5mg Tablet, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Shipam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Diazepam

Shipam 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
Shipam is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Shipam 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
Shipam 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
Shipam 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 Shipam. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Shipam can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Shipam 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'. Shipam 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Shipam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Shipam with Paliperidone
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Shipam with Lamotrigine
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Shipam with Pimozide
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Shipam with Iloperidone
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Shipam with Posaconazole
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Shipam with Valproic Acid
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Shipam with Armodafinil
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Shipam with Clarithromycin
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Shipam with Ketoconazole
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Shipam with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Shipam with Itraconazole
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Shipam with Indinavir
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Shipam with Citalopram
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Shipam with Lamivudine
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Shipam with Fosphenytoin
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Shipam with Sulpiride
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Shipam with Blonanserin
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Shipam with Chlorpromazine
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Shipam with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Shipam with Sodium Valproate
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Shipam with Oxcarbazepine
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Shipam with Levosulpiride
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Shipam with Revaprazan
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Shipam with Imipramine
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Shipam with Roxithromycin
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Shipam with Lacosamide
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Shipam with Haloperidol
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Shipam with Ritonavir
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Shipam with Ilaprazole
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila

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