Shipam 5mg Tablet

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Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Shipam 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Anxiety, epilepsy, muscle spasms
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
NOT FOR SALE
We currently do not sell this product

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Medicine Overview of Shipam Tablet

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Uses of Shipam Tablet

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

Common

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

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Shipam 5mg Tablet 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Shipam 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Shipam 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Shipam 5mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactati
on. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Shipam 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Shipam 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Shipam 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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