Medicine Overview of Slipizem Suppository
Uses of Slipizem Suppository
Slipizem 5mg Suppository is used in the treatment of short term anxiety, epilepsy, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.
Side effects of Slipizem Suppository
Sleepiness, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Headache, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Depression, Irritability, Slurred speech, Constipation.
How to use Slipizem Suppository
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry the area. Lie down and gently insert the suppository into the area with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this medicine at home.
How Slipizem Suppository works
Slipizem 5mg suppository 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 Slipizem Suppository
Expert advice for Slipizem Suppository
- If you are taking Slipizem 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 Slipizem, 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 Slipizem is very high.
Special precautions for Slipizem 5mg Suppository
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Slipizem 5mg Suppository 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.
Slipizem 5mg Suppository is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Slipizem 5mg Suppository should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Slipizem 5mg Suppository should be gradual....
Slipizem 5mg Suppository should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Slipizem 5mg Suppository should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Slipizem 5mg Suppository can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive....
Slipizem 5mg Suppository can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Slipizem 5mg Suppository should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Slipizem 5mg Suppository 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 Slipize+more
m 5mg Suppository in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
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 Slipizem 5mg Suppository
Frequently asked questions for Diazepam
Slipizem 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
Slipizem is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Slipizem 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
Slipizem 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
Slipizem 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 Slipizem. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Slipizem can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Slipizem 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'. Slipizem 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.
Substitutes for Slipizem Suppository
JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG
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