Sylkam 1mg 1mg Tablet

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Composition for Sylkam 1mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Insomnia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Sylkam Tablet

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Uses of Sylkam Tablet

Sylkam 1mg 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and insomnia.
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Side effects of Sylkam Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Sylkam 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 Sylkam 1mg 1mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Sylkam Tablet works

Sylkam 1mg 1mg 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 Sylkam Tablet

Expert advice for Sylkam Tablet

  • If you are taking Sylkam 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 Sylkam, 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 Sylkam is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sylkam 1mg 1mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Sylkam 1mg 1mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Sylkam 1mg 1mg Tab
let during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

The most common side-effects of Sylkam 1mg 1mg Tablet are related to sedation and musculoskeletal relaxation. It may impair your driving ability.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Sylkam
1mg 1mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sylkam
1mg 1mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Etizolam, 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 Sylkam 1mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Etizolam

Sylkam is a derivative of benzodiazepine that is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep) and anxiety disorder.
Sylkam induces sleep and controls seizures or fits by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Sylkam has not been reported to get you high.However,Sylkam calms the brain and induces sleep and relaxation of muscles in the body. It may alter mood and perception in some individuals which may be perceived by some as a ‘feeling of high'.
Sylkam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Sylkam induces sleep and is used for the treatment of insomnia (habitual sleeplessness; inability to sleep). Using on a more frequent basis can lead to difficulty sleeping, problems falling asleep or waking early. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Sylkam is not a narcotic drug. It is a derivative of benzodiazepine that is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia and anxiety disorder.
There is a risk of dependence and addiction with repeated use of Sylkam.It should be avoided in people who have a history of addiction. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Sylkam does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience an increase in weight after taking Sylkam.
Sylkam works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Sylkam has not been reported to get you high. It has a calming action and it reduces anxiety. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions regarding the abuse potential of this medicine.
Sylkam can make you sleep. Using on a more frequent basis can lead to difficulty sleeping, problems falling asleep or waking early. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Sylkam does not help in opioid withdrawal. Please consult your doctor to know more about medicines used in opiate withdrawal.
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