Medicine : Placidox (20mg)

Name:Placidox (20mg)
Manufacturer:Lupin Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Diazepam
Composition:Diazepam(20 Mg)

Generic ( Diazepam )

Typical use Of Diazepam :Seizures, Anxiety, And Alcohol Withdrawal
Mechanism of action of Diazepam :Diazepam Is An Anti-anxiety Medication In The Benzodiazepine Family, The Same Family That Includes Alprazolam (Xanax),clonazepam (Klonopin), Lorazepam (Ativan), Flurazepam (Dalmane), And Others. Diazepam And Other Benzodiazepines Act By Enhancing The Effects Of Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA) In The Brain. GABA Is A Neurotransmitter (a Chemical That Nerve Cells Use To Communicate With Each Other) That Inhibits Activity In The Brain. It Is Believed That Excessive Activity In The Brain May Lead To Anxiety Or Other Psychiatric Disorders.
Drug Interaction of Diazepam : Alcohol Or Medications That Cause Sedation May Add To The Sedative Effects Of Diazepam. Patients Taking Benzodiazepines Should Avoid Such Combinations. Cimetidine (Tagamet), Ketoconazole (Nizoral), Omeprazole (Prilosec, Rapinex), Fluvoxamine (Luvox), And Fluoxetine (Prozac) May Prolong The Effects Of Diazepam By Inhibiting Liver Enzymes That Break Down Diazepam. Dosages May Need To Be Decreased When These Drugs Are Used With Diazepam.
Side effects of Diazepam :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity.


How Diazepam will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Diazepam will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Diazepam

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