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Calmod

Calmod Information

Calmod Benefits & Uses

Calmod is used to treat the following -

Calmod Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Calmod

Diazepam

Calmod Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Calmod is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Memory problems
  3. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  4. Dizziness Severe
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Fatigue Mild
  8. Depression Moderate
  9. Irritability
  10. Slurred speech
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Diarrhoea
  13. Vertigo Mild
  14. Cough Mild
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Nausea or vomiting
  18. Convulsion
  19. Shortness of Breath Severe
  20. Skin Rash Severe
  21. Loss of appetite

Calmod Related Warnings

Is the use of Calmod safe for pregnant women?

Calmod may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Calmod again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Calmod safe during breastfeeding?

Calmod should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Calmod on the Kidneys?

Calmod may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Calmod on the Liver?

No research work has been carried out till date on effects of Calmod on [Organ]. So it is not known whether taking Calmod will cause side effects on [Organ] or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Calmod on the Heart?

Calmod may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Calmod with Other Drugs

Calmod should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Calmod Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Calmod unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  2. Dementia
  3. Asthma
  4. Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Calmod

Is this Calmod habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Calmod has been known to be addictive. Take it only as your doctor's recommendation.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Calmod you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Calmod.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Calmod has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

हाँ

Calmod Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Calmod

Taking Calmod with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Calmod

Consuming Calmod with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe

Calmod से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 12 months पहले

Can Calmod cause depression?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Calmod causes depression of the central nervous system and calms the brain.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to take Calmod?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

Calmod comes as a tablet, extended-release (long-acting) capsule, and concentrate (liquid), it should be taken by mouth. It is usually taken 1 to 4 times in a day or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with chronic pulmonary insufficiency, personality disorders, muscle weakness, impaired liver or kidney function. Do not drive any vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine as it can cause drowsiness or sedation.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Calmod?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Calmod is a brand name of diazepam. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as benzodiazepine (Hypnotics & Sedatives). It is used to provide relief to the patient from anxiety, insomnia associated with anxiety, muscle spasms, seizures. It is also used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, panic attacks, a sedative for minor surgery and to control agitation caused by alcohol withdrawal.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I take Calmod without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

No, Calmod is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. This is for your own good as it is a habit-forming drug and can lead to very unpleasant side effects.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Does Calmod cause erectile dysfunction?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Calmod causes erectile dysfunction. If you experience erectile dysfunction after taking it, do not stop the drug without consulting your doctor. Discuss with your doctor, he/she will provide you solutions or prescribe alternative medicines.

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