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Dekopam Tablet

Dekopam Information

Dekopam Benefits & Uses

Dekopam is used to treat the following -

Dekopam 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 Dekopam

Diazepam

Dekopam Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dekopam 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

Dekopam Related Warnings

Is the use of Dekopam safe for pregnant women?

Dekopam can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Dekopam right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Dekopam safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Dekopam. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Dekopam on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Dekopam on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Dekopam on the Liver?

So far, no research has been carried out on the effects of Dekopam on the liver. So it is not known whether taking Dekopam will affect the liver or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Dekopam on the Heart?

Dekopam may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Dekopam with Other Drugs

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

Alfentanil

    Fluvoxamine

    Flumazenil

    Fentanyl

    Ethanol

    Dekopam Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dekopam 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 Dekopam

    Is this Dekopam habit forming or addictive?

    Yes, you can get addicted to Dekopam. It is essential that you take [medicine] only after doctor's recommendation.

    Yes

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

    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Dekopam. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Dekopam is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, this Dekopam works for mental disorders.

    Yes

    Dekopam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Dekopam

    Taking Dekopam with food does not harm your health.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Dekopam

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Dekopam as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe

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    References

    1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 424-426
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 357-358
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