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Equipam

Equipam Information

Equipam Benefits & Uses

Equipam is used to treat the following -

Equipam 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 Equipam

Diazepam

Equipam Side Effects

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

Equipam Related Warnings

Is the use of Equipam safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Equipam safe during breastfeeding?

Equipam may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Equipam on the Kidneys?

Equipam is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Equipam on the Liver?

Information about safety of Equipam for [Organ] is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Equipam on the Heart?

Equipam has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Equipam with Other Drugs

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

Equipam Contraindications

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

Is this Equipam habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Equipam 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 Equipam 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 Equipam.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Equipam is useful in treating mental disorders.

हाँ

Equipam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Equipam

You can take Equipam with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Equipam

Taking Equipam with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Equipam से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Equipam?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Equipam 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 Equipam cure anxiety?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, use of Equipam for short-term can help in providing relief from anxiety through relaxing the muscles of the body and suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Equipam cause stomach upset?

Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

No, Equipam, does not cause stomach upset. For mild stomach upset you are advised to eat light and non-spicy meals along with this drug initially. But if you are experiencing severe stomach upset after taking this medicine to inform your doctor immediately.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

When to take Equipam?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

Ideally Equipam can be taken with food or without food post evening because its absorption is not affected by food. However, you are recommended to take it as per a doctor's instructions.

सवाल 12 months पहले

Can Equipam cause depression?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS, General Surgery

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

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References

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