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Imipam

Imipam Information

Imipam Benefits & Uses

Imipam is used to treat the following -

Imipam 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 Imipam

Diazepam
Imipramine

Imipam Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Imipam 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
  22. Sleepiness
  23. Blurred vision
  24. Weight gain
  25. Difficulty urinating
  26. Rapid heart rate (pulse)
  27. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  28. Tremor
  29. Abdominal Pain Moderate

Imipam Related Warnings

Is the use of Imipam safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Imipam. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Imipam safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Imipam on the Kidneys?

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

Safe

What is the effect of Imipam on the Liver?

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

Safe

What is the effect of Imipam on the Heart?

Imipam is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Safe

Severe Interaction of Imipam with Other Drugs

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

Alfentanil

    Fluvoxamine

    Flumazenil

    Fentanyl

    Ethanol

    Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

      Imipam Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Imipam 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
      8. Heart Disease
      9. Suicidal Tendency
      10. Bipolar Disorder
      11. Schizophrenia
      12. Thyroid
      13. Diabetes
      14. Depression

      Frequently asked Questions about Imipam

      Is this Imipam habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Imipam has not been reported.

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

      After taking Imipam, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Imipam can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Yes, but you should take Imipam only as per your doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      Yes, taking Imipam can treat mental disorders.

      हाँ

      Imipam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Imipam

      You can take Imipam with food.

      Safe

      Interaction between Alcohol and Imipam

      Taking alcohol with Imipam can be dangerous.

      Severe

      Imipam से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

      सवाल about 1 year पहले

      Can Imipam cure anxiety?

      Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

      Yes, use of Imipam 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 over 1 year पहले

      What is Imipam?

      Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

      Imipam 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 11 months पहले

      Does Imipam make you sleepy?

      Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

      Yes, Imipam causes drowsiness, dizziness or sedation. It is one of the most common side effects of this medicine. Do not drive vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine.

      सवाल over 1 year पहले

      How to take Imipam?

      Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

      Imipam 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

      When to take Imipam?

      Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

      Ideally Imipam 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.

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