Medzol

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Medzol Information

Medzol is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. Anesthesia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Medzol also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Medzol. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Medzol also has some side effects, the most common being Headache, Hiccup, Cough. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Medzol as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Medzol go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Medzol is Severe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Medzol related warnings talks about Medzol's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Dementia, Allergy must refrain from the use of Medzol since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Medzol have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Medzol may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Medzol, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Medzol Benefits & Uses

Medzol is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Medzol 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Anesthesia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.2 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: 1 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Anesthesia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mcg/kg/min
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: 1 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Anesthesia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mcg/kg/min
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: 1 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Anesthesia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mcg/kg/min
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: 1 days
  • Special Instructions: 0.5 mcg/kg/min dose should be administer to patients less than 32 weeks old

Medzol Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Medzol safe for pregnant women?


    Medzol has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Medzol without medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Medzol safe during breastfeeding?


    Medzol has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Medzol on the Kidneys?


    Medzol rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Medzol on the Liver?


    Side effects of Medzol rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Medzol on the Heart?


    Medzol is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Medzol with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Medzol Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Medzol

  • Is this Medzol habit forming or addictive?


    You may get addicted to Medzol. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

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


    After taking Medzol, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Medzol can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but do not take too much of Medzol. Consume it as per your doctor's advice.

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  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


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

    Yes

Medzol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Medzol


    Medzol may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Medzol


    Taking alcohol with Medzol can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Medzol

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Medzol and diazepam together?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, you can take Medzol and diazepam together only on your doctor's advice because taking this drug along with diazepam increases the risk of side effects such as confusion, drowsiness (sedation), difficulty in concentrating and dizziness.

Question about 5 years ago

What is Medzol?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Medzol is a brand name of midazolam and it is available in the form of a tablet, injection, and nasal spray. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as the benzodiazepine (Sedatives and Hypnotics). It is used for induction and maintenance of anesthesia. It is also used to relieve anxiety, and to sedate patients in ICU (intensive care unit) as well as to sedate patients before diagnostic and medical procedures such as endoscopy.

Question about 5 years ago

How does Medzol work?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Medzol contains midazolam that works by increasing the activity of a chemical messenger GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) which suppresses the excessive activity of nerve cells in the brain and induces sedation.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Medzol help with pain?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

No Medzol alone does not help with pain but it is given along with pain-killer drugs such as fetanyl to help with pain during the medical procedure. Medzol induces conscious sedation which allows the patient to undergo a medical procedure by inducing decreased levels of consciousness that does not require intubation.

Question about 5 years ago

How to take Medzol?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Medzol must be taken under the medical supervision only. Precautions must be taken in patients with respiratory disorders, and improper kidney or liver function.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

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US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Nayzilam® (midazolam)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; – Hypnovel® (midazolam)



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