Mezolam 5 Injection

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Mezolam 5 Injection Information

Mezolam 5 Injection is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. Anesthesia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Mezolam 5 Injection also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Mezolam 5 Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Mezolam 5 Injection are Headache, Hiccup, Cough. While these are the most often observed Mezolam 5 Injection side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Mezolam 5 Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Mezolam 5 Injection has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Mezolam 5 Injection related warnings talks about Mezolam 5 Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Mezolam 5 Injection is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Dementia, Allergy as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Mezolam 5 Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Mezolam 5 Injection may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Mezolam 5 Injection is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Mezolam 5 Injection Benefits & Uses

Mezolam 5 Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Mezolam 5 Injection 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

Mezolam 5 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Mezolam 5 Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Mezolam. If you are pregnant, do not take Mezolam without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Mezolam 5 Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Mezolam may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Mezolam 5 Injection on the Kidneys?


    Mezolam may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Mezolam 5 Injection on the Liver?


    Side effects of Mezolam rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Mezolam 5 Injection on the Heart?


    Side effects of Mezolam rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Mezolam 5 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mezolam 5 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Mezolam 5 Injection

  • Is this Mezolam 5 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Mezolam 5 Injection can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

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


    After taking Mezolam 5 Injection you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but avoid taking more than the amount of Mezolam 5 Injection prescribed by your doctor.

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  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, this Mezolam 5 Injection works for mental disorders.

    Yes

Mezolam 5 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Mezolam 5 Injection


    Mezolam 5 Injection 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 Mezolam 5 Injection


    Consumption of alcohol and Mezolam 5 Injection together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Mezolam 5 Injection

Question about 5 years ago

How to take Mezolam?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

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

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take seroquel and Mezolam together?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 4 years ago

Is Mezolam a benzodiazepine?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Yes, Mezolam is a benzodiazepine. It belongs to the class of drugs known as the benzodiazepine (Hypnotics & Sedatives) which is mainly used to induce sedation.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Mezolam cause hiccups?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Mezolam may cause hiccups. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind hiccups is not known but it is presumed that it occurs because Mezolam stimulates the involuntary diaphragm contractions or by influencing the supraspinal hiccup center present in the brainstem. If you are experiencing excessive hiccups after taking this drug then discuss it with your doctor.

Question about 5 years ago

How does Mezolam work?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Mezolam 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.



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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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