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Relaxo

Relaxo Information

Relaxo Benefits & Uses

Relaxo is used to treat the following -

Relaxo 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 Relaxo

Diazepam

Relaxo Side Effects

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

Relaxo Related Warnings

Is the use of Relaxo safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Relaxo safe during breastfeeding?

Relaxo should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Relaxo on the Kidneys?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Relaxo on the Liver?

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

Unknown

What is the effect of Relaxo on the Heart?

Side effects of Relaxo rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Relaxo with Other Drugs

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

Relaxo Contraindications

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

Is this Relaxo habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Relaxo 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?

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Relaxo.

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Is it safe?

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

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Relaxo is useful in treating mental disorders.

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Relaxo Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Relaxo

Taking Relaxo with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Relaxo

Taking alcohol with Relaxo can be dangerous.

Severe

Relaxo से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can Relaxo cure anxiety?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, use of Relaxo 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

How long can I safely take Relaxo?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Take Relaxo as advised by your doctor. Do not take it longer than prescribed. Initially, a doctor prescribes this drug for a shorter duration and recommends his/her patient to follow- up/ re-visit to check for results. Taking this medicine longer than prescribed can lead to addiction because this is a habit-forming drug which can lead to drug dependency in patients.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How to take Relaxo?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

Relaxo 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 about 1 year पहले

How does Relaxo work?

ravi udawat MBBS, General Physician

Relaxo works by suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain through the increase in activity of a chemical messenger known as GABA. This calms the brain and provides relief to the patient.

सवाल 10 months पहले

Can Relaxo cause constipation?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

Yes, constipation is a common side effect of this medicine, the exact cause of constipation associated with it is not known. However, if you are experiencing severe constipation after taking this drug, then please consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

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References

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