CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML
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CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML belongs to a group of medications called Benzodiazepine (BZD) primarily used for the treatment of short-term relief of severe anxiety disorder, muscle spasms and fits (seizures). Besides this, it also reduces alcohol withdrawal symptoms (like sweating or difficulty sleeping etc.). Before undergoing any surgical procedure, CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML is sometimes given as 'pre-med' to prevent anxiety, fear and worry.
An anxiety disorder is a mental condition characterized by feelings of excessive fear or worry that affects an individual's daily activities. High levels of anxiety can cause panic attacks, with intense feelings of nervousness, fear, and sudden onset of sweating, hyperventilation, fast heartbeat, and flushing of the skin.
CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML works by increasing levels of brain cells (neurons) calming chemical, known as gamma-amino-butyric-acid (GABA), in your brain that helps to relieve anxiety, stop seizures attacks (fits), and relaxation of the tense muscles. Besides this, CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML relieve temporary insomnia (sleeplessness) due to anxiety disorder. Off-label uses for CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML include alcohol withdrawal syndrome, insomnia, panic disorder, chemotherapy-associated nausea and vomiting. CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML is not recommended for mild to moderate anxiety and tension related to day-to-day life.
You can take CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML with a meal or after a meal. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. In some cases, you may experience daytime drowsiness, disturbed sleep, feeling light-headed, unsteady, or dizziness. Most of these side effects of CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Try not to stop taking CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML of your own as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Do not take CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML if you have any lung disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), sleeping disorder or difficulty in sleeping (sleep apnoea), severe liver disease, or problem with alcohol or other prescription recreational drugs. CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML is a habit-forming drug and, hence there is a risk of dependence on CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML. So, before stopping CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML, contact a doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, increased heart rate, tremor, or general unwell feeling.
Anxiety disorder, Short-term anxiety, Pre-operative anxiety, Alcohol withdrawal
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Like all medicines, CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You may observe common side effects like feeling sleepy (sedation), feeling exhausted all the time, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), and balance disorder (loss of balance). In rare cases, if you have slow breathing, jaundice, difficulty in remembering things (amnesia), imagining things not there (delusion), mood swings (mood changes like overexcited, restlessness, aggressiveness), immediately contact the doctor.
Taking CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML with opioid pain killer medicines can cause severe drowsiness, breathing problems, coma, and even death. CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML should be taken with extreme caution in patients who have a history of alcoholism or drug abuse. Do not take CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML if you have had severe breathing problems, allergic to CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML or other related benzodiazepine class, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), severe liver problem, breathing problem while sleep (apnoea), breastfeeding, pregnant or planning for pregnancy, and glaucoma (high blood pressure in eyes). CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML may affect your ability to drive a motor vehicle or operate heavy machinery if taken with alcohol. If you feel excess suicidal thoughts, difficulty in concentration, sleep disturbances (apnoea), dizziness, or, sleepiness let your doctor know about this. A pregnant or nursing mother should consult a doctor before intake as it is a Category D pregnancy medicine. CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML can be used in patients with open-angle glaucoma but is contraindicated in acute narrow-angle glaucoma. CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML should not be given for the treatment of psychotic patients. Abrupt withdrawal of CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML may cause a temporary increase in the frequency and severity of seizures (fit). So, before stopping taking CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML discuss with the doctor.
Taking CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML with alcohol can increase the side effects of CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML like dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentrating. In a few cases, people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. Hence, you should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML.
CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML is a Category D pregnancy drug that is considered unsafe for pregnant women. CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML can have some harmful effects on the unborn baby (foetus), so your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML passes into the breast milk and may cause some degree of sedation in the baby. So, if you note any signs in the baby let your doctor know about this.
CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML may cause sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness and visual disturbances. So, it is not recommended to drive or operate machinery after taking CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML. Tell your doctor if you get these types of side effects.
CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
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Caffeine is a stimulant that may reduce the calming effects of clonazepam. So, it is advisable to avoid the intake of caffeinated beverages like coffee, tea, and cola, or chocolate that contain caffeine.
If you have taken a double dose or overdose of CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML, you need immediate medical help either by calling a doctor or going to the nearest hospital or clinic.
Do not stop taking CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML until instructed by your doctor. You may get side effects like confusion, depression, nervousness, sweating and diarrhoea. Your doctor may lower the dose of CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML if exceeded more than 2-4 weeks of treatment to reduce side effects.
Yes. Memory loss is a common side effect of CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML. So, regular intake of CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML can impact your memory including a lack of focus or concentration, or complete ‘black out’ difficult to remember important things.
CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML is prescribed for anxiety disorder and short term anxiety. So, if CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML is prescribed for more than 4 weeks, your doctor may reduce the dose before stopping to prevent further withdrawal symptoms.
Quitting smoking, avoiding intake of alcohol, and caffeine-containing food drinks can help you in minimizing the common side effect. If side effects like exhausted feeling, sleepiness (sedation), muscle weakness, and body posture imbalance persist it means you need some blood test to find out the exact cause.
If you have taken a double dose or overdose of CALMPOSE INJECTION 2ML, you need immediate medical help either by calling the doctor or going to the nearest hospital or clinic.
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