What is Seduxen?
Seduxen 5mg medicine without active ingredient Diazepam is a benzodiazepine. Drugs that affect brain chemicals can be out of balance in people with certain conditions.
It is used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. It is also used to treat an emergency seizure called status epilepticus.
Drug information Seduxen 5mg
- Drug Name: Seduxen 5 mg.
- Ingredients: Diazepam – 5mg.
- Registration Number: VN-19162-15.
- Packing: Box of 10 blisters x 10 tablets.
- Expiry date: 60 months
- Manufacturing Company: Gedeon Richter Plc. – Hung Ga Ry.
Indications for drug use
The drug is indicated for the treatment of:
- Anxiety disorders;
- Alcohol withdrawal symptoms, such as agitation or tremors;
- Complementary treatment for musculoskeletal spasms;
- Complementary treatment for certain types of epilepsy.
Seduxen 5mg can be used as part of combination therapy. That means you need to take it with other medicines.
Contraindications to the use of the drug
- Drug should not be used in patients who are allergic to Diazepam or to any of the other ingredients in this medicine.
- Myasthenia gravis is contraindicated with the active ingredient Diazepam.
What is the dose of Seduxen ?
Your doctor will decide the right dose for you. It is important to take Seduxen 5mg exactly as your doctor tells you to.
- Recommended dose for adults: from 2 to 10 mg, taken 2 to 4 times daily.
- Recommended dose for children over 6 months : The initial dose is usually 1-2.5 mg, taken 3 or 4 times daily.
How to take Seduxen 5mg
Use drug exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Swallow the tablet whole with water. This medicine can be taken before or after a meal.
Medications are usually used for short periods of time or on demand. Do not take for longer than 4 months without your doctor’s advice.
Seduxen can be habit-forming when taken for a long time. Misuse can cause addiction, overdose or death.
Side effects of Seduxen pills
The more common side effects that occur with the drug include:
- Fatigue or fatigue;
- Muscle weakness;
- Inability to control muscle movements;
- Dry mouth or excessive salivation;
If these effects are mild, they may go away in a few days or weeks. If they get worse or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs can interact with Seduxen 5mg?
Taking Seduxen with other medicines that make you drowsy or slow your breathing can cause dangerous side effects or death. Ask your doctor before taking:
- Sleeping pills
- Opioid pain relievers
- Prescription cough medicine
- Muscle relaxants
- Medicines for anxiety, depression, or seizures
Other drugs may interact with diazepam, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using.
Precautions while using Seduxen
Depression: Benzodiazepines such as diazepam have been known to cause mood swings and symptoms of depression. If you are depressed or have a history of depression, discuss with your doctor how this medicine may affect your health.
Reduced alertness: Because Seduxen causes drowsiness and sedation, do not engage in activities that require alertness, judgment, and physical coordination (such as driving or operating machinery) while taking it. .
Liver function: Liver disease or decreased liver function can cause Seduxen to build up in the body, causing side effects. If you have liver problems, discuss with your doctor how this medicine may affect your condition.
Suicidal or agitated behavior: People taking drugg sometimes feel agitated or they may want to hurt themselves or others. This behavior is more likely to occur in children or the elderly, however it can occur in other adults, especially those with mental or emotional disorders.
Pregnancy: The drug should not be used during pregnancy unless the potential benefit outweighs the risk. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.
Breast- feeding: Seduxen 5mg passes into breast milk. If you are a nursing mother and are using diazepam, it may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should continue breastfeeding.
Children: The safety and effectiveness of drug have not been established for use in children younger than 6 months of age.
Elderly: The elderly may be at increased risk for the sedative effects and impaired coordination of this drug. The elderly should be started with a lower dose of this medicine. They also need to be extra cautious, such as when waking up at night.
How much does Seduxen cost?
The price of Seduxen 5mg is currently around 300,000 VND to 360,000 VND for a blister of 10 tablets.
How to store medicine?
- You should store the medicine at room temperature, in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
- You should not store the medicine in the refrigerator.
- Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
- Do not throw medicine down the toilet or plumbing.
The above article is for reference only and is not a substitute for medical diagnosis or treatment. Readers should only follow the instructions of the doctor who is treating you, Index-China disclaims responsibility if problems occur.
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Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Ngoc Anh is currently Hanoi Medical University Hospital, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Head of Department of General-Uematology of Hanoi Medical University. Consulting doctor at ThuocLP Pharmacy.
Professional qualifications, Academic degrees – Education:
Graduated from General Practitioner System, Hanoi Medical University
Graduated with a Master degree in Internal Medicine, Hanoi Medical University
Graduated from the training program specialized in Gastrointestinal, Henri Mondor Institute Center, University of Paris 6, French Republic 1996-1997; 1999
Graduated from the training program specialized in Gastrointestinal, North Royal Sydney Hospital, Australia; 2002
Graduated from a training program specialized in chronic liver diseases, Pizza, Italy 2009
Graduated with a PhD in Gastrointestinal, Hanoi Medical University
Associate Professor, Gastroenterology, Hanoi Medical University
Training and Scientific Research:
Published more than 200 articles in domestic and international specialized journals
Editor of many monographs and participates in compiling 2 textbooks.
Guide many students and graduate students of Hanoi Medical University
Manager of many grassroots research projects
Certificate of Good Clinical Practice (GCP: 2012, 2015), Ministry of Health
Specialized certificates: General gastrointestinal endoscopy, Interventional gastrointestinal endoscopy, General gastrointestinal ultrasound, Interventional gastrointestinal ultrasound (Bach Mai BV), Chronic liver disease.