Generic Name: Diazepam
Manufacturer: ratiopharm GmbH
Diazepam-ratiopharm 10 mg is a very high quality pharmaceutical grade diazepam. Regarded by patients and doctors alike, as one of the best brands of diazepam available on the market. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines. Diazepam-ratiopharm 10 mg come in 5 x blister packs of 10 x 10 mg diazepam tablets (50 pills) to a box.
Diazepam-ratiopharm 10 mg works by calming the brain and nerves. Diazepam is also known as Valium Its most common forms of use are to treat:
- alcohol withdrawal
- also used to relieve muscle spasms
- provide sedation before medical procedures
Consult a doctor or your GP before you begin taking this medicine. It is taken orally with or without food as directed by your doctor. If using the liquid form of this medication, carefully measurethe dosage using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dosage required.
If using the concentrated solution, use the medicine dropper provided and mix the measured dosage with a small amount of liquid or soft food (such as applesauce, pudding).
Consume all of the mixture right away. Do not store it for later use.
The dosage of Galenika Bensedin Diazepam 10 mg is based on several various factors. This includes;
- your medical condition
- your age
- how you response to treatment
Do not increase your dosage or use more often, or for longer than prescribed. This will not make your condition improve any faster, although the risk of you suffering side effects
will increase. Properly stop the medication when so directed. If you suddenly stop using this medication, you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as:
- abdominal/muscle cramps
To help prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dosage slowly. Withdrawal is more likely if diazepam has been used for a long time or in high doses. Tell your doctor or pharmacist
straight away if you feel you may be showing symptoms of withdrawal. When used for a long time, this medicine may not work as well. Consult your doctor if this medication stops working well.
Although it helps many people, this medication can sometimes encourage or cause addiction. The risk may be higher to those who have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Take this medication exactly as prescribed to lower the risk of addiction. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Avoid eating or drinking grapefruit juice while using this medication unless your doctor or GP says you may do so. Grapefruit can increase the chance of side effects with this medicine, so it is
best avoided. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Take this medication as directed by your doctor to get the best results from using it. To help you , take it at the same time(s) each day.
Mild Side Effects:
Possible mild side effects of Galenika Bensedin Diazepam 10 mg can include:
- Blurred vision
If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has calculated the benefits to
outweigh the risk of side effects in your personal case. There are not many who use this medication and experience serious side effects.
Serious Side Effects:
Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including:
- Mental/mood changes (such as memory problems, agitation, hallucinations, confusion, restlessness, depression)
- Trouble speaking
- Trouble walking
- Muscle weakness
- Shaking (tremors)
- Trouble urinating
- Yellowing eyes/skin
- Signs of infection (such as sore throat that doesn’t go away, fever, chills)
Seek medical attention immediately if you experience or show any any serious side effects, including:
- slow/shallow breathing
- Allergic reaction
Which any kind of serious reaction to this medicine is very rare. However, if on the other hand, there is a serious reaction to it, get medical help right away.
These can appear as symptoms such as:
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat)
- Severe dizziness
- Trouble breathing
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor straight away.
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