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Calmpose 5mg Tab

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Diazepam(5.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ANXIETY

Medical Description

Calmpose tablet is a prescription medication primarily used to treat mood disorders like anxiety disorders and short-term relief of anxiety symptoms. As an adjuvant therapy, it can also be used to tre...
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Uses of Calmpose 5 MG

  • As per CDSCO and USFDA, the Calmpose tablet is used for the following:
  • Treatment of anxiety disorder
  • Treatment of seizure or epilepsy
  • Treatment of acute alcohol withdrawal
  • Treatment of muscle spasm

Contraindications of Calmpose 5 MG

  • It is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you are allergic to any component of the Calmpose tablet, i.e. Diazepam
  • If you are taking medications like antidepressants, anti-anxiety or sedative medications, narcotic or opioid pain relievers
  • If you have myasthenia gravis (a condition that causes skeletal muscle weakness)
  • If you have acute angle glaucoma (abnormally increases the fluid pressure in the eyes)
  • If you have kidney or liver problems
  • If you have a history of alcohol or medicine addiction
  • If you have respiratory problems like sleep apnea or asthma, etc.

Side effects of Calmpose 5 MG

  • The side effects of Calmpose tablets are as follows:
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Memory impairment
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Impaired coordination

Precautions and Warnings of Calmpose 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Calmpose tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Calmpose tablets should be avoided during pregnancy because there is evidence that it risks and harms the growing foetus. However, the doctor may prescribe this tablet in some life-threatening instances where the advantages outweigh the hazards. Consulting a doctor before taking this medicine is necessary.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Calmpose tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding mothers should not take Calmpose tablets as they can pass through the milk and might have harmful effects on the baby. Please inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Calmpose tablet?
A:
Calmpose tablets may cause side effects that could hamper your driving ability. The tablet may cause decreased alertness, blurred vision, confusion, dizziness, lethargy and lightheadedness. Avoid driving any vehicle if you are experiencing these side effects after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Calmpose tablet?
A:
Alcohol should be strictly avoided during treatment with Calmpose tablet since it increases the chance of adverse effects like dizziness, sedation, lethargy and confusion.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking the Calmpose tablet.
  • You have any sudden mood changes, self-harming thoughts or suicidal ideation.
  • You experience any severe side effects persistently.
  • Your condition does not improve or worsen after taking this tablet.
  • You have mild or severe liver and kidney disease.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like nausea, tremor, sweating, agitation and confusion.
  • You are using any ayurvedic/herbal medicines, vitamins, and other health supplements.

Mode of Action of Calmpose 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Calmpose tablet is composed of Diazepam-5 mg, which belongs to the benzodiazepine class of medicine. Diazepam binds to gamma-aminobutyric (GABA) receptors in the brain, which increases GABA activity, ...
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Directions for Use of Calmpose 5 MG

  • Take the Calmpose tablet as prescribed by the physician.
  • Take Calmpose tablet with or without food or as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Take the Calmpose tablet at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of medicine in the body.
  • Swallow the whole tablet orally with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew this medicine.
  • Do not take Calmpose tablets with other medications as it may lead to drug interaction.
  • Do not exceed the dosage of the Calmpose tablet without consulting a doctor.
  • Do not stop consuming Calmpose tablet abruptly, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.

Interactions of Calmpose 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Avoid taking Calmpose tablets with caffeine-containing foods like cola, tea, coffee, chocolates, etc. It may reduce the ability of this medication to calm the brain, and the condition may worsen.

Interactions with food items

  • Tell your doctor what medications, herbal products, vitamins and nutritional supplements you take or plan to take as there is a chance of medicine interaction. Many medicines can interact with the Cal...
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  • Calmpose tablet interaction with other benzodiazepines, opioid or narcotic pain relievers such as morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydrocodone, tramadol, codeine can lead to respiratory depression, coma...
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  • Calmpose tablet interaction with MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) like Selegiline, Rasagiline, Isocarboxazid and other antidepressants or mood-elevating medicines like fluoxetine and desipramine ca...
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  • Calmpose tablet interaction with antifungal medications like itraconazole and ketoconazole can reduce its effects.

Storage and disposal of Calmpose 5 MG

Store Calmpose tablet away from direct sunlight in a cool, dark place without humidity. Keep Calmpose tablets away from the reach of children and pets at home. Do not flush the tablet down the toile...
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Dosage of Calmpose 5 MG

Overdose

Calmpose tablet overdose can cause dizziness, confusion, lightheadedness, tremors, drowsiness, convulsions, loss of consciousness, central nervous system depression, coma (rarely), death (rarely), etc...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Calmpose tablet, take it as you remember. Skip the missing dose and continue the routine schedule if the next dose is near. Do not double the dose to compensate for th...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long should I take the Calmpose tablet to notice its desirable effects?

A: The duration of treatment with the Calmpose tablet should be guided by your doctor and for as short a time as possible. Your doctor will evaluate your condition after a few weeks of treatment to assess the effects of this medicine.

Q: Can a Calmpose tablet cause dependence?

A: Calmpose tablet contains Diazepam, and it is a Schedule IV controlled substance with the potential for abuse. Long-term use of this medicine in higher doses can lead to dependence. Therefore, its dosage system should be closely monitored from time to time by your doctor. Tell your doctor if you have a history of addiction such as alcohol dependency, medicine abuse, etc. .

Q: Can I discontinue taking Calmpose tablet on my own after I feel improvement in my symptoms?

A: Do not stop taking Calmpose tablet despite having symptomatic relief. It may lead to withdrawal symptoms like nervousness, irritability, diarrhoea, vomiting, sweating, confusion, seizures or fits. Consult your doctor before stopping the consumption of the Calmpose tablet, as doses need to be slowly tapered off to avoid unwanted side effects.
Product Details
Brand
CALMPOSE
Expires on or After
15/08/2022

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ContainsDiazepam(5.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder, Seizure or epilepsy, Acute alcohol withdrawal, Muscle spasm
Side effectsDrowsiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Memory impairment, Difficulty speaking, Impaired coordination
Last Updated on: 24 Mar 2022 | 09:41 PM (IST)
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