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Paxum 5 MG Description

Paxum Tablet is a prescription medication intended to relieve anxiety for a brief time. As an adjuvant therapy, it can treat acute alcohol withdrawal, muscle spasms, and seizures. This medication rel

axes nerve cells and calms the brain. Paxum Tablet can be taken with or without food. To guarantee a consistent amount of medicine in your body, take it at the same time every day. Because this medicine has a habit-forming potential, follow your doctor's instructions. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you recall, and finish the entire course of therapy even if you feel better. Do not stop taking this medication without first visiting your doctor, as withdrawal symptoms like depression and insomnia may occur. This medicine has the potential to cause weight gain. A well-balanced diet and regular exercise, on the other hand, can help you lose weight. If you've been taking this prescription for a long time, your blood and liver functions may need to be monitored regularly.


Product Summary

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ContainsDiazepam(5.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, Muscle Spasm, Alcohol Withdrawal, Seizure Disorder
Side effectsDrowsiness, Muscle Weakness Fatigue, Coordination issues
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Uses of Paxum 5 MG

  • Anxiety
  • Alcohol withdrawal
  • Muscle spasm
  • Seizure disorder

Contraindications of Paxum 5 MG

  • If you’re allergic to diazepam or any of Paxum Tablet's inactive ingredients.
  • If you have Myasthenia Gravis (muscle issue).
  • If you’ve narrow-angle glaucoma (optic nerve issue).
  • If you have kidney or liver issues.
  • If you have depression.

Side effects of Paxum 5 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Muscle weakness Fatigue
  • Coordination issues

Precautions and Warnings of Paxum 5 MG



Can I take Paxum Tab during pregnancy?
Paxum Tablet should not be used during pregnancy because there is clear evidence that it risks the growing infant. However, in some life-threatening instances where the advantages outweigh the hazards, the doctor may prescribe it. Please seek medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Paxum Tab while breastfeeding?
Paxum pills should not be taken while breastfeeding. According to limited human data, the medicine may pass into breast milk and harm the newborn.


Can I drive if I have taken Paxum Tab?
No, do not drive after taking Paxum Tab. Paxum tablets can cause sleepiness, forgetfulness, and poor coordination. This may impair your driving skills.


Can I consume alcohol with the Paxum Tab?
Alcohol is not indicated during treatment with this medicine since it increases the chance of adverse effects like dizziness and difficulties concentrating. You should avoid doing anything that needs a high level of mental alertness while taking this prescription, such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery, if you drink alcohol while taking it.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You've got suicidal thoughts
  • You experience withdrawal symptoms
  • You get addicted to certain medicines or substances
  • You are an obese patient

Mode of Action of Paxum 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Benzodiazepine Paxum Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of gamma-aminobutryic (GABA), a chemical messenger in the brain that regulates abnormal and excessive nerve cell acti...
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Directions for Use of Paxum 5 MG

  • Follow your doctor's directions for this medication's dosage and duration. Take in at once.
  • Don't chew, crush, or break the medicine.
  • Paxum Tab can be taken with or without meals, although it is preferable if they are taken at the same time each day.

Interactions of Paxum 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of opioids - Coadministration of diazepam and opioids including morphine, codeine, tramadol, hydrocodone, or any cough products containing these medicines should be avoided since it ma...
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  • Phenytoin - There have also been reports that diazepam reduces the metabolic clearance of phenytoin.

Interactions with food items

  • Grapefruit juice should not be drunk while taking this medication since it raises the risk of side effects.

Storage and disposal of Paxum 5 MG

The temperature in the storage area should not exceed 30℃. The tablet should be stored away from direct sunlight in a cool, dark place without humidity. Do not flush the tablet down the toilet or into...
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Dosage of Paxum 5 MG


Seek medical treatment or contact a doctor if you suspect an overdose. Some symptoms of overdose include Blurred vision, Slow breathing, Confusion, Depression, Dizziness, Double vision, Drowsiness, Ex...
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Missed a Dose

Take Paxum tablet as soon as you remember if you miss a dose. However, skip the missing dose and return to your regular schedule if your next dose is approaching. Do not take two doses.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long does Paxum tablet take to start working?

A: You should witness a difference within a few hours if you're taking it to alleviate anxiety, but the full benefits may take a week or two to show. You might notice a difference after 15 minutes if you're using it to treat muscle spasms. Your muscles will begin to relax after taking Paxum Tablet regularly after a few days.

Q: Is Paxum tablet habit-forming?

A: Paxum tablet users who take it in large doses or for an extended period may become addicted. Those who have a history of drunkenness or medicine abuse are more likely to become addicted to the Paxum pill. As a result, Paxum tablets should be at the lowest effective dose possible.

Q: For how long should I take the Paxum tablet?

A: Paxum Tablet treatment is meant to be as short as possible. After four weeks of treatment, your doctor will review you to decide if you need to continue treatment, especially if you have no symptoms. The treatment, including the stepwise dose reduction process, usually lasts no more than 8-12 weeks.
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