Diazepam P.P.M. 10 mg
Brand name: Zuellig Pharma – manufactured by PPM Pharma.
Treatment: Anxiety disorders, Insomnia, Alcoholic withdrawal
Quantity per pack: 30 x 10 mg tablets
Price per pill: £1.17
Active Ingredient: Diazepam
Diazepam P.P.M. 10 mg tablets belong to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines. Diazepam can also be referred to as valium, val’s, benzo’s and so on. They are widely used to treat a many number of conditions that include;
- Anxiety disorders
- Panic attacks
- Opiate withdrawal
- Benzodiazepine withdrawal
- Muscle weakness caused by stroke, spinal cord injury, or multiple sclerosis
- Restless leg syndrome
- Skeletal muscle spasm
- Prevention and treatment of delirium tremens
- Alcoholic withdrawal
It is also commonly used before and after certain surgical procedures. Another way it is often used, is as a substitute drug to help ween patients off of other stronger benzodiazepine drugs. Which is considered far safer as it is longer acting and less potent. However, as with other benzos, prolonged use of Diazepam is not recommended. Neither is using it in a way that was not intended, as this can lead to an increased tolerance, physical dependence, and addiction.
Diazepam P.P.M. 10 mg are designed and created by Asian Pharma giant Zuellig Pharma. However they are actually manufactured by PPM (Pharma Product Manufacturing).
Diazepam is a Benzodiazepine class pharmaceutical which is available under many different brand names. Names including;
- Valium (manufactured by Roche)
- Diastat Acudial
- Diazepam Intensol
Diazepam also has a number of slang or street names such as;
- Blue V’s
- Yellow V’s
- Dead flower powers
- Sleep away
DOSAGE AND MODE OF ADMINISTRATION:
The dosage of Diazepam P.P.M. 10 mg tablets needs to be individualized and taken after consulting a doctor or your GP. In all cases, the dose should be the lowest to achieve the most beneficial effect.
Duration of treatment: For as long as directed by a doctor or your GP.
- Hypersensitivity to one of the components
- Severe respiratory insufficiency
- Severe hepatic insufficiency, acute or chronic.
Warnings and precautions for use
- Reduce the dosage of Diazepam P.P.M. 10 mg tablets in elderly patients or in patients with renal or hepatic insufficiency.
- Administrate with prudence in case of previous history of alcoholism or other dependent agents (whether associated with drugs or not).
- Prolonged use and/or on high doses of this drug may increase the development of a tolerance for it and risk of physical and psychic dependence. In this case, avoid the abrupt discontinuation and the dosage should be decreased gradually for several weeks.
The risk of drowsiness caused by the use of this drug. Patients need to be aware of these risks, especially when driving or operating machinery.
It’s not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages during the treatment.
The use of Diazepam P.P.M. 10 mg tablets with other sedative drugs is not recommended.
To avoid possible interactions with any other drugs, you should inform your doctor or pharmacist about any other current treatment you may be taking.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding:
Pregnancy: It’s strongly recommended to avoid the administration of this drug during pregnancy except if absolutely necessary. During the last of pregnancy, avoid the administration of high dosage. In case of breast-feeding, the use of this drug is not recommended.
- Skin rash
- Decreased vigilance
Inform your doctor or pharmacist straight away about any undesirable effect which is not mentioned here.
Store this medicine in original packaging and keep below 30ºC. Protect from light, heat and humidity