Diazepam Shalina belongs to the class of drugs called benzodiazepines. It is used for the short-term relief of symptoms associated with mild to moderate anxiety or alcohol withdrawal (such as agitation). Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
The dosage is based on your medical condition, age, and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase. Properly stop the medication when so directed. When this medication is used for a long time, it may not work as well. Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.
Though it helps many people, this medication may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you 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.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Read he enclosed patient information leaflet before taking. Do not take or talk to your doctor before taking if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, if you suffer from depression, have a phobia, suffer from sleep apnoea, have severe liver disorders, heart or lung problems, have a personality disorder, have suicidal thoughts, have a history or alcoholism or drug abuse or pregnant or breast feeding.