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Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used for the treatment of anxiety disorder. It alters the chemicals in the brain that cause symptoms of anxiety such as irritability, restlessness, lack of concentration, fatigue, sweating, increased heart rate, and unwanted or racing thoughts.

Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include headache, common cold, back pain, joint pain, coordination impaired, depression, fatigue, memory impairment. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking it, inform your doctor if you are suffering from thyroid or kidney problems, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, or any heart problems. You should not take this medicine if you are under the influence of alcohol or any sleep-inducing, cough, and/ or allergy medication. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Uses of Altonil LS Tablet

Side effects of Altonil LS Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Altonil LS

  • Headache
  • Common cold
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Impaired coordination
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Memory impairment

How to use Altonil LS Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Altonil LS Tablet works

Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. Melatonin is a natural hormone which regulates the sleep-wake cycle and helps you fall asleep. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain. This is how it works to treat anxiety disorder.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Altonil LS 10mg/0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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Patient Concerns

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Taking. Risdone ls medicine from 2009
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes.Treatment for psychiatric disorders is usually long term. To monitor any potential side effects and to take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
Taking risdone ls medicine from 2009
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. For psychotic disorders, treatment is usually life long. To monitor any potential side effects and to take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
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References

  1. O’Donnell JM, Bies RR, Shelton RC. Drug Therapy of Depression and Anxiety Disorders. In: Brunton LL, Hilal-Dandan R, Knollmann BC (Editors). Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 13th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2018. pp. 267-277.

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Alteus Biogenics Pvt. Ltd., 14-B Dover Lane, Kolkata - 700029, WB, India.
Country of Origin: India
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