Altonil Plus 5 Tablet

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Introduction

Altonil Plus 5 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 Plus 5 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 Plus Tablet

Benefits of Altonil Plus Tablet

In Anxiety disorder

Altonil Plus 5 Tablet stops your brain from releasing the chemicals that make you feel anxious so it can reduce the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, feeling irritable and sleep problems that often come with Anxiety Disorder. It will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. This helps you relax, feel calm and more energetic. It also helps you concentrate better and improves your quality of life. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping suddenly can cause serious problems.

Side effects of Altonil Plus 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 Plus

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

How to use Altonil Plus 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 Plus 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Altonil Plus Tablet works

Altonil Plus 5 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 Plus 5 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Altonil Plus 5 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Altonil Plus 5 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Altonil Plus 5 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 Plus 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Altonil Plus 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Altonil Plus 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Altonil Plus 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Altonil Plus 5 Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of anxiety disorder.
  • You may feel that Altonil Plus 5 Tablet is not helping you straightaway. This is because it can take few weeks before you feel the full benefit. It is important that you continue to take it.
  • If you develop any depressing or suicidal thoughts or ideas, you should let your doctor know about them as soon as possible.
  • If you are due to have an operation or dental treatment, it is important to tell the person carrying out the treatment that you are taking Altonil Plus 5 Tablet.
  • Try to keep your regular appointments with your doctor. This is so your doctor can check on your progress.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient concerns

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i am suffering from anxiety disorder and i am on anxiety medications does ayurveda has any treatment for anxiety disorder
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Yes, Panchkarma is the best you should take sitting of sirodhara
Mixed anxiety depressive disorder
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Depression is a persistent state of sadness that is the result of interaction between one's inner biological and psychological state and gets triggered of with environmental stressors. Reactive depression is in response to a situation like loss, sickness, trauma etc. Endogenous depression occurs without any noticeable environmental stressors. Psychological symptoms include lack of interest, negative thinking, irritability, frustration, feeling demotivated etc. Somatic symptoms like fatigue/ weakness/ lack of sleep/ lack of appetite and other physical symptoms are common. Anxiety is common. In severe cases one may feel helpless and hopeless enough to wish for death or attempt suicide. Treatment includes physical and psychiatric work up following which medicines can be prescribed. In milder cases, psychotherapy or counselling is recommended.
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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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