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Antax 0.25mg Tablet

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Composition for Antax 0.25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Antax 0.25mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Antax Tablet

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Uses of Antax Tablet

Antax 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Antax Tablet side effects

Common

Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Irritability, Constipation, Headache, Depression.

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How to use Antax 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. Antax 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Antax Tablet works

Antax 0.25mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Antax Tablet

Expert advice for Antax Tablet

  • If you are taking Antax 0.25mg Tablet for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Antax 0.25mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Antax 0.25mg Tablet is very high.
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Antax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Antax Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Antax 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Antax 0.25mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Antax 0.25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Antax 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Antax 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Antax 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Antax 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Antax 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Antax Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Antax 0.25mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Antax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Antax is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Antax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Antax has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Antax is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Antax is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Antax is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Antax is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Antax is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Antax should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Antax is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
No, Antax is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Antax should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Antax is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Antax. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Antax.
Yes, Antax makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Antax. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Antax and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Antax like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Antax. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Antax.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Antax. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Antax with hydrocodone?
Antax should not be taken with hydrocodone. Antax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Antax with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Antax and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Antax with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Antax and hence decrease the levels of Antax in the body which may decrease the effect of Antax and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Antax with clonazepam?
Antax should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Antax with oxycodone?
Antax should not be taken with oxycodone. Antax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Antax with tramadol?
Antax should not be taken with tramadol. Antax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Antax with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Antax and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Antax with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Antax and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Antax with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Antax and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Antax should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Antax is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Antax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Antax with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Antax with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Antax with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Antax with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Antax with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Antax with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Antax with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Antax with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Antax with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Antax with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Antax with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Antax with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Antax with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Antax with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Antax with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Antax with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Antax with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Antax with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Antax with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Antax with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Antax with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Antax with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Antax with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Antax with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Antax with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Antax with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Antax with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Antax with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Antax with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Antax with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin

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