Content Details
Written By
BDS
Reviewed By
DM, MD
Last updated on:
28 Sep 2019 | 12:52 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Anxicool 1 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Anxicool Tablet

Anxicool Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Muscle coordination impaired
  • Slurred speech
  • Muscle weakness
  • Altered libido
  • Depression
  • Sedation
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Fainting
  • Visual disturbance
  • Tremor

How to use Anxicool 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. Anxicool 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Anxicool Tablet works

Anxicool 1 mg Tablet 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.

Anxicool Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Anxicool 1 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Anxicool 1 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Anxicool 1 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Anxicool 1 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
The most common side-effects of Anxicool 1 mg Tablet are related to sedation and musculoskeletal relaxation. It may impair your driving ability.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Anxicool 1 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Anxicool 1 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Anxicool Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Anxicool 1 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Anxicool 1 mg Tablet
₹6.8/Tablet
Etilaam 1mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹8.3/Tablet
22% costlier
Etizola 1mg Tablet
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹7.25/Tablet
7% costlier
Etirest 1mg Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹9.1/Tablet
34% costlier
Etibliss 1mg Tablet
La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹9/Tablet
32% costlier
Etilaam DS 1mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹8.5/Tablet
25% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is less as compared to other benzodiazepines.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Do not take this medicine if you have a history of drug addiction or drug abuse.  
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremor, and confusion.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Anxicool with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Valkid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oxzey
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altole, Pandosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Legend
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Anxicool

arrow
i am suffing form last 6 years Gas Acidiy hyper acidity and panic atteck short term anxiety attech abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.abnormal the brain.mental disorder in which interpret reality abnormally
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Do Mri brain and thyroid testing
Insomnia slipping disorders & allergy
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Sleep problems are often caused by underlying physical and/ or psychological cause. This requires examination of the patient so that proper treatment can be initiated. Often stress/ anxiety/ depression or mood disorder needs to be dealt with and sleeping pills are not adequate treatment. Please go through the link below for further understanding- http://drjyotikapoor.com/2015/01/26/sleep-disorders/
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Anxicool 1 mg Tablet?

FAQs

Q. Does Anxicool have abuse potential?

Yes, there are several reports mentioning the abuse potential of Anxicool. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients prone to drug abuse.

Q. What are the advantages of Anxicool over other benzodiazepines (BZDs)?

As compared to other benzodiazepines, Anxicool has lesser sedative effects, lower dependence, and lower tolerance. However, long-term use can reduce the effectivity of the medicine and may cause dependence and addiction.

Q. What happens if you stop taking Anxicool suddenly?

Stopping Anxicool suddenly may cause withdrawal symptoms which may include anxiety, insomnia, headache, dizziness, ringing sound in ear (tinnitus), eating disorder (anorexia), vomiting, nausea, tremor, weakness, excessive sweating (perspiration), irritability, hypersensitivity to visual and auditory stimuli. Stopping the medicine suddenly may also cause palpitations, fast heart rate and postural hypotension (drop in blood pressure on standing). In severe and rare cases of withdrawal from high doses, patients may develop seizures, mental disorder (psychosis), agitation, confusion, and hallucinations.

Q. How long does Anxicool take to work?

Oral doses of Anxicool begin working within 30-60 minutes and peak at 3-4 hours. The medicine remains in the body for 6-8 hours although higher doses can last longer.

Q. Is Anxicool a muscle relaxant?

Yes, like benzodiazepines, it causes muscle relaxation, but otherwise it is mainly used for anxiety.

Q. Is Anxicool good for sleep?

Like other benzodiazepines, it causes sleepiness but is mainly used for anxiety disorder. It increases total sleep time and decreases the proportion of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, wherein your eyes move quickly in different directions. Anxicool had no effect on sleep latency (amount of time it takes you to go from being fully awake to being asleep).

Q. Is Anxicool an antidepressant?

No, Anxicool is not an antidepressant. It is used for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder with depressive symptoms. But, it may affect patient's mood.

Related Products

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Drug Enforcement Administration. Etizolam. [Accessed 25 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Scottish Drug Forum. Etizolam. [Accessed 25 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 25 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
NOT FOR SALE
We do not facilitate sale of this product at present

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.