Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet

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Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Anxigon Tablet

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Uses of Anxigon Tablet

Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.
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Side effects of Anxigon Tablet

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

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

How Anxigon Tablet works

Anxigon 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 Anxigon Tablet

Expert advice for Anxigon Tablet

  • If you are taking Anxigon 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 Anxigon, 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 Anxigon is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Anxigon 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
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Kidney
Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, PRATHAM 200MG REDIUSE SUSPENSION, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Alprazolam, 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 for Anxigon 0.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Alprazolam

Anxigon 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.
Anxigon is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Anxigon has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Anxigon is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Anxigon is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Anxigon is not a mono-amine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It has no known inhibitory action on monoamine oxidase (MAO) enzyme. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines.
No, Anxigon has no known effect on blood or any action as blood thinner. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to relieve excess anxiety.
No, Anxigon is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Anxigon is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Anxigon is not banned in India, however, it is available only by prescription from physician or doctor.
Yes, Anxigon is a habit forming substance. It is possible to become dependent on Anxigon and there are high chances that you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking Anxigon. Please take Anxigon only as advised by your doctor. Kindly inform your doctor if you have a history of using habit forming substances as your doctor would be able to advise you better regarding the use of Anxigon.
No, Anxigon is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Anxigon should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Anxigon 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, Anxigon is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Anxigon should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Anxigon is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Anxigon. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Anxigon.
Yes, Anxigon makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Anxigon. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Anxigon and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Anxigon 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 Anxigon. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Anxigon.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Anxigon. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
No, Anxigon does not contain monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI).
Q. Can I take Anxigon with hydrocodone?
Anxigon should not be taken with hydrocodone. Anxigon 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 Anxigon with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Anxigon 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 Anxigon with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Anxigon and hence decrease the levels of Anxigon in the body which may decrease the effect of Anxigon and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Anxigon with clonazepam?
Anxigon 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 Anxigon with oxycodone?
Anxigon should not be taken with oxycodone. Anxigon 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 Anxigon with tramadol?
Anxigon should not be taken with tramadol. Anxigon 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 Anxigon with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Anxigon 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 Anxigon with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Anxigon 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 Anxigon with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Anxigon and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Anxigon should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Anxigon 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.
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