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Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Anxolep Tablet

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Uses of Anxolep Tablet

Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
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Anxolep Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Anxolep 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. Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Anxolep Tablet works

Anxolep 0.5mg 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 Anxolep Tablet

Expert advice for Anxolep Tablet

  • If you are taking Anxolep 0.5mg 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 Anxolep 0.5mg 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 Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet is very high.
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Anxolep Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Anxolep Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Anxolep 0.5mg 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
Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anxolep 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Anxolep Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Anxolep 0.5mg 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 Anxolep Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Anxolep is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Anxolep?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Anxolep?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Anxolep) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Anxolep?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Anxolep?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
There are few reports but it is not so common. Anxolep does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
No. Anxolep is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Anxolep is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Anxolep.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Anxolep.
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
No. Anxolep does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Anxolep does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Anxolep be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Anxolep is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Anxolep is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Anxolep is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Anxolep?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Anxolep is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Anxolep along with zolpidem?
No. You should avoid taking these two medications together. They both induce sleep and taking them together can lead to increased sleepiness, decreased concentration, ataxia and abnormal co-ordination.
Q. Which medication is better, Anxolep or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Anxolep as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Anxolep needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Anxolep along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Anxolep along with escitalopram?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Which medication is better, Anxolep or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Anxolep along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Anxolep. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Anxolep or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Anxolep with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Anxolep or etizolam?
Etizolam is a short acting drug and its structure is a bit different from the benzodiazepines class of drugs. Both are used in inducing sleep and relieving anxiety however it depends.
The expiry date of Anxolep is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Anxolep works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Q. Can I take Anxolep along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Anxolep.
Q. What is the difference between Anxolep and zopiclone?
Anxolep is an anti-siezure, antianxiety medication. Zopiclone is a sedating drug from different class and it is only used for inducing sleep
Q. What is the difference between Anxolep and olanzapine?
Anxolep is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Anxolep is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
No. Anxolep is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Anxolep is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Anxolep is effective
No. Anxolep is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Anxolep is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Anxolep is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Yes. Though Anxolep is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Anxolep is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
No. Anxolep is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
No. Anxolep is not a medication for management of pain disorders. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating pain. Few studies have failed to prove the effectiveness of Anxolep in pain management.
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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