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Anxon 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Anxon Tablet

How to use Anxon 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. Anxon 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Anxon 25 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Anxon Tablet works

Anxon 25 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.

Anxon Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Anxon 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Anxon 25 mg 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
Anxon 25 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Anxon 25 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Anxon 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Anxon 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Anxon 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anxon 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Anxon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Anxon 25 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.

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Expert Advice

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
  • 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.
  • 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 Anxon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Anxon

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Blood is coming out from nose and throat. Injection E-klot was given 12 hours prior as well as E-klot tablet was taken twice, 13 hours and 2.5 hours before the present incident. Along with said medicines, Tab Azifine is taken twice and Alercet DC taken once. Bleeding is temporarily stopped now after washing head with cold water. Plz advice, what's the cause behind this sudden bleeding and what to do if if happens again in night? Should we consume more E-Klot tab?More to add, this incident of severe bleeding from nose and throat also happened on yesterday noon, approx 12 to 13 hours before.Sir, is there anybody or should I log off?
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Bleeding can be from septum or turbinate. Causes can be like trauma, hypertension, deranged coagulation profile. Primary treatment is to sit upright and Pinch the noseProper clinical examination needed for confirmation of diagnosis
Can a patient on treatment for anxiety prescribed with Zen 300, tryptomer 25mg and gabanyt take prodep ??
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
This treatment is unclear Pls take 2nd opinion Zen is not for anxiety
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FAQs

Q. Does Anxon work and what does Anxon treat?

Anxon is used for the short-term (2-4 weeks only) treatment of severe anxiety, which may occur alone or in association with sleeping problems (insomnia) or personality/behavioral disorders. It may also be used to treat muscle spasms, and to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Q. Is chlordiazepoxide/chlordiazepoxide + clidinium a narcotic/controlled drug or substance?

Chlordiazepoxide is not a narcotic drug. Chlordiazepoxide is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Any medicine which contains chlordiazepoxide alone or in combination with other drugs will be treated as a controlled substance and will require prescription for purchase

Q. Is Anxon a benzodiazepine?

Anxon belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines

Q. Is Anxon addictive?

Yes. Anxon is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence

Q. Is chlordiazepoxide the same as diazepam?

No. Chlordiazepoxide and diazepam are not the same; however, they both belong to the same class of drug known as benzodiazepines

Q. Is Anxon stronger than Xanax?

Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Anxon called benzodiazepines. Anxon used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with chlordiazepoxide?

Chlordiazepoxide has no known harmful interaction with ibuprofen. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Anxon make you sleepy?

Yes, Anxon may make you sleepy

Q. Does Anxon cause weight gain/constipation?

Anxon is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation

Q. Does Anxon get you high?

Anxon does have the risk of causing dependence on long term use due to the calming effects, which may be described by some as ‘getting high

Q. Does Anxon expire?

Yes. Anxon drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.

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