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ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Primary uses of ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Anzilum Tablet

Uses of Anzilum Tablet

ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Anzilum Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Anzilum are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

How to use Anzilum 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. ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Anzilum Tablet works

ANZILUM 0.25 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.

In Depth Information on Anzilum Tablet

Expert advice for Anzilum Tablet

  • If you are taking ANZILUM 0.25 MG 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 ANZILUM 0.25 MG 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 ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET is very high.
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Anzilum Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Anzilum Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
ANZILUM 0.25 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
ANZILUM 0.25 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
ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ANZILUM 0.25 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Anzilum Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of ANZILUM 0.25 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Anzilum Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Q. What is Anzilum used for?
Anzilum 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.
Q. Is Anzilum safe?
Anzilum is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Anzilum addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Anzilum has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Anzilum is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Anzilum an opioid?
No, Anzilum is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Anzilum an anti-depressant?
No, Anzilum is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Anzilum a narcotic substance?
No, Anzilum is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Anzilum for a hangover?
No, Anzilum is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Anzilum should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Anzilum for anxiety?
Yes, Anzilum 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.
Q. Can I take Anzilum for heart palpitations?
No, Anzilum is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Anzilum should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Anzilum for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Anzilum is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Anzilum reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Anzilum. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Anzilum.
Q. Does Anzilum make you sleepy?
Yes, Anzilum makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Anzilum. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Anzilum and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Anzilum expire?
Yes, Anzilum like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Anzilum cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Anzilum. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Anzilum.
Q. Can the use of Anzilum cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Anzilum. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Anzilum with hydrocodone?
Anzilum should not be taken with hydrocodone. Anzilum 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 Anzilum with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Anzilum 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 Anzilum with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Anzilum and hence decrease the levels of Anzilum in the body which may decrease the effect of Anzilum and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Anzilum with clonazepam?
Anzilum 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 Anzilum with oxycodone?
Anzilum should not be taken with oxycodone. Anzilum 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 Anzilum with tramadol?
Anzilum should not be taken with tramadol. Anzilum 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 Anzilum with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Anzilum 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 Anzilum with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Anzilum 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 Anzilum with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Anzilum and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Anzilum for the rest of my life?
No, Anzilum should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Anzilum for pain?
No, Anzilum 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 Anzilum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Anzilum with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Clotrim V, Clomax V7
Anzilum with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Anzilum with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone
Anzilum with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Anzilum with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Anzilum with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur, Carbazep, Mezocar LA, Tegrital, Majerol
Anzilum with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Anzilum with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Anzilum with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap
Anzilum with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin
Anzilum with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, Valcontin
Anzilum with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Anzilum with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal
Anzilum with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Pirotin, Paropex
Anzilum with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Anzilum with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil
Anzilum with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz
Anzilum with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Anzilum with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Anzilum with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Anzilum with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Anzilum with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Anzilum with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Anzilum with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halopik
Anzilum with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval

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