Axizox 0.25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Axizox Tablet

Axizox 0.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Axizox Tablet side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

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

How Axizox Tablet works

Axizox 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.

Axizox Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Axizox Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Axizox 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Axizox 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 Axizox 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 Axizox 0.25 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Axizox 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 Axizox

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Sir I am suffering with day time anxiety and tension since 2 years ,Plz suggest gud medication
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/stresscom-capsule-otc139026One ?one capsules morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
I had a break up last year. Now am studying for competitive exams but after one year i cant concentrate on my studies. I try realy hard but i cant please suggest me something.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Inability to concentrate can be because of stress, anxiety, boredom, preoccupation with a bothersome thought or Attention Deficit Disorders. Identifying the cause helps us deal with the problem. In your case, it seems to be largely due to stress of break up for which you may need psychological support as the incident has occurred long time back but you haven't overcome it yet. In the mean time, make a time schedule for the day. Include regular exercise and stress reducing activities like sports or a hobby. Make small goals and revise within 12 hours of studying a topic. If you can't study alone, find a study partner.
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FAQs

Q. What is Axizox used for?
Axizox 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 Axizox safe?
Axizox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Axizox addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Axizox has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Axizox is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Axizox an opioid?
No, Axizox is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Axizox an anti-depressant?
No, Axizox is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Axizox a narcotic substance?
No, Axizox 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 Axizox for a hangover?
No, Axizox is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Axizox should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Axizox for anxiety?
Yes, Axizox 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 Axizox for heart palpitations?
No, Axizox is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Axizox should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Axizox for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Axizox is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Axizox reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Axizox. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Axizox.
Q. Does Axizox make you sleepy?
Yes, Axizox makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Axizox. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Axizox and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Axizox expire?
Yes, Axizox like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Axizox cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Axizox. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Axizox.
Q. Can the use of Axizox cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Axizox. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Axizox with hydrocodone?
Axizox should not be taken with hydrocodone. Axizox 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 Axizox with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Axizox 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 Axizox with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Axizox and hence decrease the levels of Axizox in the body which may decrease the effect of Axizox and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Axizox with clonazepam?
Axizox 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 Axizox with oxycodone?
Axizox should not be taken with oxycodone. Axizox 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 Axizox with tramadol?
Axizox should not be taken with tramadol. Axizox 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 Axizox with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Axizox 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 Axizox with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Axizox 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 Axizox with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Axizox 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 Axizox for the rest of my life?
No, Axizox should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Axizox for pain?
No, Axizox 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th May 2018.
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