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Azen 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Azen 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Azen 250 mg Tablet

Anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Azen Tablet

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Uses of Azen Tablet

Azen 250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.
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Azen Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Azen 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. Azen 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azen Tablet works

Azen 250 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 Azen Tablet

Expert advice for Azen Tablet

  • If you are taking Azen 250 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 Azen 250 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 Azen 250 mg Tablet is very high.
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Azen Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Azen Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Azen 250 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Azen 250 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
Azen 250 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
Azen 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Azen 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Azen 250 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azen 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azen 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azen Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Azen 250 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 Azen Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Azen 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.
Azen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Azen has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Azen is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Azen is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Azen is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Azen is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Azen is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Azen should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Azen 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, Azen is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Azen should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Azen is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Azen. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Azen.
Yes, Azen makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Azen. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Azen and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Azen 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 Azen. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Azen.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Azen. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Azen with hydrocodone?
Azen should not be taken with hydrocodone. Azen 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 Azen with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Azen 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 Azen with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Azen and hence decrease the levels of Azen in the body which may decrease the effect of Azen and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Azen with clonazepam?
Azen 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 Azen with oxycodone?
Azen should not be taken with oxycodone. Azen 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 Azen with tramadol?
Azen should not be taken with tramadol. Azen 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 Azen with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Azen 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 Azen with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Azen 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 Azen with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Azen and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Azen should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Azen 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 Azen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Azen with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Notian, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Azen with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Adrox, P Rox, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Azen with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Azen with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Azen with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid
Azen with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Azen with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Azen with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Azen with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Azen with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Azen with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Azen with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Azen with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Belitra, Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Azen with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Azen with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Olarc, Citopam
Azen with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin
Azen with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Azen with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Azen with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Azen with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Azen with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil, Clora, Clomip, Anafranil, Zenil
Azen with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Azen with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Azen with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Azen with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Azen with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Azen with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Azen with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Azen with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia

Substitutes for Azen

No substitutes found for this medicine
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