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Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Azox Tablet SR

Uses of Azox Tablet SR

Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Azox Tablet SR side effects

Common

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

How to use Azox Tablet SR

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

How Azox Tablet SR works

Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR 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 Azox Tablet SR

Expert advice for Azox Tablet SR

  • If you are taking Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR 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 Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR, 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 Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR is very high.
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Azox Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Azox Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR 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
Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azox Tablet SR?uses

If you miss a dose of Azox 0.5 mg Tablet SR, 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 Azox Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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

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