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Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety. It calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells. It also blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This reduces heart rate and blood pressure.

Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has high habit-forming potential. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as this may reduce its effectiveness.

Some common side effects of this medicine include confusion, memory impairment, slow heart rate, tiredness, and nightmare.  It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. The drug has the ability to hide the symptoms of diabetes, hence monitor your blood sugar regularly while taking this medicine. Let your doctor know if you experience increased swelling around your legs or ankles, sudden weight gain or sudden shortness of breath while on the treatment.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Beta Anxit Tablet

Side effects of Beta Anxit Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Beta Anxit

  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Memory impairment
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Nightmare
  • Cold extremities

How to use Beta Anxit 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. Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Beta Anxit Tablet works

Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Alprazolam and Propranolol. Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in brain. Propranolol is a beta blocker which blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This reduces heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Beta Anxit 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet
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Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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Hi! Need to know methods to tackle insomnia. Other than tablets what are the option to relax and divert thoughts. In tables which is better Anxit 0.25 mg or Typomer 25 mg. Thanks and Rgds
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Sleep problems are often caused by underlying physical and/ or psychological cause. This requires examination of the patient so that proper treatment can be initiated. Often stress/ anxiety/ depression or mood disorder needs to be dealt with and sleeping pills are not adequate treatment. Please go through the link below for further understanding- http://drjyotikapoor.com/2015/01/26/sleep-disorders/
I m having a habit of getting anxious over very small things and this resulted in palpitations. I started using Anxit 0.25 mg twice and now became normal. Now, I want to quit Anxit, but feeling fearful and getting nervous due to fear of withdrawal symptoms. Pl suggest ways to stop Anxit
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
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References

  1. Alprazolam. Sandwich, Kent: Pfizer Limited; 1982 [revised Jan. 2019]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Propranolol. Barnstaple, UK: Actavis; 2018. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Alprazolam. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Propranolol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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