Cax 25mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Cax 25mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as benzodiazepine anxiolytics. It is used to treat severe anxiety. It alters brain activity and calms it thereby providing relief.

Cax 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. 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 as advised by your doctor as it has a high potential of habit-forming.

If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication mustn't be stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor as it may cause nausea and anxiety.

The most common side effects of this medicine include lightheadedness, drowsiness, sedation, dizziness, fatigue, balance disorder, unsteadiness, and uncoordinated body movements. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. If you have been taking this medicine for a long time then regular monitoring of blood and liver functions may be required.

Benefits of Cax Tablet

In Severe anxiety

Cax 25mg Tablet gives short-term relief from the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating and feeling irritable. It will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping it suddenly can cause serious problems. So, do not stop taking it without discussing with your doctor.

In Alcohol withdrawal

Cax 25mg Tablet helps relieve unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. It takes roughly 30 minutes for a patient to feel the effects of Cax 25mg Tablet. It lowers symptoms of anxiety and muscle spasms caused by alcohol withdrawal. When used along with social support and counseling, it helps people recover from alcohol addiction and to avoid having the urge to drink alcohol again.

Side effects of Cax 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 Cax

  • Lightheadedness
  • Drowsiness
  • Sedation
  • Dizziness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Fatigue
  • Unsteadiness
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)

How to use Cax 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. Cax 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cax 25mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Cax Tablet works

Cax 25mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cax 25mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cax 25mg 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
Cax 25mg 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
Cax 25mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Cax 25mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cax 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cax 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cax 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cax 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cax 25mg 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.

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Quick Tips

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremor, and confusion.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzodiazepines Derivative
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
Benzodiazepines

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Triptam
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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How long should I continue with pari 25 and cax 10 since taking from 2009?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
Heavy habit of alcohol consumption proscribe some medicines for alcohol withdrawal
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathology
Dear PATIENT consult a MD Medicine specialist
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FAQs

Q. Does Cax 25mg Tablet work and what does Cax 25mg Tablet treat?

Cax 25mg Tablet is used for the short-term (2-4 weeks only) treatment of severe anxiety, which may occur alone or in association with sleeping problems (insomnia) or personality/behavioral disorders. It may also be used to treat muscle spasms, and to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Q. Is Cax 25mg Tablet addictive?

Yes. Cax 25mg Tablet is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence

Q. Is Cax 25mg Tablet stronger than Xanax?

Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Cax 25mg Tablet called benzodiazepines. Cax 25mg Tablet used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with chlordiazepoxide?

Chlordiazepoxide has no known harmful interaction with ibuprofen. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Cax 25mg Tablet make you sleepy?

Yes, Cax 25mg Tablet may make you sleepy

Q. Does Cax 25mg Tablet get you high?

Cax 25mg Tablet does have the risk of causing dependence on long term use due to the calming effects, which may be described by some as ‘getting high

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Country of Origin: India

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