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Filin 1 mg Tablet MD

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Composition for Filin 1 mg Tablet MD

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Primary uses of Filin 1 mg Tablet MD

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Filin Tablet MD

Uses of Filin Tablet MD

Filin 1 mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.

Filin Tablet MD side effects

Common

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

How to use Filin Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Filin 1 mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Filin Tablet MD works

Filin 1 mg Tablet MD 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 Filin Tablet MD

Expert advice for Filin Tablet MD

  • If you are taking Filin 1 mg Tablet MD 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 Filin 1 mg Tablet MD, 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 Filin 1 mg Tablet MD is very high.
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Filin Tablet MD related warnings
Special precautions for Filin Tablet MD
Alcohol
CAUTION
Filin 1 mg Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Filin 1 mg Tablet MD 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
Filin 1 mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Filin 1 mg Tablet MD may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Filin 1 mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Filin 1 mg Tablet MD may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Filin 1 mg Tablet MD can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Filin 1 mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Filin 1 mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Filin Tablet MD?uses

If you miss a dose of Filin 1 mg Tablet MD, 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 Filin Tablet MD

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

Q. Can I take Filin while taking a dietary supplement?
It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Filin is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Filin?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Filin?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Filin) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Filin?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Filin?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can Filin affect my sex drive?
There are few reports but it is not so common. Filin does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
Q. Is Filin a narcotic?
No. Filin is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Q. Is Filin muscle relaxant?
Filin is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
Q. Can I take vitamin B along with Filin?
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Filin.
Q. Can I take vitamin C along with Filin?
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Filin.
Q. Can I take Filin while I am on hepatitis C treatment?
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
Q. Can Filin cause euphoria?
No. Filin does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Q. Can Filin get you high?
Filin does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Filin be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Filin is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Q. Can Filin cause rash?
Filin is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
Q. Is Filin the best choice for restless legs syndrome?
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Filin is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Filin?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Filin is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Filin along with zolpidem?
No. You should avoid taking these two medications together. They both induce sleep and taking them together can lead to increased sleepiness, decreased concentration, ataxia and abnormal co-ordination.
Q. Which medication is better, Filin or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Filin as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Filin needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Filin along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Can I take Filin while I am also taking antibiotics?
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Filin along with escitalopram?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Which medication is better, Filin or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Filin along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Filin. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Filin or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Filin with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Filin or etizolam?
Etizolam is a short acting drug and its structure is a bit different from the benzodiazepines class of drugs. Both are used in inducing sleep and relieving anxiety however it depends.
Q. When does Filin expire?
The expiry date of Filin is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Q. How does Filin affect the brain?
Filin works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Q. Can I take Filin along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Filin.
Q. What is the difference between Filin and zopiclone?
Filin is an anti-siezure, antianxiety medication. Zopiclone is a sedating drug from different class and it is only used for inducing sleep
Q. What is the difference between Filin and olanzapine?
Filin is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Q. Can Filin cause low blood pressure?
Filin is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
Q. Can I use Filin for sciatica?
No. Filin is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can tremors be treated with Filin?
Filin is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Filin is effective
Q. Can I use Filin for nausea?
No. Filin is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can I use Filin for a headache?
No. Filin is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can I use Filin for vertigo?
No. Filin is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Q. Can insomnia be treated with Filin?
Yes. Though Filin is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Filin is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
Q. Can I use Filin for depression?
No. Filin is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
Q. Can I use Filin in pain management?
No. Filin is not a medication for management of pain disorders. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating pain. Few studies have failed to prove the effectiveness of Filin in pain management.
Q. What is the good time to take Filin?
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Filin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Filin with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Filin with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Filin with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Filin with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Filin with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Filin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Filin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot
Filin with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit
Filin with Lansoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Legend, Lazole, Less, Zolitec, Lansad, Lanspic, Lansure, Wylan, Lanzyco, Dyzole
Filin with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Filin with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure, Rabon, Rabequeen, Solrazole, R Od, Rabod, Rabgize, Rabepaa
Filin with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV
Filin with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Filin with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Filin with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun, Paddy, Solprazole, P Od, Pantolex, Pantopaa, Maspan, Pantodell, Zenta
Filin with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Filin with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin
Filin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Filin with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride
Filin with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez
Filin with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxital
Filin with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox

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