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Opirax 50mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Opirax 50mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of anxiety disorder. It also helps in restoring the messengers that elevate the mood.

Opirax 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the blood. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nasal congestion, fatigue, and dryness in the mouth. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, so it is better to rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts. If you have been taking this medicine for a long time, regular monitoring liver function may be required.

Uses of Opirax Tablet

Benefits of Opirax Tablet

In Anxiety disorder

Opirax 50mg Tablet reduces the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, feeling irritable and sleep problems that often come with Anxiety Disorder. 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 suddenly can cause serious problems.

Side effects of Opirax 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 Opirax

  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Fatigue
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Opirax 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. Opirax 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Opirax Tablet works

Opirax 50mg Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood and treat depression.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Opirax 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Opirax 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Opirax 50mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Opirax 50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Opirax 50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Opirax 50mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Opirax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Opirax 50mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Opirax 50mg Tablet helps treat anxiety disorders.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Your doctor may monitor your blood counts and liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop fever, stomach pain, nausea or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you notice changes in your mood or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor first.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dibenzazepines Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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References

  1. Mohapatra S, Rath NM, Agrawal A, et al. Opipramiol: A Novel Drug. Delhi Psychitary Journal. 2013; 16(2):409-11. [Accessed 25 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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