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Ten 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ten 0.5mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Ten Tablet

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Uses of Ten Tablet

Ten 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Ten Tablet side effects

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Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Irritability, Constipation, Headache, Depression.

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

How Ten Tablet works

Ten 0.5mg Tablet 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 the brain.

In Depth Information on Ten Tablet

Expert advice for Ten Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Ten Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ten 0.5mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ten Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Ten 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.
Ten is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Ten has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Ten is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Ten is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Ten is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Ten is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Ten is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Ten should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Ten 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.
No, Ten is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Ten should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Ten is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Ten. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Ten.
Yes, Ten makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Ten. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Ten and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Ten like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Ten. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Ten.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Ten. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Ten with hydrocodone?
Ten should not be taken with hydrocodone. Ten 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 Ten with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Ten 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 Ten with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Ten and hence decrease the levels of Ten in the body which may decrease the effect of Ten and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ten with clonazepam?
Ten 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 Ten with oxycodone?
Ten should not be taken with oxycodone. Ten 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 Ten with tramadol?
Ten should not be taken with tramadol. Ten 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 Ten with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Ten 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 Ten with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Ten 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 Ten with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Ten and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Ten should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Ten 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 Ten with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ten with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Ten with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Ten with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Ten with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Ten with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Ten with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Ten with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Ten with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Ten with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Ten with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Ten with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Ten with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Ten with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Ten with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Ten with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Ten with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Ten with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Ten with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Ten with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Ten with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Ten with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Ten with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Ten with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Ten with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Ten with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Ten with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
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