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Tensnil Capsule

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Tensnil Capsule

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Primary uses of Tensnil Capsule

Epilepsy, Severe anxiety
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Tensnil Capsule

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Uses of Tensnil Capsule

Tensnil Capsule is used in the treatment of epilepsy and severe anxiety.
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Tensnil Capsule side effects

Common

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

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How to use Tensnil Capsule

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. Tensnil Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tensnil Capsule works

Tensnil Capsule 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 Tensnil Capsule

Expert advice for Tensnil Capsule

  • If you are taking Tensnil for the treatment of severe 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 Tensnil, 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 Tensnil is very high.
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Tensnil Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Tensnil Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Tensnil Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tensnil Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Tensnil Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Short-term use is not expected to cause any adverse effects in the breastfed baby, especially if the baby is older than 2 months. During long-term use, monitor for possible sleepiness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Tensnil Capsule and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Tensnil Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tensnil Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Tensnil Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Tensnil Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tensnil Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Tensnil Capsule in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Tensnil Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Clobazam

Tensnil.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
It is approved by FDA
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Tensnil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Tensnil may cause weight gain,make you feel sleepy or dizzy, especially when you first start treatment. Contact your doctor if you develop such symptom
Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Tensnil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tensnil with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Tensnil with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Tensnil with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Tensnil 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
Tensnil with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Tensnil with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Tensnil with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Tensnil with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Tensnil with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Tensnil with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Tensnil with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Tensnil with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Tensnil with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Tensnil with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Tensnil with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Tensnil with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Tensnil with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Tensnil with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Tensnil with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Tensnil with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Tensnil with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Tensnil with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Tensnil with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Tensnil with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Tensnil with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Tensnil with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Tensnil with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Tensnil with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Tensnil with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Tensnil with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
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