Tensnil Capsule

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Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Tensnil NA Capsule

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Primarily used for

Insomnia, Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Tensnil Capsule

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Uses of Tensnil Capsule

Tensnil Capsule is used in the treatment of insomnia, short term anxiety and epilepsy.
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Side effects of Tensnil Capsule

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Sleepiness, Dizziness, Fatigue, Uncoordinated body movements, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Headache, Dry 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tensnil Capsule 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 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 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Tensnil Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Tensnil Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tensnil NA Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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Substitutes for Tensnil

No substitutes found for this medicine
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