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Tensyl 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Tensyl 0.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Tensyl 0.5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Tensyl Tablet

Uses of Tensyl Tablet

Tensyl 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Tensyl Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Tensyl Tablet works

Tensyl 0.5 mg Tablet 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 Tensyl Tablet

Expert advice for Tensyl Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Tensyl Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Tensyl 0.5 mg 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 Tensyl Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Q. What is Tensyl used for?
Tensyl 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.
Q. Is Tensyl safe?
Tensyl is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Tensyl addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Tensyl has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Tensyl is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Tensyl an opioid?
No, Tensyl is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Tensyl an anti-depressant?
No, Tensyl is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Tensyl a narcotic substance?
No, Tensyl is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Tensyl for a hangover?
No, Tensyl is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Tensyl should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Tensyl for anxiety?
Yes, Tensyl 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.
Q. Can I take Tensyl for heart palpitations?
No, Tensyl is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Tensyl should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Tensyl for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Tensyl is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Tensyl reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Tensyl. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Tensyl.
Q. Does Tensyl make you sleepy?
Yes, Tensyl makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Tensyl. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Tensyl and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Tensyl expire?
Yes, Tensyl like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Tensyl cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Tensyl. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Tensyl.
Q. Can the use of Tensyl cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Tensyl. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Tensyl with hydrocodone?
Tensyl should not be taken with hydrocodone. Tensyl 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 Tensyl with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Tensyl 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 Tensyl with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Tensyl and hence decrease the levels of Tensyl in the body which may decrease the effect of Tensyl and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tensyl with clonazepam?
Tensyl 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 Tensyl with oxycodone?
Tensyl should not be taken with oxycodone. Tensyl 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 Tensyl with tramadol?
Tensyl should not be taken with tramadol. Tensyl 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 Tensyl with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Tensyl 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 Tensyl with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Tensyl 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 Tensyl with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Tensyl and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tensyl for the rest of my life?
No, Tensyl should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Tensyl for pain?
No, Tensyl 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 Tensyl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tensyl with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro
Tensyl with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol
Tensyl with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Tensyl with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent
Tensyl with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Tensyl with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Tensyl with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur
Tensyl with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Tensyl with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid, Mythrocin, Frank, Clarsaf, Calrcin, Clarcin, Clarital
Tensyl with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Tensyl with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Tensyl with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag
Tensyl with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Tensyl with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Tensyl with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
Tensyl with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol
Tensyl with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin
Tensyl with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Tensyl with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Tensyl with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS

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