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Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR

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Primary uses of Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR

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

Medicine Overview of Tensyn Tablet SR

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Uses of Tensyn Tablet SR

Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Tensyn Tablet SR side effects

Common

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

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How to use Tensyn Tablet SR

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. Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tensyn Tablet SR works

Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR 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 Tensyn Tablet SR

Expert advice for Tensyn Tablet SR

  • If you are taking Tensyn 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 Tensyn, 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 Tensyn is very high.
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Tensyn Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Tensyn Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR 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
Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR should be gradual.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tensyn Tablet SR?uses

If you miss a dose of Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR, 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 Tensyn Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Diazepam

Tensyn belongs to a class of medication called as benzodiazepine. It produces sedation and also causes muscle relaxation. It is not a barbiturate, and does not relieve pain
Tensyn is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Tensyn is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Tensyn is used in the treatment of short-term relief (2-4 weeks) of severe anxiety. It is not a pain-relieving medication, and cannot be used to relieve pain. It does not relieve hangover
Tensyn is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Tensyn. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Tensyn can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Tensyn is a benzodiazepine, which calms down the brain to relieve symptoms of brain hyperactivity. This effect may be perceived by some as pleasant, or ‘getting high'. Tensyn is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

Substitutes for Tensyn

No substitutes found for this medicine
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