Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR

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Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy, Muscle spasms
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
NOT FOR SALE
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, epilepsy, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.
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Side effects of Tensyn Tablet SR

Common

Sleepiness, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Headache, Dry 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Tensyn 40mg Tablet SR is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests 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.
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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.
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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
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Tensyn
40mg Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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Substitutes for Tensyn

No substitutes found for this medicine
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