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Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR

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Medicine Overview of Tensyn Tablet SR

Uses of Tensyn Tablet SR

Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, epilepsy and muscle spasm.

Tensyn Tablet SR side effects


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

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 40 mg 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 40 mg Tablet SR 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 Tensyn Tablet SR

Expert advice for Tensyn Tablet SR

  • If you are taking Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR 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 40 mg Tablet SR, 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 40 mg Tablet SR is very high.
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Tensyn Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Tensyn Tablet SR
Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Tensyn 40 mg 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.
Tensyn 40 mg 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 40 mg Tablet SR should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tensyn 40 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
There is limited information available on the use of Tensyn 40 mg 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 40 mg 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

Q. Is Tensyn an opioid/ painkiller/ barbiturate/ sedative/ muscle relaxant?
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
Q. Is Tensyn a sleeping pill?
Tensyn is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Q. Is Tensyn a narcotic/controlled drug?
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
Q. How long can I take Tensyn for?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Can I take Tensyn for back pain/toothache/anxiety/hangover?
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
Q. Does Tensyn help with opioid withdrawal?
Tensyn is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Q. Does Tensyn cause weight gain/drowsiness/thins blood?
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Tensyn. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Q. Does Tensyn show on blood test?
Yes, Tensyn can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Q. Does Tensyn make you high?
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 Imipramine
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin
Tensyn with Ritonavir
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Tensyn with Ilaprazole
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Tensyn with Lamotrigine
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Tensyn with Iloperidone
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Tensyn with Pantoprazole
Tensyn with Sodium Valproate
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
Tensyn with Carbamazepine
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur
Tensyn with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro
Tensyn with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol
Tensyn with Lamivudine
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Tensyn with Valproic Acid
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Tensyn with Pimozide
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Tensyn with Levosulpiride
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Tensyn with Clotrimazole
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag
Tensyn with Clarithromycin
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid, Mythrocin, Frank, Clarsaf, Calrcin, Clarcin, Clarital
Tensyn with Chlorpromazine
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Tensyn with Oxcarbazepine
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol
Tensyn with Clomipramine
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent
Tensyn with Haloperidol
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase

Substitutes for Tensyn

No substitutes found for this medicine
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