Vat 0.25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Vat Tablet

Vat 0.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Vat Tablet side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Vat 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. Vat 0.25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Vat Tablet works

Vat 0.25 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.

Vat Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Vat 0.25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vat 0.25 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
Vat 0.25 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
Vat 0.25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Vat 0.25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vat 0.25 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Vat 0.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vat 0.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Vat Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Vat 0.25 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.

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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Vat 0.25 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 Vat 0.25 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 Vat 0.25 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vat

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FAQs

Q. What is Vat used for?

Vat 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 Vat safe?

Vat is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Vat addictive (habit-forming)?

Yes, the use of Vat has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Vat is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.

Q. Is Vat an opioid?

No, Vat is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.

Q. Is Vat an anti-depressant?

No, Vat is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.

Q. Is Vat a narcotic substance?

No, Vat 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 Vat for a hangover?

No, Vat is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Vat should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.

Q. Can I take Vat for anxiety?

Yes, Vat 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 Vat for heart palpitations?

No, Vat is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Vat should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Vat for alcohol withdrawal?

No, Vat is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.

Q. Does Vat reduce blood pressure?

Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Vat. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Vat.

Q. Does Vat make you sleepy?

Yes, Vat makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Vat. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Vat and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.

Q. Does Vat expire?

Yes, Vat like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.

Q. Does Vat cause weight gain?

Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Vat. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Vat.

Q. Can the use of Vat cause hair loss?

It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Vat. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.

Q. Can I take Vat with hydrocodone?

Vat should not be taken with hydrocodone. Vat 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 Vat with paracetamol?

No, interactions have been reported between Vat 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 Vat with prednisone?

Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Vat and hence decrease the levels of Vat in the body which may decrease the effect of Vat and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vat with clonazepam?

Vat 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 Vat with oxycodone?

Vat should not be taken with oxycodone. Vat 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 Vat with tramadol?

Vat should not be taken with tramadol. Vat 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 Vat with ibuprofen?

No, interactions have been reported between Vat 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 Vat with sertraline?

No, interactions have been reported between Vat 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 Vat with buspirone?

No, interactions have been reported between Vat 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 Vat for the rest of my life?

No, Vat should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Vat for pain?

No, Vat 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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