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Zenax 0.25mg Tablet

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Composition for Zenax 0.25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zenax 0.25mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zenax Tablet

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Uses of Zenax Tablet

Zenax 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Zenax Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Zenax Tablet works

Zenax 0.25mg Tablet 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 Zenax Tablet

Expert advice for Zenax Tablet

  • If you are taking Zenax 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 Zenax, 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 Zenax is very high.
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Zenax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zenax Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zenax 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zenax 0.25mg 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
Zenax 0.25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zenax 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Zenax 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zenax 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zenax 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zenax 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zenax Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zenax 0.25mg 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 Zenax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Zenax 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.
Zenax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Zenax has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Zenax is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Zenax is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Zenax is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Zenax is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Zenax is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Zenax should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Zenax 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.
No, Zenax is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Zenax should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Zenax is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Zenax. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Zenax.
Yes, Zenax makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Zenax. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Zenax and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Zenax like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Zenax. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Zenax.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Zenax. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Zenax with hydrocodone?
Zenax should not be taken with hydrocodone. Zenax 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 Zenax with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Zenax 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 Zenax with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Zenax and hence decrease the levels of Zenax in the body which may decrease the effect of Zenax and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zenax with clonazepam?
Zenax 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 Zenax with oxycodone?
Zenax should not be taken with oxycodone. Zenax 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 Zenax with tramadol?
Zenax should not be taken with tramadol. Zenax 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 Zenax with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Zenax 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 Zenax with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Zenax 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 Zenax with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Zenax and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Zenax should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Zenax 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 Zenax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zenax with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Zenax with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Zenax with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Zenax with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Zenax with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Zenax with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Zenax with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Zenax with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Zenax with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Zenax with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Zenax with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Zenax 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
Zenax with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Zenax with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Zenax with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Zenax with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Zenax with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Zenax with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Zenax with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Zenax with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Zenax with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Zenax with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Zenax with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Zenax with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Zenax with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Zenax with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Zenax with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Zenax with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Zenax with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Zenax with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec

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