Q. What is Supiron B 5mg Tablet and what does it treat?
Supiron B 5mg Tablet is a class of medications called anti-anxiety medications. It is used for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in which a person experiences excessive anxiety or worry for at least six months.
Q. How should I take Supiron B 5mg Tablet?
Supiron B 5mg Tablet should be taken twice a day with or without food. Your doctor will determine the dose that is right for you based upon your response and condition.
Q. When will I start feeling better after taking Supiron B 5mg Tablet?
After taking this medicine, it may take 3 to 4 weeks before you start to feel better. Initially, you may begin to notice a decrease in irritability and worry. Do not stop taking this medication without talking to your doctor first. With input from you, your doctor will assess how long you will need to take the medicine.
Q. What happens if I miss a dose of Supiron B 5mg Tablet?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Discuss this with your healthcare provider. In order to avoid missing a dose, use a calendar, pillbox, alarm clock, or cell phone alert to help you remember to take your medication. You may also ask a family member a friend to remind you or check in with you to be sure you are taking your medication.
Q. Does Supiron B 5mg Tablet improve mood?
Yes, Supiron B 5mg Tablet regulates the activity of a chemical named serotonin in the brain which helps stabilize and improve our mood.
Q. I feel dizzy when I get up from a sitting position or when I walk down the stairs. Is it due to Supiron B 5mg Tablet?
Yes, side effects like dizziness may be more intense when you first start taking Supiron B 5mg Tablet. Likewise, these side effects can feel stronger when raising the dose. Over time though, your body will adjust to these symptoms, and they’ll likely ease over time. Be careful and talk to your doctor who might change your dosage.
Q. I am experiencing dryness in the mouth, is it due to Supiron B 5mg Tablet?
Yes, dryness in the mouth is a common side-effect of this medicine. Keep sipping water or try chewing sugar-free gum to get relief from dryness in the mouth.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Supiron B 5mg Tablet?
Supiron B 5mg Tablet may make you dizzy and alcohol can make you dizzier. Limit your intake and consult your doctor for better advice.
Q. When should I call my doctor right away?
Get medical help right away if symptoms such as agitation, difficulty breathing, hallucinations, fast heart rate, excessive dizziness, flushing, nausea, persistent diarrhea develop.
Q. Why was Supiron B 5mg Tablet taken off the market?
Although Supiron B 5mg Tablet is no longer available in the market, the FDA confirmed that its withdrawal from the market was not due to concerns regarding safety or effectiveness.