Anxizine 1/10 Mg Tablet 10
Chlordiazepoxide is used to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms and is a treatment for sleeping problems. It helps in the short-term relief of severe anxiety. Trifluoperazine is used to treat mental disorders such as anxiety and schizophrenia (an abnormal interpretation of reality).
How does the drug work ?
Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine drug which has a calming effect. It stops the EEG activity in the brain and causes sedation, improves appetite, and also reduces the pain stimulus. Trifluoperazine works by balancing the chemicals in the brain associated with the abnormal condition.
What are the common side effects ?The common side effects of chlordiazepoxide are drowsiness, sleepiness, light-headedness, dizziness, unsteadiness, loss of balance and walking difficulties, poor muscle co-ordination, speech disorder and confusional states. The common side effects of trifluoperazine are menstrual disturbances, itching, sleep disturbances, blurred vision, dry mouth, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, drowsiness, and dizziness.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Take Anxizine as per the instructions given by the doctor.
• Do not discontinue the Anxizine without consulting the doctor.
• Patients who are allergic to any of the active ingredients should not take the Anxizine medication.
• Patients with conditions such as liver disease, a blood cell disorder, bone marrow suppression, alcohol abuse, slow breathing and weak pulse should not use Anxizine.
• Pregnant and breastfeeding women should not take the Anxizine drug.
• Caution is required by the patients with glaucoma, kidney or heart problems, enlarged prostate, seizures, with Anxizine use.
• If any drugs are in use or need to be taken, inform the doctor who will check for the safe use of the drugs together.
• Go through the label for further information on Anxizine uses and side effects.
1. Is chlordiazepoxide a habit forming drug? Yes. People are known to develop a dependence on chlordiazepoxide and so it should be withdrawn gradually.
2. How should I take chlordiazepoxide medicine? Chlordiazepoxide should be taken at night after which you should have an uninterrupted sleep for about 7-8 hours. This is due to the possibility of forgetfulness for some time with the drug.
3. Can I drive after taking chlordiazepoxide tablets? Do not drive after taking chlordiazepoxide because of the chances of reduced alertness, blurred vision, and dizziness with the drug.
4. What is the dose of chlordiazepoxide drug for a sleeping problem? The usual dose of chlordiazepoxide for treating sleep disorders is around 10-30 mg, to be taken before bedtime.
5. How long is the treatment with chlordiazepoxide? Usually, the treatment lasts for about 4 weeks and beyond this period the tablets are not very effective. Trifluoperazine
1. Can older patients with dementia use trifluoperazine? No. Trifluoperazine is found to increase the risk of deaths in dementia patients.
2. What if a pregnant female uses trifluoperazine? Use of trifluoperazine during the last trimester of pregnancy causes feeding problems, breathing problems, tremors, and stiff muscles.
3. What happens with the overdose of trifluoperazine? Trifluoperazine overdose can lead to constipation, dry mouth, restlessness, seizures, extreme drowsiness, and fainting.
4. How to protect from sunburn with trifluoperazine? Avoid exposure to sunlight. Do not use tanning beds. Use protective clothing and sunscreen products before going outdoors.
5. What is the dose of trifluoperazine for schizophrenia? The usual initial dose of trifluoperazine for schizophrenia is around 2-5 mg, twice daily.