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ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET

Manufacturer

Micro Labs Ltd

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

0
Prescription Required
Product Details

About ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET

ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET belongs to a class of 'anxiolytic' drugs (reduces anxiety) called benzodiazepines (BZD) primarily used to treat severe anxiety over a short period and panic disorder with or without agoraphobia (an anxiety disorder that makes people very fearful of certain places and situations). Anxiety is a mental health disorder associated with fear of worry and excessive nervousness. On the other hand, panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that causes sudden feelings of fear even when there is no real danger with symptoms like a fast heartbeat.

ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET reduces anxiety/panic, by decreasing abnormal and excessive excitement of nerve cells in the brain. It works by increasing the activity of GABA ( a chemical messenger in the brain that acts as a natural nerve-calming agent). Thereby, ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET relaxes muscles, reduces anxiety, produces a feeling of calm, and helps to fall asleep.

Take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET with or without food and swallow whole with a glass of water.  Your doctor will advise you on how often you take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET based on your medical condition. Some people may experience depression, sleepiness and drowsiness, jerky, uncoordinated movements, inability to remember bits of information, slurred speech, dizziness, light-headedness, headaches, constipation, dry mouth, tiredness, and irritability. Most of these side effects of ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET do not require do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET is not recommended for children below 18 years of age. Do not take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as it may cause adverse effects in the baby. Inform your doctor if you have a drug addiction, muscle weakness, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, liver or kidney problem, narrow-angle glaucoma ( damage of optic nerve) before taking ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET. Do not take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET with opioids as it may cause breathing problems or other severe adverse effects.

Uses of ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET

Anxiety disorder, Panic disorder

Directions for Use

Swallow the tablet with a glass of water as a whole. Do not chew, crush, or break it. Take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET exactly as prescribed by your doctor. ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET should not be taken unless prescribed by the doctor. Based on your medical condition, your doctor will advise on how long you need to take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET

Like all medicines, ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET can cause side effects such as depression, sleepiness and drowsiness, jerky, uncoordinated movements, inability to remember bits of information, slurred speech, dizziness, light-headedness, headaches, constipation, dry mouth, tiredness, irritability, loss of appetite, confusion and disorientation, increased sex drive (men and women), erectile dysfunction, nervousness or feeling anxious or agitated, insomnia (inability to sleep or disturbed sleep), problems with balance, and unsteadiness (similar to feeling drunk) especially during the day, loss of alertness or concentration, inability to stay awake, feeling sluggish, shakiness or trembling, double or blurred vision, feeling sick, skin reactions, and change in your weight. Most of these side effects of ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET if you are known to be allergic to ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET. ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET is not recommended for below 18 years of age. Do not take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as it may cause adverse effects in the baby. ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients as there is an increased risk of adverse reactions such as drowsiness, dizziness, and muscle weakness. Inform your doctor if you have myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness), drug addiction, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, narrow-angle glaucoma, kidney/liver problem before taking ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET. Do not take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET with opioids as it may cause breathing problems, drowsiness, and coma.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol with ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of drowsiness and other adverse effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET is a category D pregnancy drug. It is not recommended for use during pregnancy, especially in the second and third trimesters as it may cause harm to the unborn baby.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid breastfeeding while taking ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET as it may be excreted in breast milk and cause adverse effects in the baby.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET may cause dizziness, double vision, or drowsiness in some people. It is an offence to drive if ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET affects you. Therefore, avoid driving if you feel drowsy, dizzy, or experience any vision problems after taking ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET.

  • Liver

    Take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have or had a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Kidney

    Take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have or had a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Other Information (ANX0016)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET is not used for the treatment of any pain. It is used for the treatment of anxiety.

No, ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitation associated with anxiety. ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.

Yes, ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET may cause mental or physical dependence if used for a prolonged time. Therefore, take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET only in dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

No, ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may cause adverse effects in the baby such as changes in heart rate, movements, muscle weakness, breathing problems, drowsiness, or drop in body temperature. Therefore, if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy, please inform your doctor before taking ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET.

No, you are not recommended to take ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET with codeine as co-administration of these medicines may cause breathing problems, drowsiness, and coma. However, before using ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET with codeine and any other opioids, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dosage may be adjusted accordingly to use safely.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

No. 28 Sundar Industrial Estate,N.T.Y Layout Mysore Road , Bangalore - 560026, India

ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET

ANXIT SR 0.5MG TABLET

MRP: 40.00