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Anxipose 2mg Tablets

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Anxipose 2 MG Description

Anxipose is a prescription medication with the active ingredient being Lorazepam. It is primarily used to treat anxiety, panic disorders, and seizure disorders (epilepsy). Anxiety is a condition cha

racterised by increased worry and fear about routine situations. Anxiety can present with increased heart rate, sweating, restlessness, trembling, increased rate of breathing etc. Panic disorder is also a type of anxiety disorder with a feeling of loss of control and fear. It is important to note that Anxipose has habit-forming potential. It also has the potential to be misused. Anxipose should be taken as prescribed. The entire course should be completed. Stopping the tablet suddenly is not advisable as it can cause withdrawal symptoms. Taking the tablet at the same time every day is advisable for maximum efficacy.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLorazepam(2.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of anxiety disorders & short term relief of anxiety
Side effectsSedation, dizziness, weakness, dizziness, lethargy, fatigue, drowsiness, impaired coordination & balance, blurred vision, confusion, irritability, loss of libido
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY
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uses

Uses of Anxipose 2 MG

  • Management of anxiety disorders
  • Short term relief of anxiety associated with depressive symptoms
contraindications

Contraindications of Anxipose 2 MG

  • It is contraindicated in patients with known Lorazepam hypersensitivity or allergies to any medication components.
  • Anxipose is contraindicated in patients with serious liver disease.
  • It is contraindicated in patients with acute narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • This medication should not be used in patients with lung disorders such as respiratory insufficiency, and obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Anxipose is not advisable for use in patients with myasthenia gravis, a disorder that affects muscle strength and respiration.
  • It should be used with caution in patients with
  • History of depression, suicidal ideation
  • History of substance use and dependence
  • Elderly patients
sideEffects

Side effects of Anxipose 2 MG

  • Sedation
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Unsteadiness, Impaired coordination & balance
  • Lethargy
  • Fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion
  • Irritability
  • Loss of libido
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Anxipose 2 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Anxipose during pregnancy?
A:
Lorazepam is unsafe in pregnancy as it has the potential to affect the foetus. It is a class D medicine. Class D means Use in life-threatening emergencies when no safer medicine is available. Inform your doctor regarding your pregnancy or intention to conceive.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Anxipose while breastfeeding?
A:
Lorazepam is considered unsafe during breastfeeding. It is excreted in breast milk and may affect the infant adversely.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Anxipose?
A:
This medication can cause side effects such as drowsiness, sleepiness, fatigue, decreased coordination, dizziness etc. Hence driving and use of heavy machinery are not recommended.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Anxipose?
A:
Using Lorazepam with other CNS depressants, like alcohol, increases the risk of slowed breathing, low blood pressure, and death. It is strictly contraindicated.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on any other medications. This tablet interacts with many other medications that use the same metabolic enzymes.
  • You should report to your doctor immediately in case of any mood changes or suicidal ideation.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Anxipose 2 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in Anxipose is lorazepam. Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine that acts on the brain pathways to increase the action of a chemical messenger called GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) and i...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Anxipose 2 MG

  • This medication should be taken only as prescribed by a trained medical professional.
  • It is recommended to take this medication at the same time every day for the best results.
  • Swallow this medication as a whole. Don’t crush, chew or break this tablet.
  • Consult your doctor before stopping. Stopping the pill suddenly can cause side effects.
  • Do not change the dose of the tablet unless advised by a medical professional.
interactions

Interactions of Anxipose 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The use of this medication with opioids (like morphine, tramadol etc.) is contraindicated, as it may cause respiratory depression, coma and death.
  • Anxipose should also not be used with other CNS depressants like alcohol can also cause similar effects and present life-threatening adverse effects.
  • It should not be used with clozapine, as it may produce marked sedation, excessive salivation, drop in BP, lack of muscle control, delirium, and respiratory arrest.
  • The concomitant use of Lorazepam and Valproate is not recommended as it increases the concentration of Lorazepam in blood, hence its side effects.
  • Anxipose should not be used with probenecid as it slows the excretion of the active ingredient.
  • Theophylline and aminophylline decrease the sedative effects of Lorazepam and other benzodiazepines.

Interactions with food items

  • This medication does not have any known interaction with food items.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Anxipose 2 MG

Store in a cool and dry place at a temperature below 30’C away from direct light and moisture. Do not use the medicine after the date of expiration. Keep the tablets away from children and pets. Do no...
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dosage

Dosage of Anxipose 2 MG

Overdose

The overdose symptoms develop rapidly. Initial symptoms may include excessive sleepiness, double vision, slurring of speech and poor motor functions. This may proceed to respiratory failure, fall in B...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of this tablet, it is advised to take it as soon as possible. If the duration missed is too long, and it is almost time for the next dose, it is recommended to skip the missed dose....
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Content Details

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Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have felt very drowsy ever since I started taking Anxipose. Can I stop it?

A: Drowsiness is a common side effect of Anxipose. If it affects daily activities, talk to your doctor for other options or dose adjustment. Do not abruptly stop Anxipose without your doctor's directions, as it may cause withdrawal effects.

Q: I was prescribed Anxipose for one month, but my symptoms have not been treated completely. Can I continue the tablet?

A: Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor only. Anxipose is indicated only for short term treatment of anxiety. This medication has the potential for dependence and addiction and must be used carefully. Talk to your doctor for more information.

Q: I get joint pain, and my doctor had prescribed a painkiller that I take occasionally. Can it be taken with Anxipose?

A: Certain painkillers might cause reactions when taken with Anxipose. It is advisable to inform your doctor before taking any medications with Anxipose.
Product Details
Brand
ANXIPOSE
Expires on or After
07/03/2023
Last Updated on: 01 Apr 2022 | 10:25 AM (IST)
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