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Petril 2mg Tablets
Petril 2mg Tablets
Petril 2mg Tablets
Petril 2mg Tablets
Petril 2mg Tablets

Petril 2mg Tablets

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Petril 2 MG Description

Petril Tablets is a medicine used to treat epilepsy, seizures, and anxiety disorders. The main salt in this medicine is clonazepam, an anticonvulsant drug. The most common way of consuming this table

t is through the oral route- swallowed with water. Epilepsy is a condition in which there is an unusual activity of neurons in the brain. Fits, seizures and abnormal behaviour characterise this condition. The main side effects include- drowsiness, behaviour changes, nausea, sleep uneasiness, etc. However, it is to be noted that these effects start with the initial doses and happen to subside as the course of the treatment goes into later stages. The dose of this medicine starts at a lower dose and then gradually increases. Petril Tablets is a prescription medicine and should never be taken without consultation with the doctor. This medicine should always be taken at the same time every day. One should neither take the overdose nor skip any dose during the ongoing treatment.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹164.05
You Save₹28.95 (15% on MRP)
ContainsClonazepam(2.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, epilepsy, depression
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, dizziness, mild discomfort
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Uses of Petril 2 MG

  • Epilepsy
  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Social phobia

Contraindications of Petril 2 MG

  • This medicine should not be taken in the following conditions or diseases-
  • Kidney disorders
  • Lung disease
  • Liver diseases
  • Porphyria
  • Sleep disorders
  • Glaucoma (eye disease)
  • Breathing difficulties/lung insufficiency
  • Patients with a history of suicide attacks or depression
  • Degenerations in the spine or cerebellum (a part of the brain)
  • Drug addicts

Side effects of Petril 2 MG

  • Restlessness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue

Precautions and Warnings of Petril 2 MG



Can I take Petril Tablets during pregnancy?
No, it is not safe to take Petril Tablets during pregnancy. This medicine has specific side- effects, so the expecting mother should consult her doctor before taking this medicine. Some research data also suggests that Petril Tablets can also cause toxic side effects to the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Petril Tablets while breastfeeding?
No, It is not safe for a lactating mother to take this medicine. Some research studies show that there is a possibility that this medicine seeps into the breast milk and can therefore cause harm to the baby. So it is strictly advised to talk to the doctor if a lactating mother needs help.


Can I drive if I have taken Petril Tablets?
No, it is not safe for someone to drive after taking this medicine. The side effects of Petril Tablets include- loss of attention, drowsiness, inability to focus and sleep induction, thereby making it unsafe for a person to drive after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with the Petril Tablets?
Petril Tablets is a prescription that causes dizziness and sleepiness. Alcohol also causes the same and inability to focus. Hence this medicine should not be taken when a person is consuming alcohol

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You’re planning to get pregnant while taking medicines.
  • You feel too dependent on it since it is a habit-forming medicine.
  • You experience that side effects persist for the long term.
  • You start feeling better, do not stop this medicine suddenly.
  • You are suffering from obesity, be extra cautious while taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Petril 2 MG

How Does It Work?

The main salt in Petril Tablets is clonazepam. Clonazepam is used as an anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant. It suppresses the abnormal activity of the (GABA) gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is a potent BZ...
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Directions for Use of Petril 2 MG

  • Petril Tablets Directions for Use(List)
  • It should be swallowed as a whole- orally with water.
  • It can be taken with or without food, depending upon the instructions from the doctor.
  • It must be taken at the same time every day.
  • It should not be stopped abruptly, even if the patient starts to feel better after some time.
  • It shouldn’t be taken without consulting a doctor.
  • It should only be terminated after discussing the benefits and consequences of Petril Tablets with the doctor.
  • It is not suitable for children and young adults below 18 years.
  • The dose of the medicine depends upon the severity of the condition, which the doctor best judges.

Interactions of Petril 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antibiotics like erythromycin, itraconazole, doxycycline.- increase blood levels of petril tablet leading to signs of overdose
  • Medications for asthma- e.g., theophylline. - increase blood levels of petril tablet leading to signs of overdose
  • Other sleep-inducing medicines.- increased effects of petril tablet leading to signs of overdose
  • Medicines for the heart- verapamil. - increase blood levels of petril tablet leading to signs of overdose
  • If the patient is already taking any form of medicine- herbal, homoeopathy or any other alternative medicine, they should always inform their doctor before starting the medicine.

Interactions with food items

  • Try to keep your caffeine intake in check while taking Petril tablets.
  • Petril Tablet can be taken with or without food. But the medicine must be taken same time every day.

Storage and disposal of Petril 2 MG

It should be kept out of children and pets reach. It is not advised for children and young adults below 18 years. This medication should be stored at room temperature. It should not be used after the ...
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Dosage of Petril 2 MG


  • It is advised to take Petril tablets only after consulting a doctor. The dose varies from person to person. Overdose can cause severe and irreversible damages to the mind and body. It is highly recomm...
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Missed a Dose

It should be taken at a fixed time every day; however, if a dose is missed or forgotten, it should be taken as early as possible. If the next dose is near, one should skip the forgotten dose and direc...
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Dr. Tanya Gupta

BDS (Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery), MPH (Masters in Public Health)


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How much time does the medicine Petril Tablets take to show its effect?

A: Petril Tablets takes about an hour- 60 minutes to show their effect on the nervous system.

Q: Is Petril Tablets a habit-forming medicine?

A: Petril Tablets shows that the patient can form a habit in some cases. So, it is advised to consult the doctor before increasing or decreasing the medicine dosage.

Q: Can I stop taking Petril Tablets if I start to feel better?

A: It is often advised to gradually reduce the dose of this medicine because the patient might experience withdrawal symptoms.
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Last Updated on: 04 Feb 2022 | 02:05 PM (IST)
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