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Tenan 0.25mg Tablets

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Tenan 0.25 MG Description

Tenan Tablet contains Alprazolam which belongs to the benzodiazepines (BZDs) class of medicines, used to treat short-term anxiety associated with worry, fear, depression and panic disorders. It acts

by decreasing the excessive and abnormal activity of the brain cells, leaving a calming effect on the brain. Tenan Tablet should be taken at the same time of the day to maintain its consistent levels. It can be taken irrespective of food timings, but with water. This tablet must be taken in dose frequency and duration as prescribed by your doctor because of its high risk of habit-forming. Don't stop taking this medicine on your own. Common side effects of Tenan Tablet are lightheadedness, drowsiness, and dizziness, so don't do work that requires alertness like driving. It may also result in weight gain or weight loss depending on person to person. If you are prescribed Tenan Tablet for a long term, monitoring blood sugar and liver functions are required.


Product Summary

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ContainsAlprazolam(0.25 Mg)
UsesShort-term treatment of anxiety disorder, Anxiety associated with depression, and Panic disorders.
Side effectsLight-headedness, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Headache, Weight changes, Tiredness, Changes in appetite
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Uses of Tenan 0.25 MG

  • As per CDSCO guidelines, Tenan Tablet is used for -
  • Short-term treatment of anxiety disorder,
  • Anxiety associated with depression,
  • Panic disorders.

Contraindications of Tenan 0.25 MG

  • If you are an infant or a child below 2 years and in older age groups, unless essential.
  • If you have a history of allergy to any components of this medicine or similar medicines.
  • If you are pregnant, lactating, diagnosed with any kidney or liver disease, caution should be taken.
  • If you are taking antifungal treatment with Itraconazole and ketoconazole.
  • If you are suffering from glaucoma.

Side effects of Tenan 0.25 MG

  • Light-headedness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Weight changes
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Tenan 0.25 MG



Can I take Tenan Tablet during pregnancy?
Tenan Tablet is not indicated during pregnancy as it is definite and documented that women taking Alprazolam containing medicine regularly, especially in the third trimester, have been documented to have babies who had congenital disabilities and withdrawal effects (unpleasant physical symptoms) after birth like irritability, abnormal sleep pattern, uncontrolled shaking of a body part, diarrhoea, etc. However, your doctor may prescribe Tenan Tablet in some life-threatening situations where benefits are more compared to potential risks. Please follow your doctor's advice strictly.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Tenan Tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited data regarding the use of Tenan Tablet during breastfeeding. However, it may pass into the breast milk, reach the baby, and cause certain side effects. Hence, better avoid it. If your baby is excessively drowsy or not feeding well, report this to your doctor at the earliest.


Can I drive if I have taken a Tenan Tablet?
Driving is not recommended when on treatment with Tenan Tablet. This medicine tends to alter the mental status and cause sleepiness, loss of control and coordination, etc. It may lead to accidents and is not safe.


Can I consume alcohol with the Tenan Tablet?
Tenan Tablet and alcohol both have sedative effects. If both are taken together, it adds up and increases drowsiness. It may also lead to complications if alcohol is taken in overdoses; it may interfere with the action of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to Tenan Tablet or any other medicines.
  • You are taking other medications, therapies or supplements.
  • You have self-harm thoughts.
  • You have any liver, kidney, or heart illnesses.

Mode of Action of Tenan 0.25 MG

How Does It Work?

Tenan Tablet consists of Alprazolam, a benzodiazepine derivative belonging to the sedative and hypnotic group of medicines. It increases the action of GABA, a chemical messenger involved in suppressin...
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Directions for Use of Tenan 0.25 MG

  • Follow the directions on your prescription and label of Tenan Tablet carefully, and use Tenan Tablet accordingly. If you cannot swallow whole tablets, you can break them or crush them and then have th...
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  • A doctor will mostly start you on a low dose therapy and gradually increase weekly. Your doctor may advise some blood tests to find out the suitable dose as some people respond in a different way to A...
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Interactions of Tenan 0.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Taking Tenan Tablet with certain other medicines can alter the effect of either of them and lead to an unpleasant side effect.
  • Antiviral Abacavir, Adefovir- These can keep the levels of Tenan Tablet high in the blood and may result in overdose unknowingly.
  • Amisulpride and Alprazolam, if used together, increase amisulpride levels, resulting in abnormal heart rate.
  • Amitriptyline Hormonal contraceptives don't work effectively while on the Tenan Tablet.

Interactions with food items

  • Talk to your doctor about eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while taking Tenan Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Tenan 0.25 MG

Keep Tenan Tablet safely in the packet it was received, tightly packed, and away from children. Store at room temperature under 30°Celsius, away from moisture and heat. Unwanted medicines should be di...
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Dosage of Tenan 0.25 MG


Symptoms of overdose of Tenan Tablet are drowsiness, confusion, lack of coordination, and loss of consciousness. If a patient has collapsed, has a seizure, has difficulty breathing, or is unconscious...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Tenan Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. But, if it's already time for the next dose, then you should skip the missed dose and take the next dose as per the regular ...
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Tenan Tablet be used for day-to-day stressful situations?

A: No, Tenan Tablet shouldn't be used for the stress of day-to-day life situations and mild anxiety. It is used to relieve symptoms of moderate to severe anxiety, panic disorder and anxiety associated with depression. It can be taken only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Tenan Tablet habit-forming or addictive?

A: Yes, Tenan Tablet is habit-forming if taken on a long term basis. Higher dose and duration is linked with more risk of dependence. Also, people addicted to other substances like alcohol or nicotine or other forms of medicines have a higher risk of developing an addiction. Hence, this medicine is usually given for the short term.

Q: Is consumption of Tenan Tablet safe?

A: Tenan Tablet is a prescription medicine and not available over the counter. It is safe only if consumed at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor for a prescribed duration. If it is taken for a long term, it may lead to dependence and cause withdrawal symptoms when stopped.
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Last Updated on: 28 Mar 2022 | 06:13 PM (IST)

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