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Tensyn Plus Tablets

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Tensyn Plus Tablets Description

Tensyn Plus is a prescription medication. It is used in the management of anxiety. It is a combination of two medications, Diazepam (2.5mg) and Propranolol (20mg). Anxiety is a condition character

ised by increased worry and fear about routine situations. Anxiety can present with increased heart rate, sweating, restlessness, trembling, increased rate of breathing etc. It can be debilitating and medical therapy may be required for preserving the quality of life. Diazepam is a benzodiazepine, and Propranolol is a beta-blocker. This combination is used in the short term management of anxiety. It is important to note that Diazepam has habit-forming potential. It also has the potential to be misused. Careful monitoring while on this medication is required and necessary. The medication should be taken as recommended by the doctor. It should not be abruptly started or stopped, as it may cause withdrawal effects. Taking the tablet at the same time every day is advisable for maximum efficacy.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDiazepam(2.5 Mg) + Imipramine(20.0 Mg)
UsesManagement of anxiety
Side effectsDrowsiness, Confusion, Impaired motor activity, Fatigue, Nightmares, Decreased heart rate, Cold extremities, Memory impairment
TherapyANTI-DEPRESSANT
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uses

Uses of Tensyn Plus Tablets

  • Short term management of anxiety
contraindications

Contraindications of Tensyn Plus Tablets

  • It is contraindicated in patients with known propranolol, diazepam or benzodiazepine hypersensitivity or known allergies to any components in this medication.
  • Patients with decreased heart rate.
  • Patients with lung disorders that cause difficulty in breathing such as bronchial asthma, Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or emphysema.
  • Patients with significant liver dysfunction.
  • Patients having acute narrow-angle glaucoma (elevated pressure inside the eye).
  • This medication should not be used in patients with respiratory insufficiency.
  • Patients with congenital blood disorders related to the metabolism of haem (an iron compound) known as porphyrias.
  • Patients with pheochromocytoma (tumour affecting the adrenal gland).
  • Patients with any problem of the smaller blood vessels supplying blood to the limbs.
  • This medication should not be given to patients prone to low blood sugar values, like patients who fast or those who have just started on insulin treatment for diabetes.
  • Patients with myasthenia gravis, a neurological condition that affects muscle strength and breathing.
  • It is contraindicated in pregnancy.
  • It should not be used in patients with a history of psychiatric illnesses such as psychosis.
  • Patients with concomitant depression and anxiety as it can induce suicidal ideation.
  • It should be used with caution in patients with a history of substance use and dependence.
sideEffects

Side effects of Tensyn Plus Tablets

  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Impaired ability to perform movements
  • Fatigue
  • Nightmares
  • Decreased heart rate
  • Cold extremities
  • Memory impairment
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Tensyn Plus Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Tensyn Plus during pregnancy?
A:
This medication is unsafe in pregnancy. It is a class D drug. Class D means Use in life-threatening emergencies when no safer drug is available. There is positive evidence of risk to the growing foetus. It is to be used only if benefits outweigh risks. Discuss with your treating physician for more information. Inform your doctor regarding your pregnancy or intention to conceive.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Tensyn Plus while breastfeeding?
A:
Tensyn Plus is considered unsafe during breastfeeding as it can be transferred to the infant via breast milk.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tensyn Plus?
A:
Using clonazepam with other CNS depressants, like alcohol, increases the risk of respiratory depression, low blood pressure, and death. Do not mix alcohol with this medication, as it can be life-threatening and is strictly contraindicated.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You should inform your doctor about any other medications you are taking. 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 Tensyn Plus Tablets

How Does It Work?

Diazepam is a benzodiazepine that acts on the brain pathways to increase the action of a chemical messenger called GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) and increases its activity. This results in sedation, ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Tensyn Plus Tablets

  • Directions for Use(List)
  • This medication should be taken as prescribed by the treating physician.
  • It is recommended to take this medication on a regular schedule, i.e., at the same time every day for optimal pharmacological effects of this medication.
  • Swallow this medication as a whole. Do not crush, chew or break this tablet.
  • Abrupt stoppage of Tensyn Plus can cause withdrawal side effects. Consult your doctor before stopping this medication.
  • Driving/ use of heavy machinery is not advised while using this medication.
  • This medication has habit-forming tendencies; hence it is recommended to follow the directions of your treating physician precisely and have a regular follow-up.
interactions

Interactions of Tensyn Plus Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • The concomitant use of this medication with opioids (like morphine, tramadol etc.) is contraindicated, as it may cause respiratory depression, coma and death.
  • It should also not be used with other CNS depressants like alcohol can also cause similar effects and present life-threatening adverse effects.
  • This medication should not be used with antiarrhythmic agents (like Amiadarone) and calcium channel blockers (like Nifedipine, Diltiazem, Verapamil) as they can cause severe cardiac side effects to fa...
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  • It should not be used with BP medications like ACE inhibitors (Enalapril) and alpha-blockers (Prazosin) as it can cause severe falls in BP, which can be life-threatening.
  • Concomitant use with antidepressants and MAO inhibitors can cause a fall in BP.
  • It should not be used with NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, indomethacin, diclofenac) as it can decrease the efficacy of propranolol.
  • Concomitant use with Warfarin may increase its concentration in the blood, resulting in bleeding manifestations.
  • It can decrease the effects of Thyroxine in patients with hypothyroidism.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Tensyn Plus Tablets

Store in a cool and dry place 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 not flush the medication down ...
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dosage

Dosage of Tensyn Plus Tablets

Overdose

The symptoms of overdose develop rapidly. Initial symptoms may include excessive sleepiness, double vision, slurring of speech and impaired movement. This may lead to hallucinations, seizures, difficu...
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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

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I feel very drowsy ever since I started taking Tensyn Plus. Can I stop it?

A: Drowsiness is a common side effect of Tensyn Plus. If it is impairing your functioning, talk to your doctor for other options, as well as dose adjustment. Do not abruptly stop Tensyn Plus without the directions of your doctor as it may cause withdrawal effects.

Q: I have been using this medication for a while and feel better. I want to continue taking it. Is that safe?

A: Tensyn Plus should be taken as recommended by your doctor. It is recommended for short term treatment of anxiety disorders. It has potential for dependence and addiction on continued use. Talk to your doctor for more information, and other modalities to manage your symptoms. This medication has habit-forming tendencies; hence it is recommended to follow the directions of your treating physician precisely and have a regular follow-up.

Q: I have been taking Tensyn Plus regularly. I have a headache since a few days. Can I take a painkiller?

A: Certain painkillers may affect the action of Tensyn Plus. Always consult your doctor if you are facing any side effects. Always inform your doctor while taking any medications along with Tensyn Plus.
Product Details
Brand
TENSYN PLUS
Expires on or After
29/05/2024
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 05:29 PM (IST)

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