Lexotanil – Uses, Side Effects, Interactions
GENERIC NAME(S): Bromazepam
Lexotanil is used for anxiety, stress or movement. The anxiety or tension associated with the general stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with medicines.
However, your doctor has prescribed Lexotanil for another purpose. Ask your doctor if you have a question about why Lexus is scheduled for you.
In general, benzodiazepines such as Lexotanil should be taken only for a short time (for example, 2 to 4 weeks). As long as your doctor is not advised, persistent long-term use is not recommended.
This drug may be addictive.
This medicine is available only with doctor prescription
How Lexotanil work
In lesser amounts, Lexotanil selectively reduces stress and anxiety. On high doses, symptoms that relax the sedative and muscles are visible.
Its active ingredient is Lexotanil. Each 3 mg tablet contains 3 mg of Lexotanil, and every 6 mg tablet contains 6 ml Lexotanil.
How to use Lexotanil
Do not take Lexotanil if:
- You have been allergic reaction to Lexotanil, other benzodiazepines or any of the ingredients listed here.
- Some of the symptoms of an allergic reaction may include:
- Shortness of breath;
- Wheezing or difficulty breathing;
- Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body;
- Rash, itching or hives on the skin;
- Some of the symptoms of an allergic reaction may include:
- You have severe and chronic lung disease;
- You have severe liver disease;
- You suffer from sleep apnoea (temporary stops in breathing when asleep);
- You have a muscle weakness disease known as myasthenia gravis;
- The package is torn or shows signs of tampering;
- The expiry date (EXP) printed on the pack has passed
- If you take this medicine even after expiry date, then this can not work.
Do not let children Lexotanil. Safety and effectiveness have not been established in children.
If you are unsure if you should take Lexotanil Tone, talk to your doctor.
Before you start to take it:
Your doctor must know about all the following before you start to take Lexotanil.
Tell your doctor if:
- You are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
- Lexotanil is not recommended for use in pregnant women. If you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, then your doctor will discuss the risks and benefits of using Lexotanil;
- You are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
- Lexotanil passes through breast milk and therefore there is a possibility that breastfeeding child may be affected.
- Lexotanil is not recommended for use whilst breastfeeding;
- You have any other health problems, especially the following:
- Liver, kidney or lung disease;
- High or low blood pressure;
- You suffer from depression, psychosis or schizophrenia;
- You suffer from fits or convulsions (epilepsy);
- You have high pressure in the eye (glaucoma);
- History of alcohol or drug abuse;
- You drink alcohol regularly.
- Alcohol may increase the effects of Lexotanil;
- You are lactose intolerant;
- You are allergic to any other medicines, food items, dyes or preservatives.
If you have not told your doctor about any of the above, then tell them before taking Lexotanil.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible, do not you feel OK while taking Lexotanil. It helps most people with anxiety, but few people may have undesired side effects. All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, they are not most of the time. If you get some side effects, you may need medical treatment.
If you are over 65 years old, you may increase the likelihood of side effects.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions.
Tell your doctor if you have any of the following and they worry about you:
- Drowsiness, tiredness;
- Unpleasant dreams;
- Muscle weakness.
These are the more common side effects of Lexotanil.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
- Blurred vision;
- Loss of appetite;
- Dry mouth
- Slurred speech
- Loss of memory, inattentiveness, confusion, lack of concentration.
Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following:
- Sudden anxiety or excitation;
- Seeing, feeling or hearing things that are not there;
These are serious side effects and you may need medical attention.
Tell your doctor immediately, or go to an emergency and emergency hospital, if you have any of the following notices:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing.
These are serious side effects. You may need urgent medical attention. The severe side effects are rare.
This is not a complete list of all possible side effects. Some people may have and there may be some side effects that are not known yet. Tell your doctor if you notice some more that is feeling uneasy, even if it is not in this list.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist whether you do not understand anything in this list.
Do not worry about this list of possible side effects. You may not experience any of them.
Taking other Medicines
Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, in which no prescription has been purchased without any medicine, supermarket or health food shop.
Some medicines can interfere with Lexotanil. These drugs include:
- Other sleeping tablets, sedatives or tranquillisers;
- Other medicines for anxiety;
- Medicines used to treat certain mental and emotional conditions;
- Medicines for depression such as fluvoxamine;
- Medicines to control fits (epilepsy);
- Some medicines used to treat allergies and colds;
- Pain relievers;
- Muscle relaxants;
- Some medicines used to treat bacterial infections;
- Some medicines used to treat HIV infection;
- Some medicines used to treat heart conditions or high blood pressure;
- Cimetidine – a medicine used to treat ulcers;
- Disulfiram – a medicine used in the treatment of alcohol abuse
These medicines may be affected by Lexotanil, or Lexotanil may affect the way they work. You may need to use your medicine in different quantities, or you may need to take different medicines. Your doctor will advise you.
Your doctor or pharmacist has more information about medicines to avoid taking Lexotanil or to take precautions.
If you have not told your doctor about any of the above, then tell them before taking Lexotanil. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure about this list of medicines.
How to take Lexotanil
Follow all the instructions given by your doctor or pharmacist carefully. They may be different from the information here.
If you do not understand the instructions given on the box, ask for help from your doctor or pharmacist.
How much to Take
Take Lexotanil exactly as your doctor has prescribed. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take each day.
Dose depends on the condition of the person and the condition of the other person. Normal dose is between 6 to 12 mg daily. Older patients may need to take less.
How to Take it
Swallow whole tablets with a glass of water.
When to Take it
Take your doctor-guided pills. It should take empty stomach 30 to 60 minutes before meals.
How long it take
Do not use Lexotan for longer time with your doctor.
Lexotanil should be used only for short periods (for example 2 to 4 weeks). As long as your doctor is not advised, persistent long-term use is not recommended.
The use of benzodiazepines can depend on the drug.
If you forget to take it
f this is about time for your next dose, then leave the dose you have and when you are taking your next dose. Otherwise, remember it as soon as possible and then return to take it normally.
Do not take a double dose for you missed.
If you are not sure what to do, then ask your doctor or pharmacist. If you have trouble remembering your dose, ask for some signs from your pharmacist.
If you believe that you or someone else has taken Lexus, then immediately call your doctor or toxin information center (telephone 13 11 26) or go to an emergency and emergency hospital. Even if there are no symptoms of restlessness or poison, do so. You may need urgent medical attention.
If you take too much Lexotanil, you can feel dull, confused, tired, dizzy, can have difficulty breathing, feel weak or can become unconscious.
Keep a telephone number for these locations.
If you are not sure what to do, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
While you are taking Lexotanil
Things you should do
Tell all the doctors, dentists and pharmacists who are treating you that you are taking Lexotanil.
Do not take any other medicines, whether they need a prescription without first telling the doctor.
Tell your doctor if you get pregnant while taking Lexotanil.
Tell your doctor if, for any reason, you have not prescribed your medication properly. Otherwise, your doctor might think that it was not effective and could unnecessarily change your treatment.
Tell your doctor if you think bullets are not helping in your situation.
Be sure to keep all your appointments with your doctor so that your progress can be checked.
Things you should not do
Unless you know how Lexus is affecting you, do not run or operate machinery. Lexotanil may be the cause of drowsiness or dizziness in some people and therefore can affect vigilance. Make sure you know what you do about Lexotanil before driving, operating machinery, or doing something else that can be dangerous if you are not submerged, dizzy or alert.
Even if you take Lexotanil at night, even then you can get wet or dizzy the next day.
Do not take Lexotanil for longer than your doctor prescribed. As long as your doctor is otherwise not advised, Lexotanil should be taken only for a short period of time (for example, for 2 to 4 weeks).
Do not change your dose without first checking your doctor.
Do not stop taking Lexotanil or dosage without first checking your doctor. The sudden shutdown of this drug may have some undesirable effects. Your doctor will tell you how to gradually reduce Lexotanil supplements, before you stop taking it completely.
When suffering from epilepsy, do not stop taking Lexotanil suddenly. Suddenly preventing this medication can make your epilepsy worse worse.
Do not give Lexus to someone else, even if their condition is like yours.
Unless your doctor says, do not use Lexotanil to treat other complaints.
Things to keep in mind
Be careful if you are elderly, unhealthy, drinking or taking other medicines. Some people may experience side effects such as drowsiness, confusion, dizziness and instability, which can increase the risk of deterioration. Your doctor may suggest you avoid alcohol or when you are taking Lexotanil, reduce the amount of alcohol.
After taking Lexotanil
Place your bullets in blister packs until they have time to take them. If you remove the bullets from the blister pack then they can not keep well.
Place Lexotan in a cool dry place where the temperature is below 30 degree Celsius. Do not store it, or any other medicine, in the bathroom or under the sink. Do not leave it in the car or window seals. Heat and dampness can destroy some medicines.
Keep Lexotanil where small children can not reach it. There is a good place to store one-off wardrobe medicines at least half a meter above ground.
If your doctor tells you to stop taking Lexotanil, or the pills have passed their expiry date, then ask your pharmacist what to do with any tablet that is left.
Disclaimer: DrLinex has made every effort to ensure that all information is factually accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date. However, this article should not be used as a licensed health care professional’s choice of knowledge and expertise. You should always consult your doctor or other health care professional before taking any medication. The information given here is subject to change and it has not been used to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions or adverse effects. The lack of warning or other information for any drug does not indicate that the combination of medicine or medication is safe, effective or appropriate for all patients or all specific uses.