Anxopam Tablet

Brand Name: Anxopam
Generic: Bromazepam
Weight: 3 mg
Type: Tablet
Therapeutic Class: Benzodiazepine sedatives
Manufacturer: Popular Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Price: 5.60
Last Updated: 2020-11-21 18:15:00
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Anxopam Tablet Uses

Anxopam Tablet contains Bromazepam. Anxopam uses:

Anxopam Tablet is indicated in the following diseases:

* Emotional disturbances: Anxiety and tension states, as adjuvant therapy for anxiety in depressed patients, nervous tension, restlessness, and anxiety- and tension- related insomnia. As an adjuvant to treatment of underlying disease responsible for functional or psychosomatic impairments of various organs caused by anxiety and tension.

* Cardiovascular and respiratory systems: Pseudoangina pectoris, precordial anxiety, tachycardia, emotiogenic hypertension, dyspnea, and hyperventilation.

* Gastrointestinal tract: Irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, epigastric pain, spasm, meteorism, and diarrhoea.

* Urogenital tract: Irritable bladder, urinary frequency and dysmenorrhea.

* Other psychosomatic disturbances: Psychogenic headache, psychogenic dermatoses.

Anxopam Tablet is suitable for treatment of anxiety and tension states due to chronic organic disease and as an adjuvant to psychotherapy in psychoneurosis.

Anxopam Tablet Doses

Anxopam Tablet contains Bromazepam 3 mg. Anxopam doses:

Adults: The optimum dosage and frequency of administration of Anxopam Tablet is based on the individual patient, the severity of symptoms and previous psychotropic drug history.

Average dose for outpatient therapy: 1.5 - 3 mg 3 times daily.

Severe cases, especially in hospitals: 6 - 12 mg 2 - 3 times daily.

Treatment of outpatients should begin with low doses, gradually increasing to the optimum level. In general, the total duration of treatment should not exceed 8-12 weeks including a tapering-off period. In certain cases, treatment may need to be continued beyond the maximum recommended duration but only after a careful reassessment of the patient's condition and indications.

Elderly patients: Doses should not exceed half those normally recommended.

Children: Anxopam Tablet is not for paediatric use.

Anxopam Tablet tablets are for oral administration

Side Effects

Common side effects include drowsiness, sedation, unsteadiness and ataxia. These are dose-related and may persist into the following day, even after a single dose. Other side effects are rare and include headache, vertigo, hypotension, gastrointestinal upsets, skin rashes, visual disturbances and urinary retention.

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Introduction

Anxopam Tablet is a pyridylbenzodiazepine compound with anxiolytic properties. In low dosage, it diminishes anxiety, tension and nervousness. In high dosage, the sedative and muscle-relaxant properties appear.

Anxopam Precaution

In patients with chronic pulmonary insufficiency, and in patients with chronic renal or hepatic disease, dosage may need to be reduced.

Anxopam Tablet should not be used alone to treat depression or anxiety associated with depression.

Anxopam Tablet should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of alcohol or drug abuse.

Interaction

Phenothiazines, barbiturates, MAO inhibitors and psychoactive drugs may potentiate the action of Anxopam Tablet and should not be given concurrently.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Pregnancy: The safety of Anxopam Tablet in pregnant women has not been established. Anxopam Tablet should not be used during pregnancy, especially during the first and last trimesters, unless there are compelling reasons.

Lactation: Benzodiazepines have been detected in breast milk. If possible, the use of Anxopam Tablet should be avoided during lactation.

Contraindication

Patients with known hypersensitivity to benzodiazepines; acute pulmonary insufciency; respiratory depression phobic or obsessional states; chronic psychosis.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

Manifestations of overdosage include somnolence, confusion, and respiratory and cardiovascular depression with coma in severe cases.

Interaction with other Medicine

If Anxopam Tablet is combined with other centrally acting drugs, such as neuroleptics, tranquilizers, antidepressants, hypnotics, narcotic analgesics and anaesthetics, its CNS sedation effect may be increased.

Storage Condition

Store in a cool dry place protected from light. Keep out of reach of children.

Anxopam Tablet price in Bangladesh 5.60

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