Anxol

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Anxol Information

Anxol, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet, Injection. Anxiety, Epilepsy are some of its major therapeutic uses. Anxol also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Anxol. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Anxol have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Anxol normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Anxol is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Anxol related warnings talks about Anxol's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Anxol can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Anxol in conditions like Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Liver Disease, Glaucoma. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Anxol contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Anxol have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Anxol is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Anxol Benefits & Uses

Anxol is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Anxol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 2 - 5 mg, 4, for moderate anxiety, repeat every 4 hours if needed
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Tetanus
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 5 - 10 mg, repeat every 4 hours if needed
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Tetanus
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 1 - 2 mg, repeat every 4 hours if needed
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Tetanus
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 1 - 2 mg, repeat every 4 hours if needed
Geriatric
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 5 - 10 mg, may be repeated in 2 - 4 hours if needed

Anxol Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Anxol safe for pregnant women?


    Anxol can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Anxol right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Anxol safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Anxol may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Anxol should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Anxol on the Kidneys?


    Anxol rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Anxol on the Liver?


    There is no research available on the side effects of Anxol on the liver. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Anxol on the Heart?


    Anxol is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Anxol with Other Drugs

Anxol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Anxol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Anxol unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Anxol

  • Is this Anxol habit forming or addictive?


    Yes, Anxol cause dependence in some cases. Talk to your doctor before taking it.

    Yes
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Anxol, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Anxol can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Anxol only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, this Anxol works for mental disorders.

    Yes

Anxol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Anxol


    Taking Anxol with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Anxol


    Taking alcohol with Anxol can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Anxol

Question about 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Anxol?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Take Anxol as advised by your doctor. Do not take it longer than prescribed. Initially, a doctor prescribes this drug for a shorter duration and recommends his/her patient to follow- up/ re-visit to check for results. Taking this medicine longer than prescribed can lead to addiction because this is a habit-forming drug which can lead to drug dependency in patients.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Anxol cure anxiety?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, use of Anxol for short-term can help in providing relief from anxiety through relaxing the muscles of the body and suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Anxol cause depression?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Anxol causes depression of the central nervous system and calms the brain.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Anxol cause dry mouth?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Anxol causes dry mouth. It is a common side effect of it. If you experience excess dry mouth after taking this drug, then please consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Anxol work?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Anxol works by suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain through the increase in activity of a chemical messenger known as GABA. This calms the brain and provides relief to the patient.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

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