Lexotan Tablet

    Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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    What is Lexotan?

    Lexotan Tablet is used for Anxiety, Insomnia and other conditions. Lexotan Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Lexotan Tablet contains Bromazepam as an active ingredient.
    Lexotan Tablet works by attaching to the gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor A thus raises inhibitory effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid.
    Detailed information related to Lexotan Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Lexotan Tablet Uses

    Lexotan Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1
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    Lexotan Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Lexotan Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1

    Lexotan Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Lexotan Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Lexotan Tablet - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Lexotan Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    • Drowsiness
    • Decrease in libido
    • Impaired memory
    • Impaired psychomotor performance
    • Anterograde amnesia
    • Amnesic automatism
    • Lexotan Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
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    Lexotan Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Lexotan Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    References: 9

    Lexotan Tablet - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Lexotan Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Lexotan Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
    References: 10, 11, 12
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    Lexotan Tablet - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Lexotan Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Lexotan Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    References: 13
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    Where to Buy Lexotan Tablet

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    Lexotan Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Lexotan Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      References: 13
    • Is Lexotan Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
      References: 14
    • Can Lexotan Tablet be used for anxiety and insomnia?
      Yes, anxiety and insomnia are among the most common reported uses for Lexotan Tablet. Please do not use Lexotan Tablet for anxiety and insomnia without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Lexotan Tablet.
    • How long do I need to use Lexotan Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported within 2 hours and 1 day as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Lexotan Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Lexotan Tablet.
    • Should I consume Lexotan Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Lexotan Tablet after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Lexotan Tablet.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Lexotan Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Lexotan Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Lexotan Tablet

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 15, 16, 17, 18

    Overdosage of Lexotan Tablet

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Lexotan Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 19, 20, 21

    Storage of Lexotan Tablet

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Lexotan Tablet.
    References: 22, 23, 24, 25

    Expired Lexotan Tablet

    • Taking a single dose of expired Lexotan Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 26, 27

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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    Lexotan Tablet - Packages and Strengths

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    Lexotan Tablet - Manufacturers

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    Lexotan Tablet - Demographic Information


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