Is Lexotanil a benzodiazepine?

Is Lexotanil a benzodiazepine?

Lexotan belongs to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines which are thought to work by their action on brain chemicals. Lexotan is used for anxiety, tension or agitation. Anxiety or tension associated with the normal stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with medicines.

What is the half life of bromazepam?

Bromazepam has the pharmacokinetic characteristics of benzodiazepines with half-life values between 20 and 30 hours.

Is Lexotanil a sleeping pill?

Action: How Lexotan works At low doses, Lexotan selectively reduces tension and anxiety. At high doses, sedative and muscle-relaxant properties appear. Its active ingredient is bromazepam. Each 3 mg tablet contains 3 mg bromazepam and each 6 mg tablet contains 6 mg bromazepam.

Does Lexotanil affect the heart?

One group of 68 hypertensive patients receiving 9 mg bromazepam daily showed a mean reduction in blood pressure by 14.4% systolic and 12.7% diastolic at rest, and during exercise by 7.5% systolic and 6.8% diastolic. The heart remained practically unchanged.

Can bromazepam cause depression?

Depression: Bromazepam, like other benzodiazepines, has been known to cause mood swings and symptoms of depression.

Is Lexotan good for anxiety?

Lexotan contains a medicine called bromazepam. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘benzodiazepines’. Lexotan is used for severe anxiety (very strong fear or deep worry that can affect feelings, mood, behaviour and thinking patterns). Lexotan will be prescribed for as short a time as possible.