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Tetraben 12.5 may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Tetraben 12.5 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the deve... View More
Tetraben 12.5 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Tetraben 12.5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
There is limited information available on the use of Tetraben 12.5 in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor. However, caution is advi... View More
Tetraben 12.5 is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Tetraben 12.5 is a prescription medicine used to treat Huntington's disease, a condition in which nerve cells in the brain breakdown over time, thus det... View More
Uses of Tetraben 12.5
- Huntington's disease
Side effects of Tetraben 12.5
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Akathisia (inability to stay still)
How to use Tetraben 12.5
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tetraben 12.5 may be taken... View More
How Tetraben 12.5 works
Tetraben 12.5 works by depleting the stores of certain chemical messengers in the brain that helps in controlling body movements.
- You have been prescribed Tetraben 12.5 to help control movement disorders such as in Huntington’s disease.
- Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Tetraben 12.5 can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as high fever, sweating, muscle stiffness, and faster breathing. These may be due to a rare side effe... View More
- Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
- Do not stop taking Tetraben 12.5 without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Movement disorders, Moderate to severe tardive dyskinesia
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Huntington Disease Indicated for treatment of chorea associated with Huntington’s disease Adult: Individualize and slowly titrate dosage over ... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Hypersensitivity. Lactation. Hepatic impairment. Patients who are actively suicidal, or who have untreated or inadequately treated depression.
Mode of Action
Reversibly inhibits human vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 (VMAT2), resulting in decreased uptake of monoamines (eg, dopamine, serotonin, norepine... View More
May exacerbate symptoms of parkinsonism. Caution to be exercised when driving or performing skilled tasks. Pregnancy. Increased risk of depression and s... View More
>10% Sedation/somnolence (31%),Fatigue (22%),Insomnia (22%),Depression (19%),Akathisia (19%),Extrapyramidal event (15%),Anxiety (15%),Nausea (13%) 1... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy There are no adequate data on the developmental risk associated with therapy in pregnant women; administration of tetrabenazine to rats throu... View More
Tetrabenazine should not be given with or within 14 days of discontinuation of MAOI therapy. Blocks action of reserpine. Decreases effects of levodopa a... View More
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