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    Xenazine (Tetrabenazine)

    TypeDrug NameDosage 
    Xenazine25 mg

    Generic Equivalent of Xenazine

    TypeDrug NameDosage 
    Tetrabenazine25 mg


    How and Where to Buy Xenazine Online?


    You can buy Xenazine online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

    Are There Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Xenazine?


    Xenazine is a medication for Huntington’s Disease. It is available from United Kingdom manufactured by Cambridge Laboratories and New Zealand manufactured by Douglas. The generic equivalent of Xenazine is tetrabenazine and it comes from India also called Revocon manufactured by Sun Pharma.

    What Dosages and Forms is Xenazine available in?


    Xenazine is available as tablets in the dosage forms of 25 mg in the packaging of 112 tablets. The generic form of Xenazine (tetrabenazine) is also available in the dosage form of 25 mg in the packaging of 100 tablets.

    What is Xenazine used for?


    Xenazine is used for the treatment of involuntary movements (chorea) in Huntington’s Disease. The exact mechanism of Xenazine is not known but it is believed to be a reversible depletor of monoamines such as dopamine, serotonin, norepinephrine, and histamine. However, Xenazine does not cure the involuntary movements and neither treats other symptoms of Huntington’s disease such as problems with thinking or emotions.

    What Are The Possible Side Effects of Xenazine?


    Some of the common side effects of Xenazine include sleepiness, trouble sleeping, depression, tiredness, anxiety, restlessness, agitation, and nausea. Some other side effects of this medication include depression, suicidal thoughts, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome with high fever, stiff muscles, problems thinking, very fast heartbeat and increased sweating, parkinsonism, restlessness, trouble swallowing, irregular heartbeat, dizziness due to blood pressure changes, and tardive dyskinesia. These are not all the possible side effects of Xenazine. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your healthcare professional as soon as possible.

    Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Xenazine?


    Xenazine causes sleepiness. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how Xnazine affects you. Drinking alcohol can also increase sleepiness caused by Xenazine.

    Do not use Xenazine if you:

    • Are allergic to tetrabenazine, or any other ingredients in Xenazine

    • Are depressed or have thoughts of suicide

    • Have liver problems

    • Are taking a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor

    • Are taking medications containing reserpine such as Serpalan. If your doctor switches you from reserpine to Xenazine, you must wait at least 20 days after your last dose of reserpine before you start taking Xenazine

    Before taking Xenazine, inform your doctor if you:

    • Have emotional or mental problems such as depression, nervousness, anxiety, anger, agitation, psychosis, suicidal thoughts

    • Have liver problems

    • Have any allergies

    • Have breast cancer or a history of breast cancer

    • Have an unstable heart disease or recently had a heart attack

    • Have an irregular heartbeat

    • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. It is not known whether Xenazine can affect your unborn baby

    • Are breastfeeding. It is not known whether Xenazine passes into breast milk

    Drug interactions


    It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs. Do not start any new medications while taking Xenazine without first talking to your doctor.

    Some of the medications that interact with Xenazine include:

    • Reserpine used to treat psychosis and high blood pressure

    • MAO inhibitors such as selegiline used to treat depression

    Xenazine Storage and Safety Information


    Xenazine medication should be stored at a temperature of 25°C, with excursions permitted to 15°C-30°C. It should be kept out of the reach and sight of children.

    References:
    1. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2008/021894lbl.pdf





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    This pharmacy is duly licensed in the province of British Columbia, Canada by the College of Pharmacists of BC. If you have any questions or concerns you can contact the college at: 200-1765 West 8th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 5C6 Canada.
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