FAQs ABOUT EBIXA 10MG TABLET
Is EBIXA 10MG TABLET addictive in nature?
No. EBIXA 10MG TABLET is not addictive in nature. However, consult your doctor if you experience any unusual withdrawal symptoms.
How and when EBIXA 10MG TABLET should be taken?
Take EBIXA 10MG TABLET as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without meals. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Try to take EBIXA 10MG TABLET at the same time each day. Your doctor will decide the time of administration and number of doses per day depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not stop taking EBIXA 10MG TABLET without consulting your doctor.
Can EBIXA 10MG TABLET cure dementia?
EBIXA 10MG TABLET can treat dementia which is caused due to Alzheimer’s disease. However, consult your doctor before taking it.
How long should I use EBIXA 10MG TABLET to see the results?
Take EBIXA 10MG TABLET until your doctor advises you to stop. Research shows that it may take around 6 months for EBIXA 10MG TABLET to show results in the affected patients. However, this period may not be the same for everyone. It differs from patient-to-patient depending upon the severity of the disease. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.
Can EBIXA 10MG TABLET be used to enhance memory in children?
No. EBIXA 10MG TABLET is not a memory enhancer. It only prevents the destruction of brain cells that carries memories in the aging people. It is not suitable for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years) to enhance memory.
Can I stop taking EBIXA 10MG TABLET without consulting the doctor once I feel better?
Do not stop taking EBIXA 10MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Medicines are available only to manage its symptoms, and so discontinuation of the therapy may make your symptoms to reappear once again. However, if you feel that your symptoms have disappeared, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor will carefully evaluate your health condition before stopping the therapy.
Can EBIXA 10MG TABLET make me feel sleepy?
Yes. EBIXA 10MG TABLET may make you feel sleepy. If you feel sleepy, rest, and relax. Restrict yourself from doing activities that may put you in danger. Avoid driving or handling heavy tools or machines. Consult your doctor if this side effect bothers you.
What medicines should be avoided while taking EBIXA 10MG TABLET?
Before taking EBIXA 10MG TABLET it is important for you to inform your doctor about the use of other medicines that can make you feel more sleepy or drowsy such as ketamine, dextromethorphan, carbamazepine, or phenobarbital. You must also inform your doctor if you have any heart problems, mental disorders, stomach problems or muscle problems and taking medicines to treat the same (such as thioridazine, chlorpromazine, thiothixene, dantrolene, baclofen, cimetidine, ranitidine, quinidine, procainamide amiodarone, flecainide).
What happens when EBIXA 10MG TABLET is taken along with hydrochlorothiazide?
Avoid taking EBIXA 10MG TABLET with hydrochlorothiazide as it may reduce the effectiveness of EBIXA 10MG TABLET. Inform your doctor if you are already taking hydrochlorothiazide before starting therapy with EBIXA 10MG TABLET.
Can EBIXA 10MG TABLET be taken along with donepezil?
Studies have shown better results in treatment of Alzheimer’s disease when EBIXA 10MG TABLET is combined with donepezil. However, consult your doctor for advice.
Can EBIXA 10MG TABLET be used in pregnant women?
EBIXA 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women and in those who are planning to become pregnant. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
Can EBIXA 10MG TABLET cause headaches?
Yes. EBIXA 10MG TABLET may cause headache in some individuals. In case of you are experiencing a headache after taking EBIXA 10MG TABLET, try to rest and relax. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on your forehead if needed. Do not consume too much of alcohol. Consult your doctor if your headache persists for a long time.
Can I use EBIXA 10MG TABLET without consulting a doctor?
No. EBIXA 10MG TABLET should be used only under medical supervision. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and severity of the disease. Do not take EBIXA 10MG TABLET without consulting your doctor.
What can be done if I forget to take a dose of EBIXA 10MG TABLET?
If you forget to take a dose of EBIXA 10MG TABLET take it as soon as you remember. However, skip the missed dose if it is time for the next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.