Demetrin review

Demetrin is another great solution for those suffering from anxiety. It has other effects as well that relaxes the body and is known to have fewer side effects compared to other benzodiazepines. Consumers should keep in mind which symptoms to watch out for to maximize the benefits.

Demetrin is the brand name of the generic drug prazepam. Another brand name is Lysanxia. It is a benzodiazepine derivative drug generally used to treat anxiety. It acts as an anxiolytic, sedative, anti-convulsant and skeletal relaxant medicine. Demetrin comes in the form of tablets or capsules and should be taken orally. Another use of the drug is for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.

There are a variety of side effects associated with Demetrin such as drowsiness, dizziness, easy fatigability, weakness, diarrhea, change in appetite, upset stomach and dry mouth. Symptoms that should be reported immediately include restlessness, excitability, blurred vision, frequent urination, difficulty urinating, constipation and change in libido or sexual performance. Uncommon symptoms include shuffling gait, fever, tremors, difficulty breathing, dysphagia, skin rash, jaundice and arrhythmia. Demetrin overdose can also present itself through a variety of symptoms.

Individuals with known hypersensitivity to Demetrin, alprazolam, clonazepam, diazepam, estazolam, lorazepam, triazolam and other drugs should not take the medication. Antihistamines, antidepressants, anti-Parkinson’s, muscle relaxants, contraceptives, sedatives, tranquilizers and vitamins should be watch for carefully when used concurrently with Demetrin. Sufferers of glaucoma, lung, heart and liver disease should first consult their physician. Those with glaucoma might experience increased ocular pressure. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should check with their doctor prior to consumption. Those taking drugs and alcohol as well as smokers may experience decreased effectiveness of the drug.

As a benzodiazepine derivative medication, Demetrin stimulates the production of neurotransmitters like dopamine and serotonin which are responsible for mood. Receptors that bind to these chemicals are also inhibited to a degree thereby increasing overall accumulation the synaptic clefts. The result would be improved mood among patients and overall sense of well being. Anxiety will be relieved significantly.

2009 patients were included in a clinical trial and divided into two groups. The first group was given 30 mg of Demetrin while the second received 15 mg of diazepam three times daily. After 2 weeks, the drugs were gradually withdrawn and the patients were observed for another 2 weeks. At the end of the study, results showed that those under diazepam treatment presented return of symptoms and were less well compared to the group taking Demetrin. Side effects and symptoms were also less experienced by individuals who took Demetrin.

Demetrin is available in almost all pharmacies and doctor’s clinics. People may also order from the internet provided that their source is a verified online pharmacy. Check the packaging, expiry date and manufacturer to ensure quality and authenticity of products.

40 mg two to three times daily is the usual recommended dose for Demetrin. If a person forgets to take a dose, he or she should take one immediately but never double the amount. Keep the medication in the container it came from away from direct sunlight, moisture and children’s reach. Any expired medication should be properly disposed.

Demetrin has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of demetrin

• Molecular formula of demetrin is C19H17ClN2O
• Chemical IUPAC Name is 9-chloro-2-(cyclopropylmethyl)-6-phenyl-2,5-diazabicyclo [5.4.0]undeca-5,8,10,12-tetraen-3-one
• Molecular weight is 324.8 g/mol
Demetrin available : 10mg tablets, 20mg tablets

Generic name: Prazepam

Brand name(s): Centrax

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