What is Antenex?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Diazepam

Antenex is an international brand of diazepam, a benzodiazepine used to manage anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms; skeletal muscle relaxant; seizure activity; muscle spasms. Off label it is used for panic disorders; preoperative sedation, light anesthesia, and amnesia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 14 2
Muscle spasms 7 1
Difficulty sleeping through night 5 2
Epilepsy 2 1
Panic attacks 1 0
Post-traumatic stress disorder 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Antenex

Side effect Patients
Chest tightness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Antenex

Dosage Patients
12 mg daily 1
5 mg three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Antenex

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
Expense 1
See all 7 patients who’ve stopped taking Antenex

Duration

Currently taking Antenex

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Antenex

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 2
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
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