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Xenazine Drug Description
Xenazine®
(tetrabenazine) Tablets

DEPRESSION AND SUICIDALITY
XENAZINE can increase the risk of depression and suicidal thoughts and behavior
(suicidality) in patients with Huntington's disease. Anyone considering the
use of XENAZINE must balance the risks of depression and suicidality with the
clinical need for control of choreiform movements. Close observation of patients
for the emergence or worsening of depression, suicidality, or unusual changes
in behavior should accompany therapy. Patients, their caregivers, and families
should be informed of the risk of depression and suicidality and should be instructed
to report behaviors of concern promptly to the treating physician.
Particular caution should be exercised in treating patients with a history
of depression or prior suicide attempts or ideation, which are increased in
frequency in Huntington's disease. XENAZINE is contraindicated in patients
who are actively suicidal, and in patients with untreated or inadequately
treated depression (see CONTRAINDICATIONS;
WARNINGS - Risk of Depression and Suicidality;
and PRECAUTIONS - Information for Patients).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tetrabenazine (Xenazine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using tetrabenazine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

mood or behavior changes;
extreme drowsiness, feeling like you might pass out;
feeling restless, agitated, or hyperactive (mentally or physically);
thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xenazine »




XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is a monoamine depletor for oral administration. The
molecular weight of tetrabenazine is 317.43, the pKa is 6.51. Tetrabenazine
is a hexahydro-dimethoxy-benzoquinolizine derivative and has the following chemical
name: cis rac –1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-2Hbenzo[a]quinolizin-2-one.
The empirical formula C19H27NO3 is represented
by the following structural formula:








Tetrabenazine is a white to slightly yellow crystalline powder that is sparingly
soluble in water and soluble in ethanol.
Each XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablet contains either 12.5 or 25 mg of tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablets contain tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient and the following inactive ingredients: lactose, maize
starch, talc, and magnesium stearate. The 25 mg strength tablet also contains
yellow iron oxide as an inactive ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is supplied
as a yellowish-buff scored tablet containing 25 mg of tetrabenazine, or as a
white non-scored tablet containing 12.5 mg of tetrabenazine.Last reviewed on RxList: 1/6/2010




Xenazine Drug Description
Xenazine®
(tetrabenazine) Tablets

DEPRESSION AND SUICIDALITY
XENAZINE can increase the risk of depression and suicidal thoughts and behavior
(suicidality) in patients with Huntington's disease. Anyone considering the
use of XENAZINE must balance the risks of depression and suicidality with the
clinical need for control of choreiform movements. Close observation of patients
for the emergence or worsening of depression, suicidality, or unusual changes
in behavior should accompany therapy. Patients, their caregivers, and families
should be informed of the risk of depression and suicidality and should be instructed
to report behaviors of concern promptly to the treating physician.
Particular caution should be exercised in treating patients with a history
of depression or prior suicide attempts or ideation, which are increased in
frequency in Huntington's disease. XENAZINE is contraindicated in patients
who are actively suicidal, and in patients with untreated or inadequately
treated depression (see CONTRAINDICATIONS;
WARNINGS - Risk of Depression and Suicidality;
and PRECAUTIONS - Information for Patients).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tetrabenazine (Xenazine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using tetrabenazine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

mood or behavior changes;
extreme drowsiness, feeling like you might pass out;
feeling restless, agitated, or hyperactive (mentally or physically);
thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xenazine »




XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is a monoamine depletor for oral administration. The
molecular weight of tetrabenazine is 317.43, the pKa is 6.51. Tetrabenazine
is a hexahydro-dimethoxy-benzoquinolizine derivative and has the following chemical
name: cis rac –1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-2Hbenzo[a]quinolizin-2-one.
The empirical formula C19H27NO3 is represented
by the following structural formula:








Tetrabenazine is a white to slightly yellow crystalline powder that is sparingly
soluble in water and soluble in ethanol.
Each XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablet contains either 12.5 or 25 mg of tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablets contain tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient and the following inactive ingredients: lactose, maize
starch, talc, and magnesium stearate. The 25 mg strength tablet also contains
yellow iron oxide as an inactive ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is supplied
as a yellowish-buff scored tablet containing 25 mg of tetrabenazine, or as a
white non-scored tablet containing 12.5 mg of tetrabenazine.Last reviewed on RxList: 1/6/2010




Xenazine Drug Description
Xenazine®
(tetrabenazine) Tablets

DEPRESSION AND SUICIDALITY
XENAZINE can increase the risk of depression and suicidal thoughts and behavior
(suicidality) in patients with Huntington's disease. Anyone considering the
use of XENAZINE must balance the risks of depression and suicidality with the
clinical need for control of choreiform movements. Close observation of patients
for the emergence or worsening of depression, suicidality, or unusual changes
in behavior should accompany therapy. Patients, their caregivers, and families
should be informed of the risk of depression and suicidality and should be instructed
to report behaviors of concern promptly to the treating physician.
Particular caution should be exercised in treating patients with a history
of depression or prior suicide attempts or ideation, which are increased in
frequency in Huntington's disease. XENAZINE is contraindicated in patients
who are actively suicidal, and in patients with untreated or inadequately
treated depression (see CONTRAINDICATIONS;
WARNINGS - Risk of Depression and Suicidality;
and PRECAUTIONS - Information for Patients).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tetrabenazine (Xenazine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using tetrabenazine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

mood or behavior changes;
extreme drowsiness, feeling like you might pass out;
feeling restless, agitated, or hyperactive (mentally or physically);
thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xenazine »




XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is a monoamine depletor for oral administration. The
molecular weight of tetrabenazine is 317.43, the pKa is 6.51. Tetrabenazine
is a hexahydro-dimethoxy-benzoquinolizine derivative and has the following chemical
name: cis rac –1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-2Hbenzo[a]quinolizin-2-one.
The empirical formula C19H27NO3 is represented
by the following structural formula:








Tetrabenazine is a white to slightly yellow crystalline powder that is sparingly
soluble in water and soluble in ethanol.
Each XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablet contains either 12.5 or 25 mg of tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablets contain tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient and the following inactive ingredients: lactose, maize
starch, talc, and magnesium stearate. The 25 mg strength tablet also contains
yellow iron oxide as an inactive ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is supplied
as a yellowish-buff scored tablet containing 25 mg of tetrabenazine, or as a
white non-scored tablet containing 12.5 mg of tetrabenazine.Last reviewed on RxList: 1/6/2010




Xenazine Drug Description
Xenazine®
(tetrabenazine) Tablets

DEPRESSION AND SUICIDALITY
XENAZINE can increase the risk of depression and suicidal thoughts and behavior
(suicidality) in patients with Huntington's disease. Anyone considering the
use of XENAZINE must balance the risks of depression and suicidality with the
clinical need for control of choreiform movements. Close observation of patients
for the emergence or worsening of depression, suicidality, or unusual changes
in behavior should accompany therapy. Patients, their caregivers, and families
should be informed of the risk of depression and suicidality and should be instructed
to report behaviors of concern promptly to the treating physician.
Particular caution should be exercised in treating patients with a history
of depression or prior suicide attempts or ideation, which are increased in
frequency in Huntington's disease. XENAZINE is contraindicated in patients
who are actively suicidal, and in patients with untreated or inadequately
treated depression (see CONTRAINDICATIONS;
WARNINGS - Risk of Depression and Suicidality;
and PRECAUTIONS - Information for Patients).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tetrabenazine (Xenazine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using tetrabenazine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

mood or behavior changes;
extreme drowsiness, feeling like you might pass out;
feeling restless, agitated, or hyperactive (mentally or physically);
thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xenazine »




XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is a monoamine depletor for oral administration. The
molecular weight of tetrabenazine is 317.43, the pKa is 6.51. Tetrabenazine
is a hexahydro-dimethoxy-benzoquinolizine derivative and has the following chemical
name: cis rac –1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-2Hbenzo[a]quinolizin-2-one.
The empirical formula C19H27NO3 is represented
by the following structural formula:








Tetrabenazine is a white to slightly yellow crystalline powder that is sparingly
soluble in water and soluble in ethanol.
Each XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablet contains either 12.5 or 25 mg of tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablets contain tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient and the following inactive ingredients: lactose, maize
starch, talc, and magnesium stearate. The 25 mg strength tablet also contains
yellow iron oxide as an inactive ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is supplied
as a yellowish-buff scored tablet containing 25 mg of tetrabenazine, or as a
white non-scored tablet containing 12.5 mg of tetrabenazine.Last reviewed on RxList: 1/6/2010




Xenazine Drug Description
Xenazine®
(tetrabenazine) Tablets

DEPRESSION AND SUICIDALITY
XENAZINE can increase the risk of depression and suicidal thoughts and behavior
(suicidality) in patients with Huntington's disease. Anyone considering the
use of XENAZINE must balance the risks of depression and suicidality with the
clinical need for control of choreiform movements. Close observation of patients
for the emergence or worsening of depression, suicidality, or unusual changes
in behavior should accompany therapy. Patients, their caregivers, and families
should be informed of the risk of depression and suicidality and should be instructed
to report behaviors of concern promptly to the treating physician.
Particular caution should be exercised in treating patients with a history
of depression or prior suicide attempts or ideation, which are increased in
frequency in Huntington's disease. XENAZINE is contraindicated in patients
who are actively suicidal, and in patients with untreated or inadequately
treated depression (see CONTRAINDICATIONS;
WARNINGS - Risk of Depression and Suicidality;
and PRECAUTIONS - Information for Patients).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tetrabenazine (Xenazine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using tetrabenazine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

mood or behavior changes;
extreme drowsiness, feeling like you might pass out;
feeling restless, agitated, or hyperactive (mentally or physically);
thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xenazine »




XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is a monoamine depletor for oral administration. The
molecular weight of tetrabenazine is 317.43, the pKa is 6.51. Tetrabenazine
is a hexahydro-dimethoxy-benzoquinolizine derivative and has the following chemical
name: cis rac –1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-2Hbenzo[a]quinolizin-2-one.
The empirical formula C19H27NO3 is represented
by the following structural formula:








Tetrabenazine is a white to slightly yellow crystalline powder that is sparingly
soluble in water and soluble in ethanol.
Each XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablet contains either 12.5 or 25 mg of tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) Tablets contain tetrabenazine
as the active ingredient and the following inactive ingredients: lactose, maize
starch, talc, and magnesium stearate. The 25 mg strength tablet also contains
yellow iron oxide as an inactive ingredient. XENAZINE (tetrabenazine) is supplied
as a yellowish-buff scored tablet containing 25 mg of tetrabenazine, or as a
white non-scored tablet containing 12.5 mg of tetrabenazine.Last reviewed on RxList: 1/6/2010





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