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30 Mar 2014

Zytomil 10 my and urbanol 5mg
Hi doc My gp has prescribed the above meds for me as I have panic disorder, I have to take half of zytomil for 7days then increase it to a whole tab,I'm still feeling anxious it's been 3days and extremely drowsy can I take these meds at night rather.i have also been suffering with an upset tummy.
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CyberShrink

31 Mar 2014

I alway refer the firsr dignosis of mos psych conditions including Pani Disorder to be made by a specialist Psychiatrist and according to internationally agreed criteria.  Personally I wouldnt use Urbanol, except perhaps as an occasional pill to take to ease an actual panic attack.  All of that family of sedative tranquillizers give a quick and fairly brief effect,  all can cause dependency problems if used steadily for more than a couple of months, and all tend to be sedative,  though the degree of this sedation tends to wear off or reduce after a could of weeks.  Meantime be aware that it will reduce your driving skills similarly to drinking alcohol. 
The Urbanol would be well taken at night, when the drowsiness would be more welcome.  An upset tummy, depending on how severe,  can also interfere with the absorbing of any drug one is taking by mouth
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