Tranxene treats anxiety. Tranxene can cause drowsiness. Do not suddenly stop taking Tranxene without talking to your doctor because you may experience harmful withdrawal symptoms.

Tranxene Overview

Reviewed: June 3, 2014

Tranxene is a prescription medication used to treat anxiety and seizures. Tranxene belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. These work by reducing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken 1 to 3 times a day, with or without food.

Common side effects of Tranxene include upset stomach, drowsiness, and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Tranxene affects you.

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Uses of Tranxene

Tranxene is a prescription medication used to treat anxiety and as an add-on medication to treat partial seizures.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.



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Side Effects of Tranxene

Serious side effects have been reported with Tranxene.

Common side effects of Tranxene include the following:

  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • upset stomach
  • blurred vision
  • dry mouth
  • confusion

This is not a complete list of Tranxene side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.