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Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR

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Primary uses of Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alp Tablet SR

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Uses of Alp Tablet SR

Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Alp Tablet SR side effects

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Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Irritability, Constipation, Headache, Depression.

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How to use Alp Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alp Tablet SR works

Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Alp Tablet SR

Expert advice for Alp Tablet SR

  • If you are taking Alp for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Alp, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Alp is very high.
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Alp Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Alp Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alp Tablet SR?uses

If you miss a dose of Alp 0.5mg Tablet SR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Alp Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Alp is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Alp is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Alp has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Alp is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Alp is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Alp is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Alp is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Alp is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Alp should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Alp is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
No, Alp is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Alp should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Alp is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Alp. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Alp.
Yes, Alp makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Alp. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Alp and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Alp like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Alp. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Alp.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Alp. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Alp with hydrocodone?
Alp should not be taken with hydrocodone. Alp belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alp with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Alp and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alp with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Alp and hence decrease the levels of Alp in the body which may decrease the effect of Alp and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alp with clonazepam?
Alp should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alp with oxycodone?
Alp should not be taken with oxycodone. Alp belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alp with tramadol?
Alp should not be taken with tramadol. Alp belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alp with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Alp and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alp with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Alp and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alp with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Alp and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Alp should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Alp is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alp with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alp with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Alp with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Alp with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Alp with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Alp with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Alp with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Alp with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Alp with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Alp with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Alp with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Alp with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Alp with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Alp with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Alp with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Alp with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Alp with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Alp with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Alp with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Alp with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Alp with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Alp with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Alp with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Alp with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Alp with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Alp with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Alp with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris

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