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Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alprasant Tablet

Uses of Alprasant Tablet

Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Alprasant Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alprasant are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

How to use Alprasant Tablet

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. Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alprasant Tablet works

Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
In Depth Information on Alprasant Tablet

Expert advice for Alprasant Tablet

  • If you are taking Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet 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 Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet, 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 Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet is very high.
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Alprasant Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Alprasant Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet 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
Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alprasant Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Alprasant 0.25 mg Tablet, 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

Questions Related to Alprasant

Sir I am suffering with day time anxiety and tension since 2 years ,Plz suggest gud medication
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/stresscom-capsule-otc139026One ?one capsules morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
I had a break up last year. Now am studying for competitive exams but after one year i cant concentrate on my studies. I try realy hard but i cant please suggest me something.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Inability to concentrate can be because of stress, anxiety, boredom, preoccupation with a bothersome thought or Attention Deficit Disorders. Identifying the cause helps us deal with the problem. In your case, it seems to be largely due to stress of break up for which you may need psychological support as the incident has occurred long time back but you haven't overcome it yet. In the mean time, make a time schedule for the day. Include regular exercise and stress reducing activities like sports or a hobby. Make small goals and revise within 12 hours of studying a topic. If you can't study alone, find a study partner.
Spasm in the stomach since layrs I have IBS and oftenspasms are very distressing said there is no organic cause my father too has IBS
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
IBS is a psychosomatic condition largely due to anxiety and stress. Anxiety is the result of a hyperarousal state of nervous system due to a low threshold for threat perception. In simpler words, it's an ongoing flight or fight response. It can elicit a neuro-hormonal response understood as Flight or Fright reaction kicking in physiological cascade . Dealing with anxiety requires identifying what is being perceived as threatening by the mind. Start by making a stress diary. Identify what causes stress. Ask why it causes stress. Is it a negative presumption about the even or a reality that is bothering you. Then figure out, how you have been dealing with the stressor. If the way you handle stress doesn't help, figure out the alternatives . If you by yourself are not able to do this exercise, consult a psychotherapist.
The Only problem is I ejaculate very early and I have too much of anxietyany medication to help that
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/patanjali-ashvashila-capsule-otc324812One ?one capsules morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
Why i can not concentrate on study and I can not sleep in nightPls tell me how my problem will solved?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Inability to concentrate can be because of stress, anxiety, boredom, preoccupation with a bothersome thought or Attention Deficit Disorders. Identifying the cause helps us deal with the problem. In the mean time, make a time schedule for the day. Include regular exercise and stress reducing activities like sports or a hobby. Make small goals and reward yourself for completing them. For students- Make a realistic schedule based on your speed and ability. Revise within twenty four hours of studying a topic. If you can't study alone, find a study partner.
Sir,I am not able to concentrate on my studies and i get things forgotten early.whenever i sit for study i start to dream somenthing about past or future.please help me
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Tips to improve memory, concentration and Performance. Concentration is a function of mood state and memory. Anxiety and sad mood disturb adequate memory function as one is occupied with negative thoughts and apprehensions. This leads to more focus on how to protect oneself than pay attention to issues which the brain finds unnecessary for survival. 1. Relax- Stress and tension disturb the ability to attend to surroundings and affect concentration. Breathing exercises, meditation, yoga, pursuing a creative hobby, sports, all have the ability to relax based on individual preference. 2. Adequate Sleep- Sleep is necessary fir brain's adequate Neuro chemical functioning. Inadequate sleep affects concentration, memory and emotional control among other things. 3. Healthy Diet- Every cell in body requires nourishment. Adequate Iron, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D3 are particularly important in good neuronal function. A balance diet is necessary. Avoid high fat and sugar containing foods. 4. Physical Exercise- It helps reduce stress, promote secretion of endorphins and improves physical stamina which all aid in performance. 5. Mental Exercise- Crosswords, puzzles, sudoku, brain games promote logical and analytical thinking and aid in neural synapse development.
I amit asking a question for her she was taking medicines like Alprax and clonotril. I did't know why. Is theses drugs are ok to take? Or It has some specifications? She was unable to speak and walk and after taking these medicines she goes to endless sleep. (I'm her college friend and she ask me to brought these medicines).
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. No, this is not at all normal to take these medicines as these are anti anxiety medicines and have high addiction potential. However, there are indications for the use like severe anxiety.

Frequently asked questions about Alprasant Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam
Q. What is Alprasant used for?
Alprasant 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.
Q. Is Alprasant safe?
Alprasant is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Alprasant addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Alprasant has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Alprasant is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Alprasant an opioid?
No, Alprasant is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Alprasant an anti-depressant?
No, Alprasant is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Alprasant a narcotic substance?
No, Alprasant is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Alprasant for a hangover?
No, Alprasant is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Alprasant should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Alprasant for anxiety?
Yes, Alprasant 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.
Q. Can I take Alprasant for heart palpitations?
No, Alprasant is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Alprasant should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Alprasant for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Alprasant is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Alprasant reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Alprasant. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Alprasant.
Q. Does Alprasant make you sleepy?
Yes, Alprasant makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Alprasant. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Alprasant and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Alprasant expire?
Yes, Alprasant like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Alprasant cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Alprasant. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Alprasant.
Q. Can the use of Alprasant cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Alprasant. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Alprasant with hydrocodone?
Alprasant should not be taken with hydrocodone. Alprasant 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 Alprasant with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprasant 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 Alprasant with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Alprasant and hence decrease the levels of Alprasant in the body which may decrease the effect of Alprasant and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alprasant with clonazepam?
Alprasant 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 Alprasant with oxycodone?
Alprasant should not be taken with oxycodone. Alprasant 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 Alprasant with tramadol?
Alprasant should not be taken with tramadol. Alprasant 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 Alprasant with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprasant 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 Alprasant with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprasant 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 Alprasant with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprasant and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alprasant for the rest of my life?
No, Alprasant should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Alprasant for pain?
No, Alprasant 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 Alprasant with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alprasant with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey
Alprasant with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun
Alprasant with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Alprasant with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Alprasant with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
Alprasant with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin
Alprasant with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid
Alprasant with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma
Alprasant with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise
Alprasant with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure

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