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Alprater 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Alprater 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alprater 0.5mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alprater Tablet

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Uses of Alprater Tablet

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

Common

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

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How to use Alprater 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. Alprater 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alprater Tablet works

Alprater 0.5mg Tablet 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 Alprater Tablet

Expert advice for Alprater Tablet

  • If you are taking Alprater 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 Alprater, 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 Alprater is very high.
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Alprater Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alprater Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alprater 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alprater 0.5mg 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
Alprater 0.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Alprater 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Alprater 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alprater 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alprater 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alprater 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alprater Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Alprater 0.5mg 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

Frequently asked questions about Alprater Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Alprater 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.
Alprater is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Alprater has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Alprater is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Alprater is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Alprater is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Alprater is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Alprater is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Alprater should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Alprater 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, Alprater is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Alprater should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Alprater is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Alprater. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Alprater.
Yes, Alprater makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Alprater. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Alprater and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Alprater 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 Alprater. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Alprater.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Alprater. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Alprater with hydrocodone?
Alprater should not be taken with hydrocodone. Alprater 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 Alprater with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprater 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 Alprater with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Alprater and hence decrease the levels of Alprater in the body which may decrease the effect of Alprater and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alprater with clonazepam?
Alprater 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 Alprater with oxycodone?
Alprater should not be taken with oxycodone. Alprater 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 Alprater with tramadol?
Alprater should not be taken with tramadol. Alprater 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 Alprater with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprater 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 Alprater with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprater 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 Alprater with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprater and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Alprater should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Alprater 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 Alprater with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alprater with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Alprater with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Alprater with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Alprater with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Alprater with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Alprater with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Alprater with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Alprater with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Alprater with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Alprater with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Alprater with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Alprater with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Alprater with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Alprater with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Alprater with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Alprater with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Alprater with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Alprater 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
Alprater with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Alprater with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Alprater with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Alprater with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Alprater with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Alprater with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Alprater with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Alprater with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Alprater with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Alprater with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Alprater with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Alprater with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune

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