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Alprazone 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Alprazone 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alprazone 0.5mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alprazone Tablet

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Uses of Alprazone Tablet

Alprazone 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Alprazone Tablet 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 Alprazone 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. Alprazone 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alprazone Tablet works

Alprazone 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 Alprazone Tablet

Expert advice for Alprazone Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Alprazone Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Alprazone 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 Alprazone Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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

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