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Alprest 0.25mg Tablet

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Composition for Alprest 0.25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alprest 0.25mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alprest Tablet

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Uses of Alprest Tablet

Alprest 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Alprest 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 Alprest 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. Alprest 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alprest Tablet works

Alprest 0.25mg 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 Alprest Tablet

Expert advice for Alprest Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Alprest Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Alprest 0.25mg 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 Alprest Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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

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