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Alzepam 5mg Tablet


Composition for Alzepam 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alzepam Tablet

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy, Muscle spasms
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Medicine Overview of Alzepam Tablet


Uses of Alzepam Tablet

Alzepam 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety, epilepsy, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.

Alzepam Tablet side effects


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


How to use Alzepam 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. Alzepam 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alzepam Tablet works

Alzepam 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 Alzepam Tablet

Expert advice for Alzepam Tablet

  • If you are taking Alzepam 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 Alzepam, 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 Alzepam is very high.
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Alzepam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alzepam Tablet
Alzepam 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Alzepam 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.
Alzepam 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Alzepam 5mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Alzepam 5mg Tablet should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Alzepam 5mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Alzepam 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alzepam 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
There is limited information available on the use of Alzepam 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alzepam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Alzepam 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 Alzepam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Diazepam

Alzepam belongs to a class of medication called as benzodiazepine. It produces sedation and also causes muscle relaxation. It is not a barbiturate, and does not relieve pain
Alzepam is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Alzepam is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Alzepam is used in the treatment of short-term relief (2-4 weeks) of severe anxiety. It is not a pain-relieving medication, and cannot be used to relieve pain. It does not relieve hangover
Alzepam is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Alzepam. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Alzepam can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Alzepam is a benzodiazepine, which calms down the brain to relieve symptoms of brain hyperactivity. This effect may be perceived by some as pleasant, or ‘getting high'. Alzepam is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Alzepam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alzepam with Itraconazole
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Alzepam with Dexrabeprazole
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Alzepam with Chlorpromazine
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Alzepam with Levosulpiride
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Alzepam with Lacosamide
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Alzepam with Imipramine
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Alzepam with Roxithromycin
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Alzepam with Oxcarbazepine
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Alzepam with Sodium Valproate
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Alzepam with Citalopram
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Alzepam with Valproic Acid
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Alzepam with Lamotrigine
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Alzepam with Haloperidol
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Alzepam with Clarithromycin
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Alzepam with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Alzepam with Revaprazan
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Alzepam with Pimozide
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Alzepam with Ilaprazole
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Alzepam with Sulpiride
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Alzepam with Lamivudine
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Alzepam with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Alzepam with Blonanserin
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Alzepam with Iloperidone
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Alzepam with Ritonavir
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Alzepam with Fosphenytoin
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Alzepam with Posaconazole
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Alzepam with Ketoconazole
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Alzepam with Paliperidone
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Alzepam with Indinavir
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Alzepam with Armodafinil
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert

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