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ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR

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Composition for ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR

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Primary uses of ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alzolam Tablet SR

Uses of Alzolam Tablet SR

ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Alzolam Tablet SR side effects

Common

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

How to use Alzolam Tablet SR

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. ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alzolam Tablet SR works

ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR 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 Alzolam Tablet SR

Expert advice for Alzolam Tablet SR

  • If you are taking ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR 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 ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR, 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 ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR is very high.
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Alzolam Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Alzolam Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR 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
ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alzolam Tablet SR?uses

If you miss a dose of ALZOLAM 1 MG TABLET SR, 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 Alzolam
Hi my mother has been taking nexito 20 mg once a day and Alzolam 0.5 twice a day for 4 years. She had been prescribed this as she was suffering from anxiety / depression. As now she is ok we wanted to taper it off.And out psychiatrist asked her to make is nexito 10 mg and Alzolam 0.25 mg morning and 0.5 mg night. And review after two months.Pls advice if this is fine and can there be some withdrawal symptoms.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
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.

Frequently asked questions about Alzolam Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Q. What is Alzolam used for?
Alzolam 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 Alzolam safe?
Alzolam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Alzolam addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Alzolam has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Alzolam is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Alzolam an opioid?
No, Alzolam is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Alzolam an anti-depressant?
No, Alzolam is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Alzolam a narcotic substance?
No, Alzolam 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 Alzolam for a hangover?
No, Alzolam is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Alzolam should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Alzolam for anxiety?
Yes, Alzolam 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 Alzolam for heart palpitations?
No, Alzolam is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Alzolam should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Alzolam for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Alzolam is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Alzolam reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Alzolam. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Alzolam.
Q. Does Alzolam make you sleepy?
Yes, Alzolam makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Alzolam. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Alzolam and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Alzolam expire?
Yes, Alzolam like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Alzolam cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Alzolam. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Alzolam.
Q. Can the use of Alzolam cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Alzolam. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Alzolam with hydrocodone?
Alzolam should not be taken with hydrocodone. Alzolam 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 Alzolam with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Alzolam 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 Alzolam with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Alzolam and hence decrease the levels of Alzolam in the body which may decrease the effect of Alzolam and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alzolam with clonazepam?
Alzolam 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 Alzolam with oxycodone?
Alzolam should not be taken with oxycodone. Alzolam 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 Alzolam with tramadol?
Alzolam should not be taken with tramadol. Alzolam 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 Alzolam with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Alzolam 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 Alzolam with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Alzolam 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 Alzolam with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Alzolam 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 Alzolam for the rest of my life?
No, Alzolam should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Alzolam for pain?
No, Alzolam 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 Alzolam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alzolam with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Alzolam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Alzolam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Alzolam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Alzolam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Alzolam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride
Alzolam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot
Alzolam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit
Alzolam with Lansoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Legend, Lazole, Less, Zolitec, Lansad, Lanspic, Lansure, Wylan, Lanzyco, Dyzole
Alzolam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Alzolam with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure, Rabon, Rabequeen, Solrazole, R Od, Rabod, Rabgize, Rabepaa
Alzolam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV
Alzolam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxital
Alzolam with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Alzolam with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun, Paddy, Solprazole, P Od, Pantolex, Pantopaa, Maspan, Pantodell, Zenta
Alzolam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Alzolam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin
Alzolam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Alzolam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Alzolam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez
Alzolam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Alzolam with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox

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