Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Alzopam Tablet
Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.
Alzopam Tablet side effects
Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
How to use Alzopam 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. Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Alzopam Tablet works
Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet 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.
Alzopam Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alzopam 0.25 mg 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
Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Alzopam Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Alzopam 0.25 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

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  • If you are taking Alzopam 0.25 mg 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 Alzopam 0.25 mg 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 Alzopam 0.25 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Alzopam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alzopam

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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.
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FAQs

Q. What is Alzopam used for?
Alzopam 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 Alzopam safe?
Alzopam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Alzopam addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Alzopam has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Alzopam is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Alzopam an opioid?
No, Alzopam is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Alzopam an anti-depressant?
No, Alzopam is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Alzopam a narcotic substance?
No, Alzopam 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 Alzopam for a hangover?
No, Alzopam is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Alzopam should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Alzopam for anxiety?
Yes, Alzopam 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 Alzopam for heart palpitations?
No, Alzopam is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Alzopam should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Alzopam for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Alzopam is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Alzopam reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Alzopam. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Alzopam.
Q. Does Alzopam make you sleepy?
Yes, Alzopam makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Alzopam. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Alzopam and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Alzopam expire?
Yes, Alzopam like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Alzopam cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Alzopam. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Alzopam.
Q. Can the use of Alzopam cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Alzopam. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Alzopam with hydrocodone?
Alzopam should not be taken with hydrocodone. Alzopam 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 Alzopam with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Alzopam 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 Alzopam with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Alzopam and hence decrease the levels of Alzopam in the body which may decrease the effect of Alzopam and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alzopam with clonazepam?
Alzopam 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 Alzopam with oxycodone?
Alzopam should not be taken with oxycodone. Alzopam 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 Alzopam with tramadol?
Alzopam should not be taken with tramadol. Alzopam 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 Alzopam with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Alzopam 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 Alzopam with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Alzopam 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 Alzopam with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Alzopam 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 Alzopam for the rest of my life?
No, Alzopam should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Alzopam for pain?
No, Alzopam 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 4th Jul 2018.
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