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Alzopax 0.5mg Tablet XR

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Composition for Alzopax 0.5mg Tablet XR

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Primary uses of Alzopax 0.5mg Tablet XR

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alzopax Tablet XR

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Uses of Alzopax Tablet XR

Alzopax 0.5mg Tablet XR is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Alzopax Tablet XR 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 Alzopax Tablet XR

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. Alzopax 0.5mg Tablet XR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alzopax Tablet XR works

Alzopax 0.5mg Tablet XR 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 Alzopax Tablet XR

Expert advice for Alzopax Tablet XR

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

What if you miss a dose of Alzopax Tablet XR?uses

If you miss a dose of Alzopax 0.5mg Tablet XR, 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 Alzopax Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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

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