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Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD

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Composition for Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD

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Primary uses of Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Aplaz Tablet MD

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Uses of Aplaz Tablet MD

Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
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Aplaz Tablet MD side effects

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

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How to use Aplaz Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aplaz Tablet MD works

Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD 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 Aplaz Tablet MD

Expert advice for Aplaz Tablet MD

  • If you are taking Aplaz 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 Aplaz, 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 Aplaz is very high.
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Aplaz Tablet MD related warnings
Special precautions for Aplaz Tablet MD
Alcohol
CAUTION
Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD 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
Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Aplaz Tablet MD?uses

If you miss a dose of Aplaz 0.5mg Tablet MD, 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 Aplaz Tablet MD

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Aplaz is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Aplaz?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Aplaz?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Aplaz) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Aplaz?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Aplaz?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
There are few reports but it is not so common. Aplaz does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
No. Aplaz is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Aplaz is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Aplaz.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Aplaz.
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
No. Aplaz does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Aplaz does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Aplaz be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Aplaz is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Aplaz is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Aplaz is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Aplaz?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Aplaz is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Aplaz along with zolpidem?
No. You should avoid taking these two medications together. They both induce sleep and taking them together can lead to increased sleepiness, decreased concentration, ataxia and abnormal co-ordination.
Q. Which medication is better, Aplaz or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Aplaz as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Aplaz needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Aplaz along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Aplaz along with escitalopram?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Which medication is better, Aplaz or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Aplaz along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Aplaz. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Aplaz or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Aplaz with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Aplaz or etizolam?
Etizolam is a short acting drug and its structure is a bit different from the benzodiazepines class of drugs. Both are used in inducing sleep and relieving anxiety however it depends.
The expiry date of Aplaz is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Aplaz works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Q. Can I take Aplaz along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Aplaz.
Q. What is the difference between Aplaz and zopiclone?
Aplaz is an anti-siezure, antianxiety medication. Zopiclone is a sedating drug from different class and it is only used for inducing sleep
Q. What is the difference between Aplaz and olanzapine?
Aplaz is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Aplaz is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
No. Aplaz is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Aplaz is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Aplaz is effective
No. Aplaz is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Aplaz is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Aplaz is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Yes. Though Aplaz is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Aplaz is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
No. Aplaz is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
No. Aplaz is not a medication for management of pain disorders. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating pain. Few studies have failed to prove the effectiveness of Aplaz in pain management.
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Aplaz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Aplaz with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Aplaz with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Aplaz with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Aplaz with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Aplaz with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Aplaz with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Aplaz with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Aplaz with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Aplaz with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Aplaz with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Aplaz with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Aplaz with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Aplaz with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Aplaz with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Aplaz with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Aplaz with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Aplaz with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Aplaz with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Aplaz with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Aplaz with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Aplaz with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Aplaz with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Aplaz with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Aplaz with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Aplaz with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Aplaz with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Aplaz with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Aplaz with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Aplaz with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Aplaz with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard

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