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Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety. It calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells. It also blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This reduces heart rate and blood pressure.

Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has high habit-forming potential. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as this may reduce its effectiveness.

Some common side effects of this medicine include confusion, memory impairment, slow heart rate, tiredness, and nightmare.  It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. The drug has the ability to hide the symptoms of diabetes, hence monitor your blood sugar regularly while taking this medicine. Let your doctor know if you experience increased swelling around your legs or ankles, sudden weight gain or sudden shortness of breath while on the treatment.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Dizeral AZ Tablet

Side effects of Dizeral AZ Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dizeral AZ

  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Memory impairment
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Nightmare
  • Cold extremities

How to use Dizeral AZ 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. Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Dizeral AZ Tablet works

Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Alprazolam and Propranolol. Alprazolam 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 brain. Propranolol is a beta blocker which blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This reduces heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Dizeral AZ 0.25mg/20mg Tablet
₹4.0/Tablet
Proprazolam 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet
Moraceae Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹3/Tablet
save 25%
₹3.9/Tablet
save 2%
Lam-Plus Tablet
Tas Med India Pvt Ltd
₹4.48/Tablet
12% costlier
₹6/Tablet
50% costlier
Ambulax 0.25 mg/20 mg Tablet
Unimarck Healthcare Ltd
₹6.45/Tablet
61% costlier

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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Omitting after zifi AZ kid tablet.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Dr need a provisional diagnosis to suggest you investigations or give opinion or advice medicine. In present situation provisional diagnosis cannot be done without taking into consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination and reports of investigations of patient. Final diagnosis is done after doing investigations if needed. Advice given without doing clinical examination and diagnosis can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient. Please visit me or any other Paediatrician.
Alternative for taxim az or any other medicine that can be taken for throat infection
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Take azithromycin 500 mg once daily for 3 days
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References

  1. Alprazolam. Sandwich, Kent: Pfizer Limited; 1982 [revised Jan. 2019]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Propranolol. Barnstaple, UK: Actavis; 2018. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Alprazolam. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Propranolol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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