Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet

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Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Plaxid Tablet

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Uses of Plaxid Tablet

Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.
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Side effects of Plaxid Tablet

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

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How to use Plaxid 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Plaxid Tablet works

Plaxid 0.25mg tablet 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 Plaxid Tablet

Expert advice for Plaxid Tablet

  • If you are taking Plaxid 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 Plaxid, 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 Plaxid is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Plaxid 0.25mg 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.
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Lactation
Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Alprazolam, 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 for Plaxid 0.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Alprazolam

Plaxid 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.
Plaxid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Plaxid has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Plaxid is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Plaxid is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Plaxid is not a mono-amine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It has no known inhibitory action on monoamine oxidase (MAO) enzyme. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines.
No, Plaxid has no known effect on blood or any action as blood thinner. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to relieve excess anxiety.
No, Plaxid is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Plaxid is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Plaxid is not banned in India, however, it is available only by prescription from physician or doctor.
Yes, Plaxid is a habit forming substance. It is possible to become dependent on Plaxid and there are high chances that you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking Plaxid. Please take Plaxid only as advised by your doctor. Kindly inform your doctor if you have a history of using habit forming substances as your doctor would be able to advise you better regarding the use of Plaxid.
No, Plaxid is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Plaxid should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Plaxid 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, Plaxid is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Plaxid should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Plaxid is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Plaxid. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Plaxid.
Yes, Plaxid makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Plaxid. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Plaxid and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Plaxid 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 Plaxid. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Plaxid.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Plaxid. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
No, Plaxid does not contain monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI).
Q. Can I take Plaxid with hydrocodone?
Plaxid should not be taken with hydrocodone. Plaxid 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 Plaxid with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Plaxid 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 Plaxid with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Plaxid and hence decrease the levels of Plaxid in the body which may decrease the effect of Plaxid and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Plaxid with clonazepam?
Plaxid 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 Plaxid with oxycodone?
Plaxid should not be taken with oxycodone. Plaxid 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 Plaxid with tramadol?
Plaxid should not be taken with tramadol. Plaxid 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 Plaxid with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Plaxid 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 Plaxid with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Plaxid 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 Plaxid with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Plaxid and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Plaxid should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Plaxid 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.
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