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Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pralam Tablet

Uses of Pralam Tablet

Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Pralam Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pralam are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

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

How Pralam Tablet works

Pralam 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.

In Depth Information on Pralam Tablet

Expert advice for Pralam Tablet

  • If you are taking Pralam 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 Pralam 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 Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet is very high.
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Pralam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pralam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pralam 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
Pralam 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
Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pralam 0.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pralam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Pralam 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Pralam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Q. What is Pralam used for?
Pralam 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 Pralam safe?
Pralam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Pralam addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Pralam has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Pralam is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Pralam an opioid?
No, Pralam is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Pralam an anti-depressant?
No, Pralam is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Pralam a narcotic substance?
No, Pralam 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 Pralam for a hangover?
No, Pralam is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Pralam should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Pralam for anxiety?
Yes, Pralam 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 Pralam for heart palpitations?
No, Pralam is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Pralam should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Pralam for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Pralam is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Pralam reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Pralam. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Pralam.
Q. Does Pralam make you sleepy?
Yes, Pralam makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Pralam. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Pralam and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Pralam expire?
Yes, Pralam like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Pralam cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Pralam. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Pralam.
Q. Can the use of Pralam cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Pralam. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Pralam with hydrocodone?
Pralam should not be taken with hydrocodone. Pralam 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 Pralam with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Pralam 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 Pralam with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Pralam and hence decrease the levels of Pralam in the body which may decrease the effect of Pralam and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pralam with clonazepam?
Pralam 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 Pralam with oxycodone?
Pralam should not be taken with oxycodone. Pralam 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 Pralam with tramadol?
Pralam should not be taken with tramadol. Pralam 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 Pralam with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Pralam 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 Pralam with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Pralam 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 Pralam with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Pralam 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 Pralam for the rest of my life?
No, Pralam should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Pralam for pain?
No, Pralam 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 Pralam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pralam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro
Pralam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol
Pralam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Pralam with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent
Pralam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Pralam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Pralam with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur
Pralam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Pralam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid, Mythrocin, Frank, Clarsaf, Calrcin, Clarcin, Clarital
Pralam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Pralam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Pralam with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag
Pralam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Pralam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Pralam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
Pralam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol
Pralam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin
Pralam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Pralam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Pralam with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS

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