Pralam 0.25mg Tablet

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Pralam 0.25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pralam Tablet

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Uses of Pralam Tablet

Pralam 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Side effects of Pralam 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 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pralam 0.25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Pralam Tablet works

Pralam 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 Pralam Tablet

Expert advice for Pralam Tablet

  • If you are taking Pralam 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, 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 is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pralam 0.25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Pralam 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pralam 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
CAUTION
Pralam 0.25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Pralam 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Pralam 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pralam 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pralam 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pralam 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml 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 Pralam 0.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Alprazolam

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.
Pralam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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.
No, Pralam is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Pralam 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, Pralam 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, Pralam is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
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.
No, Pralam is not banned in India, however, it is available only by prescription from physician or doctor.
Yes, Pralam is a habit forming substance. It is possible to become dependent on Pralam and there are high chances that you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking Pralam. Please take Pralam 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 Pralam.
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.
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.
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.
No, Pralam is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
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.
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.
Yes, Pralam 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 Pralam. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Pralam.
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.
No, Pralam does not contain monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI).
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.
No, Pralam should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
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.
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