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Prolam 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Prolam 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Prolam 0.5mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Prolam Tablet

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Uses of Prolam Tablet

Prolam 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Prolam Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Prolam 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. Prolam 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prolam Tablet works

Prolam 0.5mg 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 Prolam Tablet

Expert advice for Prolam Tablet

  • If you are taking Prolam 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 Prolam, 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 Prolam is very high.
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Prolam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Prolam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Prolam 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prolam 0.5mg 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
Prolam 0.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Prolam 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Prolam 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prolam 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Prolam 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prolam 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prolam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Prolam 0.5mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Prolam Tablet

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Prolam 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.
Prolam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Prolam has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Prolam is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Prolam is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Prolam is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Prolam is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Prolam is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Prolam should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Prolam 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, Prolam is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Prolam should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Prolam is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Prolam. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Prolam.
Yes, Prolam makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Prolam. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Prolam and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Prolam 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 Prolam. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Prolam.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Prolam. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Prolam with hydrocodone?
Prolam should not be taken with hydrocodone. Prolam 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 Prolam with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Prolam 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 Prolam with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Prolam and hence decrease the levels of Prolam in the body which may decrease the effect of Prolam and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Prolam with clonazepam?
Prolam 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 Prolam with oxycodone?
Prolam should not be taken with oxycodone. Prolam 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 Prolam with tramadol?
Prolam should not be taken with tramadol. Prolam 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 Prolam with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Prolam 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 Prolam with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Prolam 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 Prolam with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Prolam and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Prolam should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Prolam 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 Prolam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Prolam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Prolam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Prolam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Prolam with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Prolam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Prolam 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
Prolam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Prolam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Prolam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Prolam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Prolam with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Prolam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Prolam with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Prolam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Prolam with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Prolam with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Prolam with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Prolam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Prolam with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Prolam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Prolam with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Prolam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Prolam with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Prolam with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Prolam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Prolam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Prolam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Prolam with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Prolam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Prolam with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
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