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SLEEPAM 0.5MG TABLET

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Composition for SLEEPAM

Alprazolam(0.5 mg)

food interaction for SLEEPAM

alcohol interaction for SLEEPAM

pregnancy interaction for SLEEPAM

lactation interaction for SLEEPAM

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Sleepam 0.5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Sleepam 0.5mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Sleepam 0.5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Sleepam 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Sleepam 0.5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for SLEEPAM

Alprazolam(0.5 mg)

Uses

Sleepam 0.5mg tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia (difficulty in sleeping) and short term anxiety.

How it works

Sleepam 0.5mg tablet induces sleep and controls seizures or fits by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Common side effects

Constipation, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Headache, Irritation, Lightheadedness, Abnormal involuntary movements, Altered speech, Depression

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Expert advice for SLEEPAM

  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
     
  • Alprazolam may be addictive, so take it as prescribed by the doctor. 
  • Do not discontinue the use of Alprazolam, unless the doctor has advised you. Discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms, which may include seizures.
  • Alprazolam may cause memory problems, drowsiness, confusion, especially in elderly patients. 
  • Most people may find that it gets less effective over time. 
  • Avoid driving after taking Alprazolam as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Alprazolam, it may cause excessive drowsiness. 

Frequently asked questions for SLEEPAM

Alprazolam

Q.Are alprazolam/alprax/xanax same?
Yes. Alprax, xanax, restyl, trika are trade names for active drug alprazolam

Q.Is alprazolam/alprax/xanax/restyl/trika safe?
Yes. Alprazolam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is alprazolam/alprax/alprax 0.25/alprax 0.5/xanax/restyl/trika a sleeping pill or a sleeping tablet?
No. Alprazolam is a not used as a sleeping pill

Q.What is trika 0.25 used for?
The active drug in trika 0.25 is alprazolam 0.25 mg. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety-associated disorders

Q.Is alprazolam a controlled substance?
Yes. Alprazolam is a controlled substance

Q.Is alprazolam/alprax/trika addictive?
Yes. Use of alprazolam is associated with the risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of alprazolam is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms

Q.Is alprazolam an opiate?
No. Alprazolam belongs to a class to drugs called benzodiazepines

Q.Is alprazolam a MAO inhibitor?
No. Alprazolam has no known inhibitory action on enzymes mono-amine oxidase (MAO). Alprazolam belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to relieve excess anxiety

Q.Is alprazolam a blood thinner?
No. Alprazolam has no known effect on blood thinning. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to relieve excess anxiety

Q.Is alprazolam an anti-depressant?
No. Alprazolam is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety-associated disorders. At prescribed doses, alprazolam is not used as an anti-depressant.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 December, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)