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Sowel 0.25mg Tablet

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Composition for Sowel 0.25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Sowel 0.25mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Sowel Tablet

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Uses of Sowel Tablet

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

How Sowel Tablet works

Sowel 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 Sowel Tablet

Expert advice for Sowel Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Sowel Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Sowel 0.25mg 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 Sowel Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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

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