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Stressban 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Stressban 0.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Stressban 0.5 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Stressban Tablet

Uses of Stressban Tablet

Stressban 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Stressban Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Stressban Tablet works

Stressban 0.5 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 Stressban Tablet

Expert advice for Stressban Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Stressban Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Stressban 0.5 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 Stressban Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Q. What is Stressban used for?
Stressban 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 Stressban safe?
Stressban is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Stressban addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Stressban has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Stressban is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Stressban an opioid?
No, Stressban is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Stressban an anti-depressant?
No, Stressban is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Stressban a narcotic substance?
No, Stressban 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 Stressban for a hangover?
No, Stressban is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Stressban should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Stressban for anxiety?
Yes, Stressban 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 Stressban for heart palpitations?
No, Stressban is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Stressban should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Stressban for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Stressban is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Stressban reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Stressban. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Stressban.
Q. Does Stressban make you sleepy?
Yes, Stressban makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Stressban. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Stressban and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Stressban expire?
Yes, Stressban like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Stressban cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Stressban. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Stressban.
Q. Can the use of Stressban cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Stressban. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Stressban with hydrocodone?
Stressban should not be taken with hydrocodone. Stressban 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 Stressban with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Stressban 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 Stressban with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Stressban and hence decrease the levels of Stressban in the body which may decrease the effect of Stressban and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stressban with clonazepam?
Stressban 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 Stressban with oxycodone?
Stressban should not be taken with oxycodone. Stressban 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 Stressban with tramadol?
Stressban should not be taken with tramadol. Stressban 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 Stressban with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Stressban 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 Stressban with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Stressban 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 Stressban with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Stressban 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 Stressban for the rest of my life?
No, Stressban should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Stressban for pain?
No, Stressban 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 Stressban with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Stressban with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Stressban with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxital
Stressban with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Stressban with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV
Stressban with Lansoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Legend, Lazole, Less, Zolitec, Lansad, Lanspic, Lansure, Wylan, Lanzyco, Dyzole
Stressban with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Stressban with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun, Paddy, Solprazole, P Od, Pantolex, Pantopaa, Maspan, Pantodell, Zenta
Stressban with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin
Stressban with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Stressban with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Stressban with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Stressban with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Stressban with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot
Stressban with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Stressban with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit
Stressban with Tenofovir Alafenamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Stressban with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Stressban with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Stressban with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez
Stressban with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Stressban with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure, Rabon, Rabequeen, Solrazole, R Od, Rabod, Rabgize, Rabepaa
Stressban with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride
Stressban with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid

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