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Zeftra 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Zeftra 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zeftra 0.5mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zeftra Tablet

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Uses of Zeftra Tablet

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

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

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

How Zeftra Tablet works

Zeftra 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 Zeftra Tablet

Expert advice for Zeftra Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Zeftra Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zeftra 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zeftra Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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

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