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Zolam 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zolam 0.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zolam 0.5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zolam Tablet

Uses of Zolam Tablet

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

Zolam Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Zolam Tablet works

Zolam 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 Zolam Tablet

Expert advice for Zolam Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Zolam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zolam 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Zolam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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

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