Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of Zolax Tablet SR

Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Zolax Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Zolax Tablet SR

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. Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zolax Tablet SR works

Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR 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.

Zolax Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR 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
Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zolax Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR, 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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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR 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 Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR, 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 Zolax 1 mg Tablet SR is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zolax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zolax

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FAQs

Q. What is Zolax used for?
Zolax 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 Zolax safe?
Zolax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zolax addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Zolax has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Zolax is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Zolax an opioid?
No, Zolax is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Zolax an anti-depressant?
No, Zolax is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Zolax a narcotic substance?
No, Zolax 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 Zolax for a hangover?
No, Zolax is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Zolax should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Zolax for anxiety?
Yes, Zolax 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 Zolax for heart palpitations?
No, Zolax is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Zolax should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zolax for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Zolax is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Zolax reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Zolax. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Zolax.
Q. Does Zolax make you sleepy?
Yes, Zolax makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Zolax. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Zolax and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Zolax expire?
Yes, Zolax like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Zolax cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Zolax. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Zolax.
Q. Can the use of Zolax cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Zolax. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Zolax with hydrocodone?
Zolax should not be taken with hydrocodone. Zolax 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 Zolax with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolax 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 Zolax with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Zolax and hence decrease the levels of Zolax in the body which may decrease the effect of Zolax and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with clonazepam?
Zolax 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 Zolax with oxycodone?
Zolax should not be taken with oxycodone. Zolax 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 Zolax with tramadol?
Zolax should not be taken with tramadol. Zolax 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 Zolax with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolax 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 Zolax with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolax 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 Zolax with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolax 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 Zolax for the rest of my life?
No, Zolax should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zolax for pain?
No, Zolax 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Nov 2018.
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