Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet

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Composition for Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zoloid Tablet

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Uses of Zoloid Tablet

Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Side effects of Zoloid Tablet

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

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How to use Zoloid 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zoloid Tablet works

Zoloid 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 Zoloid Tablet

Expert advice for Zoloid Tablet

  • If you are taking Zoloid 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 Zoloid, 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 Zoloid is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zoloid 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Alprazolam, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zoloid 0.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Alprazolam

Zoloid 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.
Zoloid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Zoloid has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Zoloid is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Zoloid is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Zoloid is not a mono-amine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It has no known inhibitory action on monoamine oxidase (MAO) enzyme. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines.
No, Zoloid has no known effect on blood or any action as blood thinner. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to relieve excess anxiety.
No, Zoloid is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Zoloid is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Zoloid is not banned in India, however, it is available only by prescription from physician or doctor.
Yes, Zoloid is a habit forming substance. It is possible to become dependent on Zoloid and there are high chances that you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking Zoloid. Please take Zoloid only as advised by your doctor. Kindly inform your doctor if you have a history of using habit forming substances as your doctor would be able to advise you better regarding the use of Zoloid.
No, Zoloid is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Zoloid should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Zoloid 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, Zoloid is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Zoloid should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Zoloid is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Zoloid. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Zoloid.
Yes, Zoloid makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Zoloid. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Zoloid and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Zoloid 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 Zoloid. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Zoloid.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Zoloid. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
No, Zoloid does not contain monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI).
Q. Can I take Zoloid with hydrocodone?
Zoloid should not be taken with hydrocodone. Zoloid 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 Zoloid with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Zoloid 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 Zoloid with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Zoloid and hence decrease the levels of Zoloid in the body which may decrease the effect of Zoloid and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zoloid with clonazepam?
Zoloid 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 Zoloid with oxycodone?
Zoloid should not be taken with oxycodone. Zoloid 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 Zoloid with tramadol?
Zoloid should not be taken with tramadol. Zoloid 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 Zoloid with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Zoloid 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 Zoloid with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Zoloid 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 Zoloid with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Zoloid and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Zoloid should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Zoloid 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.
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