Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet

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Group Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zolorel Tablet

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Uses of Zolorel Tablet

Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Side effects of Zolorel 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 Zolorel 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 Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zolorel Tablet works

Zolorel 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 Zolorel Tablet

Expert advice for Zolorel Tablet

  • If you are taking Zolorel 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 Zolorel, 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 Zolorel is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zolorel 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zolorel 0.5mg 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
Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zolorel 0.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Alprazolam

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