Zorelax 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Zorelax 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 Zorelax Tablet

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Uses of Zorelax Tablet

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

How Zorelax Tablet works

Zorelax 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 Zorelax Tablet

Expert advice for Zorelax Tablet

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

Frequently asked questions for Alprazolam

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