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Alprazolam + Melatonin

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Alprazolam + Melatonin Uses

Alprazolam+Melatonin is used in the treatment of insomnia.

How Alprazolam + Melatonin works

Alprazolam + Melatonin is a combination of two medicines: Alprazolam and melatonin, which helps you sleep. Alprazolam 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 and induces sleep. Melatonin is a natural hormone which helps to regulate the sleep-wake cycle.

Common side effects of Alprazolam + Melatonin

Confusion, Drowsiness, Tiredness, Uncoordinated body movements, Depression, Memory impairment
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Available Medicine for Alprazolam + Melatonin

StresnilAristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
27 to ₹382 variant(s)
Zam MTEast West Pharma
301 variant(s)
ZobaraAlkem Laboratories Ltd
251 variant(s)
Alprax ZTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
19 to ₹452 variant(s)
TresnilIntel Pharmaceuticals
19 to ₹392 variant(s)
DestresEthix Healthcare
201 variant(s)
BioclockAlchemist Life Science Ltd
19 to ₹243 variant(s)

Frequently asked questions for Alprazolam + Melatonin

Alprazolam + Melatonin

Q. In which conditions is the use of Alprazolam+Melatonin contraindicated?

The use of Alprazolam+Melatonin is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to alprazolam or melatonin. Its use should also be avoided in patients with myasthenia gravis, any breathing difficulties or chest diseases, liver diseases and sleep apnea.

Q. Can the use of Alprazolam+Melatonin cause dependence?

Alprazolam+Melatonin contains alprazolam which can make you dependent on the medicine. Dependence can lead to withdrawal symptoms when you stop the treatment abruptly. This mainly happens if you have been taking high doses or have been using it for a very long time. Withdrawal symptoms can include a headache, muscle pain, anxiety, restlessness, confusion, mood changes, difficulty in sleeping, irritability, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset and many others.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Alprazolam+Melatonin?

Keep Alprazolam+Melatonin in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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