Alprogard

Ben Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Alprogard Products

Alprogard Products are primarily used for

Anxiety, Panic disorder

About Alprogard Products

Uses of Alprogard Products

Alprazolam is used in the treatment of Anxiety and Panic disorder.

Alprogard Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alprogard are Lightheadedness, Drowsiness.

How Alprogard Products work

Alprazolam 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.

Patient Concerns about Alprogard Products

Frequently asked questions about Alprogard Products

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Q. What is Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet used for?
Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet 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 the stress of day to day life situations.
Q. Is Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet safe?
Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet has addictive potential. Its use is associated with the risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet an opioid?
No, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet an anti-depressant?
No, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet a narcotic substance?
No, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet 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 Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet for a hangover?
No, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet for anxiety?
Yes, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet 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 the stress of day to day life situations.
Q. Does Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than the prescribed dose of Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet.
Q. Does Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet make you sleepy?
Yes, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor if you experience a disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet.
Q. Can I take Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet with hydrocodone?
Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet should not be taken with hydrocodone. Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tendency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet 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 Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet for the rest of my life?
No, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet for pain?
No, Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet 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.

Products for Alprogard

Alprogard 0.50mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Ben Pharmaceuticals
MRP
16.5
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