Ancolam

Sigmund Promedica

Composition for Ancolam Products

Ancolam Products are primarily used for

Anxiety, Panic disorder

About Ancolam Products

Uses of Ancolam Products

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

Ancolam Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ancolam are Memory impairment, Sleepiness, Nausea, Constipation, Difficulty in speaking, Impaired coordination, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Decreased libido.

How Ancolam 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 Ancolam Products

Frequently asked questions about Ancolam Products

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Q. What is Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet used for?
Ancolam 0.25mg 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 Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet safe?
Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet has addictive potential. Its use is associated with the risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet an opioid?
No, Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet an anti-depressant?
No, Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet a narcotic substance?
No, Ancolam 0.25mg 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 Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet for a hangover?
No, Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet for anxiety?
Yes, Ancolam 0.25mg 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 Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than the prescribed dose of Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet.
Q. Does Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet make you sleepy?
Yes, Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor if you experience a disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet.
Q. Can I take Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet with hydrocodone?
Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet should not be taken with hydrocodone. Ancolam 0.25mg 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 Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Ancolam 0.25mg 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 Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet for the rest of my life?
No, Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Products for Ancolam

Ancolam 0.25mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Sigmund Promedica
MRP
10.3
Not Available
Ancolam 0.5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Sigmund Promedica
MRP
21.7
Not Available
Ancolam 1.5mg Tablet SR
strip of 10 tablet sr
Sigmund Promedica
MRP
39.42
Not Available
Ancolam 1mg Tablet SR
strip of 10 tablet sr
Sigmund Promedica
MRP
34.37
Not Available
Ancolam 0.5mg Tablet SR
strip of 10 tablet sr
Sigmund Promedica
MRP
21.9
Not Available

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