Exal

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Composition for Exal Products

Exal Products are primarily used for

About Exal Products

Uses of Exal Products

Alprazolam is used in the treatment of Anxiety.

Exal Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Exal are Lightheadedness, Drowsiness.

How Exal 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 Exal Products

Frequently asked questions about Exal Products

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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