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Composition

Alprazolam(0.5 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Alprazolam(0.5 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

To treat anxiety, anxiety associated depression and panic disorders (sudden episodes of intense fear or discomfort).

SIDE EFFECTS

Addiction to alprazolam for physical or psychological effects, abrupt discontinuation of which leads to serious withdrawal symptoms, panic and agitation. Other common side effects include drowsiness, sleepiness, light-headedness, unusual tiredness, dizziness, depression, confusion, uncoordinated body movements, loss of appetite, headache, slurred speech, difficulty in speaking, loss of concentration and memory, blurring of vision, changes in sex drive, muscle weakness, constipation, dry mouth, urge to vomit (nausea), increased salivation, low blood pressure, abnormally high heart rate, jaundice, increased levels of liver enzymes (liver dysfunction), inability to control urine and stools (incontinence).

DRUG INTERACTION

Alprazolam can increase the action of drugs having depressive effects like tramadol, hydrocodone, gabapentin, duloxetine, escitalopram, pregabalin, fluoxetine. Drugs like ketoconazole, itraconazole, fluvoxamine, erythromycin, nefazodone, fluoxetine, oral contraceptives increase levels and enhance activity of alprazolam. Drugs like carbamazepine decrease levels of alprazolam in the body and reduce its activity. Increased levels of drugs digoxin, imipramine, desimipramine have been reported when used with alprazolam. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Alprazolam belongs to the class of drugs called benzodiazepines which act in the brain and decrease abnormal excitement, anxiety, worry and promote sleep.

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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Alprax (0.5mg) during pregnancy?

Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown risk to fetus. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Alprax (0.5mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Moderately safe: No studies have been conducted in breastfeeding women, however there is possibility of ill effect to the breastfed infants; or studies conducted in breastfeeding women show minimal non-threatening side effects to the infants. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Alprax (0.5mg) with alcohol?

Since there is some doubt about the results of concurrent use in this interaction, it is advised to give some guidance to the patient about its possible adverse effects and/or consider close monitoring.