Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Dr. Nilanjan Chandra

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:10 am

Uses of Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR

Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Anxiety Disorders, Depression

Side effects of Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR

The most common side effects of Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR are – Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Sleep Disturbance, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea,Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR

Do not use Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR if you are allergic to – Alprazolam

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR works

Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR contains – Alprazolam

Alprazolam may increase effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and other inhibitory neurotransmitters by binding to specific benzodiazepine receptors in limbic and cortical areas of the CNS.

Dosage of Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR

The dosage of Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR

If you forget to take a dose of Alprax 0.5mg Tablet SR, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Alzolam 0.5mg Tablet  ( Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. )

25.00  10 tablets / strip Tablets Strip

Restyl 0.5mg Tablet  ( Cipla Ltd. )

39.05  15 tablet / strip Tablets Strip

Trika 0.5mg Tablet  ( Unichem Laboratories Ltd. )

41.76  15 tablets in 1 strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- Antacids: Altered alprazolam absorption rate Cimetidine, Disulfiram, Fluoxetine, Isoniazid, Metoprolol, Oral Contraceptives, Propoxyphene, Propranolol, Valproic Acid: Decreased alprazolam elimination and increased effects.

CNS Depressants: Possibly increased CNS effects of both drugs.

Digoxin: Possibly increased serum digoxin level, causing digitalis toxicity.

Itraconazole, ketoconazole: Possibly profoundly inhibited alprazolam metabolism.

Levodopa: Decreased effects of levodopa.

Neuromuscular Blockers: Possibly potentiated or antagonized effects of these drugs.

Phenytoin: Possibly increased serum phenytoin level, causing phenytoin toxicity.

Probenecid: Possibly faster onset or prolonged effects of alprazolam.

Ranitidine: Possibly reduced absorption of alprazolam.

Food :- Alcohol Use: Enhanced adverse CNS effects of alprazolam.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

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