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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Alzolam 0.5.
Alzolam 0.5 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it ... View More
Alzolam 0.5 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Alzolam 0.5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Alzolam 0.5 is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alzolam 0.5 may not be need... View More
Alzolam 0.5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alzolam 0.5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Alzolam 0.5 belongs to a class of medicines known as benzodiazepines. It is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety. It alters brain activity, cal... View More
Uses of Alzolam 0.5
Side effects of Alzolam 0.5
How to use Alzolam 0.5
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alzolam 0.5 may be taken w... View More
How Alzolam 0.5 works
Alzolam 0.5 is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity o... View More
What if you forget to take Alzolam 0.5?
If you miss a dose of Alzolam 0.5, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
- The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
- It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremo... View More
Oral Short-term management of anxiety Adult: 0.25-0.5 mg tid, increased to 3-4 mg daily if necessary. Elderly: Initially, 0.25 mg bid/tid. Panic a... View More
Potentiates action of alcohol and CNS depressants. Reduced conc with cigarette smoking by 50%. Potentially Fatal: Cimetidine and fluoxetine reduce th... View More
Dosage reduction or gradual withdrawal. Dependence. Geriatric or debilitated patients. Muscle weakness, impaired hepatic or renal function; arterioscler... View More
Alprazolam has anxiolytic, muscle-relaxant, anticonvulsant, antidepressant and sleep-modifying effects. It binds to the ? aminobutyric acid (GABA)-speci... View More
<18 years old: Not recommended
Mode of Action
Administration May be taken with or without food. Side effects eg sleepiness/drowsiness may be reduced if taken immediately after meals.
Anxiety disorders, Panic disorders, Nausea due to chemotherapy
Renal impairment: Use caution; not studied
Pregnancy Category Note
>10% (4 mg dose) Drowsiness (41%),Depression (10-15%),Headache (10-15%),Constipation (10-15%),Diarrhea (10-15%),Dry mouth (10-15%) >10% (10 mg dose)... View More
Acute narrow-angle glaucoma, preexisting CNS depression or coma, resp depression, acute pulmonary insufficiency or sleep apnoea; severe hepatic impairme... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More