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Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Alprazolam
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 27, 2019

Alprax is an effective drug prescribed to patients who have panic disorders and anxiety disorders as a result of depression. The drug controls the level of certain unbalanced chemicals released by the brain in patients who suffer from depression. This tablet is a part of group of medicines which go by the name of benzodiazepine.

This drug should be kept away from drug addicts as it can be additive. The drug is not meant for patients who suffer from problems like glaucoma and allergies. Inform your doctor if you have health issues like:

Women who are breastfeeding or pregnant should not take this medication. Smokers and alcoholics should also avoid taking this medicine.

The medication is useful against the following conditions

Here are some of the possible side effects of this medication

  • Changes In Pattern Of Speech

  • Unsteadiness

  • Loss Of Coordination

  • Drowsiness

  • Blurred Vision

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Difficulty Or Painful Urination

  • Headache

  • Chest Pain

  • Sleeplessness

  • Irregular Menstrual Periods

  • Decreased Appetite

  • Weight Loss

  • Double Vision

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medication is known to excrete in urine and the effect of it lasts for a duration of about 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The top effect of this medication can be observed in 1 to 2 hours after administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    Habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this tablet.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this tablet take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

This medication has a high affinity for the benzodiazepine binding site in the brain. It facilitates the inhibitory neurotransmitter action of gamma-aminobutyric acid, which mediates both pre- and post-synaptic inhibition in the central nervous system (CNS)

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    This tablet interacts with Seizure disorders, Glaucoma.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Cetirizine, Metoclopramide, Opioids.

Ques: What is Alprax 0 25 mg tablet?

Ans: Alprax is an effective drug prescribed to patients who have panic disorders and anxiety disorders which occurs due to depression. This drug controls the levels of certain unbalanced chemicals released by the brain in patients suffering from depression. It helps by producing a depressive effect on brain CNS depression activity resulting in mild problems regarding task performance or sleep-inducing effect. This tablet is also used to treat panic disorder being in a public place or not.

Ques: What is the use of Alprax 0 25 mg tablet?

Ans: It is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like in managing anxiety disorder, panic disorder, insomnia, Uneasiness, difficulty in sleeping, sweating of hands and feet and sometimes breathing problems.

Ques: What are the side effects of Alprax 0 25 mg tablet?

Ans: Side effects include Changes in the pattern of speech, Unsteadiness, Blurred vision, Abdominal pain, Difficult or painful urination, and Headache. Some of the side-effects may be serious but are seen quite rarely such as Chest pain, Sleeplessness, Weight loss, Double vision, and Sudden sweating. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Alprax 0 25 mg tablet ?

Ans: Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use alprax 0 25 mg tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. Also taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can cause an inadequate effect on the patient's condition. So please consult your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use alprax 0 25 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once in 4 days. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use alprax 0 25 mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken orally and the action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.
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About Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet
What are the contraindications of Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet ?
Key highlights of Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet
What are the substitutes for Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet ?
FAQs about Alprax 0.25 MG Tablet