Alzolam 0.5 MG Tablet
This tablet is an effective drug prescribed to patients who have panic disorders and anxiety disorders as a result of depression. The drug controls the levels of certain unbalanced chemicals released by the brain in patients who suffer from depression. This medication is a part of a group of medicines which go by the name of benzodiazepine.
This class of drugs works in a way through which they calm the brain and the central nervous system, preventing panic attacks. The drug is meant for oral consumption and should not be chewed or swallowed whole. Allow the tablet to dissolve when you place it in your mouth before gulping it down. In case you are taking the liquid form of this medication, measure it properly and only take the dosage that has been prescribed.
Some side effects of the drug include tiredness, feeling sleepy, memory issues, and developing anxiousness. Experiencing withdrawal symptoms is also a common side effect of Alzolam.
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How long is the duration of effect?This medication is excreted in urine and the effect lasts for a duration of about 44 hours.
What is the onset of action?The top effect can be observed in 1 to 2 hours after administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is not suggested for pregnant women. Doctor consultation is recommended.
Is it habit forming?Habit forming tendency has been reported for this medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is known to excrete through human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Alzolam 0.5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medication, 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?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medication, like other benzodiazepines, 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
DiseaseThis medication should not be consumed by patients who suffer from Glaucoma and Seizure disorders.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholAlcohol consumption with this medicine is not suggested as it may increase the risk of severe respiratory depression and breathlessness.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineDo not use this medication combined with Cetirizine, Metoclopramide, Opioids, Azole antifungal agents and Antihypertensives.
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