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Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's

Manufacturer

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Pack Of

15 TABLETS

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's

Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's belongs to a class of 'anxiolytic' drugs (reduces anxiety) called benzodiazepines (BZD) primarily used to treat severe anxiety over a short period and panic disorder with or without agoraphobia (an anxiety disorder that makes people very fearful of certain places and situations). Anxiety is a mental health disorder associated with fear of worry and excessive nervousness. On the other hand, panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that causes sudden feelings of fear even when there is no real danger with symptoms like a fast heartbeat.

Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's reduces anxiety/panic, by decreasing abnormal and excessive excitement of nerve cells in the brain. It works by increasing the activity of GABA ( a chemical messenger in the brain that acts as a natural nerve-calming agent). Thereby, Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's relaxes muscles, reduces anxiety, produces a feeling of calm, and helps to fall asleep.

Take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's with or without food and swallow whole with a glass of water.  Your doctor will advise you on how often you take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's based on your medical condition. Some people may experience depression, sleepiness and drowsiness, jerky, uncoordinated movements, inability to remember bits of information, slurred speech, dizziness, light-headedness, headaches, constipation, dry mouth, tiredness, and irritability. Most of these side effects of Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's do not require do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's is not recommended for children below 18 years of age. Do not take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as it may cause adverse effects in the baby. Inform your doctor if you have a drug addiction, muscle weakness, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, liver or kidney problem, narrow-angle glaucoma ( damage of optic nerve) before taking Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's. Do not take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's with opioids as it may cause breathing problems or other severe adverse effects.

Uses of Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's

Anxiety disorder, Panic disorder

Medicinal Benefits

Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's is an anxiolytic drug (anxiety reducer) that is used to treat anxiety, panic disorder over a short period. Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's increases the activity of GABA (a chemical messenger in the brain act as a natural nerve-calming agent) and is involved in inducing sleep. Thereby, Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's relaxes muscles, reduces anxiety, and induces sleep. Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with the stress of today's life situations.

Directions for Use

Swallow the tablet with a glass of water as a whole. Do not chew, crush, or break it. Take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's should not be taken unless prescribed by the doctor. Based on your medical condition, your doctor will advise on how long you need to take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's

Like all medicines, Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's can cause side effects such as depression, sleepiness and drowsiness, jerky, uncoordinated movements, inability to remember bits of information, slurred speech, dizziness, light-headedness, headaches, constipation, dry mouth, tiredness, irritability, loss of appetite, confusion and disorientation, increased sex drive (men and women), erectile dysfunction, nervousness or feeling anxious or agitated, insomnia (inability to sleep or disturbed sleep), problems with balance, and unsteadiness (similar to feeling drunk) especially during the day, loss of alertness or concentration, inability to stay awake, feeling sluggish, shakiness or trembling, double or blurred vision, feeling sick, skin reactions, and change in your weight. Most of these side effects of Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's if you are known to be allergic to Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's. Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's is not recommended for below 18 years of age. Do not take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as it may cause adverse effects in the baby. Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's should be used with caution in elderly patients as there is an increased risk of adverse reactions such as drowsiness, dizziness, and muscle weakness. Inform your doctor if you have myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness), drug addiction, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, narrow-angle glaucoma, kidney/liver problem before taking Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's. Do not take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's with opioids as it may cause breathing problems, drowsiness, and coma.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol with Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's as it may increase the risk of drowsiness and other adverse effects.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's is a category D pregnancy drug. It is not recommended for use during pregnancy, especially in the second and third trimesters as it may cause harm to the unborn baby.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid breastfeeding while taking Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's as it may be excreted in breast milk and cause adverse effects in the baby.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's may cause dizziness, double vision, or drowsiness in some people. It is an offence to drive if Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's affects you. Therefore, avoid driving if you feel drowsy, dizzy, or experience any vision problems after taking Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's with caution, especially if you have or had a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's with caution, especially if you have or had a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Habit Forming

Yes

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Follow a regular sleep pattern. Do not take a nap during day time.
  • Avoid watching Tv, using mobiles or laptops just before bedtime.
  • Maintain a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Avoid fried foods, high-fat dairy products, pastries, and processed foods as they may worsen anxiety.
  • Do regular exercise and maintain healthy body weight.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may increase drowsiness.

Special Advise

Do not take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's for a prolonged time as it may lead to mental or physical dependence on Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's.

Other Information (ALP0011)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Anxiety disorder: It is a mental health disorder associated with fear, worry, and excessive nervousness that may interfere with one's daily activities. The symptoms of anxiety include feeling more stress than required for that event and lack of ability to set aside restlessness and worry.

Panic disorder: It is a mental disorder where people have feelings of anxiety, stress, and panic or fear regularly and at any time, often for no apparent reason. During a panic attack, you get a rush of intense mental and physical symptoms. It can come on very quickly and for no apparent reason. A panic attack can be very frightening and distressing.

FAQs

No, Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's is not used for the treatment of any pain. It is used for the treatment of anxiety.

No, Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitation associated with anxiety. Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.

Yes, Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's may cause mental or physical dependence if used for a prolonged time. Therefore, take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's only in dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

No, Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may cause adverse effects in the baby such as changes in heart rate, movements, muscle weakness, breathing problems, drowsiness, or drop in body temperature. Therefore, if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy, please inform your doctor before taking Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's.

No, you are not recommended to take Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's with codeine as co-administration of these medicines may cause breathing problems, drowsiness, and coma. However, before using Alprax 0.25 Tablet 15's with codeine and any other opioids, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dosage may be adjusted accordingly to use safely.

Country Of Origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India

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