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Almax 0.25mg Tablets

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Almax 0.25 MG Description

Almax 0.25 mg tablet is used for anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety associated with depression. The active ingredient in Almax 0.25 mg tablets is Alprazolam. Almax belongs to the tranquil...
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ContainsAlprazolam(0.25 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorders, Panic disorders, Anxiety associated with depression
Side effectsDrowsiness, Lightheadedness, Dry mouth, Decreased appetite, Increased sleepiness, Sedation
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Almax 0.25 MG

  • According to CDSCO, Almax 0.25 mg tablets are used to treat:
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Panic disorders
  • Anxiety associated with depression

Contraindications of Almax 0.25 MG

  • Avoid Almax 0.25 mg tablets:
  • If you are allergic to Alprazolam
  • If you have severe respiratory insufficiency
  • If you have liver impairment or failure
  • If you have myasthenia gravis
  • If you have sleep apnea
  • If you have suicidal tendencies
  • If you have glaucoma

Side effects of Almax 0.25 MG

  • Side effects of Almax 0.25 mg tablets include:
  • Drowsiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dry mouth
  • Decreased appetite
  • Increased sleepiness
  • Sedation

Precautions and Warnings of Almax 0.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Almax 0.25 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid using this tablet during pregnancy as it has been shown to cause certain congenital disabilities such as cleft palate when taken during pregnancy. It has also been shown to cause side effects in the baby, such as poor muscle tone, poor feeding, low body temperature, irritability, and breathing difficulties. Consult your doctor or gynaecologist before starting this tablet.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Almax 0.25 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
You should avoid taking this tablet if you are nursing, as the ingredients of this medicine are secreted in breast milk and can cause sedation in the infant. Consult your doctor or gynaecologist at the earliest.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Almax 0.25 mg tablets?
A:
Avoid driving if you have taken an Almax 0.25 mg tablet, as it can cause sedation, drowsiness, dizziness, impaired judgement, and fainting. These make it unsafe to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Almax 0.25 mg tablets?
A:
Avoid alcohol during treatment with Almax 0.25 mg tablets. Alcohol can cause sedation, drowsiness, respiratory depression, and slow and shallow breathing.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking this tablet.
  • You have difficulty breathing.
  • You have blurred vision.
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • You develop yellowing of the skin, abdominal pain, or nausea and vomiting after starting this tablet.

Mode of Action of Almax 0.25 MG

How Does It Work?

Almax 0.25 mg tablets belong to the tranquilliser class of medications that enhance the inhibitory effect of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA0, a neurotransmitter or brain chemical between nerve cells an...
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Directions for Use of Almax 0.25 MG

  • Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
  • Take this tablet orally with a glass of water.
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet.
  • You should take Almax 0.25 mg tablets before meals at the same time each day to avoid missing a dose.
  • Do not take more or less of it, or take it more frequently than prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not share your prescription with anyone else.
  • During your treatment, refrain from drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes.
  • This tablet can cause low blood pressure, so when you get up from a lying position, you may experience lightheadedness and faintness. To solve this issue, slowly rise from your bed, resting your feet ...
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Interactions of Almax 0.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Almax 0.25 mg tablets may interact with certain medicines. Therefore, it is critical that you inform your consulting physician about any medications you take.
  • Strong painkillers like Tramadol, Fentanyl, and Methadone can cause severe breathing problems and severe sedation when co-administered with Almax 0.25 mg tablets.
  • Antifungal medicines like Ketoconazole and Itraconazole can decrease the clearance of Almax 0.25 mg tablets and thus increase its level in the blood.
  • Antivirals like Ritonavir can decrease the clearance of Almax 0.25 mg tablets and thus increase its level in the blood.
  • Medicine levels of antidepressants like Sertraline and Fluoxetine increase when co-administered with Almax 0.25 mg tablets.
  • In older adults, medicine for heart failure like Digoxin should not be co-administered with Almax 0.25 mg tablets as the combination can result in toxicity.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid tea, coffee, and other caffeinated products like energy drinks as they can neutralise the calmness produced by Almax 0.25 mg tablets.

Storage and disposal of Almax 0.25 MG

Store Almax 0.25 mg tablets in dry conditions at room temperature, away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humidity. Keep the tablet container tightly closed and away from children and pets. Chec...
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Dosage of Almax 0.25 MG

Overdose

Almax 0.25 mg tablet overdose can lead to confusion, increased sleepiness, impaired movements, difficulty breathing, lethargy and low muscle tone. It is important to keep family members or caregivers ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Almax 0.25 mg tablets, try to take it as soon as you remember. If you recall the missed dose when it is almost time for the next one, skip the missed one and continue with...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How much time will it take for this tablet to start showing results?

A: It takes a minimum of 30 minutes to 2 hours to show its clinical effectiveness.

Q: Can I take this tablet with Tramadol?

A: You should avoid taking this tablet with strong painkillers such as Tramadol as it causes severe difficulty breathing and profound sedation. In some cases, it can even lead to coma.

Q: Can I take this tablet if I have kidney or liver issues?

A: This tablet is contraindicated if you have liver impairment as the liver metabolises this medicine. You may require dose modification in case of a kidney disorder. Consult your physician at the earliest.
Product Details
Brand
ALMAX
Expires on or After
27/09/2022

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