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Alpam 0.25mg Tablets

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Alpam 0.25 MG Description

Alpam 0.25 mg tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders. Anxiety is a mental disorder that makes the affected person fearful and worrisome without any par

ticular reason. Panic disorder is marked by sudden feelings of fear and nervousness without any evident source of danger. Both anxiety and panic disorders can disrupt everyday life. The active ingredient in Alpam 0.25 mg tablet is alprazolam, a kind of benzodiazepine. It works by regulating certain chemicals in the brain, leading to a calming effect and a feeling of well-being. Some side effects of Alpam 0.25 mg tablets include drowsiness, light-headedness, headache, tiredness, nausea, concentration difficulties, and constipation. The doctor’s directions for use of Alpam 0.25 mg tablets should be strictly followed. This medicine has a habit-forming potential and should be taken as prescribed. Alpam 0.25 mg tablets are not advised for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAlprazolam(0.25 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder, Panic disorder
Side effects Drowsiness, Lightheadedness, Headache, Tiredness, Nausea, Concentration difficulties
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY
molecules
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uses

Uses of Alpam 0.25 MG

  • Alpam 0.25 mg tablet is used for the treatment of:
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
contraindications

Contraindications of Alpam 0.25 MG

  • Alpam 0.25 mg tablets are contraindicated in the following situations:
  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to alprazolam or any inactive ingredient in Alpam 0.25 mg tablet
  • If you are using ketoconazole or itraconazole for fungal infections
sideEffects

Side effects of Alpam 0.25 MG

  • Side effects of Alpam 0.25 mg tablets include:
  • Drowsiness
  • Light-headedness
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Concentration difficulties
  • Constipation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Alpam 0.25 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alpam 0.25 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Alpam 0.25 mg tablets are not recommended for pregnant women. This medicine has the potential to harm the foetus. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy at the prescription time.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alpam 0.25 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Alpam 0.25 mg tablets are not recommended for breastfeeding women. This medicine contains alprazolam as its main ingredient, known to pass through breast milk and affect the baby. Kindly inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken an Alpam 0.25 mg tablet?
A:
Alpam 0.25 mg tablets can cause feelings of drowsiness and dizziness. Driving a vehicle after taking the tablet should be avoided.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alpam 0.25 mg tablets?
A:
No. Avoid consuming alcohol with Alpam 0.25 mg tablets. Alcohol can intensify the effects of this medicine and cause unwanted side effects like dizziness and drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have eye problems.
  • You have a history of lung, liver, or kidney disease.
  • You have a history of mental disorders or are currently under treatment for one.
  • You take other OTC or prescribed medicines.
  • You take vitamins or health supplements (Ayurvedic or herbal).
  • You experience sudden mood changes, unusual body movements, hallucinations, or seizures.
  • Your need to drive or operate machinery.
  • You smoke regularly. Cigarettes are known to decrease the concentration of alprazolam.
  • You have suicidal thoughts after taking the medicine.
  • You want to increase or decrease the dose of Alpam 0.25 mg tablets; the medicine dosage must be changed gradually.
  • You consume alcohol or caffeinated beverages.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Alpam 0.25 MG

How Does It Work?

Alpam 0.25 mg tablet has alprazolam as its active ingredient. It works by enhancing the chemical GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) in the brain. An increase in GABA helps relieve the symptoms of certain ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Alpam 0.25 MG

  • Alpam 0.25 mg tablet is generally prescribed as a short-term treatment for 8-12 weeks. The medicine should be taken regularly during treatment.
  • For optimal effects, maintain a proper schedule and take the tablets at the same time every day. This ensures a stable level of medicine in the body.
  • Take Alpam 0.25 mg tablets as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it for use.
  • Alpam Alpam 0.25 mg tablets can be taken with or without food. However, take the tablet with meals in case of any stomach issues.
  • Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better. This can worsen your condition.
interactions

Interactions of Alpam 0.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Alpam 0.25 mg tablets can interact with many medicines and cause adverse side effects. It is advised to inform the doctor of all medication being currently taken to be checked for possible issues of i...
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  • Aceclofenac (painkiller) can prolong the time to excrete alprazolam.
  • Acetaminophen (painkiller), nefazodone (antidepressant), and delavirdine (antiviral) can affect the metabolism of alprazolam.
  • Fluoxetine (antidepressant) and erythromycin and rifamycin (antibiotics) can increase the concentration of alprazolam in the body.
  • Hydrocodone and tramadol (opioid painkillers) can lead to depressive effects on the nervous system.
  • Codeine (in cough syrups and painkillers) can increase the severity of side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • Grapefruit and its juice should be avoided when on treatment with Alpam 0.25 mg tablets.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Alpam 0.25 MG

Alpam 0.25 mg tablets should be stored in a dry and cool place, away from direct heat and light. They should be stored at room temperature and do not require refrigeration. Keep away from the reach of...
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dosage

Dosage of Alpam 0.25 MG

Overdose

Alpam 0.25 mg tablet overdose can lead to symptoms like extreme drowsiness, dizziness, slowed or difficulty breathing, loss of consciousness. If you overdose on Alpam 0.25 mg tablets and experience an...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Alpam 0.25 mg tablet, 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 w...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Alpam 0.25 mg tablet habit-forming?

A: Alpam 0.25 mg tablets have habit-forming potential. You should not exceed the duration and dose of medicine as it can lead to physical and emotional dependence.

Q: Do I need to follow a specific diet with Alpam 0.25 mg tablets?

A: No specific diet changes are required with Alpam 0.25 mg tablets. You should maintain a healthy lifestyle by having a balanced diet and doing some physical activity regularly.

Q: Can Alpam 0.25 mg tablets cause withdrawal symptoms?

A: Yes, abruptly discontinuing Alpam 0.25 mg tablets can lead to withdrawal symptoms like insomnia, abdominal cramps, vomiting, sweating, and convulsions. Never stop taking the medicine on your own without consulting the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ALPAM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
03/03/2023
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2022 | 01:47 AM (IST)
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