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Alpraquil 0.25mg Tablets

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Alpraquil 0.25 MG Description

Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets are an anxiolytic drug most commonly used for the short-term treatment of moderate or severe anxiety. It can also treat anxiety associated with depression and panic disorder

Anxiety is a feeling of fear uneasiness that causes increased alertness excessive and persistent worry. Depression is a mood disorder that mainly affects a person's daily life, leading to feelings of sadness, anger, or loss that affect the quality of life. Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets contain 0.25 mg of alprazolam. Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets is a prescription medicine that needs to be taken exactly as suggested by the physician. Do not take more than the prescribed amount as it may cause harmful side effects. Consult your physician immediately if you experience any persistent side effects, worsening of your condition, or allergic side effects. It is essential to follow the complete course of treatment as suggested by your physician. Do not stop taking medicine even if you feel better. Your doctor may taper your dose gradually before stopping it completely to prevent withdrawal symptoms like heightened sensory perception, impaired concentration, insomnia, muscle cramps, muscle twitch, diarrhea, blurred vision, appetite decrease, and weight loss.

Product Summary

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ContainsAlprazolam(0.25 Mg)
UsesAs an Anxiolytic agent- Indicated in treating anxiety associated with depression and panic disorder
Side effects Drowsiness Sedation Memory impairment Dizziness Headache Depression Fatigue Irritability Constipation Dry mouth
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

  • As an Anxiolytic agent- Indicated in treating anxiety associated with depression and panic disorder

Contraindications of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

  • If you have allergies or hypersensitivity reactions to alprazolam or any other ingredients in Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets
  • Glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)

Side effects of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Sedation
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets are not recommended during pregnancy unless necessary. Long-term usage of this medicine in the final weeks of pregnancy can cause withdrawal symptoms like hyperexcitability, irritability, tremor, irregular breathing, poor drinking, and improper weight gain in the newborn. Do not take Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
It may be unsafe to use Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets while breastfeeding since this medicine can be excreted into human breast milk and can produce harmful effects on the baby. You must seek medical consultation to decide whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets?
A:
No. It’s not advisable to drive or operate any heavy machinery requiring high mental alertness if you take Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets. It can cause side effects like sedation, amnesia, impaired concentration, and impaired muscle function may adversely affect the ability to drive. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets?
A:
It is not recommended to consume alcohol if you take Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets. Interaction of this medicine with alcohol can cause increased dizziness, sleepiness, drowsiness, and other Central Nervous system depressant effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Your symptoms do not get resolved, or your condition worsens You have long term cardiac, liver, and kidney disease You have an addiction to alcohol or medicines You have a history of depression or ...
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Mode of Action of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

How Does It Work?

Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablet exerts its mechanism of action by producing a calming effect in the brain. Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets increase a chemical neurotransmitter called Gamma Amino Butyric acid (GAB...
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Directions for Use of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

  • Always take the Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablet exactly as directed by your doctor
  • You can take an Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablet with or without food
  • Swallow Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew or crush it
  • Read the label instructions carefully
  • Dosage should be taken in recommended amounts at a particular time in a day to get maximum benefits and desired clinical effect

Interactions of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid undesirable side effects associated with drug interaction, inform your doctor about all medicines and supplements you are currently taking.
  • Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablet can cause adverse reactions when taken with the following medicines:
  • Interaction with opioids like morphine, codeine, and hydrocodone can increase the risk of sedation respiratory problems because of the additive central nervous system (CNS) depressant effects
  • Interaction with other antipsychotic medicines and benzodiazepines like lorazepam, diazepam can increase the risk and severity of side effects.
  • Interaction with antifungal agents like Ketoconazole itraconazole increases the plasma concentration of Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablet

Interactions with food items

  • Some may suggest avoiding caffeine-containing beverages like coffee tea as they may reduce the calming effect of this medicine

Storage and disposal of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

Store Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablet at room temperature below 25℃. Store it in an airtight container, away from the reach of children and pets. Keep Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablet away from direct sunlight, heat...
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Dosage of Alpraquil 0.25 MG

Overdose

Always consume Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets precisely as suggested by your physician. Symptoms of overdosage can be drowsiness, mental confusion, lack of energy, impaired body movements, decreased muscle...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets just and when you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not alter the recomm...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Reddy Moulika

BDS, MDS in Periodontics and Implantology

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Are Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets addictive?

A: Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets is a habit-forming medicine. Usage of this medicine in high doses for longer durations may lead to the development of physical and psychic dependence. The risk of dependence is greater in patients with a history of alcohol and drug abuse. Careful monitoring should be done in such cases.

Q: For how long can you take Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets?

A: Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets should be taken for as long as your doctor recommends. Generally, the treatment lasts for a shorter time to avoid drug abuse and dependence.

Q: Are Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets safe for all age groups?

A: Alpraquil 0.25 mg tablets are not recommended in children and adolescents below 18 years. It should be used with caution in the elderly due to the risk of sedation and musculoskeletal weakness that can promote falls.
Product Details
Brand
ALPRAQUIL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
02/01/2023
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2022 | 01:47 AM (IST)

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