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Alprawin 0.5mg Tablets

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Alprawin 0.5 MG Description

Alprawin 0.5mg tablet is an anxiolytic used to relieve anxiety symptoms and manage anxiety in generalised anxiety disorders, phobias, and panic disorders in adults. It belongs to a class of medicines

called Benzodiazepines and is chemically composed of Alprazolam. Alprazolam calms down your brain’s excessive activity and provides relief from signs and symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling of fear, dread, or uneasiness that impairs your daily routine activities. A panic attack is sudden and repeated episodes of intense fear even when there is no apparent cause or real danger. The dose and duration of medicine are decided by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time daily as directed by your doctor. Your doctor might put you on a low dose and gradually reduce or increase the dose as required. Do not skip the doses or overdose. The common side effects of Alprawin 0.5mg are dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, lightheadedness, skin allergy, loss of coordination, fatigue and fall in blood pressure. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or a lactating mother. Avoid operating heavy machinery or driving while on the medicine. The doctor should be informed about concurrent use of other medications and any medical health condition you are suffering from.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹19.36
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ContainsAlprazolam(0.5 Mg)
UsesTreats Anxiety disorders,Phobias and Panic disorders
Side effectsLightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, fatigue,skinthe allergy, loss of motor coordination and hypotension.
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Uses of Alprawin 0.5 MG

  • Anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobias

Contraindications of Alprawin 0.5 MG

  • Allergy from the medicine or any of its constituents
  • If you are on Ketoconazole or Itraconazole (Antifungals which treat fungal infections)

Side effects of Alprawin 0.5 MG

  • Common side effects of Alprawin 0.5mg tablet are
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Lightheadedness
  • Hypotension(fall in blood pressure)
  • Skin allergy
  • Loss of coordination and fatigue
  • The list contains some of the common side effects and do not require any medical attention, however in case of persistent symptoms or severe reaction to the medicine please consult your doctor immedia...
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Precautions and Warnings of Alprawin 0.5 MG



Can I take Alprawin 0.5 mg tablet during pregnancy?
Alprawin is unsafe in pregnancy. Use of Alprawin 0.5mg tablets in late stages of pregnancy can result in sedation, lethargy or withdrawal symptoms like tremors, feeding problems, excessive crying in the newborn baby. The newborn should be observed for such symptoms carefully after birth and managed accordingly. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

Breast Feeding

Can I take an Alprawin 0.5mg tablet while breastfeeding?
There are studies that suggest that Alprawin 0.5 mg is excreted in breast milk and, hence, is unsafe in breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor for further information.


Can I drive if I have taken an Alprawin 0.5mg tablet?
Driving should preferably be avoided as there is an increased risk of drowsiness, loss of coordination and dizziness, which could affect your ability to drive. Activities requiring mental alertness like operating heavy machinery should be avoided too.


Can I consume alcohol with Alprawin 0.5 mg tablet?
Alcohol should be avoided while on an Alprawin tablet 0.5mg. Concurrent use may cause dizziness, excessive drowsiness and can be potentially life-threatening sometimes.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 1)You have any liver disease or kidney disease
  • 2)You have lung disease or breathing problems.
  • 3)You develop a severe allergic reaction to the medicine. You experience persistent side effects which worsen over time.
  • 4)You are on any other medication (including prescription medicines, Over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements or vitamins).
  • 5)You have a history of alcoholism, substance abuse, dependence, or mental illnesses.
  • 6)If you are pregnant or a nursing mother.
  • 7)History of alcoholism.

Mode of Action of Alprawin 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Alprawin 0.5mg is composed of Alprazolam. Alprazolam is chemically 1,4, Benzodiazepine (anxiolytic; relieves anxiety), which acts on the GABA-A receptors in the brain and enhances the effects of GABA ...
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Directions for Use of Alprawin 0.5 MG

  • Do not start the medicine without consulting a doctor.
  • The dose and duration of the medicine should be prescribed by your doctor.
  • The medicine has to be taken orally with or without food with a glass of water, preferably at the same time daily.
  • Do not chew or crush or attempt to split the tablet.
  • Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and regularly to get the maximum benefit.
  • Do not abruptly stop the medicine or skip doses.
  • In cases of persistent side effects or severe allergic reactions, consult your doctor immediately.

Interactions of Alprawin 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • 1)Morphine or Buprenorphine when give with Alprawin 0.5mg, increases the risk of breathing difficulties
  • 2)Anticonvulsants or antidepressants along with Alprawin 0.5mg leads to increased risk of sedation, drowsiness and breathing problems
  • 3)Erythromycin might lead to an increased risk of allergic reaction
  • 4)Ketoconazole and Itraconazole can increase the risk of side effects of Alprawin

Storage and disposal of Alprawin 0.5 MG

Store at controlled room temperature away from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Discard the medicine properly in case it is expired or is no longer needed.

Dosage of Alprawin 0.5 MG


In case you have overdosed, look for symptoms like drowsiness, dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeat, difficulty in speech, tremors, fits or breathing difficulties. Report to the emergency or call fo...
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Missed a Dose

In case you miss a dose, take the next dose as soon as you remember. If it's near the time of your next dose, skip the dose. Avoid doubling up the dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I am not able to sleep for the last ten days due to work-related anxiety. Shall I start taking Alprawin 0.5 mg tablets?

A: Alprawin tablets should not be started on your own. Kindly get evaluated by a doctor first. If he prescribes the medicine, please take it as recommended.

Q: What is a phobia? How do I know if I have a phobia?

A: Phobia is an intense fear or anxiety of an object, animal, an activity that possesses little or no danger in reality. For example, a phobia can be of high places, closed spaces, certain animals, injections, driving, etc. For more information, please consult a doctor.

Q: Can I take herbal medicines for anxiety along with an Alprawin 0.5 mg tablet?

A: Any herbal supplement or vitamins or any other ongoing medication can interfere with the effect and actions of Alprawin or might even cause excessive side effects. Hence it is advisable to consult your doctor before starting the same.
Last Updated on: 30 Mar 2022 | 01:35 PM (IST)

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