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Alprax Forte Tablets
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Alprax Forte Tablets
Alprax Forte Tablets

Alprax Forte Tablets

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Alprax Forte Tablets Description

Alprax Forte is a prescription medication primarily used to treat panic disorder with or without agoraphobia. Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterised by episodes of sudden or unexpected a

ttacks of extreme fear and worry. Alprax Forte is a combination medicine that contains Sertraline and Alprazolam as the active ingredient. Sertraline is an antidepressant that regulates the chemical messenger called Serotonin, whereas Alprazolam produces calming, sedative effects on the brain. Dosage and duration of Alprax Forte should be taken as advised by your doctor. There are many side effects associated with this medicine; that's why it must be taken after a doctor’s consultation. Don’t stop taking this medicine suddenly without consulting your doctor, as it can cause clinical worsening of your condition or may lead to withdrawal symptoms.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹77.33
You Save₹10.54 (12% on MRP)
ContainsSertraline(50.0 Mg) + Alprazolam(0.5 Mg)
UsesPanic disorder
Side effectsDrowsiness, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Feeling sleepy, Diarrhoea or Constipation, Increased sweating
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Uses of Alprax Forte Tablets

  • As per CDSCO, Alprax Forte is used for:
  • Treatment of Panic Disorder

Contraindications of Alprax Forte Tablets

  • If you’re allergic to any component of the Alprax Forte.
  • If you are already taking antidepressants, anti-anxiety or sedative medications.
  • If you are taking narcotic or opioid pain relievers.
  • If you have acute angle glaucoma. (an eye condition that increases the fluid pressure in the eyes)
  • If you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts or ideation.
  • If you have respiratory depression, which is a slow and steady decline in breathing.
  • If you have a history of substance abuse.
  • If you have liver and kidney disease.

Side effects of Alprax Forte Tablets

  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Feeling sleepy
  • Diarrhoea or Constipation
  • Increased sweating

Precautions and Warnings of Alprax Forte Tablets



Can I take Alprax Forte during pregnancy?
Alprax Forte is considered unsafe in pregnancy. It is a category c medication. Pregnant women should only take this medicine if necessary or in some life-threatening condition. Pregnant women are advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine and Inform their doctor about their pregnancy or intention to conceive at the time of prescription.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Alprax Forte while breastfeeding?
Alprax Forte is not recommended during breastfeeding. It gets excreted into breast milk and can harm the baby. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding for a while or prescribe low doses if you continue breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have taken Alprax Forte?
Alprax Forte may cause side effects like decreased alertness, blurred vision, mental confusion, nausea and can cause dizziness, lethargy, lightheadedness, which could affect your driving ability. Avoid driving a vehicle if you are experiencing these side effects after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with the Alprax Forte?
No, do not consume alcohol while taking Alprax Forte. It increases the severity of side effects like decreased vision, dizziness, drowsiness, sedation, liver injury, etc. It also worsens the condition of the disease for which you are taking this tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking Alprax Forte.
  • You experience sudden altered behaviour, self-harming thoughts or suicidal ideation.
  • You experience any severe side effects persistently.
  • Your symptoms do not resolve, or there is a condition worsening.
  • You are an elderly patient over 65 years.
  • You’ve a history of mild or severe liver and kidney disease.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like agitation, nausea, tremor, sweating and confusion.
  • You are using oral contraceptives. This medicine may reduce its effectiveness.
  • You are using any ayurvedic or herbal medicines, vitamins, and other health supplements.

Mode of Action of Alprax Forte Tablets

How Does It Work?

Alprax Forte is a combination medicine that contains Sertraline and Alprazolam as the active ingredient. Sertraline is an antidepressant that works by increasing the release of serotonin and balancing...
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Directions for Use of Alprax Forte Tablets

  • Follow the doctor’s advice regarding the dose and duration of Alprax Forte.
  • You can take this medicine with/without food or as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Take this medicine on a regular schedule, preferably at the same time every day, to maintain its continuous level in the body.
  • Swallow Alprax Forte tablet whole with a glass of water. Do not break/crush the tablet or chew this medicine.
  • Do not take this tablet with other medications without consulting your doctor.
  • Don’t stop taking this medication suddenly, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.
  • Don’t exceed the dosage, even if you can’t feel its effects.

Interactions of Alprax Forte Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about the medications, herbal products, vitamins and supplements, you consume or plan to take as there is a chance of medicine interaction. Many medicines can interact with Alprax For...
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  • Concomitant use of this medication with opioids and other CNS depressants is contraindicated, as it may cause respiratory depression, coma and death.
  • This medicine should not be used concomitantly or within two weeks of using Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) like isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, Selegiline, Rasagiline, etc. It is poten...
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  • Interaction with an antidepressant, antihistamines (allergy medicines), Pain killers, such as morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydrocodone, tramadol, codeine, sleeping pills, etc., can increase drowsine...
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  • Interaction with antifungal medications like itraconazole and ketoconazole can reduce the effects of it.
  • Interaction with birth control pills or oral contraceptives can reduce its effectiveness.
  • Interaction with Herbal products like St john’s wort can lead to life-threatening side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid consuming Tyramine rich foods such as cheese, milk, meat, chocolate, chicken liver etc., while taking Alprax Forte.

Storage and disposal of Alprax Forte Tablets

Store Alprax Forteat room temperature in a dry and cool place. It should be kept away from direct heat or sunlight. Do not refrigerate. Keep Alprax Forte away from the reach of pets and children. Do n...
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Dosage of Alprax Forte Tablets


Alprax Forte overdose symptoms may include fainting, somnolence, dizziness, poor coordination, muscle weakness, loss of balance, low blood pressure, shallow breathing, coma, death. If you experience t...
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Missed a Dose

If you’ve missed a dose of the Alprax Forte, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose when it's already time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the next sched...
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Dr. Zishan Ahmad

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Dr. Vijay Y

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I have been using this medicine regularly, but I still feel anxious. Can I increase the dose of Alprax Forte?

A: No, do not take Alprax Forte more than the recommended dose as it may lead to overdose or may worsen your condition. Consult your doctor if you need further information about the doses, and do not increase the doses yourself.

Q: Does taking Alprax Forte can cause weight gain/weight loss?

A: Alprax Forte is known to cause both weight loss and weight gain. It varies from person to person. Hence, adjusting your dietary practices or eating healthily and exercising regularly while on this medication are beneficial.

Q: Can I discontinue the Alprax Forte on my own after I feel improvement in my symptoms?

A: No, Do not stop taking Alprax Forte despite having symptomatic relief. Abrupt stoppage of this medicine can cause withdrawal symptoms which might be serious. Consult your doctor before stopping the medication as doses need to be slowly tapered to avoid side effects.
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Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2022 | 01:40 PM (IST)

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