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Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

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Altaur 0.50mg Tablets Description

Altaur 0.50mg Tablets is used to treat a brain-related disorder such as severe anxiety, anxiety associated with depression (low mood associated with fear and stress) and panic disorders (a feeling o

f terror, without any association of real danger). Altaur 0.50mg Tablets has alprazolam as its main ingredient. Altaur 0.50mg Tablets enhances the effect of the chemical substance GABA, thereby reducing and inhibiting the abnormal and excessive nerve cells and nerve transmission within the brain. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor, as the sudden stopping of this medicine may result in worsening of the condition. Your doctor will gradually reduce the dose of the medicine.

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ContainsAlprazolam
UsesAnxiety, Panic disorders, Anxiety associtaed with depression
Side effectsSedation, dizziness, decreased appetite, altered coordination
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY
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uses

Uses of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

Altaur 0.50mg Tablets is used to treat certain psychotic disorders such as anxiety disorder associated with depression, panic disorder.
contraindications

Contraindications of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to alprazolam or other ingredients present in the Altaur 0.50mg Tablets .
  • If you suffer from a very weak and tired muscles condition (myasthenia gravis).
  • If you have severe chest problems and irregular breathing difficulties even while sleeping (chronic bronchitis, sleep apnoea).
  • If you have severe liver problems. If you are on antifungal medicine such as ketoconazole and itraconazole.
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma (increased pressure within the eye).
sideEffects

Side effects of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

  • Decreased appetite
  • Sedation
  • Sleepiness
  • Altered co-ordination or balance
  • Memory impairment
  • Slurred speech
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Altaur 0.50mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Altaur 0.50mg Tablets s should not be used during pregnancy. Your doctor may prescribe you this medicine only if it is necessary and has no other alternate medication. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Altaur 0.50mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Alprazolam in Altaur 0.50mg Tablets passess into the breast milk. Thus, it is recommended not to take this medicine, if you are breastfeeding or a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Altaur 0.50mg Tablets ?
A:
It is advised not to drive after taking the medicine as it can make you feel sleepy, dizzy and alter your concentration level.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Altaur 0.50mg Tablets ?
A:
It is recommended not to take alcohol while taking the medicine, as alcohol increases the effects of the medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or had any psychiatric disorder such as maina, suicide.
  • You have lung, kidney or liver problems.
  • You have fits.
  • You are pregnant.
  • You have difficulty in passing urine after taking this medicine.
  • You are an elderly patient.
  • You are any painkiller such as morphine, tramadol, etc.
  • You have or had experienced any withdrawal or dependence effects, as a result of abruptly stopping the treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

Alprazolam works by increasing the action of a natural chemical substance called GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid) in the brain. GABA is responsible for reducing the abnormal and excessive activity of th...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

  • Take this medication as whole with a glass of water.
  • Take it as advised by doctor at prescribed dose and duration, perferably at same time daily.
interactions

Interactions of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way this medicine works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, suppleme...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton.
  • Do not store it above 25°C.
  • Do not throw the medication via household waste of wastewater. Ask your pharmacist about the proper disposal of medicines no longer required.
dosage

Dosage of Altaur 0.50mg Tablets

Overdose

If you do accidentally take too many s you may experience sleepiness, confusion, impaired coordination and rarely command death. In such cases, immediately contact your doctor.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Altaur 0.50mg Tablets addictive?

A: Yes, Altaur 0.50mg Tablets is known to have habit-forming and dependency potential. Thus, if you stop taking this medicine abruptly you may experience withdrawal symptoms and the condition may worsen further. Your doctor will slowly reduce the dose of the medicine depending on your condition.

Q: Does Altaur 0.50mg Tablets make you feel sleepy?

A: Yes, one of the side effect of this medication is that it makes you feel sleepy. Thus, you should avoid driving while on this medicine.

Q: Can I take Altaur 0.50mg Tablets for pain?

A: No, Altaur 0.50mg Tablets is not a pain killer medicine. It belongs to the benzodiazepines class of medicine and is mainly used for the treatment of anxiety, panic disorder and anxiety associated with depression.
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:05 AM (IST)
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