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Restyl 0.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Medical Description

Restyl 0.5 mg tablets are chiefly used for moderate to severe anxiety along with panic disorders due to depression. It contains alprazolam 0.5 mg as the chief ingredient in its composition. Alprazolam...
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ContainsAlprazolam(0.5 Mg)
UsesModerate to severe anxiety and panic attacks
Side effectsLightheadedness, nausea, vomiting, and drowsiness
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Restyl 0.5 MG

  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks

Contraindications of Restyl 0.5 MG

  • People sensitive to alprazolam or benzodiazepines
  • Breastfeeding mothers
  • Narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Depressed respiratory rate

Side effects of Restyl 0.5 MG

  • The main and the most common side effects include -
  • Lightheadedness
  • Irritability
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Restyl 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Restyl 0.5 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Normally it is avoided to give Restyl 0.5 mg tablets to a pregnant mother. They are only recommended in case of life-threatening conditions or in cases where the advantage of taking medication is more than its loss.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Restyl 0.5 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, it is strictly not advised to take this medication in the case of lactating mothers. Medication may reach through the mother’s milk to the child, and it may cause some complications. Consult your doctor for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Restyl 0.5 mg tablets?
A:
No, it is strictly not advised to drive after taking this medication. One of the main symptoms of this medication is drowsiness. It can hamper the ability of a person to either focus or concentrate properly while driving. Thus driving any type of vehicle is not recommended. 2-3 hours rest should be taken after the oral intake of this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Restyl 0.5 mg tablets?
A:
It is normally not advised to consume alcohol or any other form of liquor with this medication. It can cause drowsiness, and the person may not be able to concentrate.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You should consult your doctor if the side effects are more severe.
  • Consult your doctor if you overdose on this medication accidentally.
  • Liver patients should consult a doctor before starting this medication.
  • Blood pressure patients should also seek medical guidance before starting this medication.
  • Consult your doctor if you want to stop the usage of this medication.
  • Consult your doctor and give a brief history of every medication you are taking or may have taken before starting the course of this disease.
  • Consult your doctor if you are planning to start a family during the course of this medication.

Mode of Action of Restyl 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Restyl 0.5 mg tabs contain alprazolam which belongs to the class of benzodiazepines. Its mode of action depends on its ability to increase the action of a chemical messenger in our brain called GABA (...
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Directions for Use of Restyl 0.5 MG

  • It can be taken on an empty stomach with a glass of plain water or as directed by your physician.
  • Grapefruit juice should be avoided as it may reduce the effectiveness of the medication.
  • Restyl 0.5 mg tablets should not be either chewed or broken.
  • It should be taken orally.
  • The expiration date should always be checked before taking any medicine.
  • Dosage should be appropriate as it varies from person to person; in this regard, consultation by a well-trained medical professional is mandatory.

Interactions of Restyl 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Propoxyphene
  • Cimetidine
  • Antifungal agents
  • Abacavir
  • Adefovir
  • Amitriptyline

Interactions with food items

  • No such interactions are known yet, but grapefruit juice, alcohol, or any other form of liquor are not advised to be taken with this medication as they may reduce its effectiveness wholly. This medica...
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Storage and disposal of Restyl 0.5 MG

It can be stored at normal room temperature. Direct sunlight should be avoided. It should be stored in a place away from humidity and moisture. It should be placed away from the reach of children and ...
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Dosage of Restyl 0.5 MG

Overdose

  • In case of an accidental overdose, consult your doctor as soon as possible to seek appropriate medical guidance as overdosing can result in falling blood pressure along with other serious side effects...
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Missed a Dose

In case of a dose is missed by chance, then take it as soon as you recall or else if it is the time for the next dose, then ignore the left out dose and take the next dose on time and continue with yo...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Restyl 0.5 mg tablets habit forming?

A: Yes, they belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepine. Some studies have shown that a person may become addicted to these medications. Counselling of dosage by a well-trained medical professional is mandatory and very important before starting the course of Restyl 0.5 mg tablets.

Q: Can I immediately stop the usage of Restyl 0.5 mg tablets?

A: No, it is strictly advised not to do so. In case of such an action, a person may suffer from its withdrawal symptoms later. These symptoms may include change of behaviour, sweating, tremors, etc., for stopping the course of this medicine; a doctor will gradually decrease the dose time after time until it becomes completely safe for the patient to stop this medication and without having him suffer from the withdrawal after effects.

Q: Can Restyl 0.5 mg tablets be advised for the age group under 18 years?

A: No, this medication is recommended only for adults above 18 years of age. This medication has a habit-forming tendency; thus, it should be used by adults only. Talk to your doctor for more information.
Product Details
Brand
RESTYL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/07/2024
Last Updated on: 24 Jan 2022 | 03:39 PM (IST)
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