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Zolam 0.25mg Tab

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Medical Description

Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet is used to treat anxiety disorders and panic disorders. It belongs to the group of benzodiazepines. The active ingredient is alprazolam. It is also referred to as anti-anxiety med...
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Product Summary

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ContainsAlprazolam(0.25 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorders; panic disorders; anxiety caused by depression; and premenstrual syndrome.
Side effectsHives, difficult breathing, swelling of your lips, tongue, face or throat, shallow breathing, a feeling like you may faint, risk-taking behaviour, decreased sleep, agitation or being talkative or being overactive, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), drowsiness or dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, suicidal thoughts or actions, constipation, nausea, dry mouth, double vision.
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Zolam 0.25 MG

  • Anxiety disorders.
  • Panic disorders.
  • Anxiety caused by depression.
  • Premenstrual syndrome.

Contraindications of Zolam 0.25 MG

Allergic to alprazolam, benzodiazepines or other similar medications. Documented hypersensitivity. Acute narrow-angle glaucoma. Using antifungal medications (like itraconazole, ketoconazole). Medi...
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Side effects of Zolam 0.25 MG

  • Hives.
  • Swelling around the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Difficulty breathing or shallow breathing.
  • A feeling like you might faint.
  • Risk-taking behaviour.
  • Decreased sleep.
  • Agitation or being talkative or being overactive.
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
  • Drowsiness or dizziness.
  • Confusion, hallucinations, suicidal thoughts or actions.
  • Constipation, nausea.
  • Dry mouth.
  • Double vision.

Precautions and Warnings of Zolam 0.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Do not use the Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet if you are pregnant. Please consult your doctor as this medicine may result in congenital disabilities or withdrawal symptoms that could be life-threatening in a newborn.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, you should not breastfeed while using Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet because there could be severe side effects, including excessive sleepiness, drowsiness and withdrawal symptoms in breastfed babies. However, if you are breastfeeding, tell your doctor if you notice drowsiness or feeding problems in the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet?
A:
No, driving or other hazardous activity should not be undertaken until the effects of Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet are known to you. Dizziness or drowsiness can cause accidents or severe injuries.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet?
A:
No, avoid drinking alcohol with the medicine. The combination impairs alertness and also leads to symptoms similar to overdose of Zolam 0.25 mg.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have breathing problems.
  • You have ever had any medicine or alcohol addiction.
  • You have ever had depression, mood problems, or suicidal thoughts or behaviour.
  • You have kidney or liver disease.

Mode of Action of Zolam 0.25 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient is alprazolam which acts on the brain and nerves (central nervous system), producing a calming effect. It enhances the outcome produced by GABA, which is a natural chemical in th...
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Directions for Use of Zolam 0.25 MG

  • Take Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Gulp the pill entirely with a glass of water.
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet.
  • Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food as per the regular dosing schedule.

Interactions of Zolam 0.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medications that cause sleepiness or slow your breathing.
  • Opioid medications.
  • Sleeping pill.
  • Muscle relaxer.
  • Other medicines used for anxiety or seizures.
  • Medications for the treatment of mental illness (clozapine).
  • Antidepressants, such as amitriptyline, imipramine,nortriptyline.
  • Antihistamines that cause sedation, such as diphenhydramine.
  • Oral contraceptives.
  • MAO inhibitors.
  • Other medications, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products, may interact with alprazolam and are not recommended for use at the same time. Discuss with you...
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Interactions with food items

  • Grapefruit juice or its products may increase the blood levels with Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Zolam 0.25 MG

Zolam 0.25 mg tablets should be stored at room temperature. Keep away from light and moisture (not in the bathroom). The medications must be stored away from the reach of children and pets. Don’t flus...
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Dosage of Zolam 0.25 MG

Overdose

  • Overdose symptoms may include excessive drowsiness, reduced or decreased reflexes, slow breathing, and unconsciousness. Go to the nearest hospital and inform your doctor In case of a suspected overdos...
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Missed a Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible unless it is close to the time of the next dose, in which case the missed dose should be skipped. Resume taking your next dose at the regular time a...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How and when should Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet be discontinued?

A: Stopping abruptly or reducing the dosage too quickly can result in withdrawal reactions, including seizures, which can be life-threatening. Discuss with your doctor about the same, and also tapering the dose prior to discontinuation is recommended.

Q: Can Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet be used in patients with kidney or liver problems?

  • Zolam 0.25 mg Tablet should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney and/or liver problems and only under medical supervision. Please discuss this with your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ZOLAM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/08/2022
Last Updated on: 25 Jan 2022 | 10:13 AM (IST)
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