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Zolam 0.5mg Tablets

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Zolam Sr 0.5 MG Description

Zolam 0.5 mg tablet is a medication used for treating anxiety and panic disorders. It has a composition of alprazolam 0.5 mg. Alprazolam belongs to a class of benzodiazepines. This class of medicines

works by balancing the brain’s chemical substances that slow down brain activity and relax the overworked nervous system. Anxiety or panic attacks happen due to overstimulation of the nerves. The reason behind it can be due to any kind of trigger, such as trauma. The correct dosage of Zolam tablets helps in relieving these conditions. Take this medication in the exact dose prescribed by the doctor as it can cause various adverse effects like drowsiness, fatigue etc. Dosage is also essential for this medicine, as it has the potential to be a habit-forming medicine. Take this medicine at the same time each day, as it helps in maintaining a constant dose in the body. Do not stop taking this medicine as it can cause withdrawal symptoms like cramps, sweating, vomiting, tremors, etc. It should be slowly tapered. It can cause weight gain and weight loss; it depends on the person and varies from person to person. Lightheadedness is its most common side effect, so do not drive or do anything that requires focus after taking this medicine.


Product Summary

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ContainsAlprazolam(0.5 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, panic disorder
Side effectsLightheadedness, blurred speech, drowsiness, dry mouth, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, change in sex drive, balancing problems, suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, speech difficulties, memory problems, trouble walking, jaundice, seizures.
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Uses of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG

  • Anxiety disorder - alpviram tablet reduces symptoms like restlessness, irritability, fatigue, concentration problems, etc
  • Panic disorder - treats conditions like panic attacks, helps you feel calm and improves cognitive abilities,
  • Anxiety caused by depression

Contraindications of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG

Do not use Zolam tablet if you have any of the following conditions: If you have an allergic reaction to any component of the Zolam tablet. If you have any history of addiction with medicines or a...
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Side effects of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG

  • Common side effects
  • Lightheadedness
  • Blurred speech
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Change in sex drive
  • Balancing problems
  • Serious side effects
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Hallucinations
  • Speech difficulties
  • Memory problems
  • Trouble walking
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Seizures
  • Allergic reaction - trouble breathing, swelling, redness, itching, dizziness, etc
  • Disclaimer - The common side effects mostly do not need any medical intervention. They disappear once you have habituated to the medicine dose. If you experience these side effects long term or have a...
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Precautions and Warnings of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG



Can I take a Zolam 0.5 mg tablet during pregnancy?
No, Zolam tablets are unsafe during pregnancy. Studies have shown a definite risk to the developing unborn baby. Sometimes doctors may prescribe it during life-threatening conditions if they think the benefits outweigh the risks. Do not take it without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take a Zolam 0.5 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
No, you should consult your doctor before taking the Zolam tablet. It can be unsafe during breastfeeding. There is limited data on the effects of this tablet on the breastfeeding baby. However, studies suggested that the medicine may pass into the milk and cause undesirable effects on the baby.


Can I drive if I have taken a Zolam 0.5 mg tablet?
No, do not drive after taking the Zolam tablet. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, and blurred vision that can affect your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with the Zolam 0.5 mg tablet?
No, you cannot consume alcohol with a Zolam tablet. It can interfere with the function of the medicine and cause exaggerated side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are planning to get pregnant.
  • You are using the treatment for fungal infections.
  • You have a seizure disorder and are under antiepileptic medication.
  • You are using any vitamin, herbal medicines and supplements.
  • You have any previous lung, kidney or liver disease.
  • You are an elderly patient over 65 years of age; high doses may cause serious adverse effects.
  • You are going to have a medical or dental procedure.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like sweating, tremors, nausea, agitation, and confusion.

Mode of Action of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Zolam tablets contain alprazolam, which is a benzodiazepine medicine. This medicine binds to the brain receptors that increase the activity of GABA, a chemical messenger in the brain. Increasing effec...
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Directions for Use of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG

  • Take the Zolam tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Do not break this tablet or chew it.
  • Take the tablet as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not take if the package has been opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medication, as it can have adverse effects.

Interactions of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zolam 0.5 mg tablet interaction with other medicines
  • Do not mix them with a Zolam tablet if you take antifungal medication like itraconazole or ketoconazole.
  • If You are taking antidepressant or mood-elevating medicines like fluoxetine, desipramine, it can cause adverse effects when mixed with this medicine.
  • Zolam tablets can reduce the effect of oral contraceptives or birth control pills.
  • Do not mix Zolam with antihistamines, as it can increase drowsiness, fatigue, etc.
  • Do not take other sedatives like sertraline, enhancing the side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • Do not take the Zolam tablet with alcohol. It can interfere with the effects of the medicine and increase the severity of side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, mood disorders, etc.
  • Interactions with food.
  • Avoid taking grapefruit and its juice; it reduces the effect of this medicine.
  • Avoid taking St John’s wort, a medicinal herb that treats depression, with this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG

Store Zolam 0.5 mg tablets in dry conditions. Keep it away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging carefully after using it. Throw it away if the package has...
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Dosage of Zolam Sr 0.5 MG


  • Zolam 0.5 mg tablet overdose can cause symptoms like drowsiness, loss of consciousness, problems with coordination, confusion, difficulty speaking, yellowing of eyes and skin, and seizures. If you ove...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Zolam 0.5 mg tablet, 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 n...
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Content Details


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I gain weight on the Zolam 0.5 mg tablet?

A: Yes, Zolam tablets can cause weight gain. But, it can also cause weight loss. Its effects on weight vary from person to person. If you are gaining weight, try to be more physically active and eat healthy food.

Q: can I use a Zolam 0.5 mg tablet if I have seizures?

  • Do not use Zolam tablets without consulting your doctor if you have seizure disorders. The medicine interaction can worsen the condition or cause side effects. Do not stop using this medicine suddenly...
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