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Rs. 54.88
Rs 64.56

Rs.5.49/tablet

10 tablet(s)/Strip

Pack Size : 3x10's tablet

Rs.193.68 Total

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Prescription Required

Alp 0.5mg tablet

Alp 0.5mg tablet is composed of

Alprazolam (0.5mg)

Primarily used for

Anxiety

Belongs to the category

Tranquilizer , Sedative / Hypnotic

Precaution:

The patients with severe hepatic (liver) impairment, tardive dyskinesia (a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements of the face and jaw), signs of neuroleptic syndrome (serious allergic reaction occurring due to medicines), history of seizures, diabetes, and elderly with dementia (persistent disorder of the mental processes) should use this medicine cautiously.

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usesUses of Alp

This medication is used for short-term treatment of anxiety (distress or uneasiness of mind) and anxiety accompanying depression (a medical condition that causes feelings of sadness or hopelessness that do not go away).

side-effectsSide effects of Alp

Patients using this medication may experience insomnia (trouble falling or staying asleep), restlessness, headache, dizziness (lightheadedness), somnolence (abnormally sleepy), tremor (unintentional and uncontrollable rhythmic movement of one part or one limb of the body), blurred vision, GI upset, weakness, stroke, and Transient ischemic attack (mini-stroke) in elderly demented patients.

pillsWhen not to use Alp

The patients with any severe disease/disorders or allergy to any of the medicine’s constituents should avoid use of this medicine.

pills Expert Advice for Alp

  • This medicine can be taken with or without meals.
  • Take this medicine immediately after meals to reduce sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Swallow the whole tablet, do not crush or chew.
  • Avoid taking any new medicine especially pain medicines, sedatives or hypnotics without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine abruptly, lower the dose gradually and then stop.
  • Avoid alcohol whilst taking this medication
  • To maintain hydration take sufficient amount of fluids that is 2-3 liters per day unless restricted by the prescriber
  • Avoid direct sunlight. Always use sunscreen, wear proper clothing and eyewear to prevent photosensitivity

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Warnings

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    Driving

    Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.

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    Alcohol

    Please avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine.

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    This medication is not to be taken or prescribed to expecting mothers as it may have fatal consequences for the unborn child.

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    This medication is contraindicated in lactating females.

What side-effects did you experience while using this medicine?

How did you take this medicine?

With food


44.44%

With or without food


50%

Empty Stomach


5.56%

How much was the improvement?

1


11.11%

2


16.67%

3


19.44%

4


33.33%

5


19.44%

What are you using this medicine for?

Anxiety


86.11%

Others


13.89%

Number of survey's Available: 36