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Drug information on Relax (0.5mg) (Alprazolam) from Pharma India

Relax (0.5mg)

  Tablet  
Pharma India
Generic : Alprazolam
 13.20
0.5mg
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Alprazolam

Alprazolam(Xanax) generic Relax (0.5mg) is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety and panic disorders. It reduces the nervous tension by slowing down the movement of chemicals in the brain.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Relax (0.5mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Relax (0.5mg)

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, lightheadedness, depression, headache, confusion, sleeplessness, nervousness, fainting, dizziness and tiredness.

   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting and increased salivation.

   Heart : Fast heart rate and low blood pressure.

   Eye : Blurred vision.

   Musculoskeletal : Rigidity and tremor.

   Skin : Skin inflammation and allergy.

   Miscellaneous : Nose congestion and weight gain/loss.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The starting dose for treating anxiety is 0.25-0.5 mg, 3 times daily using immediate release tablets.
The dose may be increased every 3-4 days to a maximum dose of 4 mg daily.
The starting dose for treating panic attacks is 0.5 mg, 3 times daily. Doses can be increased every 3-4 days but by no more than 1 mg daily. The effective dose for preventing panic attacks may be as high as 6 mg daily.

How to use Relax (0.5mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Relax (0.5mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with increased eye pressure, who are taking itraconazole or ketoconazole and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Relax (0.5mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma or other respiratory diseases, kidney or liver impairment, depression, suicidal thoughts, alcohol addiction, increased eye pressure, who are taking other medications, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may decrease alertness and coordination. Do not drive a car or operate dangerous machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid grape fruit or grape fruit juice consumption while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Relax (0.5mg)

Avoid abrupt withdrawal of this medication.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Relax (0.5mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from light and children.


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