Alprazolam OGB Mersi

Alprazolam OGB Mersi

alprazolam

Manufacturer:

Mersifarma TM
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Alprazolam
Indications/Uses
Management of anxiety disorders & anxiety associated w/ depression symptoms.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Anxiety 0.25-0.5 mg 3 times daily. Geriatric patient or in the presence of debilitating disease 0.25 mg 2-3 times daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Side effects eg, sleepiness/drowsiness may be reduced if taken immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to benzodiazepines. Acute narrow-angle glaucoma. Myasthenia gravis, acute pulmonary insufficiency, phobia & psychosis, childn & premature infants.
Special Precautions
Avoid single dose treatment in depression or combined anxiety-depression. Chronic renal & liver disorders, resp disorder, atrophy & patients who are prone to abuse drugs. Avoid long-term treatment. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <10 yr. Geriatric & debilitated patients.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, musculoskeletal weakness, amnesia, depression, lightheadedness, confusion, hallucinations, blurred vision, headache, insomnia, paradoxical reactions, trembling, hypotension, GI disorder, rash, changes in libido, menstrual irregularities, urine retention, blood dyscrasias & jaundice.
Drug Interactions
CNS drugs, barbiturates, alcohol, cimetidine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05BA12 - alprazolam ; Belongs to the class of benzodiazepine derivatives anxiolytics. Used in the management of anxiety, agitation or tension.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Alprazolam OGB Mersi tab 0.5 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Alprazolam OGB Mersi tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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