Alpranax

Alpranax

alprazolam

Manufacturer:

Y.S.P. Industries

Distributor:

Y.S.P. Industries
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Alprazolam
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Anxiety Initially 0.25-0.5 mg tds. Usual dose range: 0.5-4 mg daily. Depression Initially 0.5 mg tds. Usual dose range: 1.5-4.5 mg daily. Panic-related disorders Initially 0.5-1 mg at bedtime. Usual dose range: Adjusted according to patient's response, in increments no ≤1 mg every 3-4 days. Elderly or in the presence of debilitating disease Initially 0.25 mg bd-tds. Dose range: 0.5-0.75 mg 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.
Special Precautions
Individuals prone to abuse drugs. Chronic resp insufficiency. Avoid abrupt discontinuation. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn. Elderly or debilitated patients.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness.
Drug Interactions
Alcohol, antipsychotics, hypnotics, anxiolytics/sedatives, antidepressants, narcotic analgesics, antiepileptic drugs, anesth & sedative antihistamines. CYP3A isoenzyme inhibitors. Fluoxetine, propoxyphene, OC, sertraline, diltiazem, or macrolides, ritonavir. Not recommended w/ azole-type antifungals.
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
Alpranax tab 0.5 mg
Packing/Price
50 × 10's
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