Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as benzodiazepines. It is used to treat anxiety. It alters brain activity, calms it, and provides relief from panic attacks by relaxing the nerves.
Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor as it has a high potential of habit-forming. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication mustn’t be stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor as it may cause nausea and anxiety.
It may also cause weight gain or weight loss as it can vary from person to person. To prevent weight gain you can eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie foods, and exercise regularly. Weight loss can be managed by increasing food portions and consulting a dietitian. If you have been taking this medicine for a long time then regular monitoring of blood and liver functions may be required.
USES OF ALPRASAFE TABLET
HOW TO USE
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alprasafe 0.25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
WHAT IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF ALPRASAFE TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Alprasafe 0.25 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ALPRASAFE TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
BENEFITS OF ALPRASAFE TABLET
In Treatment of Anxiety
Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet reduces the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, and feeling irritable. It will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping it suddenly can cause serious problems. So, do not stop taking it without discussing it with your doctor.
In Treatment of Panic disorder
Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet can help relieve symptoms of many panic disorders including panic attacks. It can help you feel calmer and improve your ability to deal with problems. Do not stop taking it, even when you feel better unless your doctor advises you to.
HOW TO USE ALPRASAFE TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW ALPRASAFE TABLET WORKS
Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet.
Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Alprasafe 0.25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Alprasafe 0.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ALPRASAFE TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Alprasafe 0.25mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.