Xanax. 0.25 mg .100 tablets
Xanax Tablets are also used for the treatment of panic disorders.
Xanax. 0.25 mg .100 tablets
What is Xanax tablets and what it is used
Xanax tablets are supplied in cartons containing 30 or 100 tablets.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Xanax tablets belong to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines .
Xanax Tablets are used to treat anxiety , mixed anxiety - depressive illness or depression associated with other diseases.
Xanax Tablets are also used for the treatment of panic disorders .
Xanax tablets are subject to medical prescription.
2 . What you should know before taking Xanax tablets
Do not take Xanax tablets:
if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to alprazolam, other benzodiazepines or any of the other ingredients of Xanax tablets ( eg aluminum tablets of 0,5 mg). Allergic reactions may occur as a rash , itching, swollen face, swollen lips or shortness of breath . If this ever happened , tell your doctor ;
if you suffer from myasthenia gravis ;
if you suffer from severe respiratory failure;
if you suffer from respiratory arrest during sleep ;
if you suffer from severe liver disease .
Take special care with Xanax tablets:
if you are taking other medicines prescribed by a doctor or purchased by you, in particular alcohol or drugs known to cause depression of the central nervous system (CNS) ;
if you have liver or kidney problems ;
if you feel depressed, talk to your doctor.
Application of Xanax tablets in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years is not recommended.
Always consult with your doctor before you increase your dose or stop taking the drug suddenly .
Rapid decrease or abrupt discontinuation of alprazolam, will be accompanied by withdrawal symptoms . Symptoms may be mild dysphoria , insomnia , headache , muscle pain , anxiety, tension, restlessness , confusion and irritability. In severe cases, can occur following symptoms: abdominal and muscle cramps , vomiting , sweating , tremors, convulsions, derealization , depersonalization , hyperacusis , numbness and tingling of extremities, hypersensitivity to light, noise and physical contact, hallucinations or epileptic seizures.
Taking Xanax tablets with food and drink :
Do not drink alcohol while taking Xanax tablets.
Xanax tablets should not be taken during pregnancy as there is risk of the fetus. Immediately contact your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while taking Xanax tablets. Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine .
In neonates exposed to benzodiazepines in the late third trimester of pregnancy or during labor has been reported to occur syndrome limp infant or withdrawal symptoms in the newborn . With the use of alprazolam during pregnancy or if the patient becomes pregnant while taking alprazolam, it must be aware of the potential risk to the fetus.
It is not recommended to breast-feed your baby while taking Xanax tablets.
Driving and using machines
Xanax tablets can cause drowsiness. Do not drive , operate machinery , or performing other hazardous activities if you do not know whether this medicine affects your ability to perform these activities.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Xanax tablets
Xanax tablets contain lactose. If you are allergic to certain types of sugar, you should contact your doctor before using this medicine.
Taking other medicines
You should talk to your doctor before taking any drug Xanax tablets. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines , including medicines obtained without a prescription , particularly alcohol or drugs known to cause CNS depression .
3 . How to take Xanax tablets
The total duration of treatment should not exceed 8-12 weeks , including the reduction of the dose.
Your dose will be individualized depending on the severity of symptoms and individual response to the drug. Always take Xanax tablets exactly as your doctor tells you . If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take an overdose of xanax tablets
Immediately contact your doctor or nearest emergency department . Bring your box Xanax tablets with you.
If you forget to take Xanax tablets
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember unless it is time for your next dose. In this case, just take your next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
Effects when treatment with Xanax tablets
Do not stop yourself taking Xanax tablets. Your doctor will tell you how to do it .
4 . Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Xanax tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them .
Side effects , if any occur , are generally observed at the beginning of therapy and usually disappear with continued use or dose reduction .
Common side effects that may affect more than 1 person in 100 are:
decreased appetite, confusion , depression, dizziness / vertigo , impaired coordination , memory impairment , speech disturbances, impaired concentration , headache , blurred vision, constipation, nausea , fatigue, irritability.
Uncommon side effects which may affect more than 1 person in 1000 are:
hyperprolactinemia , hallucinations , anger, aggression , hostility , anxiety , sexual dysfunction / changes in libido , insomnia, nervousness , amnesia , tremor , abnormal liver function , jaundice, dermatitis , muscle weakness , menstrual and ovulatory disorders , incontinence ( urinary incontinence ) , retention ( retention ) of urine , change in body weight, increased intraocular pressure.
Side effects are not known :
vegetative symptoms , hepatitis , severe allergic reaction that can cause swelling of the face and throat , peripheral edema .
The use of benzodiazepines may lead to the development of physical and psychological dependence , withdrawal symptoms / rebound phenomena (symptoms that led to treatment with benzodiazepines may appear in the form of hard on stopping treatment). May be accompanied by other reactions including mood changes , anxiety or sleep disorders and anxiety .
If any of the side effects gets serious , or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet , please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5 . How to store Xanax tablets
Keep Xanax tablets out of the reach of children.
Do not store above 25 ° C.
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the carton.
6 . Package Contents and more information
What does Xanax tablets
The active substance is alprazolam . Each tablet contains 0,25 mg or 0,5 mg alprazolam .
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose , sodium docusate (85 %) + sodium benzoate ( 15%) , colloidal silicon anhydrous, magnesium stearate, corn starch. Tablets of 0,5 mg also contain colorants sodium erythrosine aluminum lake .