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Alprax Forte Tablet

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  1. Alprax Forte Benefits & Uses
  2. Alprax Forte Dosage & How to Take
  3. Alprax Forte Side Effects
  4. Alprax Forte Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Alprax Forte with Other Drugs
  6. Alprax Forte Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Alprax Forte
  8. Alprax Forte Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Alprax Forte Benefits & Uses

Alprax Forte is used to treat the following -

  1. Depression Primary
  2. Anxiety Primary
  3. Panic Attack and Disorder

Alprax Forte Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Alprax Forte

Alprazolam
Sertraline

Alprax Forte Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Alprax Forte is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Tremor
  4. Dyspepsia
  5. Loss of appetite
  6. Decreased libido
  7. Drowsiness
  8. Lightheadedness

Alprax Forte Related Warnings

Is the use of Alprax Forte safe for pregnant women?

Alprax Forte has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Alprax Forte without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Alprax Forte safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Alprax Forte. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

Moderate

What is the effect of Alprax Forte on the Kidneys?

Alprax Forte may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Alprax Forte on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Alprax Forte. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Alprax Forte on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Alprax Forte. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Alprax Forte with Other Drugs

Alprax Forte should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Warfarin

Aspirin

    Alprax Forte Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alprax Forte unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Seizures
    2. Glaucoma
    3. Drug Addiction
    4. Drug Abuse

    Frequently asked Questions about Alprax Forte

    Is this Alprax Forte habit forming or addictive?

    You may get addicted to Alprax Forte. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

    Yes

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Alprax Forte as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Alprax Forte is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Alprax Forte in mental disorders is not effective.

    Yes

    Alprax Forte Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Alprax Forte

    You can take Alprax Forte with food.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Alprax Forte

    Consuming Alprax Forte with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe

    Alprax Forte FAQs

    Question almost 2 years ago

    How long can I safely take Alprax Forte?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    Alprax Forte is safe to use. Your doctor recommends this drug depending upon your condition and extends the medicine course further if you require it. Do not discontinue the treatment suddenly or take longer than prescribed.

    Question about 2 years ago

    How does Alprax Forte work?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS , General Physician

    Alprax Forte works by relaxing the muscles of the body and suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain through increase in activity of a chemical messenger known as GABA. Thus, providing relief from sleeplessness and anxiety to the patient.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    How to take Alprax Forte?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    Alprax Forte can be taken with or without food. Preferably taken 2 - 4 times in a day. Extended-release tablet should be taken once daily. The dose should be gradually increased from low to high. It may cause dizziness and drowsiness which altered the thinking power of people. You shouldn't drive or operate heavy machinery while taking medicine. However, take it exactly as your doctor has recommended you to take it. 

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Alprax Forte cause weight gain?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Pulmonology

    No, Alprax Forte does not cause weight gain. However, if you gain weight after taking Alprax Forte, discuss it with your doctor.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Does Alprax Forte cause stomach upset?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, [medicine] can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of it. Take light meals and avoid spicy and high-fat content meals when experiencing stomach upset while taking Alprax Forte. In case of severe stomach upset consult your doctor, take medication and follow his/her instructions.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

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