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Alprocontin Information

Alprocontin Benefits & Uses

Alprocontin is used to treat the following -

Alprocontin 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 Alprocontin


Alprocontin Side Effects

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

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Slurred speech
  3. Memory problems
  4. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Fatigue Mild
  8. Irritability
  9. Constipation Moderate
  10. Headache Mild
  11. Depression Moderate
  12. Angioedema Severe
  13. Steven-johnsons syndrome

Alprocontin Related Warnings

Is the use of Alprocontin safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Alprocontin should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.


Is the use of Alprocontin safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Alprocontin. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.


What is the effect of Alprocontin on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Alprocontin on [Organ] have been reported.


What is the effect of Alprocontin on the Liver?

Alprocontin can cause side effects that could harm the kidney. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.


What is the effect of Alprocontin on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Alprocontin on [Organ] have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Alprocontin with Other Drugs

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

Alprocontin Contraindications

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

  1. Shock
  2. Glaucoma
  3. Epilepsy
  4. Mania
  5. Depression
  6. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  7. Parkinson's Disease
  8. Liver Disease
  9. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Alprocontin

Is this Alprocontin habit forming or addictive?

Taking Alprocontin can be addictive, so you should not consume it without the medical advice.

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

After taking Alprocontin you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Alprocontin.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Alprocontin works for mental disorders.


Alprocontin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Alprocontin

Some foods when eaten with Alprocontin can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.


Interaction between Alcohol and Alprocontin

Side effects of drinking alcohol and taking Alprocontin at the same time are rare and minor. However, if you face any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.


Alprocontin से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How does Alprocontin work?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, General Physician

Alprocontin 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.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How to take Alprocontin?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

Alprocontin 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. 

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Alprocontin 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 Alprocontin. In case of severe stomach upset consult your doctor, take medication and follow his/her instructions.

सवाल 9 months पहले

Does Alprocontin cause low blood pressure?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Alprocontin can cause low blood pressure if taken in higher doses. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

What is Alprocontin?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

Alprocontin is a brand name for alprazolam. It is a controlled prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called benzodiazepine. It is short-acting potent anxiolytic and a minor tranquilizer. It is used for the treatment of anxiety and panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks).

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 405
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 129-131
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