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Zolam

Zolam Information

Zolam Benefits & Uses

Zolam is used to treat the following -

Zolam 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 Zolam

Alprazolam

Zolam Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Zolam 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

Zolam Related Warnings

Is the use of Zolam safe for pregnant women?

Zolam can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Zolam safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Zolam. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Zolam on the Kidneys?

Zolam rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Zolam on the Liver?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Zolam on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Zolam on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Zolam with Other Drugs

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

Zolam Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Zolam 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 Zolam

Is this Zolam habit forming or addictive?

Zolam can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

Yes

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

After taking Zolam, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Zolam can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Zolam should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Zolam can treat mental disorders.

Yes

Zolam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Zolam

When consumed with certain foods, Zolam may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Zolam

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

Mild

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; XANAX® alprazolam
  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