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  • Alprazolam
    3 Drugs classified under this active ingredient

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    Benzodiazepine. Alprazolam 0.25, 0.5, 1 mg.
    TABS: 30 x 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg.
    For tmt .of anxiety: The tmt. will usually begin with one tab. of 0.25 mg  or one tablet of 0.5 mg three times per day. Therefore, the dly. dosage is 0.75 mg - 1.5 mg. The dosage may be gradual. incr. (every 3-4 d. the dose may  be incr. by 1 mg) up to a total dly.  dosage of 3 mg, divid. throughout the  day.
    The dosage can be incr.to achieve a max. therap. effect, at intervals of 3-4 days, to a max. dly. dosage  of 4 mg, given in divid. doses. For tmt. of panic: The tmt.  will usually begin with 1 tab. of 0.5 mg ×3/d The dosage can be grad. incr., depend.  on the  response, (every 3-4 days the dose can  be incr. by 1 mg) up to a dly. dosage greater than 4 mg, divided throughout the day. When the dosage needs to be incr., the common practice is to incr. the nighttime  dosage first before incr. the daytime dosage.
    Elderly or pts. suffering from fatigue: Init. 0.25 mg ×2,3/d. This dosage  may be grad. incr.
    Alpralid is intended for short-term use (no
    more than 8-12 wks). See lit.
    Tmt. of sympt. of tension & anxiety, anxiety accompan. by depress. and in panic states with/ without phobia.
    C/I: Hypersens. to alprazolam or other benzodiazep.
    Concom. use with antifungals e.g. ketoconazole, itraconazole.

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    Benzodiazepine. Alprazolam 0.25, 0.5, 1 mg.
    TABS: 50 x 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg. t.i.d. -
    q.i.d. Individ. depend. on severity and
    Anx. states, mixed anx.-depress., panic
    related disords.
    C/I: Known hypersens. to compon. or
    other benzodiazepines, narrow angle

    Xanax XR
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    Xanax XR

    Benzodiazepine. Alprazolam 0.5, 1, 2 mg.
    E.R. TABS: 30 x 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg.
    Anx: 0.5-4.0 mg dly in 1-2 div. doses.
    Depress: 0.5-4.5 mg dly in 1-2 div.
    doses. May grad. incr. if reqd.
    Panic disords: Mean maint. dose: 5.0-
    6.0 mg dly as single dose or 2 div.
    doses. May need up to 10 mg dly. Dose
    increments. not to exceed 1.0 mg dly
    every 3-4 days.
    Anx., anx. assoc. with depress., panic
    disords. with/without phobic avoid.
    C/I: Pts. with known sensitiv. to
    concom. use with ketoconazole ,
    itraconazole, Due to impair. of oxidative
    metabolism mediated by P450 3A