Alprazolam

Therapeutic indications

Alprazolam is indicated for:

Moderate or severe anxiety, anxiety associated with depression

Population group: both men and women, only adults (18 - 65 years old)

Alprazolam is indicated for the short-term treatment of moderate or severe anxiety states and anxiety associated with depression. It is only indicated when the disorder is severe, disabling or subjecting the individual to extreme distress.

Alprazolam should not be used to treat short-term mild anxiety, such as anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life. As the efficacy of alprazolam in depression and in phobic or obsessional states has yet to be established, specific treatment may have to be considered.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0.25-0.5 mg three times daily

Moderate or severe anxiety, anxiety associated with depression

Population group: both men and women, only elderly (65 years old or older)

Alprazolam is indicated for the short-term treatment of moderate or severe anxiety states and anxiety associated with depression. It is only indicated when the disorder is severe, disabling or subjecting the individual to extreme distress.

Alprazolam should not be used to treat short-term mild anxiety, such as anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life. As the efficacy of alprazolam in depression and in phobic or obsessional states has yet to be established, specific treatment may have to be considered.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0.25 mg two to three times daily

Panic disorder with or without agoraphobia

Population group: both men and women, only adults (18 years old or older)

Alprazolam is indicated for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0.5-1 mg

Contraindications

Alprazolam is contraindicated in the following cases:

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis

Pregnancy

Pregnancy

Breast-feeding

Lactation

Severe respiratory insufficiency

Respiratory insufficiency

Sleep apnoea syndrome

Sleep apnea

Severe hepatic insufficiency

Hepatic failure stage IV

Alcohol

Ketoconazole, itraconazole, other azole-type antifungals

at least one of
Imidazole and triazole derivatives

Imidazole derivatives

Imidazole derivatives

Imidazole derivatives

Imidazole derivatives

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