How to Take Trankimazin

Trankimazin is the trade name for the generic alprazolam. This is a tranquilizing medication derived from benzodiazepine. This is used to treat generalized anxiety and depressive anxiety problems in people who have them. It is also indicated to treat panic disorders, including agoraphobia (fear of places with no easy exits). In any case, Trankimazin is a medicine indicated only to treat serious disorders – that limit the patient or her activity -, prescribed by a doctor. Because it is a strong medication, which creates dependency, it is very important that we know how to take Trankimazin.

What do you need to take Trankimazin?

  • Trankimazin, which comes in the following formats:
    • Tablets (0.25, 0.5, 1 and 2 mg). Oval, pink, with a slit to divide the tablet into two doses.
    • Drops (0.75 mg per ml).

Instructions for taking Trankimazin

  1. First of all, follow the administration instructions that your doctor determines, being clear about the dose to take, how often and if there are specific conditions.
  2. If you have doubts, consult your doctor again, or go to your pharmacist.
  3. Never take Trankimazin without a doctor’s prescription.
  4. How to take Trankimazin to treat anxiety:
    • The initial dose ranges between 0.75 and 1.5 mg daily, administered in three doses of 0.25 or 0.5 mg.
    • Your doctor will determine when to switch to what we call your “usual dose,” which will be taken for the majority of your treatment. This varies from 0.5 mg to 4 mg daily, divided into three or four doses.
  5. How to take Trankimazin to treat panic disorders:
    • The initial dose will be 0.5 mg or 1 mg.
    • The usual dose will be adjusted by your doctor according to the response that your body generates. In general, every three or four days the dose can be increased by up to 1 mg.
  6. For people of advanced age or with chronic respiratory problems, liver or kidney disorders:
    • The doses are lower, not exceeding 0.5 mg or 0.75 mg daily.
    • Afterwards, your doctor will gradually increase the dose as long as your body tolerates Trankimazin perfectly.
  7. If you forget to take your dose, take it as soon as you remember, but don’t take a double to make up for it. It is preferable that you do not take a dose that you take two in a row.
  8. Treatment As we have indicated, it will be your doctor who decides what the duration should be depending on the situation. In any case, the period of treatment and drug withdrawal should not exceed 12 weeks.
  9. If it is necessary to prolong the treatment, it will be carried out for limited periods, with frequent follow-up to consider your situation.
  10. Never interrupt your treatment or reduce the number of shots or the dose per shot. As your disease progresses, your doctor will be the one to reduce the dose if he considers it so.
  11. Do not take Trankimazin if:
    • You are allergic to alprazolam, benzodiazepines or any other component of this medicine.
    • You suffer from breathing difficulties, including those related to sleep.
    • Suffer or think you suffer from myasthenia gravis
    • He suffers from severe liver disorders.
  12. Consult your doctor about the following situations before taking Trankimazin:
    • Pregnancy and lactation (treatment with Trankimazin is not recommended in these cases).
    • Intolerance to lactose or certain sugars.
    • History of alcohol and drug use.
    • Kidney, liver or lung problems.
    • Suicidal thoughts.
    • Chronic prescription of other medications or temporary taking of strong medications.
  13. Consult your doctor about the following situations that occur during treatment with Trankimazin:
    • Loss of effectiveness.
    • Manic or hypomanic episodes (excitement or over-excitement, exaggerated activity, euphoria, or irritability).
    • Varied symptoms such as memory loss, irritability, aggressiveness, delusions, anger, hallucinations, psychosis and other behavior modifying effects.
  14. How to store Trankimazin.
    • Keeps your medicine at less than 30º C, without the Sun shining directly on it?
    • Do not leave Trankimazin -or any other medication- within the reach of children.
    • Do not store the medication if it has passed its expiration date. You must withdraw it from circulation and of course, DO NOT CONSUMES IT once it has expired.
  15. Side effects when taking Trankimazin.
    • Very common: Depression, sedation, ataxia, dizziness, dysarthria, headache…
    • Frequent: Confusion, altered libido, nausea, dermatitis, blurred vision, weight changes, altered balance, hypersomnia…
    • Uncommon: Dependence, loss of strength, mental and behavioral disorders described above, urinary incontinence, irregular menstruation.
    • Not known: Increased prolactin, photosensitivity, intraocular pressure, peripheral edema, liver problems,
  16. Special considerations when taking Trankimazin.
    • Avoid the intake of alcoholic beverages, as they enhance the effects of sedation.
    • The efficacy and safety of the drug in children have not been established.
    • Trankimazin affects more people over 65 years.
    • Trankimazin decreases attention and attention span, in addition to producing drowsiness so do not drive heavy machinery.

Tips for taking Trankimazin

  • Here we tell you how to control anxiety attacks
  • If you notice a great improvement or, on the contrary, that you drastically worsen, go to your doctor even if you do not have a check-up scheduled, so that the doctor readjusts the treatment according to your needs.
  • The best way to get rid of your medications is to go to your nearest pharmacy to find out how to do it. In most pharmacies there is a special container for medicines. If not, you can leave them at the pharmacy for the staff to take care of them.
  • Do not take Trankimazin during pregnancy unless you are in a desperate situation. The effects on the baby are very serious (hypotonic, hypothermia, respiratory depression and physical dependence.
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