Halcion Oral Tablet 0.125Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Halcion: Oral tablet (0.125mg)

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Triazolam 0.125mg Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: G 3717 
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Triazolam 0.125mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: G  |  TR 125
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Triazolam 0.125mg Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 519 
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Triazolam 0.125mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 54 519 
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Halcion 0.125mg Tab
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: HALCION 0.125 

What is this Medicine?

TRIAZOLAM (trye AY zoe lam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to sleep. It is only for short-term use, and should generally be used for no more than 2 to 3 weeks.

In-Depth Information

Halcion 0.125mg Tablet

NDC: 000090010
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Insomnia

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Halcion 0.125mg Tablet
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Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: HALCION 0.125 
Shape: oval
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Halcion 0.125mg Tablet

Dysesthesia Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nightmares Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mania Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.5-0.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elated Mood Incidence:
0.5-0.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
0.5-0.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.5-0.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Tired Incidence:
0.5-0.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
0.5-0.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Incoordination Incidence:
4.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
7.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
9.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Addiction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Addiction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tolerance Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Withdrawal Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Halcion 0.125mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Halcion 0.125mg Tablet(Triazolam)
Grapefruit juice and Triazolam(Triazolam)
Use caution when taking grapefruit juice with Triazolam since side effects from Triazolam may get worse. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing while taking Triazolam, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Halcion 0.125mg Tablet(Triazolam)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Triazolam)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Halcion 0.125mg Tablet(Triazolam)
Marijuana and Benzodiazepines(Triazolam)
Avoid Marijuana, Medical while you are taking Benzodiazepines to reduce anxiety or to induce sleep or sedation. Using some of these drugs along with Marijuana can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are using Marijuana, Medical. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Halcion 0.125mg Tablet(Triazolam)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Benzodiazepines(Triazolam)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs are often used together. Benzodiazepines include drugs for anxiety or sleep, such as Ativan, Dalmane, Doral, Halcion, Klonopin, Librium, ProSom, Restoril, Serax, Tranxene, Valium, and Xanax. Caffeine may increase nervousness or sleeplessness. If you are taking a Benzodiazepine to help you sleep, avoid taking Caffeine and Caffeine-containing foods or beverages like colas, coffee, teas, or chocolates within several hours prior to bedtime.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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