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Almazine 1mg Tablet

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Composition for Almazine 1mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Almazine 1mg Tablet

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
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Medicine Overview of Almazine Tablet

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Uses of Almazine Tablet

Almazine 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and epilepsy.
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Almazine Tablet side effects

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Sleepiness, Memory impairment, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movements, Fatigue, Constipation, Slurred speech, Headache, Irritability, Depression, Dryness in mouth.

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How to use Almazine Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Almazine 1mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Almazine Tablet works

Almazine 1mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Almazine Tablet

Expert advice for Almazine Tablet

  • If you are taking Almazine for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Almazine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Almazine is very high.
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Almazine Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Almazine Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Almazine 1mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Almazine 1mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Almazine 1mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Almazine 1mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Almazine 1mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Almazine 1mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Almazine 1mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Almazine 1mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Almazine 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Almazine 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Almazine 1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Almazine Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Almazine 1mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Almazine Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lorazepam

Almazine is addictive and habit forming, as on prolonged use, it may make you dependent such that you will not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it. It is therefore classified as a narcotic and only the exact quantity required by you will be provided by the chemist/pharmacist after producing a prescriptio
Almazine. Xanax (alprazolam) and Valium (diazepam) belong to the same group of drugs called benzodiazepines, but they are used for different indications
Yes. Almazine acts on the brain to relax muscles
Almazine is neither a beta blocker (anti-hypertensive) or SSRI (anti-depressant); it belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines
This drug should be used for only a short time. Do not take this medication for longer than 4 months without your doctor's advice
No. Almazine is not a pain-relieving medication. Use it only as advised by your doctor
Yes, it is used to treat anxiety
Q. Can I take lorazepam with melatonin/ Zoloft (sertraline)/ tramadol/ Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)/ Advil (ibuprofen)/ Ambien (Zolpidem)/ Wellbutrin (bupropion)/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
Lorazepam has no known harmful interaction with Advil (ibuprofen) or Tylenol (paracetamol); hence can be taken together. Drugs like melatonin/ Zoloft (sertraline)/ tramadol/ Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)/ Ambien (Zolpidem)/ Wellbutrin (bupropion) can increase the side-effects of lorazepam, and vice verca. Please consult your doctor before taking lorazepam with any other drug
Almazine has no known harmful interaction with prednisone, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Almazine enhances the action of a signaling chemical called gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain and thus produces a calming effect. This calming effect may be perceived as pleasant or feeling high by some individuals. On prolonged use, Almazine may also make an individual dependant such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it
Almazine itself can rarely lower blood pressure. However, it is known to potentiate the effect of medicines used to treat high blood pressure, and cause excessive lowering of blood pressure
Yes, excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness are few of the side-effects of Almazine
Almazine can interfere with sexual function and very rarely causes erectile dysfunction (i.e. inability to achieve erection).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Almazine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Almazine with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Almazine with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Almazine with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Almazine with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Almazine with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Almazine with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Almazine with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Almazine with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Almazine with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Almazine with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Almazine with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Almazine with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Almazine with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Almazine with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Almazine with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Almazine with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Almazine with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Almazine with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Almazine with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Almazine with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Almazine with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Almazine with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Almazine with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Almazine with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Almazine with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Almazine with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Almazine with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Almazine with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Almazine with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Almazine with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
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