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L. Pam 1 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of L. Pam Tablet

L. Pam 1 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.

L. Pam Tablet side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use L. Pam 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. L. Pam 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How L. Pam Tablet works

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

L. Pam Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
L. Pam 1 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
L. Pam 1 mg 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
L. Pam 1 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
L. Pam 1 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of L. Pam 1 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
L. Pam 1 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
L. Pam 1 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of L. Pam 1 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
L. Pam 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of L. Pam 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of L. Pam 1 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of L. Pam Tablet?

If you miss a dose of L. Pam 1 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking L. Pam 1 mg Tablet 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 L. Pam 1 mg Tablet, 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 L. Pam 1 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking L. Pam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Valkid
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise
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Brand(s): Stoin
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Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
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Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma
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Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altole, Pandosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oxzey
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to L. Pam

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is L. Pam addictive or habit forming or narcotic?

L. Pam 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

Q. Is L. Pam the same as Xanax (alprazolam) or Valium (diazepam)?

L. Pam. Xanax (alprazolam) and Valium (diazepam) belong to the same group of drugs called benzodiazepines, but they are used for different indications

Q. Is L. Pam a muscle relaxer?

Yes. L. Pam acts on the brain to relax muscles

Q. Is L. Pam a beta blocker or SSRI?

L. Pam is neither a beta blocker (anti-hypertensive) or SSRI (anti-depressant); it belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines

Q. Can I take L. Pam for a long time or can I take L. Pam forever or how long can I take L. Pam or can you take L. Pam for years?

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

Q. Can I take L. Pam for pain?

No. L. Pam is not a pain-relieving medication. Use it only as advised by your doctor

Q. Can you take L. Pam for anxiety?

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

Q. Can I take L. Pam with prednisone?

L. Pam has no known harmful interaction with prednisone, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication

Q. Does L. Pam get you high?

L. Pam 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, L. Pam may also make an individual dependant such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it

Q. Does L. Pam lower blood pressure?

L. Pam 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

Q. Does L. Pam make you sleepy?

Yes, excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness are few of the side-effects of L. Pam

Q. Does L. Pam cause erectile dysfunction?

L. Pam can interfere with sexual function and very rarely causes erectile dysfunction (i.e. inability to achieve erection).
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