L. Pam 2mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of L. Pam Tablet

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Uses of L. Pam Tablet

L. Pam 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and epilepsy.
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Side effects of L. Pam Tablet

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

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take L. Pam 2mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How L. Pam Tablet works

L. pam 2mg 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 L. Pam Tablet

Expert advice for L. Pam Tablet

  • If you are taking L. pam 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, 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 is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for L. Pam 2mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
L. Pam 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
L. Pam 2mg 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.
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Lactation
L. Pam 2mg 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 2mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of L. Pam 2mg Tablet should be gradual.
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Driving
L. Pam 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
L. Pam 2mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of L. Pam 2mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
L. Pam 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of L. Pam 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of L. Pam 2mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Lorazepam, 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 for L. Pam 2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Lorazepam

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
L. pam. Xanax (alprazolam) and Valium (diazepam) belong to the same group of drugs called benzodiazepines, but they are used for different indications
Yes. L. pam acts on the brain to relax muscles
L. pam 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. L. pam 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
L. pam has no known harmful interaction with prednisone, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
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
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
Yes, excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness are few of the side-effects of L. pam
L. pam can interfere with sexual function and very rarely causes erectile dysfunction (i.e. inability to achieve erection).
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