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L. Pam 3mg Tablet

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Primary uses of L. Pam 3mg Tablet

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
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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 3mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and epilepsy.
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L. Pam Tablet side effects

Common

Sleepiness, Memory impairment, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movements, Fatigue, Constipation, Slurred speech, Headache, Irritability, Depression, Dryness in 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. L. Pam 3mg 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 3mg 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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L. Pam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for L. Pam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
L. Pam 3mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
L. Pam 3mg 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 3mg 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 3mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of L. Pam 3mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
L. Pam 3mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
L. Pam 3mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of L. Pam 3mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
L. Pam 3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of L. Pam 3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of L. Pam 3mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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

If you miss a dose of L. Pam 3mg 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 L. Pam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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