Lam 0.25mg Tablet

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Tas Med India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Lam 0.25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Anxiety
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Lam Tablet

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Uses of Lam Tablet

Lam 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.
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Side effects of Lam Tablet

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

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How to use Lam 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 Lam 0.25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Lam Tablet works

Lam 0.25mg 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 Lam Tablet

Expert advice for Lam Tablet

  • If you are taking Lam 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 Lam, 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 Lam is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lam 0.25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Lam 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lam 0.25mg 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
Lam 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Lam 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Lam 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lam 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Alprazolam, 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 Lam 0.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Alprazolam

Lam is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Lam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Lam has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Lam is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Lam is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Lam is not a mono-amine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It has no known inhibitory action on monoamine oxidase (MAO) enzyme. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines.
No, Lam has no known effect on blood or any action as blood thinner. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to relieve excess anxiety.
No, Lam is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Lam is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Lam is not banned in India, however, it is available only by prescription from physician or doctor.
Yes, Lam is a habit forming substance. It is possible to become dependent on Lam and there are high chances that you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking Lam. Please take Lam only as advised by your doctor. Kindly inform your doctor if you have a history of using habit forming substances as your doctor would be able to advise you better regarding the use of Lam.
No, Lam is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Lam should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Lam is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
No, Lam is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Lam should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Lam is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Lam. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Lam.
Yes, Lam makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Lam. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Lam and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Lam like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Lam. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Lam.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Lam. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
No, Lam does not contain monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI).
Q. Can I take Lam with hydrocodone?
Lam should not be taken with hydrocodone. Lam belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Lam with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Lam and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Lam with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Lam and hence decrease the levels of Lam in the body which may decrease the effect of Lam and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Lam with clonazepam?
Lam should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Lam with oxycodone?
Lam should not be taken with oxycodone. Lam belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Lam with tramadol?
Lam should not be taken with tramadol. Lam belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Lam with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Lam and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Lam with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Lam and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Lam with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Lam and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Lam should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Lam is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
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