Home>Linotril>linotril 0.25mg tablet

Linotril 0.25mg Tablet

icon
Linux Laboratories

Composition for Linotril 0.25mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primary uses of Linotril 0.25mg Tablet

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
NOT FOR SALE
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Linotril Tablet

uses

Uses of Linotril Tablet

Linotril 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
uses

Linotril Tablet side effects

Common

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

uses

How to use Linotril 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. Linotril 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Linotril Tablet works

Linotril 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 Linotril Tablet

Expert advice for Linotril Tablet

  • If you are taking Linotril 0.25mg 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 Linotril 0.25mg 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 Linotril 0.25mg Tablet is very high.
video imgplay img
Linotril Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Linotril Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Linotril 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Linotril 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.
Lactation
Linotril 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.
Driving
Linotril 0.25mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Linotril 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Linotril 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Linotril 0.25mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Linotril 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Linotril 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Linotril Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Linotril 0.25mg 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

User Submitted Feedback For Linotril 0.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Linotril Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Linotril is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Linotril?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Linotril?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Linotril) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Linotril?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Linotril?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
There are few reports but it is not so common. Linotril does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
No. Linotril is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Linotril is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Linotril.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Linotril.
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
No. Linotril does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Linotril does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Linotril be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Linotril is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Linotril is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Linotril is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Linotril?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Linotril is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Linotril along with zolpidem?
No. You should avoid taking these two medications together. They both induce sleep and taking them together can lead to increased sleepiness, decreased concentration, ataxia and abnormal co-ordination.
Q. Which medication is better, Linotril or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Linotril as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Linotril needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Linotril along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Linotril along with escitalopram?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Which medication is better, Linotril or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Linotril along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Linotril. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Linotril or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Linotril with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Linotril or etizolam?
Etizolam is a short acting drug and its structure is a bit different from the benzodiazepines class of drugs. Both are used in inducing sleep and relieving anxiety however it depends.
The expiry date of Linotril is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Linotril works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Q. Can I take Linotril along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Linotril.
Q. What is the difference between Linotril and zopiclone?
Linotril is an anti-siezure, antianxiety medication. Zopiclone is a sedating drug from different class and it is only used for inducing sleep
Q. What is the difference between Linotril and olanzapine?
Linotril is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Linotril is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
No. Linotril is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Linotril is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Linotril is effective
No. Linotril is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Linotril is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Linotril is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Yes. Though Linotril is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Linotril is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
No. Linotril is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
No. Linotril is not a medication for management of pain disorders. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating pain. Few studies have failed to prove the effectiveness of Linotril in pain management.
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

Substitutes for Linotril Tablet

Clonotril 0.25mg Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1.7/Tablet
save 8%
Zapiz 0.25mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1.46/Tablet
save 22%
Clonafit 0.25mg Tablet
Mankind Pharma Ltd
₹1.86/Tablet
same price
₹1.82/Tablet
save 2%
Clotas 0.25mg Tablet
Tas Med India Pvt Ltd
₹1.8/Tablet
save 3%
Related OTC Products
Quogress Soft Gelatin Capsule
MRP59210% off
533
Bilovas Tablet
MRP1805% off
171
Himalaya Mentat Syrup
MRP1355% off
128
Ginkocer Tablet
MRP163.95% off
156
Himalaya Mentat Tablet
MRP1005% off
95
Recharje Plus Capsule
MRP87.86% off
82
Gudmensia Tablet
MRP1205% off
114
Neurozan Tablet
MRP49510% off
446
Health OK Syrup
MRP1007% off
93
Top Neurologists
Dr. K. K. Jindal
MBBS, MD, DM
4.8
Dr. P. K. Sethi
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.4
4.6
4.8
Dr. Rajul Agarwal
MBBS, MD, DM
4.8
cross img