Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD


Overview

Introduction

Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD belongs to a class of medicines known as benzodiazepines. It is a prescription medicine used to treat epilepsy (seizures) and severe anxiety. It alters brain activity, calms it and provides relief from panic attacks by relaxing the nerves.

Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor as it has a high potential of habit forming.

If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase seizure frequency.

Some common side effects of this medicine include tiredness, slurred speech, fever, cough, drooling, constipation, and difficulty in passing urine. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It is important to consult the doctor if you notice blisters on the skin or inside your mouth. If you have been taking this medicine for a long time than regular monitoring of blood and liver functions may be required.

Uses of Lobacor Tablet MD

Side effects of Lobacor Tablet MD

Common
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Slurred speech
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Drooling
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Breathing problems

How to use Lobacor Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lobacor Tablet MD works

Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Short-term use is not expected to cause any adverse effects in the breastfed baby, especially if the baby is older than 2 months. During long-term use, monitor for possible sleepiness.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Lobacor 10mg Tablet MD in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice sores or blisters on your skin, lips, or inside your mouth.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremor, and confusion.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lobacor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
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Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide
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Brand(s): Triptam
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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She has problem of epilepsy from last two years
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, epilepsy and seizures cannot be treated online without physically examining the child and detailed history.
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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Epilepsy requires regular treatment with anticonvulsants like encorate chrono for at least 3 years of seizure free period after which medicines may be tapered off unless seizures reappear. At present, there are no other effective treatment options.
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FAQs

Q. Is Lobacor habit forming?

Yes, Lobacor can be habit forming if used for a long time. The risk of dependence increases with dose and duration of treatment; it is also greater in patients with a history of alcohol or drug abuse. Therefore, the duration of treatment is generally as short as possible.

Q. Can Lobacor make me sleepy?

Yes, Lobacor can make you sleepy. It usually begins within the first month of treatment and may diminish with continued treatment.

Q. How long does Lobacor take to work?

Lobacor is a fast-acting medicine, which means that it quickly gets absorbed from the bloodstream. Lobacor reaches its highest blood levels within half an hour to 4 hours after the dose is taken.

Q. Is Lobacor the same as clonazepam?

No, Lobacor and clonazepam are not the same medicines but belong to the same class of drugs known as benzodiazepines.

Q. How long does Lobacor withdrawal last?

Withdrawal syndrome may develop at any time up to 3 weeks after stopping Lobacor. Withdrawal signs may last anywhere from 4 weeks to a year or more.

Q. Can I stop taking Lobacor?

No, do not stop taking Lobacor even if you are feeling well, unless your doctor tells you to. Suddenly stopping Lobacor may cause unwanted effects known as withdrawal symptoms. To prevent this, the dose of clobazam needs to be reduced gradually before completely stopping it. Therefore, it is important that you consult your doctor first.

Q. What if more than the recommended dose of Lobacor is taken?

Taking more than the recommended doses of Lobacor can affect in different ways, and the patient should seek immediate medical help. In mild cases, it may cause symptoms such as drowsiness, mental confusion, and tiredness. Whereas, in more serious cases, the symptoms may include the complete loss of control of bodily movements, decreased muscle tone, low blood pressure, respiratory depression, coma in rare cases, and death in very rare cases.

Q. Can Lobacor tablets be crushed? Should I take Lobacor before or after meals?

Lobacor tablets can be taken whole, broken in half along the score, or crushed and mixed in applesauce. Lobacor can be taken with or without food.

Q. Can using Lobacor cause a decrease in the blood pressure?

Generally, the use of Lobacor does not cause a decrease in the blood pressure, but taking more than the recommended doses of Lobacor may cause a fall in the blood pressure

Q. Can Lobacor make me tired?

Lobacor may cause tiredness along with muscle weakness. In case you experience tiredness or if tiredness persists for a long time, then you should consult your doctor.

Q. Does Lobacor cause depression?

No, Lobacor dose not cause depression, but it can cause recurrence of pre-existing depression.

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