Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet

icon
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Alcohol withdrawal, Epilepsy
Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
NOT FOR SALE
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Lonazep Tablet

uses

Uses of Lonazep Tablet

Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy.
uses

Side effects of Lonazep Tablet

Common

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

uses

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

How Lonazep Tablet works

Lonazep 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 Lonazep Tablet

Expert advice for Lonazep Tablet

  • If you are taking Lonazep 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 Lonazep, 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 Lonazep is very high.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lonazep 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
icon
Kidney
Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
...
+more
icon
Liver
Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Clonazepam, 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 Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Clonazepam

It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Lonazep is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Lonazep?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Lonazep?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Lonazep) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Lonazep?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Lonazep?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
There are few reports but it is not so common. Lonazep does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
No. Lonazep is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Lonazep 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 Lonazep.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Lonazep.
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
No. Lonazep does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Lonazep does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Lonazep be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Lonazep is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Lonazep 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 Lonazep is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Lonazep?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Lonazep is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Lonazep 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, Lonazep or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Lonazep as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Lonazep needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Lonazep 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 Lonazep 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, Lonazep or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Lonazep along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Lonazep. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Lonazep or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Lonazep with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Lonazep 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 Lonazep is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Lonazep 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 Lonazep along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Lonazep.
Q. What is the difference between Lonazep and zopiclone?
Lonazep 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 Lonazep and olanzapine?
Lonazep is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Lonazep is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
No. Lonazep is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Lonazep is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Lonazep is effective
No. Lonazep is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Lonazep is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Lonazep is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Yes. Though Lonazep is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Lonazep is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
No. Lonazep is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
No. Lonazep 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 Lonazep in pain management.
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.
+more

User Submitted Feedback For Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet

Survey Participants: 5
Disclaimer
“The following are the results of on-going survey on 1mg.com for Lonazep 0.25mg Tablet. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.”

Substitutes for Lonazep Tablet

Zeford 0.25mg Tablet
Oxford Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹0.96/Tablet
save 47%
Noanx 0.25mg Tablet
Theta Lab Pvt Ltd
₹0.97/Tablet
save 47%
Epcon 0.25mg Tablet
La Pharmaceuticals
₹1.06/Tablet
save 42%
Catier 0.25mg Tablet
Dr. Johns Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹1.1/Tablet
save 39%
₹1.15/Tablet
save 37%
Related Lab Tests
Top Neurologists
doctor
Dr. K. K. Jindal
MBBS, MD, DM
4.8
doctor
4.6
doctor
4.8
doctor
4.6
doctor
Dr. Aparna Gupta
MBBS, MD, DNB
4.4
cross img