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Lonipax 0.25 mg Tablet MD

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Composition for Lonipax 0.25 mg Tablet MD

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Primary uses of Lonipax 0.25 mg Tablet MD

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Lonipax Tablet MD

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Uses of Lonipax Tablet MD

Lonipax 0.25 mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
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Lonipax Tablet MD side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lonipax are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

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

How Lonipax Tablet MD works

Lonipax 0.25 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Lonipax Tablet MD

Expert advice for Lonipax Tablet MD

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

What if you miss a dose of Lonipax Tablet MD?uses

If you miss a dose of Lonipax 0.25 mg Tablet MD, 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 Lonipax Tablet MD

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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