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Lopram 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Lopram Tablet

Lopram 10 mg Tablet is an antidepressant medicine which helps improve low mood and effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression. It has fewer unwanted side effects than older antidepressants. This medicine should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor and should not be stopped abruptly.

Uses of Lopram Tablet

Lopram Tablet side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Stomach upset
  • Restlessness

How to use Lopram 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. Lopram 10 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Lopram Tablet works

Lopram 10 mg Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

Lopram Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Lopram 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lopram 10 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lopram 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lopram 10 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lopram 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lopram 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Lopram 10 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lopram 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lopram 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lopram Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lopram 10 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • It can take up to 8 to 12 weeks to see the medication's full effects on your mood.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • It causes less drowsiness as compared to other antidepressant medications.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Lopram 10 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Lopram 10 mg Tablet is when taken in combination with other drugs leads to Serotonin syndrome. Avoid serotonergic drugs like triptans, lithium, and tramadol.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lopram with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX, Dulok
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Carz, Antep
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lopram

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Just wanted to know use of INSPIRAL 10mg.
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Psychiatrist
It's a stimulant used for ADHD and occasionally for depression
Erection problem.BP tablet nebicard 2.5mg and Roseday 10mg taking daily
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Erectile dysfunction is the condition in which a man is unable to maintain an erection of the penis that is sufficient for sexual intercourse. A person may be able to get an erection while masturbating but fails to get an erection when he is with the sexual partner. There are many reasons for this condition. It includes narrowing of the blood vessels to the penis, changes in hormones, anxiety, depression, relationship problem or any injury. Tips for controlling ED: Dried dates offer good strength to the body and have the ability to increase sexual drive in humans. Mix a handful of dried date, pistachio nuts, almonds and quince seeds in equal proportions and then pound them into fine powder. Mix this powder in a glass of milk and consume it daily to see effective results.
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FAQs

Q. What Lopram used for?

Lopram is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder

Q. Does Lopram cause weight gain/ high blood pressure/ headaches?

Lopram may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain

Q. Does Lopram contain monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)?

Lopram does not contain MAOI. However, Lopram should not be taken if a MAOI inhibitor is taken in the past 14 days, as it may cause dangerous drug interaction.

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