Lora 2mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Lora Injection

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Uses of Lora Injection

Lora 2mg Injection is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and epilepsy.
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Side effects of Lora Injection

Common

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

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How to use Lora Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Lora Injection works

Lora 2mg injection 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 Lora Injection

Expert advice for Lora Injection

  • If you are taking Lora 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 Lora, 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 Lora is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lora 2mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Lora 2mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lora 2mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
Lora 2mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Lora 2mg Injection should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Lora 2mg Injection should be gradual.
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Driving
Lora 2mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Lora 2mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lora 2mg Injection is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lora 2mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lora 2mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Lora 2mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Lorazepam, 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 Lora 2mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Lorazepam

Lora is addictive and habit forming, as on prolonged use, it may make you dependent such that you will not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it. It is therefore classified as a narcotic and only the exact quantity required by you will be provided by the chemist/pharmacist after producing a prescriptio
Lora. Xanax (alprazolam) and Valium (diazepam) belong to the same group of drugs called benzodiazepines, but they are used for different indications
Yes. Lora acts on the brain to relax muscles
Lora is neither a beta blocker (anti-hypertensive) or SSRI (anti-depressant); it belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines
This drug should be used for only a short time. Do not take this medication for longer than 4 months without your doctor's advice
No. Lora is not a pain-relieving medication. Use it only as advised by your doctor
Yes, it is used to treat anxiety
Q. Can I take lorazepam with melatonin/ Zoloft (sertraline)/ tramadol/ Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)/ Advil (ibuprofen)/ Ambien (Zolpidem)/ Wellbutrin (bupropion)/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
Lorazepam has no known harmful interaction with Advil (ibuprofen) or Tylenol (paracetamol); hence can be taken together. Drugs like melatonin/ Zoloft (sertraline)/ tramadol/ Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)/ Ambien (Zolpidem)/ Wellbutrin (bupropion) can increase the side-effects of lorazepam, and vice verca. Please consult your doctor before taking lorazepam with any other drug
Lora has no known harmful interaction with prednisone, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Lora enhances the action of a signaling chemical called gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain and thus produces a calming effect. This calming effect may be perceived as pleasant or feeling high by some individuals. On prolonged use, Lora may also make an individual dependant such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it
Lora itself can rarely lower blood pressure. However, it is known to potentiate the effect of medicines used to treat high blood pressure, and cause excessive lowering of blood pressure
Yes, excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness are few of the side-effects of Lora
Lora can interfere with sexual function and very rarely causes erectile dysfunction (i.e. inability to achieve erection).
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