Loranza 2 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Loranza Tablet
Loranza 2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
Loranza Tablet side effects
Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
How to use Loranza 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. Loranza 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Loranza Tablet works
Loranza 2 mg Tablet 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.
Loranza Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Loranza 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Loranza 2 mg 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.
Lactation
Loranza 2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Loranza 2 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Loranza 2 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Loranza 2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Loranza 2 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Loranza 2 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Loranza 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Loranza 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Loranza 2 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Loranza Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Loranza 2 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

  • If you are taking Loranza 2 mg Tablet 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 Loranza 2 mg Tablet, 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 Loranza 2 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Loranza

sir my mom is suffering from a problem in which her behavior is very odd.She is worshiping gods and talking with them many a times. sometimes she become too afraid and thinks very negative about my father such that he will kill her and her life is in danger she tries to shout loudly the name of gods when she fears. Even when she wakes up in the morning she fears she start chanting the name of god and talks with them.She has a very abnormal behavior. she sometimes keeps things from one place to another unnecessarily and at times she throws some or the other thing saying that there is ghost in it. she is self muttering and talking to gods.she is so busy in herself talking that many a times on repeated asking she replies upon being asked twice or thrice.This is continuing from past 1 month we have shown her to a neurologist.Even after 1 month there is little improvement.she sleeps hardly 4-5 hrs without the loranza 2mg tablet.
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:STRAMONIUM MOTHER TINCTURE QDosage: 10 drops, 3 times a day in some of water. Revert after taking this medicine.
sir my mom is suffering from a problem in which her behavior is very odd.She is worshiping gods and talking with them many a times. sometimes she become too afraid and thinks very negative about my father such that he will kill her and her life is in danger she tries to shout loudly the name of gods when she fears. Even when she wakes up in the morning she fears she start chanting the name of god and talks with them.She has a very abnormal behavior. she sometimes keeps things from one place to another unnecessarily and at times she throws some or the other thing saying that there is ghost in it. she is self muttering and talking to gods.she is so busy in herself talking that many a times on repeated asking she replies upon being asked twice or thrice.This is continuing from past 1 month we have shown her to a neurologist.Even after 1 month there is little improvement.she sleeps hardly 4-5 hrs without the loranza 2mg tablet.
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:STRAMONIUM MOTHER TINCTURE QDosage: 10 drops, 3 times a day in some of water. Revert after taking this medicine.
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FAQs

Q. Is Loranza addictive or habit forming or narcotic?
Loranza 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
Q. Is Loranza the same as Xanax (alprazolam) or Valium (diazepam)?
Loranza. Xanax (alprazolam) and Valium (diazepam) belong to the same group of drugs called benzodiazepines, but they are used for different indications
Q. Is Loranza a muscle relaxer?
Yes. Loranza acts on the brain to relax muscles
Q. Is Loranza a beta blocker or SSRI?
Loranza is neither a beta blocker (anti-hypertensive) or SSRI (anti-depressant); it belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines
Q. Can I take Loranza for a long time or can I take Loranza forever or how long can I take Loranza or can you take Loranza for years?
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
Q. Can I take Loranza for pain?
No. Loranza is not a pain-relieving medication. Use it only as advised by your doctor
Q. Can you take Loranza for anxiety?
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
Q. Can I take Loranza with prednisone?
Loranza has no known harmful interaction with prednisone, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Q. Does Loranza get you high?
Loranza 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, Loranza may also make an individual dependant such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it
Q. Does Loranza lower blood pressure?
Loranza 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
Q. Does Loranza make you sleepy?
Yes, excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness are few of the side-effects of Loranza
Q. Does Loranza cause erectile dysfunction?
Loranza can interfere with sexual function and very rarely causes erectile dysfunction (i.e. inability to achieve erection).
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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