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Lorapax 1 mg Tablet

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Composition for Lorapax 1 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lorapax 1 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Lorapax Tablet

Uses of Lorapax Tablet

Lorapax 1 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.

Lorapax Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Lorapax 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. Lorapax 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lorapax Tablet works

Lorapax 1 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.

In Depth Information on Lorapax Tablet

Expert advice for Lorapax Tablet

  • If you are taking Lorapax 1 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 Lorapax 1 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 Lorapax 1 mg Tablet is very high.
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Lorapax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lorapax Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lorapax 1 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lorapax 1 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
Lorapax 1 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.
Lorapax 1 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Lorapax 1 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Lorapax 1 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lorapax 1 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lorapax 1 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lorapax 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lorapax 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lorapax 1 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Lorapax Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lorapax 1 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lorapax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lorazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lorapax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lorapax with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Lorapax with Lansoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Legend, Lazole, Less, Zolitec, Lansad, Lanspic, Lansure, Wylan, Lanzyco, Dyzole
Lorapax with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez
Lorapax with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Lorapax with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Lorapax with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Lorapax with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot
Lorapax with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit
Lorapax with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Lorapax with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Lorapax with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Lorapax with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin
Lorapax with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure, Rabon, Rabequeen, Solrazole, R Od, Rabod, Rabgize, Rabepaa
Lorapax with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Lorapax with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV
Lorapax with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Lorapax with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride
Lorapax with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Lorapax with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Lorapax with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun, Paddy, Solprazole, P Od, Pantolex, Pantopaa, Maspan, Pantodell, Zenta
Lorapax with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Lorapax with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxital

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