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Loren 2mg Tablet

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Composition for Loren 2mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Loren 2mg Tablet

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Loren Tablet

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Uses of Loren Tablet

Loren 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and epilepsy.
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Loren Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Loren 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. Loren 2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Loren Tablet works

Loren 2mg Tablet 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 Loren Tablet

Expert advice for Loren Tablet

  • If you are taking Loren 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 Loren, 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 Loren is very high.
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Loren Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Loren Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Loren 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Loren 2mg 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
Loren 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Loren 2mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Loren 2mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Loren 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Loren 2mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Loren 2mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Loren 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Loren 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Loren 2mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Loren Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Loren 2mg 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 Loren Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lorazepam

Loren 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
Loren. Xanax (alprazolam) and Valium (diazepam) belong to the same group of drugs called benzodiazepines, but they are used for different indications
Yes. Loren acts on the brain to relax muscles
Loren 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. Loren 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
Loren has no known harmful interaction with prednisone, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Loren 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, Loren may also make an individual dependant such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it
Loren 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 Loren
Loren can interfere with sexual function and very rarely causes erectile dysfunction (i.e. inability to achieve erection).
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Loren with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Loren with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Loren with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Loren with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Loren with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Loren with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Loren with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Loren with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Loren with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Loren with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Loren with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Loren with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Loren with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Loren with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Loren with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Loren with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Loren with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Loren with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Loren with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Loren with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Loren with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Loren with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Loren with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Loren with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Loren with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Loren with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Loren with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Loren with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Loren with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Loren with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Loren with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
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