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Loxum 1mg Tablet

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Composition for Loxum 1mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Loxum Tablet

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
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Medicine Overview of Loxum Tablet


Uses of Loxum Tablet

Loxum 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and epilepsy.

Loxum Tablet side effects


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


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

How Loxum Tablet works

Loxum 1mg 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 Loxum Tablet

Expert advice for Loxum Tablet

  • If you are taking Loxum 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 Loxum, 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 Loxum is very high.
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Loxum Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Loxum Tablet
Loxum 1mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Loxum 1mg 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.
Loxum 1mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Loxum 1mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Loxum 1mg Tablet should be gradual.
Loxum 1mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Loxum 1mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Loxum 1mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Loxum 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Loxum 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Loxum 1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Loxum Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Loxum 1mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Loxum Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lorazepam

Loxum 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
Loxum. Xanax (alprazolam) and Valium (diazepam) belong to the same group of drugs called benzodiazepines, but they are used for different indications
Yes. Loxum acts on the brain to relax muscles
Loxum 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. Loxum 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
Loxum has no known harmful interaction with prednisone, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Loxum 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, Loxum may also make an individual dependant such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it
Loxum 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 Loxum
Loxum can interfere with sexual function and very rarely causes erectile dysfunction (i.e. inability to achieve erection).
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Loxum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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