Lozep 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Lozep 0.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Alcohol withdrawal, Epilepsy
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Medicine Overview of Lozep Tablet

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Uses of Lozep Tablet

Lozep 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy.
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Side effects of Lozep Tablet

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

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How to use Lozep 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lozep 0.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Lozep Tablet works

Lozep 0.5mg 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 Lozep Tablet

Expert advice for Lozep Tablet

  • If you are taking Lozep 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 Lozep, 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 Lozep is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lozep 0.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Lozep 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lozep 0.5mg 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.
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Lactation
Lozep 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Lozep 0.5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Lozep 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lozep 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Lozep 0.5mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
Lozep 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lozep 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Clonazepam, 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 Lozep 0.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Clonazepam

It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Lozep is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Lozep?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Lozep?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Lozep) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Lozep?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Lozep?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
There are few reports but it is not so common. Lozep does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
No. Lozep is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Lozep is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Lozep.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Lozep.
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
No. Lozep does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Lozep does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Lozep be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Lozep is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Lozep is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Lozep is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Lozep?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Lozep is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Lozep along with zolpidem?
No. You should avoid taking these two medications together. They both induce sleep and taking them together can lead to increased sleepiness, decreased concentration, ataxia and abnormal co-ordination.
Q. Which medication is better, Lozep or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Lozep as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Lozep needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Lozep along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Lozep along with escitalopram?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Which medication is better, Lozep or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Lozep along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Lozep. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Lozep or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Lozep with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Lozep or etizolam?
Etizolam is a short acting drug and its structure is a bit different from the benzodiazepines class of drugs. Both are used in inducing sleep and relieving anxiety however it depends.
The expiry date of Lozep is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Lozep works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Q. Can I take Lozep along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Lozep.
Q. What is the difference between Lozep and zopiclone?
Lozep is an anti-siezure, antianxiety medication. Zopiclone is a sedating drug from different class and it is only used for inducing sleep
Q. What is the difference between Lozep and olanzapine?
Lozep is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Lozep is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
No. Lozep is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Lozep is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Lozep is effective
No. Lozep is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Lozep is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Lozep is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Yes. Though Lozep is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Lozep is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
No. Lozep is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
No. Lozep is not a medication for management of pain disorders. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating pain. Few studies have failed to prove the effectiveness of Lozep in pain management.
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.
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