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. Meripose 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Meripose 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meripose 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.
Meripose 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. Meripose 2 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Meripose 2 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Meripose 2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Meripose 2 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Meripose 2 mg Tablet is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Meripose 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meripose 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Meripose 2 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Meripose 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.
Q. Is Meripose addictive or habit forming or narcotic?
Meripose 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 Meripose the same as Xanax (alprazolam) or Valium (diazepam)?
Meripose. Xanax (alprazolam) and Valium (diazepam) belong to the same group of drugs called benzodiazepines, but they are used for different indications
Q. Is Meripose a muscle relaxer?
Yes. Meripose acts on the brain to relax muscles
Q. Is Meripose a beta blocker or SSRI?
Meripose is neither a beta blocker (anti-hypertensive) or SSRI (anti-depressant); it belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines
Q. Can I take Meripose for a long time or can I take Meripose forever or how long can I take Meripose or can you take Meripose 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 Meripose for pain?
No. Meripose is not a pain-relieving medication. Use it only as advised by your doctor
Q. Can you take Meripose 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 Meripose with prednisone?
Meripose has no known harmful interaction with prednisone, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Q. Does Meripose get you high?
Meripose 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, Meripose may also make an individual dependant such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it
Q. Does Meripose lower blood pressure?
Meripose 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 Meripose make you sleepy?
Yes, excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness are few of the side-effects of Meripose
Q. Does Meripose cause erectile dysfunction?
Meripose can interfere with sexual function and very rarely causes erectile dysfunction (i.e. inability to achieve erection).