T Lor 2mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

T Lor 2mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat symptoms of short term anxiety and anxiety disorders. It helps to decrease the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells and calms the brain.

T Lor 2mg Tablet is taken by mouth with or without food. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor as it has a high potential of habit-forming. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor as it may increase seizure frequency.

Some common side effects of this medicine include fatigue and balance disorder. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Uses of T Lor Tablet


Side effects of T Lor Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of T Lor

  • Fatigue
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness

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

How T Lor Tablet works

T Lor 2mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with T Lor 2mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
T Lor 2mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
T Lor 2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
T Lor 2mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of T Lor 2mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
UNSAFE
T Lor 2mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
T Lor 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of T Lor 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
T Lor 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of T Lor 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of T Lor 2mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremor, and confusion.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzodiazepines Derivative
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Benzodiazepines

Interaction with Drugs

Taking T Lor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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PANIC ATTACK ANXIETY DISORDER T
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Anxiety is the result of a hyperarousal state of nervous system due to a low threshold for threat perception. In simpler words, it's an ongoing flight or fight response. It can elicit a neuro-hormonal response understood as Flight or Fright reaction kicking in physiological cascade of symptoms ranging from palpitations, tachycardia, breathlessness, increased bowel movement, increase frequency of urination, dizziness, muscle tension or pain, trembling, dizziness, blurring of vision to restlessness, confusion and fainting spells. Chronic stress causes prolonged anxiety response with the consequences of slowed me ration, lack of concentration, headaches, fluctuations in blood pressure and increased wear and tear of body tissues. Identifying your stressors, learning to deal with them, de stressing regularly by doing something that makes one feel good, yoga and meditation are some non pharmacological strategies to deal with it. If the condition is persisting for a long time, it's better to see a psychiatrist.
Anxiety disorder. always feel t
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Anxiety is the result of a hyperarousal state of nervous system due to a low threshold for threat perception. In simpler words, it's an ongoing flight or fight response. It can elicit a neuro-hormonal response understood as Flight or Fright reaction kicking in physiological cascade of symptoms ranging from palpitations, tachycardia, breathlessness, increased bowel movement, increase frequency of urination, dizziness, muscle tension or pain, trembling, dizziness, blurring of vision to restlessness, confusion and fainting spells. Chronic stress causes prolonged anxiety response with the consequences of slowed me ration, lack of concentration, headaches, fluctuations in blood pressure and increased wear and tear of body tissues. Identifying your stressors, learning to deal with them, de stressing regularly by doing something that makes one feel good, yoga and meditation are some non pharmacological strategies to deal with it. If the condition is persisting for a long time, it's better to see a psychiatrist.
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FAQs

Q. Is T Lor 2mg Tablet an opioid? Is it a habit-forming medicine?

No, T Lor 2mg Tablet is not an opioid. It belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines and is used for short-term treatment (2-4 weeks) only. It is a habit-forming medicine and can make a person physically and psychologically dependent.

Q. Can T Lor 2mg Tablet be used as a sleeping pill?

T Lor 2mg Tablet is used for sleeping difficulties caused due to short-term anxiety. One of the very common side effects of T Lor 2mg Tablet is drowsiness and sleepiness. It calms the mind, and therefore, helps a person to sleep.

Q. For how long will T Lor 2mg Tablet stay in my system?

T Lor 2mg Tablet may take around 3 days to get completely removed from the system.

Q. Are there any symptoms that I would experience if I get addicted to T Lor 2mg Tablet?

The most important symptom of addiction is that you may feel unpleasant if you do not take T Lor 2mg Tablet. Another symptom could be that you may increase the dose on your own to feel its effect.

Q. If I suddenly stop taking T Lor 2mg Tablet, will it affect me adversely?

You should reduce the dose of T Lor 2mg Tablet gradually before completely stopping it. Suddenly stopping it may lead to withdrawal symptoms which include loss of the sense of reality, feeling detached from life, and unable to feel emotion. Some patients have also experienced numbness or tingling in the arms or legs, tinnitus (ringing sounds in the ears), uncontrolled or overactive movements, twitching, shaking, feeling sick, being sick, stomach upsets or stomach pain, loss of appetite, agitation and abnormally fast heart beats. It can also cause panic attacks, dizziness or feeling faint, memory loss, hallucinations, feeling stiff and unable to move easily, feeling very warm, convulsions (sudden uncontrolled shaking or jerking of the body) and oversensitivity to light, sound and touch.

Q. Does T Lor 2mg Tablet cause weight gain?

The effect of T Lor 2mg Tablet on weight gain or loss is not known.

Q. Does T Lor 2mg Tablet cause depression?

If you have a history of depression then it may increase the risk of developing depression again. T Lor 2mg Tablet should not be used alone in depressed patients because it may cause suicidal tendencies in such patients.

Q. My old uncle is taking T Lor 2mg Tablet for sleeplessness associated with anxiety. Can it affect his memory?

Though it is rare, but use of T Lor 2mg Tablet can cause memory impairment, which may be more apparent in old age patients.

Q. Are there any harmful effects of taking more than the recommended doses of T Lor 2mg Tablet?

Taking more than the recommended dose of T Lor 2mg Tablet may cause loss of muscle control, low blood pressure, mental confusion, slow breathing and even coma. If you have taken higher than the recommended dose of T Lor 2mg Tablet, seek immediate medical help immediately.

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References

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  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 819-20.
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Country of Origin: India

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