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T Lor Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction

T Lor Injection is a prescription medicine used to treat status epilepticus, a medical emergency when a prolonged seizure occurs or continuous seizure occurs within a span of five minutes, even before the person recovers from the previous one.

T Lor Injection is also used to induce anesthesia before an investigation or a surgical procedure. It relieves anxiety and muscle tension, thus making the person comfortable before the operation or investigation procedure. This medicine is given as an injection under the supervision of a healthcare professional. T Lor Injection may be given into your vein (intravenously) or into one of your muscles (intramuscularly). The recommended dose depends on your age, weight and why it is being used for you. It is usually used for a short-term only owing to its high habit-forming potential.

Side effects of this medicine include drowsiness, sedation, tiredness, confusion, depression, muscle weakness. 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. It is important to inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Uses of T Lor Injection

Side effects of T Lor Injection

Common
  • Drowsiness
  • Sedation
  • Tiredness
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Muscle weakness
  • Dizziness

How to use T Lor Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How T Lor Injection works

T Lor Injection 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 Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
T Lor Injection 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 Injection 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 Injection should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of T Lor Injection should be gradual.
Driving
UNSAFE
T Lor Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
T Lor Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of T Lor Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
T Lor Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of T Lor Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of T Lor Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take T Lor Injection?

If you miss a dose of T Lor Injection, 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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Quick Tips

  • T Lor Injection is injected into a vein or muscle by your doctor or healthcare professional.
  • 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.

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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Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
what's ur sugar level and thyroid status
I'm carrying for 4months second time. When should i take t t injection?My first scan done and no problem in that blood test are all normal
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Diff Drs administer TT at slightly diff times. Ask your Gynae. I use to administer it at 20 and 24 weeks
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FAQs

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

No, T Lor 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. For how long will T Lor stay in my system?

T Lor 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?

The most important symptom of addiction is that you may feel unpleasant if you do not take T Lor. 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, will it affect me adversely?

You should reduce the dose of T Lor 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 cause weight gain?

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

Q. Does T Lor cause depression?

If you have a history of depression then it may increase the risk of developing depression again. T Lor 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 for sleeplessness associated with anxiety. Can it affect his memory?

Though it is rare, but use of T Lor 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?

Taking more than the recommended dose of T Lor 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, seek immediate medical help immediately.

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