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Zelor 2mg Tablet

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Composition for Zelor 2mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zelor 2mg Tablet

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zelor Tablet

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Uses of Zelor Tablet

Zelor 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and epilepsy.
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Zelor Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Zelor Tablet works

Zelor 2mg 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 Zelor Tablet

Expert advice for Zelor Tablet

  • If you are taking Zelor 2mg Tablet 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 Zelor 2mg Tablet, 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 Zelor 2mg Tablet is very high.
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Zelor Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zelor Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zelor 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zelor 2mg 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.
Lactation
Zelor 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Zelor 2mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Zelor 2mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Zelor 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Zelor 2mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zelor 2mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zelor 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zelor 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zelor 2mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Zelor Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zelor 2mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zelor Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lorazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zelor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zelor with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Zelor with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Zelor with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Zelor with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Zelor with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Zelor with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Zelor with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Zelor with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Zelor with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Zelor with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Zelor with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Zelor with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Zelor with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Zelor with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Zelor with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Zelor with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Zelor with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Zelor with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Zelor with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Zelor with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Zelor with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Zelor with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Zelor with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Zelor with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Zelor with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Zelor with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Zelor with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Zelor with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Zelor with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Zelor with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot

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