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Larpose 2mg Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Larpose 2 MG Description

Larpose Tablet contains an active ingredient called lorazepam which belongs to a class of medications known as benzodiazepines. This medicine acts on the brain and nerves (central nervous system). It

is an intermediate-acting tranquilliser that interferes with the natural state of certain neurotransmitters called gamma-aminobutyric (GABA). Lorazepam binds to these GABA receptors and enhances the GABA enhanced synaptic inhibition, responsible for its calmness and sedation effects.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

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ContainsLorazepam(2.0 Mg)
UsesInsomnia, Anxiety disorders, Status epilepticus, Panic attacks and disorders Before surgery, Premenstrual syndrome, Phobias, Nausea due to chemotherapy
Side effectsSedation, Drowsiness, Headaches, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Irritability, Difficulty concentration, Memory loss, Impaired judgement, Ataxia, Constipation, Depression, Blurred vision, Talkativeness, Nausea, Vomiting, Low, Blood pressure, Increased salivations, Nasal congestion
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY
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uses

Uses of Larpose 2 MG

  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Status epilepticus
  • Panic attacks and disorders
  • Before surgery
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Phobias
  • Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
contraindications

Contraindications of Larpose 2 MG

If you are allergic to lorazepam If you have liver problems If you have respiratory depression If you have glaucoma (optic nerve damage) If you are using it with opioids If you are a chronic alc...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Larpose 2 MG

  • Sedation
  • Drowsiness
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Irritability
  • Difficulty concentration
  • Memory loss
  • Impaired judgement
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Blurred vision
  • Talkativeness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Low blood pressure
  • Increased salivation
  • Nasal congestion
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Larpose 2 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Larpose Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, avoid taking Larpose Tablet during pregnancy since it is a category D medicine. There are certain teratogenic or foetus-harming substances in the medicine. Therefore the use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended. If a benzodiazepine is required, a medicine other than Larpose can be preferred. Consult a doctor or a gynaecologist before starting any benzodiazepine during pregnancy. Never self prescribe, or self medicate.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Larpose Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, Larpose Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding as lorazepam is secreted in breast milk. It may cause withdrawal symptoms in the baby. If a benzodiazepine is required, a medicine other than Larpose can be preferred. Consult a doctor or a gynaecologist before starting any benzodiazepine during pregnancy. Never self prescribe, or self medicate.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Larpose Tablet?
A:
Avoid driving if you have taken tablet Larpose Tablet as it will cause sedation, drowsiness, dizziness, impaired judgement, and fainting.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Larpose Tablet?
A:
No, avoid consuming alcohol while taking Larpose Tablet as it will cause sedation, drowsiness, respiratory depression, slow and shallow breathing. Serious drinking of alcohol while taking Larpose Tablet may result in a coma.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to lorazepam.
  • You have liver disease.
  • You have kidney disease.
  • You have a history of medicine abuse or dependence.
  • You are a chronic alcoholic.
  • You have sleep apnea.
  • You have lung issues like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
  • You have depression.
  • You have narrow-angle glaucoma.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Larpose 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine that binds itself to a Gamma-aminobutyric (GABA) receptor present in the postsynaptic neuron and enhances its inhibitory action. The increased neuronal excitability to ch...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Larpose 2 MG

  • Take medicine as directed by your physician.
  • You can take Larpose Tablet with or without food.
  • Take the tablet orally and swallow it whole.
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the pill.
  • Do not share your medicine with anyone.
  • You can also take the tablet sublingually by keeping it below your tongue for faster disintegration.
interactions

Interactions of Larpose 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Opioids like fentanyl, morphine, codeine
  • CYP3A4 Inhibitors like Ketoconazole, Clarithromycin, Itraconazole, Erythromycin, Ritonavir, Verapamil, Diltiazem
  • SSRIs like sertraline, fluoxetine, etc.
  • TCA like imipramine
  • Antipsychotics like risperidone, clozapine
  • Antihistamines and muscle relaxants

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid consuming grapefruit juice with this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Larpose 2 MG

Store Larpose in a dry, cool place away from heat and humidity. Keep the tablets in the same packing as they came. Keep them out of reach of children and pets. The pills that are not needed anymore sh...
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dosage

Dosage of Larpose 2 MG

Overdose

  • Overdose of Larpose Tablet can result in drowsiness, respiratory depression, slowed breathing, sedation, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, insomnia, headache, sweating, delirium, slurred speech, com...
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Missed a Dose

If one misses a dose, one should take the missed dose as soon as one remembers. If it's time for the next dose, one should continue with the regular dosage. Do not take a double dose to compensate for...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How much time does it take for Larpose Tablet to start showing its effect?

A: It takes around 30 mins to 1 hour for Larpose Tablet or lorazepam to show its effect clinically when taken orally. The onset of action is even faster if lorazepam is taken through the intravenous or intramuscular route. It has a total duration of action of around 11-20 hours.

Q: Can I take Larpose Tablet if I have kidney disease?

  • Tablet Larpose can be taken in case of mild to moderate kidney disease. In cases of severe kidney disease, your doctor may advise you not to take the medicine or may readjust the dose based on clinica...
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Product Details
Brand
LARPOSE
Expires on or After
18/10/2024

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Last Updated on: 02 Feb 2022 | 10:57 AM (IST)

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