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Lobazam 10mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Lobazam 10mg Tablets come under the class of medicines known as Benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines are a class of medicine that is used to manage a range of medical conditions like epilepsy (seizures), ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsClobazam(10.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy (seizures), Severe anxiety, Insomnia
Side effectsRestlessness, Irritability, Drowsiness, Aggressive behaviour, Tiredness, Constipation, Breathing complaints, Insomnia, Sleepiness
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Lobazam 10 MG

  • Treatment of epilepsy(seizures)
  • Treatment of severe anxiety
  • Treatment of insomnia

Contraindications of Lobazam 10 MG

If you have a severe allergy to the medicine. If you are pregnant. If you are a lactating mother. If you suffer from liver ailments. If you suffer from kidney problems. This medicine is contrain...
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Side effects of Lobazam 10 MG

  • Restlessness
  • Irritability
  • Drowsiness
  • Aggressive behaviour
  • Tiredness
  • Constipation
  • Breathing complaints
  • Insomnia
  • Sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of Lobazam 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Lobazam 10mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It may not be advised to take Lobazam 10mg Tablet in pregnancy as it might pose a risk to the unborn baby. Studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the foetus. Do not take Lobazam Tablet without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Lobazam 10mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lobazam 10mg Tablet may be avoided during breastfeeding unless very necessary. The potential risks and benefits should be discussed with your doctor before taking the medicine. A part of the medicine may be absorbed and secreted in the breast milk, which passes on to the baby. This may prove harmful for the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Lobazam 10mg Tablet?
A:
Lobazam 10mg Tablet is not recommended to be consumed immediately before driving as it is a sedative and can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Consuming the medicine a couple of hours before driving can alter the judgement while driving and can cause accidents.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lobazam 10mg Tablet?
A:
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Lobazam 10mg Tablet due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects such as sleepiness or drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver, kidney, or liver condition.
  • You conceive during the course of the medication or are planning a pregnancy.
  • You experience side effects that persist or increase in severity.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine. Do not abruptly stop the medicine as it may cause withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headaches, sleeplessness or may even develop suicidal t...
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Mode of Action of Lobazam 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Benzodiazepines act on GABA(gamma-Aminobutyric acid) receptors in the brain. It increases the release of GABA, which is a chemical messenger that acts as a nerve relaxing agent. The abnormal electrica...
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Directions for Use of Lobazam 10 MG

  • Lobazam 10mg Tablets should be should always be consumed under a medical doctor’s supervision.
  • One should not abruptly stop consuming this medicine as the person can experience
  • One should consume the tablet completely with water.
  • Don't break or smash the tablet.
  • Preferably take the medicine at a fixed time.

Interactions of Lobazam 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Using Lobazam 10mg Tablets with other sedatives such as:
  • Barbiturates
  • Narcotics
  • Tranquilisers
  • Consuming these with Lobazam 10mg can increase the risk of side effects. A person can be restless, irritable, drowsy and even aggressive.

Interactions with food items

  • Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Lobazam 10mg Tablet due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects such as sleepiness or drowsiness.

Storage and disposal of Lobazam 10 MG

Store Lobazam 10mg Tablets in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight. Dispose of used, expired and damaged medicines with caution. Keep it away from children and pets as its consumption can be...
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Dosage of Lobazam 10 MG

Overdose

  • A severe issue due to overdose of Lobazam 10mg is benzodiazepine toxicity. Overdose of this medicine may induce restlessness, irritability, drowsiness, aggressive behaviour, tiredness, or breathing co...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Lobazam 10mg Tablet, please take the medicine as early as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dosage, skip the missed dose and continue as per schedule. Do not t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Jagruti Jain

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Will I have to take Lobazam 10mg Tablet for the rest of my life?

A: Lobazam 10mg Tablet has to be taken, continued and withdrawn as per the doctor’s advice. It takes a few weeks for the medicine to control the symptoms and then a maintenance dose is needed for the patient to remain stable. After that, the dose is tapered down slowly. As such, there is no medicine dependency.

Q: How long does it take for a Lobazam 10mg Tablet to start working?

  • It may take a couple of weeks before your symptoms get better after you start your treatment with the Lobazam 10mg Tablet. It is advised not to stop this medicine without consulting your doctor as it ...
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Product Details
Brand
LOBAZAM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
18/08/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Feb 2022 | 05:41 PM (IST)
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