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Lobazam 5mg Tablet

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Lobazam 5 MG Description

Lobazam is an antiepileptic drug tablet manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. It is from the drug class of benzodiazepines and its active ingredient is clobazam. Lobazam suppresses the a...
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ContainsClobazam(5.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy (seizures), worry, anxiety, tiredness, feeling of restlessness, difficulty in concentration, and irritation.
Side effectsAggressive behaviour, breathing problems, fever, difficulty sleeping, slurred speech, stomach issues, cough, urinary issues, drooling, symptoms associated with nausea, brain fog, bladder pain.
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Lobazam 5 MG

  • Epilepsy (seizures)
  • Anxiety
  • Tiredness
  • Feeling of restlessness
  • Difficulty in concentration
  • Feeling of irritation

Contraindications of Lobazam 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Lobazam tablets or their active ingredient.
  • If you consume alcohol regularly.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have suicidal tendencies.
  • If you have kidney disease.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you have a respiratory disease.
  • If you have sleep apnoea syndrome.
  • If you have cardiovascular diseases.
  • If you have bipolar disorders.
  • If you have diabetes mellitus.
  • If you have a history of bleeding disorders, bone fractures.
  • Lobazam contraindicates in children.

Side effects of Lobazam 5 MG

  • Aggressive behaviour
  • Breathing problems
  • Fever
  • Sleepiness
  • Slurred speech
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Drooling
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Weak memory
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Drowsiness
  • Bladder pain

Precautions and Warnings of Lobazam 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lobazam tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Lobazam tablets is a category C drug, which may have potential side effects on the foetus and can be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek advice from an expert in cases of emergency. Limited studies on Lobazam show defective effects on the foetus (teratogenic or embryocidal), so its safety for the foetus is questionable. Still, the doctor will check the benefit to risk ratio before prescribing it to the pregnant female.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lobazam tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Lobazam tablets are not safe while breastfeeding as they pass through mother's milk in a significant amount, which can affect the baby. But you should closely monitor breastfed babies as not many studies have been done on the subject, and very limited information is available. The doctor will have to analyse the benefit to risk ratio before prescribing it to the lactating female.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lobazam tablets?
A:
No. You should not drive while using Lobazam tablets as it decreases alertness. Lobazam tablets can cause drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. So, you should not perform activities that require mental alertness and physical strength, such as driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lobazam tablets?
A:
No. You should not consume alcohol with Lobazam tablets as it intensifies the effect of drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. It may affect daily activities that require attention.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have to start other medications.
  • You notice an allergic reaction.
  • Your condition does not improve or worsen after taking the medication.
  • You want to stop the medication.
  • You are trying to conceive or breastfeeding the baby or on birth control pills.
  • You have been taking the tablets for a long time.
  • You are frequently missing doses.
  • You, by mistake, overdosed.
  • You notice a behavioural change or have suicidal thoughts.
  • Before the doctors prescribe this medication, share your medical history, as some of the diseases can make you more susceptible to some of the side effects or can intensify the effect of side effects.
  • It should not be given to children without consulting the doctors.
  • This medicine should not be skipped, even after the resolution of the symptoms.
  • This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. Suddenly stopping the medication can result in treatment failure or unwanted seizures, which may lead to serious health issues.

Mode of Action of Lobazam 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Lobazam suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain that causes seizures. The antiepileptic tablet increases the gamma-amino-butyric-acid (GABA) levels in the brain, a soothing ch...
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Directions for Use of Lobazam 5 MG

  • You should take Lobazam tablets in the same dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.
  • It should be swallowed as a whole with water.
  • It should not be chewed or crushed. Do not break the tablet.
  • You can take Lobazam tablets with or without food.
  • You should take it at a fixed time daily.
  • Avoid missing the dose or forgetting the dose.

Interactions of Lobazam 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lobazam tablets interact with the following class of drugs:-
  • High blood pressure-lowering medicines
  • Painkillers
  • Antifungal drug
  • Antipsychotics
  • Sleeping pills
  • Epilepsy or fits related drugs
  • Antidepressants
  • Antiallergics
  • Anti-anxiety drugs

Interactions with food items

  • Combining Lobazam tablets with alcohol is not advised, as it increases drowsiness because of its sedative effects. Alcohol shows additive Central Nervous System (CNS) depressant effects.
  • Avoid grapefruit with Lobazam tablets.

Storage and disposal of Lobazam 5 MG

Store Lobazam tablets at room temperature, away from direct heat and light, in a cool place. Do not freeze it and keep them away from pets and children.

Dosage of Lobazam 5 MG

Overdose

Don't take Lobazam tablets more than the prescribed dose. Overdosing will not improve the symptoms; rather, it will lead to toxicity in the body. It can lead to severe side effects. In case of overdos...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed the dose of Lobazam tablets, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to the time of the next dose, then let it be. Take the next dose at the normal time. Do not take two d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

DR. Pallavi Kaushik

BDS & Masters in Clinical Research

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have observed that my symptoms have worsened after taking Lobazam tablets, so should I stop the tablet on my own?

A: No. You should not stop this medicine abruptly. It should be taken for the time as prescribed by the doctor. Suddenly stopping this medicine can result in treatment failure or the development of some serious side effects, which can lead to serious health issues, so it should be stopped only when the doctor suggests.

Q: Can I take a Lobazam tablet with other opioids?

A: No. You cannot take Lobazam Tablet with other opioids, as combining these prescriptions might create breathing issues, tiredness, trance-like state and even passing. In any case, before taking Lobazam Tablets with some other medications, always consult a doctor.

Q: Can Lobazam Tablets cause dependency ?

A: Yes, Lobazam Tablets can cause dependency if taken for long or without consulting the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
LOBAZAM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2024
Last Updated on: 21 Jan 2022 | 10:36 AM (IST)

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