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Lonazep 1mg Injection

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Lonazep 1 MG Description

Lonazep 1mg injection is an anticonvulsant/anti-epileptic injection used to control seizures (fits) and relieve symptoms of anxiety and panic disorders. It belongs to the Benzodiazepine group of medi

cines and is chemically composed of Clonazepam. It is a prescription medicine. Clonazepam acts on GABA-A receptors (gamma-aminobutyric acid) in the brain and inhibits the excessive activity of the brain, suppressing seizures. It produces sedation and drowsiness and relieves anxiety. Epilepsy or seizure is a sudden uncontrollable excessive nerve activity in the brain associated with movements and changes in your consciousness. A panic disorder is a sudden intense fear of something when there is no cause or real danger. Your doctor can only start Lonazep 1mg injection after he has confirmed your illness. Your doctor will recommend the dose and duration of the injection. The common side effects of Lonazep 1mg injection are sedation, drowsiness, loss of coordination, fatigue, memory problems, tremors, visual disturbances, confusion, urinary problems, palpitations, dehydration, chest discomfort and running nose. Do not stop the medicine abruptly or skip the dose, or overdose. Sudden stoppage of the injection can result in seizures and withdrawal symptoms like pain in the abdomen, tremors, hallucinations and behavioral disorders. If you develop any severe allergic reaction following the injection or persistent symptoms, please report to the emergency immediately. The doctor might advise you to undergo regular blood count evaluation and liver function tests if you take the injection for a longer duration.

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Product Summary

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ContainsClonazepam(1.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy and Seizure (Fits) disorders (Lennox Gustaut Syndrome and Myoclonic Seizures), Panic disorders and Anxiety disorders.
Side effectsSedation, Drowsiness, Problems with Walking and Coordination, Memory problems, Dizziness, Fatigue, Tremors, Visual Disturbances, Confusion, Urinary problems, Palpitations, and Dehydration.
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Lonazep 1 MG

  • Controls Epilepsy And Seizure disorders like Lennox Gustaut Syndrome (Type Of Seizure Disorder In Children) and Myoclonic Seizures.
  • Symptomatic Relief in Panic Disorder and Phobias
  • Symptomatic Relief in Anxiety Disorders
contraindications

Contraindications of Lonazep 1 MG

  • Allergy to the Injection or any of its constituents
  • Liver Problem
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
sideEffects

Side effects of Lonazep 1 MG

  • Sedation and Drowsiness
  • Problems with walking and coordination
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Problems with Memory
  • Tremors
  • Visual disturbances
  • Confusion
  • Urinary problems
  • Palpitations and changes in blood pressure
  • Dehydration
  • Chest Discomfort
  • These are some of the common side effects of the injection of Lonazep 1mg, which do not require medical attention. The doctor should be consulted for more information on the side effects of the inject...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lonazep 1 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lonazep 1mg injection during pregnancy?
A:
Injection Lonazep 1mg is unsafe in pregnancy. Studies show an increased risk of birth defects in newborns associated with its use during pregnancy. The newborn may also develop feeding problems, loss of muscle tone and breathing difficulties. Kindly inform your doctor if you are a pregnant female or planning to conceive.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lonazep 1mg injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advisable not to breastfeed your newborn when on Lonazep 1mg injection. Kindly inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother and ask for potential side effects.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lonazep 1mg injection?
A:
Lonazep 1mg injection causes drowsiness and sleepiness and has the potential to impair judgment, thinking, or motor skills. Patients should avoid performing activities requiring mental alertness, such as operating a motor vehicle. Please consult your doctor for more information.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lonazep 1mg injection?
A:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lonazep 1mg injection as it may cause excessive dizziness and drowsiness. Please consult your doctor for more information.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop a severe allergic reaction to the injection.
  • You experience persistent side effects or new-onset symptoms.
  • You have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have a respiratory disease.
  • If you have or have had depression, mood problems, or behavioral problems.
  • You are above 65 years.
  • You have a history of alcoholism.
  • You are pregnant or planning to conceive or are a nursing mother.
  • If you have any other medical conditions.
  • If you have an eye disease called acute angle-closure glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye causing visual disturbances).
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines. Taking Lonazep injection with certain other medicines can cause side effects or affect how wel...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lonazep 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Injection Lonazep is composed of Clonazepam which acts on GABA-A receptors in the brain. GABA is gamma-aminobutyric acid, a naturally occurring chemical messenger present in the brain responsible for ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lonazep 1 MG

  • The injection should be taken in the dose and for the duration recommended by your doctor.
  • The doctor will administer the injection, kindly do not self-administer.
  • Do not skip the dose. You may develop seizures (fits) if you skip the injection.
  • Consult your doctor immediately in case of any side effects or serious allergic reactions following injection.
interactions

Interactions of Lonazep 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of other medicines may cause side effects or affect how well the injection works.
  • Phenothiazines (anti-anxiety medicine) increase the side effects of Lonazep.
  • Phenytoin, Carbamazepine (for fits), decreases blood levels of Lonazep.
  • Adefovir and Abacavir (for viral infections) increase blood levels of Lonazep.
  • Tricyclic antidepressants (for depression) like Amitriptyline and Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (used in mood disorders) like Selegiline increase the side effects of Lonazep.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lonazep 1 MG

Stored at controlled room temperature away from light and moisture. Discard the medicine properly in case it is expired or no longer needed.
dosage

Dosage of Lonazep 1 MG

Overdose

Do not overdose because of this medicine's high risk of habit-forming (addiction) potential. Kindly call for help or report to emergency in case you have overdosed. Overdosage can be life-threatening.

Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Injection Lonazep 1mg, report to your doctor immediately and take it as soon as you remember. Do not take two doses simultaneously unless your doctor tells you to. If you are not...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long Lonazep 1mg injection should be taken?

A: Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the injection. Kindly consult your doctor for more information. It is a prescription medicine and should not be self-administered.

Q: Injection Lonazep can be taken by someone who is suffering from insomnia?

A: It is a prescription medicine used to treat fits, anxiety and panic disorders. Kindly refrain from self-administration. Please consult your doctor for the same.

Q: What is the technique of giving an Injection of Lonazep 1 mg?

A: The injection of Lonazep is not supposed to be self-administered. Your doctor or a nurse will give you this injection if required after making a diagnosis. Your doctor will also explain the side effects of the injection
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/05/2024
Last Updated on: 25 Apr 2022 | 11:29 AM (IST)

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