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Lonazep 1mg Tablet

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Lonazep 1 G Description

Lonazep 1mg uses include preventing and controlling seizures in epilepsy. Lonazep 1mg is also used to manage panic attacks. Lonazep 1mg falls under the category of medicines called benzodiazepines. T

hese medicines have a calming effect on your brain and nerves. Lonazep 1mg is also known as an anticonvulsant (prevents convulsions) or antiepileptic (prevents fits) medicine. Lonazep 1mg side effects are mild and are experienced only by some people. These side effects include fatigue (tiredness), loss of coordination and dizziness. Lonazep 1mg is usually used for a short period. Your dose of Lonazep 1mg will be decided after taking into account your age, medical condition, health status and ailments. Lonazep 1mg will only work if taken regularly, as per your doctor's advice. Continue taking Lonazep 1mg even if you feel better. Do not stop Lonazep 1mg suddenly without medical advice. You may take Lonazep 1mg before or after meals. Take Lonazep 1mg after food to avoid stomach discomfort. Discontinuing Lonazep 1mg abruptly can cause withdrawal symptoms like hallucinations (seeing things that are not actually present), stomach or muscle cramps, uncontrollable shaking and worsening seizures (fits). Your doctor will reduce the dose of Lonazep 1mg gradually before stopping it completely to avoid withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor will conduct regular blood tests to monitor the effects of Lonazep 1mg.

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ContainsClonazepam(1.0 G)
UsesSeizures, panic attacks
Side effectsCough, body pain, irritability, dizziness, sleep disturbances, daytime drowsiness.
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Lonazep 1 G

  • Prevention and control of seizures
  • Relief from panic attacks
contraindications

Contraindications of Lonazep 1 G

  • If you are allergic to clonazepam or other benzodiazepines
  • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eyeball)
  • If you have kidney problems
  • If you have lung disease
  • If you have been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis(a disorder that causes muscle weakness)
  • If you suffer from liver problems
  • If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnoea (breathing problems during sleep)
  • If you have any sort of personality disorder
  • If you suffered from a major loss recently
  • If you get suicidal or self-harming thoughts
sideEffects

Side effects of Lonazep 1 G

  • The common side effects of Lonazep 1mg are as follows:
  • Daytime drowsiness
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Unsteady or light-headed feeling
  • Muscle weakness
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lonazep 1 G

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lonazep 1mg during pregnancy?
A:
Consuming Lonazep 1mg during pregnancy may cause birth defects in the infant. Lonazep 1mg may also cause premature birth and low birth weight in babies.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lonazep 1mg while breastfeeding?
A:
No. Lonazep 1mg passes into the breastmilk and can cause problems like drowsiness and dizziness in the infant.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lonazep 1mg?
A:
No. Please avoid driving as Lonazep 1mg results in side effects like dizziness and drowsiness. This can make driving unsafe.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lonazep 1mg?
A:
No. Alcohol may increase the dizziness and drowsiness associated with Lonazep 1mg.
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Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If your seizures become worse after taking Lonazep 1mg.
  • If you're taking any herbal supplements, vitamins, medicines and nutritional supplements you are currently using.
  • If you have any negative thoughts or extreme fears in your mind.
  • If you experience hallucinations, sleep problems and unusual movement while taking Lonazep 1mg.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lonazep 1 G

How Does It Work?

Gamma-aminobutyric acid or GABA is a chemical produced in our system. This chemical is a neurotransmitter that transfers messages among brain cells. These messages either stimulate your brain or calm ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lonazep 1 G

  • Your doctor will start with a mild dose of Lonazep 1mg and gradually increase your dose.
  • Consume Lonazep 1mg tablets with water.
  • Do not crush the Lonazep 1mg tablets.
  • Do not add the Lonazep 1mg tablets to food or drinks.
interactions

Interactions of Lonazep 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cough or pain relievers like Codeine and Hydrocodone. Taking Lonazep 1mg with codeine or hydrocodone can cause intense side effects like coma, respiratory distress and even death.
  • Anti-anxiety medicines like Alprazolam, Lorazepam and Zolpidem. Lonazep 1mg interacts with these medications and results in intense side effects like drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, dizziness, a...
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  • Muscle relaxants like Carisoprodol and Cyclobenzaprine. Using Lonazep 1mg with carisoprodol and cyclobenzaprine may aggravate side effects like dizziness, concentration difficulty and confusion.
  • Diuretics like Indapamide and Bendroflumethiazide. Taking Lonazep 1mg with diuretics (causing loss of water through frequent urination) may result in a fall in blood pressure. You may experience probl...
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Interactions with food items

  • It is better to avoid foods with caffeine like cola, chocolate, tea and coffee while taking Lonazep 1mg. Caffeine may reduce the effectiveness of Lonazep 1mg as it is a stimulant. Consult your doctor ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lonazep 1 G

Store Lonazep 1mg in a tightly closed container away from children and pets. Lonazep 1mg can be stored at room temperature. Keep Lonazep 1mg away from water, strong sunlight and heat. Dispose of the ...
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dosage

Dosage of Lonazep 1 G

Overdose

An overdose of Lonazep 1mg can result in adverse effects like sleepiness, irregular heartbeat, muscle weakness, uncontrolled eye movements and feelings of overexcitement. Inform your doctor immediatel...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Lonazep 1mg, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose of Lonazep 1mg, then omit the missed dose and proceed with your regular schedule of Lonazep ...
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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: Can I get addicted to Lonazep 1mg?

A: Lonazep 1mg may cause addiction in some cases. You are more vulnerable to addiction if you had substance abuse problems in the past. Please talk to your doctor about your concerns.

Q: I have been taking Lonazep 1mg for some time for my panic attacks. My panic attacks had reduced considerably, but they have returned now. Could you tell me why?

A: Lonazep 1mg may stop working in some people if taken for a long time. Inform your doctor if you have stopped getting relief from Lonazep 1mg. He may change the dose or recommend an alternate medicine.

Q: I have been taking Lonazep 1mg for a few days now but my seizures have not reduced. What should I do?

A: Wait for a couple of weeks. Each person’s body reacts differently to Lonazep 1mg. Lonazep 1mg may take a few weeks to work in some cases.
Product Details
Brand
LONAZEP
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
18/07/2024
Last Updated on: 30 Mar 2022 | 10:25 AM (IST)
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