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Lonazep Md 0.5mg Tablet
Lonazep Md 0.5mg Tablet
Lonazep Md 0.5mg Tablet
Lonazep Md 0.5mg Tablet
Lonazep Md 0.5mg Tablet

Lonazep Md 0.5mg Tablet

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Lonazep Md 0.5 MG Description

Lonazep Md tablet is a prescription medication used in the treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, depression and epilepsy (seizures). It consists of clonazepam as an active ingredient, which

belongs to the class of depressants or tranquillisers (medicines that reduce anxiety, fear, etc.). It reduces the neurological activity in the brain by increasing a chemical messenger. Anxiety and other mood disorders affect the way you feel. It can sometimes be accompanied by major depressive disorder. Epilepsy is a condition caused due to overactivity of the brain. Lonazep Md tablet help in stabilising the mood by lowering the excess activity of nerves in the brain. Lonazep Md tablet has a few side effects, and most of them do not need any treatment unless they get serious or persist for a long time. It can cause behavioural changes and increase the suicidal thoughts/tendencies. It also causes dependency if you use it for a long duration. So, it is important to monitor the dosage and use it for a short duration. Also, you should not stop using this medicine suddenly as it can cause withdrawal symptoms like tremors, sweating, nausea, muscle pain, etc.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹29.60
You Save₹5.22 (15% on MRP)
ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg)
Usesanxiety disorder, a few types of seizure disorder, comorbid depression, panic disorder
Side effectsdizziness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, memory problems, confusion, depression, drowsiness, blurred vision, muscle pain, difficulty speaking, increased salivation, suicidal thoughts.
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Lonazep Md tablets are used in,
  • Managing conditions such as comorbid depression(depression associated with other conditions).
  • Treatment of anxiety disorder and panic disorders(both are types of mood disorders).
  • Treatment of certain types of seizure disorders, like myoclonic and akinetic seizures.

Contraindications of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to any ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have a severe liver disease.
  • If you are already pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
  • If you have any self-harming or suicidal thoughts.
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma, an eye condition will increase the fluid pressure inside the eye, this medicine can worsen the condition.
  • If you have any history of medicine or alcohol abuse.
  • If you have been diagnosed with severe depression.
  • If you have any respiratory diseases or lung conditions, this medicine causes excess secretions causing breathing problems.
  • If you have been diagnosed with certain blood disorders.

Side effects of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Memory problems
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in speaking
  • Increased salivation
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Increased lung secretions

Precautions and Warnings of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lonazep Md tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, Lonazep Md tablets are unsafe during pregnancy. Studies have shown a definite risk to unborn babies. However, the doctor may prescribe it during life-threatening conditions. Do not take Lonazep without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Lonazep Md tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should consult your doctor before taking the Lonazep Md tablet as it can be unsafe during breastfeeding. There is limited data on the effects of Lonazep tablets on the breastfed baby. Studies suggested that a small amount of this tablet may pass into the milk. So do not use this without consulting your doctor first.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Lonazep Md tablet?
A:
No, do not drive after taking the Lonazep Md tablet. It can cause side effects like sleepiness, lightheadedness, and blurred vision that can affect your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lonazep Md tablet?
A:
No, you cannot consume alcohol with a Lonazep Md tablet. It can interfere with the function of the medicine and cause serious side effects. It can also exaggerate the effects of alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a surgery or a dental procedure planned.
  • You experience side effects that are persistent or worsen in time.
  • You have suicidal thoughts or experience a change in mood or behaviour after taking Lonazep Md Tablets.
  • You need to do something that requires steady focus, this medicine can cause difficulties with concentration.
  • You are an elderly person over 65 years of age. Lonazep Md tablet can cause exaggerated side effects due to slow metabolism.
  • You are obese. The dose needs to be monitored
  • You have kidney or liver conditions.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms such as sweating, stuffy nose, vomiting, nausea, etc. Th dose of this medicine needs to be slowly tapered.
  • You are taking any herbal or ayurvedic supplements like St john’s wort, herbal medicine that helps manage depression.

Mode of Action of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

The Lonazep Md tablet consists of a single active ingredient: clonazepam. It belongs to the benzodiazepine (depressants) and tranquilliser class of medications. Clonazepam functions by increasing the ...
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Directions for Use of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

  • Take the Lonazep Md tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dose, even if you cannot notice its effects.
  • Do not break or chew Lonazep Md tablet.
  • Take the pill as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not use it if the package has been opened.

Interactions of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lonazep Md tablet interacts with many medications. Inform your doctor about all medicines you are currently using.
  • Do not use other sedatives or antidepressant medicines if you are using this medicine. The reactions between them can cause unwanted effects. Inform your doctor if you have used any in the last 14 day...
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  • When using Lonazep Md tablet, do not use opiates or narcotic pain relievers (codeine, oxycodone, fentanyl, tramadol, etc.), allergy medicine, cold or cough medicine with this tablet. It can cause extr...
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  • If you are using antibiotics, antifungals, HIV medicine, etc., inform your doctor, as the dose may need to be adjusted.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no known food interactions with Lonazep Md tablets. You can take this tablet with or without food. If you are experiencing any stomach issues, take it after food.

Storage and disposal of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

Store Lonazep Md tablets in dry conditions at room temperature. Keep them away from wet surfaces, humid conditions and direct sunlight. Dispose of the packaging carefully after using these tablets...
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Dosage of Lonazep Md 0.5 MG

Overdose

Overdose on the Lonazep Md tablets can cause symptoms such as dizziness, tremors, drowsiness, convulsions, and loss of consciousness for some time. If you overdose on Lonazep medicine and experience a...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Lonazep Md tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose of this medicine when it's already time for the next dose of Lonazep tablet, then skip t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use the Lonazep Md tablet as a sleeping pill?

A: Lonazep Md tablet is a tranquilliser and has sedation properties. It is used in the treatment of anxiety and seizures. It can also help manage sleeping difficulties (insomnia). It is prescribed for a short period of time if it is being used to aid with sleeping problems. You should take it exactly in a way advised by the doctor.

Q: Will I experience any physical dependency if I take a Lonazep Md tablet every day?

A: Lonazep Md tablet is a habit-forming medicine if used for long durations. Do not use it if you have previous addiction behavioural problems such as alcohol dependency, substance abuse, etc. This medicine is intended to be used for a short duration. But, do not stop using it abruptly, as it can cause withdrawal symptoms like sweating, tremors, etc.

Q: For how long should I take the Lonazep Md tablet?

A: The duration of treatment with Lonazep Md tablet should be as short as possible and guided by your doctor. You will be evaluated for a few weeks of treatment to assess the effects of the medication. Before taking you off this medicine, your doctor will gradually taper the doses to prevent any withdrawal side effects.
Product Details
Brand
LONAZEP MD
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2023
Last Updated on: 07 Feb 2022 | 05:25 PM (IST)

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