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Lopez 2mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Lopez 2mg Tablet belongs to a class of drug called benzodiazepines. It is prescribed to treat anxiety, panic disorders and seizures. Lopez 2mg Tablet contains lorazepam as an active ingredient. Lor...
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Product Summary

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ContainsLorazepam(2.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, panic attack, insomnia, seizures
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhoea, blurred vision
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Lopez 2 MG

  • Anxiety and anxiety-related disorders
  • Panic disorders
  • Seizures
  • Insomnia
  • Agitation in patients with alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Contraindications of Lopez 2 MG

Patients with known hypersensitivity to benzodiazepines class of drug Acute Glaucoma patients Known allergic reaction to the drug or any of its active ingredient

Side effects of Lopez 2 MG

  • Most of the side effects are minor and will disappear once the body adjusts to the medicine. However, if the symptoms persist or become worse, immediately consult your doctor.
  • Common side effects:
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Blurred vision
  • Changes in sexual drive
  • Restlessness
  • Serious side effects:
  • Fever
  • Severe Skin Rash
  • Yellowing of eyes
  • Yellowing of skin
  • Heartbeat irregularity

Precautions and Warnings of Lopez 2 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lopez 2mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No, Lopez 2mg Tablet is not safe to be taken during pregnancy as it is known to cause congenital anomalies and withdrawal symptoms in the newborn. However, if you are pregnant, consult your doctor before starting any medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lopez 2mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Lopez 2mg Tablet is known to be excreted in breast milk while breastfeeding and therefore it is not recommended to be prescribed in breastfeeding mothers. It is advised to consult your doctor before starting any medication. If you notice your child sleeping more than usual or is facing any breathing difficulty, or is not able to suckle, immediately consult your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lopez 2mg Tablets?
A:
No, it is not safe to drive when taking Lopez 2mg Tablet as it is known to cause impairment of mental and physical abilities required while driving a car. It may induce sleepiness, dizziness and blurring of vision and hence not recommended to drive a car when under this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lopez 2mg Tablet?
A:
No, alcohol must be avoided with Lopez 2mg Tablet as it causes respiratory depression and all the side effects of an overdose which can be fatal.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Before taking Lopez 2mg Tablet, talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant.
  • Disclose to your doctor about whatever medications you take before starting Lopez 2mg Tablet.
  • Consuming large amounts of other medications with Lopez 2mg Tablet can lead to overdose or even death.

Mode of Action of Lopez 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Anxiety is a normal phenomenon. It becomes a disorder when it starts affecting the normal functioning of your body and interferes with your daily normal routine. Amygdala is a part of the human br...
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Directions for Use of Lopez 2 MG

  • Lopez 2mg Tablet must be taken as per doctor’s prescription.
  • Lopez 2mg Tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • Make sure to swallow the Lopez 2mg Tablet as whole and do not chew, crush or break it.
  • Lopez 2mg Tablet must be taken at same time as per prescription to ensure better efficacy and benefits.
  • Do not stop taking medicine without prior consultation with your doctor.
  • After taking Lopez 2mg Tablet if you experience palpitations or irregular heart beat or any discomfort that does not go away, immediately consult your doctor or the nearest emergency hospital.

Interactions of Lopez 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lopez 2mg Tablet may adversely interact with:
  • Aceclofenac
  • Acetaminophen/Paracetamol
  • Acetazolamide
  • Aspirin
  • Sedatives
  • Antidepressants
  • Other benzodiazepines
  • Antipsychotics
  • Opioids

Interactions with food items

  • Lopez 2mg Tablet may interact adversely with:
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine - leads to reduced action of Lopez 2mg.

Storage and disposal of Lopez 2 MG

Lopez 2mg Tablet must be stored in a dry place, away from sunlight, at a room temperature away from the reach of children. It must be disposed of in a way that it is out of reach of children and can...
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Dosage of Lopez 2 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose of Lopez 2mg Tablet can be fatal and include CNS depression leading to drowsiness and coma. Overdose may also produce serious symptoms like depression of heart activity causing...
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  • If you happen to take too much of Lopez 2mg Tablet, reach out to your doctor or the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Lopez 2mg Tablet, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of Lopez 2mg Tablet to make up for the missed dose. This ...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the Lopez 2mg Tablet used for?

A: Lopez 2mg Tablet is used to give relaxation and calmness in anxiety and anxiety related disorders. Lopez 2mg Tablet is also used in treatment of seizures, insomnia and other panic disorders. Lorazepam is an active ingredient found in Lopez 2mg Tablet that temporarily blocks the brain site responsible for producing fearful thoughts and anxiety.

Q: Who should not use Lopez 2mg Tablet?

  • Lopez 2mg Tablet should not be used in case of acute glaucoma, or in case of a known hypersensitivity to the ingredients present in the medicine. It should also not be used in a pregnant woman or a br...
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  • It is also not used or used in reduced doses in patients suffering from liver disease, alcohol abuse, psychiatric
Product Details
Brand
LOPEZ
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/08/2022
Last Updated on: 25 Jan 2022 | 10:13 AM (IST)
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