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Lora Injection 2ml

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Lora 4 MG Description

Lora Injection 2 ml is a prescription medication primarily used for status epilepticus (serious seizures that do not stop). It is also used before surgeries or procedures to cause drowsiness, decrease...
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ContainsLorazepam(4.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of status epilepticus, Seizure or fits, Panic disorder, Preanesthetic medication before surgery or any medical procedure
Side effectsSedation, Dizziness, Confusion, Blurred vision, Muscle weakness, Sleepiness, Pain/redness at the injection site
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Lora 4 MG

  • Lora Injection 2 ml is used for the treatment of:
  • Status epilepticus
  • Seizure or fits
  • Panic disorder
  • Preanesthetic medication before surgery or any medical procedure

Contraindications of Lora 4 MG

Do not take Lora Injection 2 ml or take with caution: If you are alergic to any of the ingredients of Lora Injection. If you have myasthenia gravis, a condition that causes muscle weakness. If yo...
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Side effects of Lora 4 MG

  • Side effects of Lora Injection 2 ml include:
  • Sedation (feeling sleepy)
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscle weakness
  • Sleepiness
  • Pain/redness at the injection site

Precautions and Warnings of Lora 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lora Injection 2 ml during pregnancy?
A:
No. Lora Injection 2 ml poses a risk and is unsafe for the growing foetus. Pregnant women should take this medicine only if necessary or if in a life-threatening situation where the benefits of this injection outweigh its risks. You must consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lora Injection ml while breastfeeding?
A:
You should consult your doctor before taking Lora Injection 2 ml if you are breastfeeding. Studies showed detectable amounts in breastmilk, so it is likely to cause some side effects in babies. It is crucial to be cautious and take the injection only if the benefits outweigh the risk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lora Injection 2 ml?'
A:
Lora Injection 2 ml may cause side effects that can affect your driving ability. This medicine may decrease alertness, affect your vision, and make you feel dizzy or lightheaded. Do not drive if you have any side effects after taking this injection.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lora Injection 2 ml?
A:
No, do not consume alcohol with a Lora Injection 2 ml. It increases the severity of its side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, liver injury, etc. It also worsens the condition of the disease for which you are using this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you have any allergic reactions.
  • If you have respiratory depression.
  • If you experience severe changes in mood or behaviour.
  • If you notice tightness in the chest or throat.
  • If you have trouble breathing or talking,
  • If you experience any other severe side effects.
  • If you have any previous mild liver or kidney condition, this medicine may need a dose adjustment.
  • If you use any herbal medicines or supplements, they can interfere with this medicine.

Mode of Action of Lora 4 MG

How Does It Work?

Lora Inj 2 ml contains lorazepam, which belongs to the benzodiazepine class of medicine. Lorazepam works by increasing the action of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA), which is a chemical messenger in th...
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Directions for Use of Lora 4 MG

  • Lora Injection 2 ml should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor.
  • Lora Injection 2 ml should be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
  • Before administering the injection, it should be diluted with equal amounts of compatible diluent.
  • Administer Lora Injection 2 ml precisely as advised by your doctor. Do not exceed the prescribed dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • To avoid the development of tolerance or dependence, the lowest effective dose of Lora Injection 2 ml will be prescribed for the shortest time possible.
  • Do not consume other medications while taking this injection; consult your doctor.
  • Do not suddenly quit this medication as it can cause withdrawal effects.

Interactions of Lora 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about all prescription and non-prescription medications, herbal products, vitamins, and nutritional supplements you are taking or plan to take. This is important to avoid medicine int...
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Interactions with food items

  • Avoid caffeine-containing foods like tea, coffee, chocolates while on Lora Injection 2 ml as caffeine stimulates the brain, whereas Lora Injection 2 ml relaxes it. Therefore, drinking too much coffee ...
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Storage and disposal of Lora 4 MG

Storage and transport of Lora Injection 2 ml should be done in a refrigerated space (2°C – 8°C). Keep the injection away from children and pets, preferably in a locked cabinet. Do not remove the d...
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Dosage of Lora 4 MG

Overdose

  • Mild overdose of Lora Injection 2 ml can cause symptoms like drowsiness, mental confusion and lethargy. In more serious cases, and especially when other CNS-depressant drugs or alcohol are ingested, s...
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Missed a Dose

There is a minuscule chance of missing a dose of Lora Injection 2 ml as it is used as a single dose and does not have a daily dosing schedule. Consult your doctor if you have any further concerns.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Lora Injection 2 ml a habit-forming medication?

A: Yes, Lora Injection 2 ml contains lorazepam which belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. They are habit-forming, and their dosage system should be closely monitored from time to time.

Q: Does suddenly stopping the administration of Lora Injection 2 ml lead to withdrawal symptoms?

  • Yes, suddenly stopping the administration of Lora Injection 2 ml causes withdrawal symptoms. It may lead to confusion, seizures or fits, depression, feeling nervous or irritable, diarrhoea, vomiting, ...
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Product Details
Brand
LORA
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 28 Feb 2022 | 09:37 AM (IST)

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