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Lorawel 2mg Tablets

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Lorawel 2 MG Description

Lorawel Tablet is a prescription medicine indicated for a person suffering from anxiety. Lorawel 2 mg tablet has Lorazepam as the main ingredient. Lorazepam is a type of Benzodiazepine that works by r...
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ContainsLorazepam(2.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, Irritable bowel syndrome, Epilepsy, Insomnia, Nausea and Vomiting from cancer treatment, Control agitation from alcohol withdrawal
Side effects-Drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, tiredness, dry mouth, diarrhoea, and nausea
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Lorawel 2 MG

  • Anxiety
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea and vomiting from cancer treatment
  • Control agitation from alcohol withdrawal

Contraindications of Lorawel 2 MG

  • If you are allergic or hypersensitive to Lorazepam
  • If you suffer from breathing problems like respiratory depression and sleep apnoea
  • If you suffer from severe liver disorder
  • If you have a Muscular Disorder (Myasthenia Gravis)
  • If you are pregnant or planning pregnancy

Side effects of Lorawel 2 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness
  • Dry mouth
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Change in appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Lorawel 2 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Lorawel tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Lorawel tablets are generally not recommended in pregnancy. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a baby at the time of consultation. The doctor will consider your specific situation and advise the best for you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Lorawel tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No. Lorawel tablets contain Lorazepam which is known to pass in human milk. Therefore, the use of Lorawel tablets in breastfeeding mothers is not recommended. Please inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding to help them consider your situation before prescribing the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lorawel tablets?
A:
No, driving is not recommended. Lorawel tablets can cause the feeling of drowsiness and can also decrease the ability to concentrate. Driving a vehicle after taking the Lorawel tablets should be avoided to ensure safety.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lorawel tablets?
A:
No, alcohol can increase the feeling of drowsiness and dizziness if taken along with the Lorawel Tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of eye, liver, and kidney disorders.
  • You have a history or present condition of any kind of mental illness.
  • You notice changes in vision after taking the Lorawel tablets.
  • You have an issue with breathing or have a history of breathing problems.
  • You notice any sort of behaviour change.
  • You notice an allergic reaction like swollen tongue, rashes, etc., after taking the Lorawel Tablets.
  • You are taking any other medicine at present along with Lorawel tablets.
  • You are taking any vitamins or supplements along with the Lorawel Tablets prescribed, even if the supplement is Herbal, Ayurvedic or any other category.
  • You want to alter the dose of the Lorawel Tablets. Do not discontinue the Lorawel tablet on your own as it might worsen the current situation.
  • You are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Mode of Action of Lorawel 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Lorazepam is a type of Benzodiazepine (tranquillisers) and works by enhancing a chemical named GABA (gamma-Aminobutyric acid). It produces a calming effect and relieves the symptoms of anxiety.

Directions for Use of Lorawel 2 MG

  • Take Lorawel tablets according to the doctor’s recommendation only.
  • Take the tablets with or without the food.
  • Lorawel tablets should be taken orally with water.
  • Do not distort the tablets by either chewing or crushing them for use.

Interactions of Lorawel 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lorawel tablets can interact with various medicines. Its combination with:
  • Chlordiazepoxide and Clonazepam (anti-anxiety medicines) can increase the risk of severity of its side effects.
  • Aceclofenac (painkiller), Digoxin (heart medicine) can decrease the excretion rate, which further increases the concentration of Lorawel in the body.
  • Amiodarone (heart medicine) can decrease the metabolism of Lorawel.
  • Chlorpromazine (antipsychotic) can increase the depressive action on the nervous system.
  • Carbamazepine (anti-epileptic) can alter thyroid function if used in combination.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid grapefruit juice and caffeinated beverages while having Lorawel tablets.

Storage and disposal of Lorawel 2 MG

Lorawel should be stored at room temperature and should not be placed under direct heat or light sources. Keep the Lorawel tablets away from the reach of children and pets around. The expired or unus...
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Dosage of Lorawel 2 MG

Overdose

Do not exceed the advised dosage of Lorawel Tablets. Overdose can exhibit severe side effects like extreme drowsiness, fainting, loss of consciousness, difficulty breathing, and delayed reflexes. Rus...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Lorawel tablet, please take the dose as soon as you remember. Although, if it is almost time for the next dose, do not double the dose and continue with the usual dose. Do not do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have low blood pressure after taking the Lorawel tablets. Should I continue taking the medicine?

A: Hypotension (low blood pressure) is one of the rare side effects of taking Lorawel tablets. Please consult your doctor if you notice a regular drop in blood pressure.

Q: Is Lorawel tablet habit forming?

A: Yes, Lorawel tablets can cause dependence. However, Lorawel tablets are advised for a shorter duration and should not cause any dependence. Kindly stick to the prescribed dose and schedule to be safe.

Q: Is there any specific diet that I need to follow while having Lorawel tablets?

A: There are no specific dietary instructions that you need to follow while having Lorawel tablets. Maintain a healthy lifestyle, eat nutritious food, and indulge in some physical activity on a regular basis.
Product Details
Brand
LORAWEL
Expires on or After
24/09/2022

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