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Melzap Md 1mg Tablets

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Melzap 1 MG Description

Melzap MD is a prescription medication. It is used to treat epilepsy (seizure disorders) and panic disorders. Melzap MD constitutes the medicine Clonazepam (1mg). Epilepsy is a neurological condit

ion characterised by the presence of seizures or convulsions. This occurs due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain, and as a result, signals are transmitted without regulation resulting in the symptoms like abnormal movements of limbs, uprolling of eyes, blank vacant stare, frothing at the mouth, tongue bite, loss of consciousness, the involuntary passage of urine or stools, etc. Epilepsy is a condition that requires long-term treatment and management with pharmacological agents called anti-epileptics. Panic disorders are a type of anxiety disorder. Patients experience the occurrence of unexpected panic attacks, often occurring repeatedly. A panic attack can be associated with increased sweating, difficulty in breathing, chest pain, palpitations, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, light-headedness, fear of losing control, and fear of imminent danger and impending doom. Panic disorders require sustained treatment to improve the patient's quality of life.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹43.02
You Save₹5.87 (12% on MRP)
ContainsClonazepam(1.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment Of Seizure Disorder, Panic Disorder
Side effectsLethargy, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Impaired Coordination & Balance, Dizziness
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Melzap 1 MG

  • Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Treatment of Panic disorders
contraindications

Contraindications of Melzap 1 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive to Clonazepam or other benzodiazepines or any components in this tablet.
  • If you have acute narrow-angle glaucoma
  • If you have respiratory insufficiency
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you have underlying kidney failure.
  • If you have a congenital blood condition called porphyria is contraindicated.
  • If you have myasthenia gravis.
  • If you are a patient with impaired consciousness and coma.
  • If you have a history of depression and suicidal ideation.
sideEffects

Side effects of Melzap 1 MG

  • Lethargy
  • Fatigue
  • Sedation
  • Sleepiness & Drowsiness
  • Impaired coordination & balance
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Melzap 1 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Melzap MD during pregnancy?
A:
Clonazepam is unsafe in pregnancy. It is a class D medication. It can cause abnormalities in the developing fetus. Discuss with your treating physician for more information. Inform your doctor regarding your pregnancy or intention to conceive.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Melzap MD while breastfeeding?
A:
Clonazepam is excreted in breast milk and may cause harm to the feeding infant. Do not use this medication if you are currently breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Melzap MD?
A:
Driving, swimming, and operating heavy machinery immediately after starting this medication are strictly not advisable. It can take a few weeks for the effects of this medication to manifest and patients can still develop seizures in the meanwhile. This medication can also cause sleepiness, dizziness, and impaired muscle control, and hence driving is generally not recommended.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Melzap MD?
A:
The consumption of alcohol with Melzap MD is strictly contraindicated. It can result in the inactivation of the effects of the tablet, as well as, causing serious life-threatening side effects like respiratory failure, coma, and death.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking any other medications, as they may interfere with the efficacy of Melzap MD.
  • You experience any mood changes while using this medicine.
  • You have a history of addiction or substance use.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Melzap 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine. It works to modulate specific brain receptors and pathways involving the chemical messenger (neurotransmitter) called GABA (Gamma Amino Butyric Acid). It essentially he...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Melzap 1 MG

  • Take Melzap MD as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Take it for the entire duration of the prescription.
  • Taking this tablet at the same time every day is beneficial.
  • Swallow this tablet whole. Do not break, crush, or chew this tablet.
  • Abruptly stopping this medicine can cause withdrawal symptoms.
  • It can require a few weeks of continuous usage for optimal effects to manifest.
  • This medication has habit-forming tendencies; hence it is recommended to follow the directions of your treating physician precisely and have regular follow-ups.
interactions

Interactions of Melzap 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • It is strictly contraindicated to mix Melzap MD with other CNS depressants like alcohol. It can negate the effects of anti-epileptics and can also cause life-threatening adverse effects like profound ...
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  • Do not use Melzap MD with opioids (like morphine, tramadol etc.). It is contraindicated as it can cause respiratory depression (failure of breathing), coma and death.
  • Inform your physician regarding your current medications at the time of prescription of Melzap MD.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Melzap 1 MG

Store under 30°c in a cool, dry place, away from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use it beyond the date of expiration. Dispose it off safely along with the other biomedical w...
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dosage

Dosage of Melzap 1 MG

Overdose

The overdose symptoms develop rapidly. Initial symptoms may include excessive sleepiness, double vision, slurring of speech, and poor motor functions. This may proceed to respiratory failure, fall in ...
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Missed a Dose

It is strongly recommended not to miss a single dose of this tablet. A missed dose can result in seizures. In case you miss a dose, take this as soon as you remember. If the duration elapsed is too lo...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have felt very drowsy ever since I started taking Melzap MD. What do I do?

A: Drowsiness is a common side effect of Melzap MD. Talk to your doctor if it is impairing your functioning. Your doctor will be able to guide you through managing your symptoms and provide alternate therapeutic options. Do not abruptly stop Melzap MD without your doctor's direction, as it may cause withdrawal effects.

Q: How long will I need to take this tablet?

A: You will need at least 4 weeks of continuous use with Melzap MD after your diagnosis. Your doctor will adjust the dose and decide the total duration of treatment based on your response to it. Talk to your doctor for more information. Review with your doctor regularly.

Q: I have been taking Melzap MD for one month, and my period is delayed. What should I do?

A: Melzap MD is not known to affect menstruation. In case of any delay in the menstrual cycle, visit your doctor at the earliest.
Product Details
Brand
MELZAP
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
22/10/2024
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)

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