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Ona 0.25mg Tablets

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Ona 0.25 MG Description

Ona tablet treats people suffering from mental health conditions. It is mainly used to treat people suffering from epilepsy(seizures), a neurological disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal....
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ContainsClonazepam(0.25 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy, Panic attacks, Anxiety, Acute Rapid Eye Movement
Side effectsDrowsiness, Sleep disorders, Lethargy, Impaired motor movement
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Ona 0.25 MG

  • Seizure disorders like epilepsy and panic disorders.
  • Acute mania.
  • Panic disorder (Panic attacks are sudden, unreasonable feelings of fear and anxiety that cause physical symptoms like a fast heartbeat and sweating).
  • Monotherapy (treating a disease with a single medicine) or adjunctive therapy (treatment with multiple medicines).
  • Restless leg syndrome.
  • Insomnia.
  • Tardive dyskinesia.
  • REM (Rapid eye movement).
  • Sleep behaviour disorder bruxism (teeth grinding).

Contraindications of Ona 0.25 MG

  • If you are allergic to Clonazepam or any other ingredients of the tablet Ona Tablet.
  • If you are already taking a tablet for a previous history of seizures with the same mechanism of action but different medicines.
  • If you are taking medication for any skin infections, such as ketoconazole and itraconazole as it may cause hypersensitivity reactions (avoid using the tablet for at least 14 days).
  • If you have diabetes, bleeding tendencies, bradycardia ( slow heartbeat), recent, decompensated heart failure, electrolyte disturbances (e.g. hypokalemia), and metabolic disease.
  • If you have undergone recent heart surgeries.
  • If you have renal or liver problems.
  • If you have acute closed-angle glaucoma.

Side effects of Ona 0.25 MG

  • Lethargy,
  • Fatigue,
  • Sedation,
  • Drowsiness,
  • Motor impairment (impaired coordination,
  • Impaired balance, dizziness).

Precautions and Warnings of Ona 0.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ona Tab during pregnancy?
A:
No, the use of Ona Tablets should be avoided during pregnancy. If Ona Tablets is used during pregnancy, or if the patient becomes pregnant while taking this medicine, the patient should be informed about the potential hazards to the fetus as it can cause congenital abnormalities and can be fatal to the fetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ona Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, the use of Ona Tablets should be avoided as its contents are known to be excreted in human milk and can cause respiratory distress in infants.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Ona Tablet?
A:
Use of heavy machinery and driving should be avoided as these tablets can cause central nervous system depression and thus may aid sedation and drowsiness. Thus, the use of heavy machinery and driving should be avoided as it requires complete mental alertness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Ona Tablet?
A:
No, Ona Tab and alcohol should be avoided since both of them are CNS depressants. Their cumulative effect can result in sedation, severe respiratory depression, low blood pressure and can also cause death.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have hepatic or renal impairment.
  • You have compromised respiratory function, such as cases of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), obstructive sleep apnea, etc.
  • You have a history of any other mental or mood problems (e.g., depression), alcohol dependency or other substance abuse or dependence. If you are in poor health, overweight, or are experiencing abnorm...
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  • Do not increase the dose even if you think the medication is not working without consulting your doctor.
  • Due to severe emotional and physical dependence, some patients may find it very difficult to discontinue treatment with Ona Tablets. Discontinuation symptoms such as seizures can occur if the medicati...
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Mode of Action of Ona 0.25 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in the Ona Tablet is Clonazepam which works by increasing the action of Gamma-Aminobutyric acid (GABA), a chemical messenger responsible for inhibiting the action of neurotransmi...
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Directions for Use of Ona 0.25 MG

  • Take the Ona Tablet as a whole with a glass of water or as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole.
  • Do not crush, chew or break it.
  • It can be taken with or without food but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
  • The dosage and duration depends on the disease of the individual, the patient’s age and medical history. Ona Tablets can cause dependency and thus should be taken with proper prescriptions.

Interactions of Ona 0.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take this tablet if you are already taking another medication such as linezolid, i.e. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors( MAO), as it may enhance the effect of the tablet and can cause severe complic...
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  • Increased risk of bleeding tendencies with anticoagulants (e.g. warfarin), antiplatelet agents (e.g. ticlopidine, aspirin, dipyridamole), antipsychotics, and NSAIDs.
  • Increased risk of seizures with other antidepressants (e.g. other Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors).
  • Enhanced hypoglycemic effect of antidiabetic agents, so if you are a diabetic, you should consult the doctor before taking medicine.

Interactions with food items

  • No associated interaction with food recorded.

Storage and disposal of Ona 0.25 MG

Store it at 20-25°C temperature and protect it from light and moisture and out of the reach of pets and children.

Dosage of Ona 0.25 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Ona Tablets can be fatal. If you happen to take excessive Ona Tablets, reach out to the nearest hospital as soon as possible. Establish and maintain airways to ensure adequate oxygenation ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Ona Tab, then take it as soon as you remember. There should be a gap of at least 6 hours between two doses. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose an...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Rashika Tripathi

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Ona Tablets without a prescription?

A: No, Ona Tablet cannot be taken without a prescription.

Q: Can I take Ona Tablets for a headache?

A: No, Ona Tablets cannot be used for headaches. One should consult a doctor.

Q: What is the best time of the day to take Ona Tablet?

A: There is no such particular time during the day as such, but it is advised to take it at the same time every day for best absorption.
Product Details
Brand
ONA
Expires on or After
14/11/2022
Last Updated on: 01 Apr 2022 | 12:25 PM (IST)

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