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Ona 0.5mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Ona tablet is s prescription medication. Treating various mood disorders such as anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and depression is the main use of Ona tablets. All types of mood disorders affect the...
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ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder, Seizure disorder, Comorbid depression, Panic disorder
Side effectsDizziness, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Memory problems, Confusion, Depression, Drowsiness, Blurred vision, Muscle pain, Difficulty speaking, Increased salivation, Suicidal thoughtsDizziness, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Memory problems, Confusion, Depression, Drowsiness, Blurred vision, Muscle pain, Difficulty speaking, Increased salivation, Suicidal thoughts
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Ona 0.5 MG

  • As per CDSCO and USFDA, Ona tablets are used in treating symptoms associated with the treatment and management of many psychological conditions such as
  • Major depressive disorder (MDD)
  • Anxiety disorder and Panic disorders (both are types of mood disorders)
  • Comorbid depression (depression associated with other chronic disorders)
  • Epileptic conditions such as myoclonic and akinetic seizures
  • Absent seizure, when all other medicines have failed

Contraindications of Ona 0.5 MG

  • The Ona tablet is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have a known hypersensitive reaction to any component of Ona medicine
  • If you are seeing sudden mood changes and self-harming or suicidal thoughts
  • If you have a previous history of substance or alcohol abuse/addiction
  • If you have any respiratory diseases or lung conditions such as asthma or chronic pulmonary lung disease (COPD)
  • If you have severe liver disease
  • If you are diagnosed with Porphyria, a red blood cell-related disorder
  • If you have an eye disorder such as narrow-angle glaucoma, this medicine will increase the fluid pressure inside the eye

Side effects of Ona 0.5 MG

  • The Ona tablet has the following side effects:
  • Memory impairment
  • Double vision
  • Difficulty talking
  • Excess salivation
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Trouble breathing
  • High lung secretion

Precautions and Warnings of Ona 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take an Ona 0.5 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, Ona tablets can be unsafe during pregnancy. A few studies have indicated a definite risk to unborn babies. But, the doctor may prescribe it during life-threatening conditions. Do not take Ona tablets without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take an Ona 0.5 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult your doctor before taking Ona tablets as it might be unsafe during breastfeeding. There is not enough data available on the effects of Ona tablets on breastfed babies. A few studies have indicated that a small amount of this tablet can pass into the milk. So do not use Ona tablet without consulting your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I take an Ona 0.5 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, do not drive after taking the Ona tablet. It might lead to side effects like sleepiness, lightheadedness, slow reflexes, nausea, and blurred vision that can affect your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Ona 0.5 mg tablet?
A:
No, you cannot consume alcohol with a Ona tablet. It can interfere with the process of Ona medicine and cause side effects such as drowsiness, vomiting, confusion, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You need to do anything that requires steady focus; this medicine can cause difficulties with concentration.
  • You are an older patient over 65 years of age. Ona tablets can cause exaggerated side effects due to slow metabolism.
  • You have withdrawal signs such as sweating, stuffy nose, vomiting, nausea, etc. The dose of Ona tablet needs to be slowly tapered.
  • You have surgery or a dental procedure planned.
  • You start having suicidal thoughts or experience a change in mood or behaviour after taking Ona tablets.
  • You notice any adverse effects that are persistent or worsen in time.
  • You are obese. The dose needs to be monitored
  • You have a kidney condition.

Mode of Action of Ona 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

The Ona tablet consists of a single active ingredient: clonazepam. It is an antidepressant medicine. It is also a tranquilliser (lowers symptoms of anxiety). It works by improving GABA activity (gamma...
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Directions for Use of Ona 0.5 MG

  • Take the Ona tablet as advised by your doctor in the prescribed dosage.
  • Do not take more tablets or increase the dosage, even if you cannot notice their effects.
  • Take Ona medicine with or without having food.
  • Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water without breaking or chewing it.
  • Tell your doctor if you want to take other medications with the Ona tablet.
  • Do not take it if the package of this tablet is already opened.

Interactions of Ona 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Notify your doctor if you use sedatives or antidepressant pills such as MAO inhibitors before taking Ona medicine. The reactions between these medicines can cause serious unwanted effects. So a gap of...
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  • If you are using the Ona tablet, inform your doctor if you are in pain or have a fever. But do not self medicate on opioid or narcotic pain relievers (such as codeine, oxycodone, fentanyl, tramadol, e...
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  • The dose of Ona tablets needs some adjustments with antibiotics, antifungals, HIV medicine, etc. They can alter the effectiveness of Zicam.
  • Ona tablet has a lot of medicinal interactions so notify your doctor about your entire medical history. Be cautious while taking other medicines with Ona tablets.

Interactions with food items

  • It is always better to avoid drinks such as coffee, energy drinks and cola. Also, try to avoid eating lots of chocolate. All these products have high amounts of caffeine. It is a central nervous syste...
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  • Do not consume a lot of grapefruit juice if you use Ona tablets. It will increase the levels of Ona medication in the blood.

Storage and disposal of Ona 0.5 MG

Store Ona tablets in dry conditions and at room temperature. Keep these medicines away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Keep Ona Tablets away from children and pets. Dispose o...
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Dosage of Ona 0.5 MG

Overdose

Overdose on the Ona tablets can cause dizziness, tremors, drowsiness, convulsions, and loss of consciousness. If you overdose on Ona medicine and experience these symptoms, immediately seek emergency ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have forgotten a dose of the Ona tablet, take it as soon as you can. If you remember missing a dose of Ona tablet when it is already time for the next dose of Ona tablet, then skip the missed d...
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Content Details

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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does using Ona tablet every day cause physical or psychological dependency?

A: Ona tablet can be an addictive medicine, especially if taken for a long time. It can also cause psychological and physical dependency. Do not take this if you have a history of addiction problems such as alcohol or recreational substance abuse. Ona medicine is supposed to be used only for a short while, and the dose should be monitored. Do not take it without consulting your doctor.

Q: How long would it take for me to see any changes after using the Ona tablet? How long would it take for me to see any changes after using the Ona tablet?

A: It will take at least a few days to start seeing the impact of the Ona tablet. The effect varies from person to person. So do not stop taking Ona tablet if you don't notice the effects right away.

Q: How long would it take for me to see any changes after using the Ona tablet?

A: Ona tablets are sometimes given by doctors to treat sleeping disorders like insomnia, sleep apnea, and more. It is a tranquilliser and has sedative properties. However, it is only given for a short time for inducing sleep in sleeping disorders. Do not self medicate on it. Try to take it exactly in a way as advised by the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ONA
Expires on or After
18/08/2022

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Last Updated on: 05 Apr 2022 | 06:30 PM (IST)
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