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Ona Md 0.5mg Tab

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Medical Description

Ona Md Tablet belongs to the Benzodiazepine (BZD) class of medication, generally used to treat anxiety disorders and prevent seizures (fits) caused by epilepsy. Ona Md Tablet works by boosting levels ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg)
UsesSeizure Disorder, Panic disorder
Side effectsDepression, Sleepiness, Nervousness, Allergic reactions, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Blurred vision
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Ona Md 0.5 MG

  • Seizure disorder
  • Anxiety/Panic disorder

Contraindications of Ona Md 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Ona Md Tablet.
  • If you have active liver problems.
  • If you have Narrow-angle glaucoma.

Side effects of Ona Md 0.5 MG

  • Depression
  • Sleepiness
  • Nervousness
  • Allergic reactions
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Blurred vision

Precautions and Warnings of Ona Md 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ona Md Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Because there is clear evidence of harm to the developing foetus, Ona Md Tablet should not be used during pregnancy. The doctor may prescribe it in life-threatening situations.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ona Md Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Ona Md Tablet is absorbed through the breast milk and may cause sedation in the newborn. Let your doctor know if you plan to breastfeed while taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Ona Md Tablets?
A:
Dizziness, drowsiness and visual disturbances are common side effects of Ona Md Tablet, which may impair their ability to drive or operate machinery. So, if you feel sleepy or dizzy after taking Ona Md Tablet, don't drive or operate heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Ona Md Tablets?
A:
To avoid unpleasant side effects such as tiredness, dizziness, or sleepiness, you should not drink alcohol when taking Ona Md Tablet. If used with too much alcohol, it can cause a coma.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine.
  • You are obese.
  • You are an elderly patient.
  • You have porphyria
  • Increased saliva secretion may be a side effect of Ona Md Tablet. If you have difficulties regulating secretions, you should be cautious when taking this medicine. If you have any respiratory illnesse...
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  • When you take in greater quantities over an extended period, Ona Md Tablet has the potential to cause medication dependence and abuse.

Mode of Action of Ona Md 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in the Ona Md Tablet is clonazepam. The chemical messenger (GABA neurotransmitter) in your body will increase after taking Ona Md Tablet. It reduces nervousness, stress, and anxi...
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Directions for Use of Ona Md 0.5 MG

  • Ona Md Tablet can be taken with or without food or according to your doctor's instructions. Handling the tablets with wet hands is not advisable. Place the tablet on your tongue, do not swallow it aft...
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  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Withdrawal symptoms may occur if you stop taking Ona Md Tablet before completing the course or without seeing your doctor.

Interactions of Ona Md 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ona Md Tablet may interact with the following medicines and can cause the following undesirable effects:
  • Antiepileptic medicines (like carbamazepine, fluvoxamine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone): Ona Md Tablet potentially affects the concentration of these medicines and may result in severe CNS depr...
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  • Anti-HIV medicines (like amprenavir, ritonavir) may make it more difficult for your body to process Ona Md Tablet (clonazepam). Clonazepam levels in your body may rise, and its effects may intensify.
  • Acidity medicine (like cimetidine), disulfiram (to treat chronic alcoholism): When Ona Md Tablet is used with cimetidine or disulfiram, the side effects of Ona Md Tablet may be enhanced or prolonged.
  • Anti TB medicine (like rifampicin) increases the risk of excessive drowsiness and breathing problems when taken with Ona Md Tablet.
  • Anti-Parkinson’s medicine (like levodopa) may decrease the effect and efficacy of rifampicin.
  • Asthma medicines (like theophylline), the metabolism of theophylline is decreased when taken with Ona Md Tablet.
  • Codeine, morphine (painkillers): Both codeine and Ona Md Tablet have synergic CNS depressive effects, which could impair your ability to execute skilled duties.
  • Cetirizine (antihistamine): When cetirizine is used with Ona Md Tablet, adverse symptoms such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulties concentrating may occur.

Interactions with food items

  • A multivitamin, multimineral, or other herbal supplement may interact with Ona Md Tablet. Please inform your doctor if you utilise any OTC (over the counter) medications.

Storage and disposal of Ona Md 0.5 MG

Cold temperature is advised for the storage of Ona Md Tablet, far from direct sunlight and humidity. Do not dump or pour medicine down the toilet or into the drainage system unless otherwise directed....
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Dosage of Ona Md 0.5 MG

Overdose

Overdosage symptoms of Ona Md Tablet include somnolence, disorientation, coma, and reduced reflexes, similar to those of other CNS depressants. Monitoring breathing, pulse, blood pressure, general su...
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Missed a Dose

Missed dose of Ona Md Tablets should be taken as soon as the patient remembers it. If it's time for the second dose after missing a dose, don't take missed doses to avoid double doses and continue wit...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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: Is Ona Md Tablet a sleeping pill?

A: Ona Md Tablet is a benzodiazepine medication used to treat anxiety, control seizures (fits), and calm tense muscles. If used to address sleeping disorders, this can also help reduce difficulty sleeping (insomnia). It is normally recommended for a short length of time. You should take it according to the doctor's instructions for dosage and duration.

Q: For how long should I take Ona Md Tablet?

A: The treatment with Ona Md Tablet is intended to be as brief as possible. After four weeks of treatment, your doctor will review you to determine whether or not you need to continue treatment, especially if you have no symptoms. Your doctor may gradually reduce your dose to avoid any withdrawal symptoms before discontinuing this medication.

Q: Is Ona Md Tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: In some situations, Ona Md Tablet has been known to have habit-forming properties, primarily when used for a longer period. In such circumstances, a progressive withdrawal of this medicine, i.e. gradually decreasing doses of Ona Md Tablet over time, is recommended.
Product Details
Brand
ONA MD
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2022 | 03:15 PM (IST)
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