Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:13 am

Uses of Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD

Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Seizure Disorders (Absence Seizures or Lennox Gastaut Syndrome), Anxiety Disorder

Side effects of Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD

The most common side effects of Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD are – Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Sleep Disturbance, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea,Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD

Do not use Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD if you are allergic to – Clonazepam

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD works

Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD contains – Clonazepam

Clonazepam prevents seizures by potentiating the effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid GABA, which is an inhibitory neurotransmitter. Suppresses the spread of seizure activity caused by seizure-producing foci in the cortex, thalamus, and limbic structures.

Dosage of Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD

The dosage of Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD

If you forget to take a dose of Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet MD, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Clonapax 0.5mg Tablet  ( Reliance Formulation Pvt. Ltd. )

20.27  10 tablets / strip Tablets Strip

Clonam IR 0.5mg Tablet  ( Icon Life Sciences )

30.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Lonazep 0.5mg Tablet  ( Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. )

47.31  strip of 15 tablets Tablets Strip

Zona 0.5mg Tablet  ( Solvate Laboratries Pvt. Ltd. )

31.58  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- antianxiety drugs, barbiturates, MAO inhibitors, opioids, phenothiazines, tricyclic antidepressants: Increased CNS depression.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased CNS depression.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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