Lonazep 0.25 Tablet
Lonazep 0.25 MG Tablet is used to prevent as well as treat seizures. This medicine is referred to as an antiepileptic. Also known as anti-convulsant, Clonazepam helps to control panic attacks. The medication falls under a category of drugs known as benzodiazepines and works by calming the nerves and the brain.
Alone or as an adjunct, it is used in the treatment of petit mal variant, akinetic, myoclonic seizures, petit mal (absence) seizures which are unresponsive to succimides. It is also used to treat panic disorders with or without agoraphobia.
Clonazepam works like a tranquilizer. It impedes synaptic transmission. The medicine reduces serotonin usage and is able to treat anxiety and seizures. The dosage of Clonazepam will be prescribed by the doctor depending on your condition, how your response has been to the treatment so far, and also your age. When it comes to children, age is a determining factor.
To avoid any kind of complications of side effects in the first place, a lower dosage is suggested for adults. The side effects of this medication vary from one patient to another and it is suggested that you consult with a neurologist before deciding to use this medication.
Also, suddenly stopping the consumption of this medicine can result in withdrawal symptoms such as mood swings, muscle cramps, etc.
May produce somnolence, confusion, ataxia, diminished reflexes, or coma. Treatment for benzodiazepine overdose is supportive. Rarely is mechanical ventilation required.
Flumazenil has been shown to selectively block the binding of benzodiazepines to CNS receptors, resulting in a reversal of benzodiazepine-induced CNS depression, but not respiratory depression.
Take exactly as directed (do not increase dose or frequency); may cause physical and/or psychological dependence. While using this medication, do not use alcohol and other prescription or OTC medications (especially pain medications, sedatives, antihistamines, or hypnotics) without consulting prescriber.
Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake). If medication is used to control seizures, wear identification that you are taking an antiepileptic medication.
Lonazep tablet is helpful in treating the below provided problems:
Side effects of Lonazep tablet are as follows:
Twitches In The Tongue And Face
Loss Of Libido
Loss Of Vision Or Blurred Vision
Irregular Menstrual Periods
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose, take the tablet any other time as long as its not right before the next dose. Do not take two doses together.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Overdose of this medicine can have terrible effect on both your mind and body. If you have overdosed, contact your doctor without any delay.
This medication is an anti-convulsant and an anti-epileptic which acts as a tranquilizer. It inhibits the synaptic transmission that occurs in the central nervous system. This also reduces the use of serotonin by neurons and is used to treat seizures and anxiety.