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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lorazem.
Lorazem is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in s... View More
Lorazem is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Loraze... View More
Lorazem may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Lorazem should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lorazem may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Howeve... View More
Lorazem should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lorazem may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of ... View More
Lorazem is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder (excessive worry or restlessness), obsessive com... View More
Uses of Lorazem
- Short term anxiety
- Anxiety disorder
Side effects of Lorazem
- Balance disorder (loss of balance)
How to use Lorazem
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lorazem may be taken with ... View More
How Lorazem works
Lorazem is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of th... View More
What if you forget to take Lorazem?
If you miss a dose of Lorazem, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
- It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremo... View More
Anxiety, Status epilepticus, Sedation, psychosomatic, organic or psychotic illness, insomnia associated with anxiety, nervousness, restlessness, nausea ... View More
May be taken with or without food. Reconstitution: Dilute w/ an equal volume of compatible diluent (e.g. sterile water for inj, NaCl 0.9% inj, dextro... View More
Oral Anxiety Disorders Adult: 1-6 mg/day in 2 or 3 divided doses, up to 10 mg/day. Insomnia associated w/ anxiety 1-4 mg/day at bedtime. Pr... View More
Status Epilepticus Infants and children: 0.05-0.1 mg/kg IV over 2-5 minutes; not to exceed 4 mg/dose; may repeat q10-15min PRN Alternatively, 0.1 ... View More
Renal impairment PO: Dose adjustment not necessary IV/IM: Use with caution in mild-to-moderate impairment; not recommended in severe impairment or ren... View More
Severe hepatic impairment; respiratory depression; acute narrow-angle glaucoma; pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
Lorazepam is a short acting benzodiazepine. It increases neuronal membrane permeability to Cl ions by binding to stereospecific benzodiazepine receptors... View More
Patient w/ compromised pulmonary function (decreased reserve), myasthenia gravis, CV or cerebrovascular disease, impaired gag reflex; at risk of falls. ... View More
Sedation, drowsiness, ataxia, dizziness, confusion, depression, unmasking of depression, hypotension, fatigue, muscle weakness, asthenia, transient ante... View More
Drugs that affect the CNS (e.g. barbiturates, phenothiazines, antidepressants, MAOIs) may have additive CNS effects. Scopolamine may increase sedation, ... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More