Lopez 1 Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Lorazepam (1 mg)
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    Lopez 1 Tablet Information

    Lopez 1 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Anxiety. Secondary and off-label uses of Lopez 1 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The optimal dosage of Lopez 1 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Lopez 1 Tablet as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Lopez 1 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Lopez 1 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Mild while nursing. Further, the section on Lopez 1 Tablet related warnings talks about Lopez 1 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Lopez 1 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Respiratory Depression as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Lopez 1 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Besides this, Lopez 1 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Lopez 1 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Lopez 1 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Lopez 1 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Lopez 1 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Anxiety
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: The usual dosage is 2 to 6 mg/day
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Anxiety
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: The usual dosage is 2 to 6 mg/day
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Anxiety
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: The usual dosage is 2 to 6 mg/day

    Lopez 1 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Lopez 1 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Lopez. It is best to stop taking Lopez immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Lopez 1 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Side effects of Lopez on breastfeeding women are very mild.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Lopez 1 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Lopez does not damage the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Lopez 1 Tablet on the Liver?


      You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Lopez. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Lopez 1 Tablet on the Heart?


      Side effects of Lopez rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Lopez 1 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lopez 1 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Lopez 1 Tablet

    • Is this Lopez 1 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      You may get addicted to Lopez 1 Tablet. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

      Yes
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Lopez 1 Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Lopez 1 Tablet can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Lopez 1 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, Lopez 1 Tablet is useful in treating mental disorders.

      Yes

    Lopez 1 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lopez 1 Tablet


      Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Lopez 1 Tablet to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lopez 1 Tablet


      Taking alcohol with Lopez 1 Tablet can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Lopez 1 Tablet

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I take Lopez without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Lopez is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to the people to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Lopez treat bipolar disorder?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    No, Lopez does not treat bipolar disorder. However, sometimes it is used to control an acute episode of agitation in bipolar disorder. You are advised to consult with your doctor for better treatment options for bipolar disorder.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Is Lopez safe to use?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lopez is safe to use, if taken in prescribed quantity for the prescribed duration. However, there are few side effects which have been observed at a therapeutic dose level such as drowsiness, dizziness, hallucination, shortness of breath, unusual changes in behavior, and problems with coordination or balance.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Lopez on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    No, Lopez should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug might result in unpleasant withdrawal symptoms such as (anxiousness, sleeplessness, and irritability). You should decrease the dose of medicine gradually as per your doctor's instructions to avoid withdrawal symptoms. Hence, you are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this drug.

    Question about 5 years ago

    What is Lopez?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Lopez is a brand name for lorazepam. It is a controlled prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called benzodiazepine. It is short-acting potent anxiolytic. It used for the treatment of status epilepticus and insomnia (sleeplessness). It is also used for the treatment of anxiety and panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). It is sometimes also used off-label to manage chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ativan (lorazepam)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 424,466

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 791-792

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