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Drug information on Almazine (2.5 mg) (Lorazepam) from Psyco Remedies

Almazine (2.5 mg)

  Tablet  
Psyco Remedies
Generic : Lorazepam
 15.00
2.5mg
10
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc Biotechnology | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Almazine (2.5 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Almazine (2.5 mg)

   Most Common : Dizziness, weakness and unsteadiness.

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, memory loss, confusion, disorientation, depression, emotional state, suicidal thought/attempt, incoordination, weakness, convulsions/seizures, tremor, fainting, visual disturbances, slurred speech, change in libido, impotence, headache and coma.

   Respiratory : Respiratory depression and worsening of obstructive pulmonary disease.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, change in appetite, constipation and jaundice.

   Hypersensitivity reactions : Shock.

   Skin : Hair loss.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 2-3 mg/day given in two or three divided doses.

How to use Almazine (2.5 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Almazine (2.5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Almazine (2.5 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, seizures, lung, heart or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Monitor liver function and complete blood counts regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Almazine (2.5 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Almazine (2.5 mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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