Arivan Tablet 2mg is used to treat anxiety, insomnia associated with anxiety, premedication in surgery. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredient of Ativam tablet 2mg is Lorazepam 2mg.
Lorazepam balances the chemicals in the brain which causes anxiety. This is how helps in treating anxiety and insomnia accompanied anxiety, etc.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this Arivan Tablet 2mg:
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this Arivan Tablet 2mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the Arivan Tablet 2mg immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or chew it.
Avoid missing/forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which may be dangerous to your health.
This medicine may be taken with or without food.
Take the medicine at the prescribed dose and time.
Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience any one or more of the following signs or symptoms
Take the Arivan Tablet 2mg only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
It is not advised during pregnancy. However, consider taking the medicine only If benefits outweigh the risks (under the supervision of a doctor).
Safety during lactation is unknown. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother during the treatment.
increased sedative effect with alcohol.
Reduced sedative effect with caffeine
Enhanced plasma concentrations with grapefruit juices.
Caution always advised when used with other medicines. Therefore, inform your doctor about your current list of medicines (if you use any) during the treatment.
Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
his medication is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety.
It slows activity in the brain to allow for mind relaxation.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. PO- The recommended dose is 2-3 mgday given in two or three divided doses.
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often. Feeling tired or weak. Change in balance.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
If you have an allergy to lorazepam or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have glaucoma. Shot: - If you have sleep apnea. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.
f you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Big change in balance. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Feeling very tired or weak. If seizures are worse or not the same after starting this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Hypnotics & Sedatives, Anxiolytics
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