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      ARIVAN 2MG TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA


      Arivan Tablet 2mg
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      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.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Ativam tablet 2mg is Lorazepam 2mg.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Lorazepam balances the chemicals in the brain which causes anxiety. This is how helps in treating anxiety and insomnia accompanied anxiety, etc.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this Arivan Tablet 2mg:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the Arivan Tablet 2mg such as Lorazepam
      • Intra-arterial administration
      • Respiratory impairment, severe IV use
      • Avoid abrupt withdrawal
      • Caution:
      • Pulmonary impairment
      • Sleep apnea
      • CNS depression
      • Alcohol use
      • Alcohol or drug abuse history
      • Seizure history
      • Renal impairment
      • Hepatic impairment
      • Depression
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      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:

      • Sedation
      • Dizziness
      • Asthenia
      • Ataxia
      • Respiratory depression
      • Hypotension
      • Fatigue
      • Amnesia
      • Confusion
      • Disinhibition
      • Irritability
      • Libido changes
      • Menstrual irregularities
      • Diplopia
      • Dysarthria
      • Appetite changes
      • Constipation
      • Incontinence
      • Urinary retention
      • Dystonia
      • AST, ALT elevated

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Respiratory depression
      • Apnea
      • Respiratory failure
      • Dependency, abuse
      • Seizures
      • Suicidality
      • Tachycardia
      • Hypotension
      • Syncope
      • Blood dyscrasias
      • Jaundice
      • CNS stimulation, paradoxical
      How to Use

      How to Use

      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.

      Overdosage

      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

      • Drowsiness
      • Mental confusion
      • Paradoxical reactions
      • Dysarthria
      • Lethargy
      • Ataxia
      • Hypotonia
      • Respiratory depression
      • Cardiovascular depression
      • Hypnotic state
      • Coma
      • Death (rarely)
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      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:

      Pregnancy:

      It is not advised during pregnancy. However, consider taking the medicine only If benefits outweigh the risks (under the supervision of a doctor).

      Lactation:

      Safety during lactation is unknown. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother during the treatment.

      Food:

      increased sedative effect with alcohol.
      Reduced sedative effect with caffeine
      Enhanced plasma concentrations with grapefruit juices.

      Drug Interactions:

      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.

      Precautions
      • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
      • Store below 25-degree centigrade. Protect from light and moisture.
      • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      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.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Lorazepam for:

      his medication is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety.

      How does Lorazepam work:

      It slows activity in the brain to allow for mind relaxation.

      How should Lorazepam be used:

      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.

      Common side effects of Lorazepam :

      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.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      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.

      What precautions should I take when taking Lorazepam :

      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.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      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.

      Can I take Lorazepam with other medicines:

      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.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Lorazepam :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      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.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Hypnotics & Sedatives, Anxiolytics

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