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Information on this page was last modified on : 2019/08/10 5:47:41 PM
, This drug requires a valid prescription from PMDC registered health practitioner.
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Avor tablet contains Lorazepam | belongs to Benzodiazepine

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s

  • Drowsiness severe
  • Agitation and anxiety severe
  • Blurred vision severe
  • Confusion severe
  • Dry mouth severe
  • Headache severe
  • Constipation
  • Weakness
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Shaking of hands or feet

Uses of Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Status Epilepticus

    Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s is used in the treatment of status epilepticus which is a condition in which seizures present for a long time or a seizure follows immediately after another.

  • Preanesthetic

    Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s is used to relieve the symptoms of anxiety and tension in the patients undergoing surgical procedures.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 hours after an oral dose and 3 hours after an intramuscular injection.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 to 36 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, difficulty in concentration. Do not perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.

  • Is it habit forming?

    Habit forming tendency has been reported

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in the patients with allergy to Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s .

  • Narrow-angle glaucoma

    Not recommended in the patients with known case of narrow-angle glaucoma.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Depression

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with known case of depression due to the worsening if symptoms.

  • Drug dependence

    Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s have the tendency to cause dependency and abuse particularly after prolonged use or excessive dosages. Individuals with a history of alcohol or substance abuse should be treated carefully when they are on Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s . The withdrawal of this medicine should be tapered off gradually.

  • Elderly population

    Use with caution in individuals who are 60 years and above due to the increased risk of sedation and muscle weakness.

  • withdrawal symptoms

    Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s should not be stopped immediately without informing the doctor due to the risk of withdrawal symptoms like convulsions, behavioral disorder, tremor, and anxiety. Gradual dose reduction should be made based on the outcomes in the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose of Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s , take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Cetirizine moderate
  • Metoclopramide moderate
  • Opoids severe
  • Antihypertensives moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s is known to increase the fluid pressure inside the eye. It is contraindicated in acute narrow-angle glaucoma which is an eye disorder.

  • severe

    The sudden stop of Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s may cause withdrawal effects and can precipitate seizures. The dose should be reduced gradually. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor.

General Instructions

Take Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

How it works

It works by binding to certain chemicals in the brain and helps in relieving the symptoms.

References

what are the adverse effects of Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s

Drowsiness, which may continue into the following day. Confusions, dizziness, depression, fatigue, muscle weakness, ataxia, asthaenia, GI upset, hypotension, visual disturbances, rash, impaired alertness and dexterity, headache. Rarely blood dyscrasias, raised liver enzymes. Dependence. Paradoxical reactions. Reports of angioedema.

What is the dose of Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s

Anxiety/hypnotics: Adults: Initial: 2-3 mg/day given 2-3 doses. Usual: 2-6 mg/day.
Insomnia: Adults: 2-4 mg at bed time.
Elderly: 0.5-2 mg daily.
Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Avor tablet 2 mg 10×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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