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Arzu 15 MG Tablet

Arzu 15 MG Tablet

LUPIN LTD

    • Rs. 138.50

    Manufactured by:  Lupin Ltd.

    Composition: Aripiprazole

    Strength: 15 mg

    Pack size: 10 Tablets

    Drug type: Antipsychotics 

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Schizophrenia, Mania

    What is Arzu 15 mg Tablet?

    Arzu 15 mg Tablet is an antipsychotic medicine which is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

    Uses:

    Arzu 15 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Aripiprazole stimulates the activity of certain chemical messengers in the brain and improves the symptoms of schizophrenia.

    Common Side Effects of Arzu 15 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Arzu 15 mg Tablet

    • Blurred vision
    • Headache
    • Weight gain
    • Tremors
    • Dry mouth
    • Anxiety
    • Running nose
    • Muscle stiffness
    • Restlessness
    • Dizziness

    How to Use Arzu 15 mg Tablet?

    Arzu 15 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Arzu 15 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Arzu 15 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medication.
    • Arzu 15 mg Tablet may cause dizziness in some patients. Avoid using heavy machinery and driving in such condition.
    • Before using this medication, notify your physician about your pre-existing diseases, current list of medications and health conditions such as low or high blood pressure etc.
    • Take this medicine at the fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.
    • Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with this medicine as it may have additive CNS depressant effects.

    Contraindications:

    List of contraindications while using Arzu 15 mg Tablet

    • The use of Arzu 15 mg Tablet is contraindicated in the patients with hypersensitivity to this drug.
    • This medication is not recommended for use in the pregnant and lactating women.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Arzu 15 mg Tablet with other compounds

    • Concomitant treatment with CYP3A4 inducers such as carbamazepine may reduce the effects of this medicine.
    • Concomitant treatment with CYP3A4 inhibitors such as clarithromycin may increase the plasma level of this medication.
    • Concomitant use with hypotensive agents may cause additive effects.
    • This medication may elevate the sedative effects when concomitantly used with CNS depressants.

    Warnings:

    Warnings while using Arzu 15 mg Tablet

    • Arzu 15 mg Tablet should be used with caution in the patients with liver disease.
    • Special caution should be taken in the patients having kidney disease.
    • Abrupt withdrawal of this medication is not advisable as it may cause serious side effects.
    • This medicine may cause suicidal thought and behaviour change of the patient. Immediately inform to your doctor if you notice such kind of change in thought process and behaviour.

    Pregnancy and lactation:

    Arzu 15 mg Tablet is highly unsafe for use during pregnancy and lactation. Prior consultation to your doctor is advisable in such cases.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature (Between 20-25°C). Protect from sunlight and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. How does Arzu 15 mg Tablet work?

    Arzu 15 mg Tablet is an antipsychotic medication. It works by stimulating the activity of certain chemical messengers in the brain. Thus, improves the symptoms of schizophrenia. 

    1. Can I take Arzu 15 mg Tablet while taking food?

    Yes, Arzu 15 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    1. Can I take alcohol while using Arzu 15 mg Tablet?

    Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with Arzu 15 mg Tablet as it may have additive CNS depressant effects.

    1. Is Arzu 15 mg Tablet safe to use during pregnancy?

    Arzu 15 mg Tablet is highly unsafe for use during pregnancy. Prior consultation to your doctor is advisable in such condition.

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