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Sizopin 200 MG Tablet 10

Sizopin 200 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 155.00

    Uses :

    Clozapine is used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, and to treat side effects of psychotic medications.

    Mode of drug action


    The antipsychotic action of clozapine occurs by the antagonist effects of D2 receptors in the mesolimbic pathway and 5-HT2A receptors in the frontal cortex. Clozapine decreases the excess levels of dopamine and serotonin in the CNS which are responsible for the psychiatric manifestations.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of clozapine are dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, constipation, blurred vision, confusion, irregular heartbeat, shaking of legs and arms, unusual tiredness or weakness.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Patients should not use the Sizopin tablet if they develop allergic reactions while using the drug.

    • Do not take high doses than recommended, as overdose cause severe drowsiness and dizziness.

    • The patients should discontinue the use of Sizopin medicine if they experience symptoms such as chest pain and fluttering of the chest.

    • Patients with a history of seizures, head injury, heart attack or stroke should use the drug after consulting the doctor.

    • Do not stop Sizopin medication abruptly; tapering of the dosage is needed. Do not self-medicate.

    • Avoid alcohol, as it increases the risks of side effects such as dizziness or drowsiness.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am suffering from dementia. Can I use the Sizopin drug? No, do not use Sizopin drug for dementia.

    2. What is the effect of clozapine during pregnancy? Pregnant women should avoid clozapine drug especially during the last trimester of pregnancy, as the drug may cause congenital abnormalities.

    3. When can I stop taking the clozapine drug? Do not stop taking clozapine drug without proper medical advice, as it may cause withdrawal effects.

    4. Can I use Sizopin during breastfeeding? No, Sizopin drug may enter into the breast milk and harm the newborn.

    5. Can I take sedatives while on clozapine medicine? No, concomitant use of sedatives with clozapine may cause life-threatening side effects.

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