Soltus Od 200 Mg Tablet 10
Amisulpride in an anti-psychotic agent which is used for the treatment of schizophrenia(i.e. for both positive and negative symptoms of the condition).
How does the drug work?
Amisulpride selectively binds to the dopamine receptors in the brain, blocking the action of dopamine. This helps to relieve symptoms of schizophrenia.
What are the common side effect?
The common amisulpride side effects are uncontrolled movements (especially of the arms and legs), spasms, trembling, restlessness, increased salivation, and slow movement
• It is not advisable to take Soltus tablet if an allergic reaction has been experienced with amisulpride in the past.
• Do not take the tab amisulpride in case of a severe kidney problem, breast cancers, and tumor of part of the kidney.
• People with any other illnesses should inform the doctor before taking amisulpride tablets. There can be a need for dosage adjustment or altogether a different drug may be required.
• Children below 15 years should not be given this medicine. This is due to the increased risk of side effects of amisulpride in this age group.
• Taking Soltus tab with other medicines needs a doctor’s consultation. This is especially important with levodopa (a medicine to treat Parkinson’s disease)
• Pregnant and breastfeeding women should not take Soltus. This is because of the increased risk for the developing baby.
• While taking amisulpride, alcohol should not be consumed.
• Follow the doctor’s recommendations for amisulpride dosage. Do not take larger or smaller doses, by deviating from the prescription.
• For further safety details go through the package insert of Soltus.
1. Can I drive after taking Soltus tabelts? Soltus tablets can cause drowsiness and reduce your alertness. Therefore, do not drive after taking this medicine if you experience these Soltus side effects.
2. Is it safe for a 70-year-old patient to take Soltus drug for schizophrenia? Soltus can increase the risk of low blood pressure in patients aged 65 and above. Therefore, they should be given the medicine with extra care.
3. Do I need dosage adjustment if I have liver impairment? Liver impairment does not need an alteration in the dose. However, your doctor will usually decide the appropriate dose for you.
4. What happens with overdose of Soltus? Overdose of Soltus can result in symptoms such as rigid muscles, restlessness, and even loss of consciousness. Immediately consult a doctor for treatment.
5. What if I forget taking a dose of Soltus tablet? Take the dose as soon as you remember. But if it is almost time for your next dose, then leave the missed dose and follow with the next dose.