SIZOPIN 100 TAB

88.46

10 tablets in 1 strip
Prescription Required
MANUFACTURER
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
SALT COMPOSITION
Clozapine (100mg)
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Description

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Sizopin 100mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and also adversely affects a person’s ability to think and behave).

Sizopin 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include increased sweating, visual disturbance and decreased blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not get better or worse.

Before taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if your suffering from high body temperature and muscle stiffness (neuroleptic malignant syndrome), have had abnormal tongue or face movements (dyskinesia), heart disease, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, fits (epilepsy), difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia), or liver problems.

USES OF SIZOPIN TABLET

  • Schizophrenia

SIDE EFFECTS OF SIZOPIN TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Sizopin

  • Increased sweating
  • Visual impairment
  • Decreased blood pressure

HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Increased sweating
    Try wearing loose, light-weighted, and breathable clothing. Use a strong antiperspirant and keep yourself cool with a fan. Changing your shoes and socks often might also help. Try cutting down on coffee, tea, and alcohol as they can increase your body temperature and promote sweating. Avoid spicy foods, this will help you deal with excessive sweating. If this does not help, talk to your doctor about other possible medications.
  • Coping with Decreased blood pressure
    Get up slowly from a sitting or lying position. Try to avoid changing positions suddenly even in general. Try crossing your legs when you are sitting and wearing compression stockings. Drink plenty of water and try eating smaller, more frequent meals. Although salt is not good for everyone (and bad for some people), if you have low blood pressure increasing your intake of salt (sodium) can raise your blood pressure. Cut down the amount of alcohol you drink. If your blood pressure becomes very low, you should talk to your doctor.

HOW TO USE SIZOPIN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Sizopin 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW SIZOPIN TABLET WORKS

Sizopin 100mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotics. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Sizopin 100mg Tablet.
warnings

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sizopin 100mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
warnings

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Sizopin 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
If Sizopin 100mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby’s white blood cell count as well.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Sizopin 100mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineSizopin 100mg Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Sizopin 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sizopin 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sizopin 100mg Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Sizopin 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sizopin 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable. Inform your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting and/or weight loss while taking this medicine.

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