Sizopin 200 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 200 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
SIDE EFFECTS OF SIZOPIN TABLET
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 sweatingTry 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 pressureGet 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
HOW SIZOPIN TABLET WORKS
If Sizopin 200 Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby’s white blood cell count as well.
You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineSizopin 200 Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
Use of Sizopin 200 Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable. Inform your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting and/or weight loss while taking this medicine.