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Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD

Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Aculanz Tablet MD

Uses of Aculanz Tablet MD

Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Aculanz Tablet MD side effects

Common

Side Effects of Aculanz are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Constipation, Muscle rigidity, Restlessness, Tremor.

How to use Aculanz Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aculanz Tablet MD works

Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

In Depth Information on Aculanz Tablet MD

Expert advice for Aculanz Tablet MD

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, including difficult cases.
  • Allow at least 4 to 6 weeks to see full effects on thoughts and mood.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD may cause weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any unusual thoughts or behavior, inability to control muscle movements, or fever and excess sweating.
  • Elderly people with dementia shouldn't take Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD.
  • Avoid cigarette smoking as it can decrease Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD blood levels.
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Aculanz Tablet MD related warnings
Special precautions for Aculanz Tablet MD
Alcohol
CAUTION
Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD is recommended.
Liver
Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aculanz 2.5 mg Tablet MD may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Aculanz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Aculanz with Fluconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur, Vanflu, Upcan, Flocoruth, Ifucan, Fluvate, Lucon, Biocan, Fungiker, AB Can, Flucot, Falkon, Fluocod, Orocan, Tycona, Forazen, E Fluke, Fluco, FN, Cantiz, Nix, Afuza, Flugen, F Cona, Candy, Alflu, Antol, Rutuflu, F One, Fungikil, Flozol, Fortab, Zocol, Flusys, Funcan, Udzole, Wyon, Wycon, Flutiz, Fungout, Recon, Source, Fluderm, Flutil, Flucona, Fusicon, Flum, Gynar, Conazol, Ocan, Docon, Flukel, Adi Flu, Cantin, Flustar, Antizole, Fluplas, HS, Flubar, Fitcan, Frezole, Flucimax, Flucom, Raulon, Stanflu, Von F, Funiz, Osofung, Topcan, Eselcon, B Con, Anti Fung, Fluza, Fuzol, Flurol, Flumarc, Fluzo, Nazole F, Vinfem, Fazol, Zomav, Efcan, AF, Nuflucon, Fungonil, Otoflu, Ntfung, Afflu, Flukem, Q Can, Fungicip, Stefazol, Faze, Nazole, Fluzol, Forcan Plus, Fungid Best, Flucan, Odcan, Canawar, Flusyst, Tricon, Fluri, V Can, Cozen, Zerocan, Sifcan, Nucon, Fole, Flucoric, Flutis, Flugee, Tucanozol, Vulcan, Fluzant, Flucess, Fludoc, Flucocid, Albican, Phozol, Triben F, Adifung, Futiza, Flutican, Ultican, Angloflu, Ozus, Endida, Flucovar, Nixican, Surfaz O, Fungibid, Fumycin, Fungina, Flustan, Myzole, Nipcan, Flucowin, Glenflu, Flucide, Fungiban, Manilin, Gocan, Jucan, Theozole, Fluzen, Staflu, Canzika, Flutec, Pracan, Candigyl, Fuspin, Fungipar, Locan, Lodogel, Fluent, Atcan, Alucon, Cazole, Lifecon, Nucan, Antif, Fluson, Fungikem O, Fludon, Fonazole, Trican, Aglocon, Fluoc, Utican, Flucole, Kozole, Zefun, Acroflu, Flair, Fludar, Fluzon, FZ
Aculanz with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine, Phyte, Tebisure
Aculanz with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Aculanz with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Aculanz with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone
Aculanz with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Pentawin
Aculanz with Balofloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Balofloxacin: Bazostar, Balotero, Balo X, Balokem, Baloflox, Baloforce
Aculanz with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Aculanz with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Aculanz with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan
Aculanz with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy
Aculanz with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet
Aculanz with Pazufloxazin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pazufloxazin: Pazubid
Aculanz with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Aculanz with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Aculanz with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Aculanz with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Aculanz with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, Valcontin, Epival, Valparex, Valpar, Vikorate, Senval, Valcip, Navalin
Aculanz with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Aculanz with Pefloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: Aviflox, P Cin, Pelox, Perti, Plx, Pebid
Aculanz with Besifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Besifloxacin: Besix
Aculanz with Gemifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Gametop, Geminex, Gemexin, Gemif, Gemsharp, Gemibid, G Cin A, G Floren, Quinhext, Graptor, Floxigem
Aculanz with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol

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