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Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Alkepin Odt Tablet

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Uses of Alkepin Odt Tablet

Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Alkepin Odt Tablet side effects

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Constipation, Increased saliva production.

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How to use Alkepin Odt 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. Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alkepin Odt Tablet works

Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Alkepin Odt Tablet

Expert advice for Alkepin Odt Tablet

  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have kidney, liver or heart disease, prostate problem, difficulty in passing urine, diabetes or elevated blood sugar levels, chronic constipation, glaucoma, blood clots or history of blood clots, epilepsy, galactose intolerance or Lapp lactase deficiency, diseases of the large intestine, heart problems (problems with QT interval), or if you have risk factors for stroke (high blood pressure or problems in the blood vessels of the brain), or if you have had an abdominal surgery in the past.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery and be careful while getting up from a sitting or lying position after taking clozapine as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Always ensure you are being regularly monitored for white blood cell count, total blood cell count, heart rate (ECG), liver function, and lipid function by taking appropriate tests.
  • Avoid smoking, regular caffeine intake, and alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Alkepin Odt Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alkepin Odt Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
If Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby's white blood cell count as well.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineAlkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Alkepin Odt 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alkepin Odt 12.5mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Alkepin Odt Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clozapine

Yes. Alkepin odt is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Alkepin odt is not a narcotic, addictive or a controlled drug
No. Alkepin odt is not a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-psychotic agent
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with clozapine?
Yes. You can take ibuprofen with clozapine if prescribed by your doctor
Alkepin odt may cause erectile dysfunction, low sperm count, sleepiness, weight gain or tardive dyskinesia. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Alkepin odt decreases anxiety and other symptoms in patients suffering from schizophrenia.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alkepin Odt with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alkepin Odt with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Alkepin Odt with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Alkepin Odt with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Alkepin Odt with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Alkepin Odt with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Alkepin Odt with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Alkepin Odt with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Alkepin Odt with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Alkepin Odt with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom, Avitla, Azikam, Azisara, Azispan, Azistar, Azyxin, Macroazi, Nodycin, Azidew, Verzit, Zybact, Actiz, Azm, Jocin, Zeethrom, Rithral, Agthro, Suprozith, Ventrox DS, Zithromycin, Azibac, Azicron, Lazithro, Dizithro, Aziwell, Rulide-AZ, Markaz, Ruazi, Suprazi, Tazix
Alkepin Odt with Hyoscine butylbromide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H
Alkepin Odt with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Alkepin Odt with Terizidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terizidone: Tericox
Alkepin Odt with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Alkepin Odt with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Alkepin Odt with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Alkepin Odt with Gemifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Geminex, Gemexin, Gemif, Gemsharp, Gemibid, G Cin A, G Floren, Quinhext
Alkepin Odt with Balofloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Balofloxacin: Bazostar, Balotero, Balo X
Alkepin Odt with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Alkepin Odt with Pefloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: Pelox, Perti
Alkepin Odt with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban
Alkepin Odt with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex, Valpar, Vikorate, Senval, Valcip
Alkepin Odt with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Alkepin Odt with Pazufloxazin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pazufloxazin: Pazubid
Alkepin Odt with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin, Celetoin, Dilantin, Atoin, Phenos, M Toin
Alkepin Odt with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro
Alkepin Odt with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon

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