Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Alkepin Odt Tablet

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Uses of Alkepin Odt Tablet

Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Alkepin Odt Tablet

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Weight gain, Blurred vision, Constipation, Dizziness, Decreased white blood cell count, Increased saliva production, Increased heart rate, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Alkepin Odt Tablet works

Alkepin odt 50mg tablet works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

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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Warnings
Special precautions for Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alkepin Odt 50mg 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.
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Lactation
Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, PRATHAM 200MG REDIUSE SUSPENSION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alkepin Odt 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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