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Amigold 100 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Amigold Tablet

Amigold Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Dystonia
  • Akathisia
  • Parkinsonism
  • Increased prolactin level in blood

How to use Amigold 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. Amigold 100 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amigold Tablet works

Amigold 100 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Amigold Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amigold 100 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Amigold 100 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel less alert, drowsy or sleepy while taking this medicine. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amigold 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amigold 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amigold 100 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Amigold 100 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amigold 100 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Amigold 100 Tablet helps treat schizophrenia.
  • Take it at bedtime to avoid feeling sleepy during the day.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Amigold 100 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • It may cause increased weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides (fat) levels. Eat healthy and exercise regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking Amigold 100 Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amigold with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
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Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
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Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
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Brand(s): Psycopan
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Does Amigold make you sleepy?

Yes, Amigold may make you sleepy, drowsy, less alert, and may even blur your vision. If you experience these symptoms you should not drive or operate heavy machinery.

Q. When should I take Amigold?

The time of taking the medicine will be suggested by your doctor depending upon your dose. Doses up to 300 mg can be taken anytime of the day but preferably at the same time each day. Doses more than 300 mg can be taken half in the morning and half in the evening. You can take the medicine during or between meals.

Q. What does Amigold do to the brain?

Amigold belongs to antipsychotic class of medicines. It acts against dopamine receptors in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter which helps in regulating mood and behavior. Schizophrenia is associated with an overactivity of dopamine in the brain, and this overactivity may cause delusions and hallucinations. Amigold prevents this excessive activity of dopamine in the brain which helps in treating symptoms of schizophrenia.

Q. Does Amigold help with anxiety?

No, there is no data to support the use of Amigold in the treatment of anxiety. On the contrary, anxiety is a common side effect of Amigold.

Q. Can I stop taking Amigold after some time?

No, you should keep taking Amigold as long as your doctor has advised. Do not stop the medication even if you feel better. Stopping it suddenly may worsen your condition or symptoms may come back. Talk to your doctor who will gradually reduce your dose.

Q. Who should not take Amigold?

You should not take Amigold if you are under 15 years of age, allergic to it, have breast cancer or a tumor known as prolactinoma. Avoid taking Amigold if you are breastfeeding, have tumor of adrenal glands (pheochromocytoma), or if you are taking certain medicines like levodopa, medicines to treat heart rhythm disorders, etc.

Q. Is Amigold addictive?

No, there is no evidence to say that Amigold causes addiction. Also, its use is not known to have any tendency for abuse.

Q. What are the withdrawal symptoms of Amigold?

Suddenly stopping Amigold may cause withdrawal symptoms which include nausea, vomiting, sweating, difficulty sleeping, extreme restlessness, muscle stiffness or abnormal movements, or your original condition may come back. Therefore, it is advised to gradually reduce the dose of Amigold.

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