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Amisyt 100 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Amisyt Tablet

Amisyt 100 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Amisyt 100 mg Tablet is taken by mouth with or without food preferably before bedtime. However, it is advisable to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain 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 doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes nausea, vomiting, and dryness in mouth. Initially, this medicine may cause sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, so it is better to rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine can lead to weight gain and may increase your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. However, modifying your lifestyle by having a healthy diet and doing exercise regularly can reduce this side effect.

Uses of Amisyt Tablet

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

How Amisyt Tablet works

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

Amisyt Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amisyt 100 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amisyt 100 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amisyt 100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Amisyt 100 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel less alert, drowsy or sleepy while taking this medicine. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amisyt 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amisyt 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amisyt 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amisyt 100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amisyt 100 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Amisyt 100 mg 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 Amisyt 100 mg 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 Amisyt 100 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amisyt with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Does Amisyt make you sleepy?

Yes, Amisyt 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 Amisyt?

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 Amisyt do to the brain?

Amisyt 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. Amisyt prevents this excessive activity of dopamine in the brain which helps in treating symptoms of schizophrenia.

Q. Does Amisyt help with anxiety?

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

Q. Can I stop taking Amisyt after some time?

No, you should keep taking Amisyt 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 Amisyt?

You should not take Amisyt if you are under 15 years of age, allergic to it, have breast cancer or a tumor known as prolactinoma. Avoid taking Amisyt 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 Amisyt addictive?

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

Q. What are the withdrawal symptoms of Amisyt?

Suddenly stopping Amisyt 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 Amisyt.

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