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Atlura 80 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Atlura Tablet

Atlura 80 Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia. It can also be used to treat depression, mania and bipolar disorders. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Atlura 80 Tablet is taken by mouth with food. 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. 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, dryness in mouth, and insomnia (difficulty in sleeping). 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. Remember to inform doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts while taking this medicine. However, this medicine may increase your weight but, modifying your lifestyle by having a healthy diet and doing exercise regularly can reduce this side effect. You should be cautious as in rare cases it may cause serious side effects like high blood sugar levels or seizures.

Uses of Atlura Tablet

Atlura Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dyspepsia
  • Parkinsonism
  • Akathisia
  • Anxiety
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Restlessness
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Agitation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Increased saliva production

How to use Atlura 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. Atlura 80 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Atlura Tablet works

Atlura 80 Tablet work by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

Atlura Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Atlura 80 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
Atlura 80 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Sleepiness, dizziness and vision problems may occur during treatment with Atlura 80 Tablet. Do not drive until you know that Atlura 80 Tablet does not affect you in a negative way
Kidney
CAUTION
Atlura 80 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atlura 80 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Atlura 80 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atlura 80 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Atlura 80 Tablet helps treat schizophrenia.
  • It has a lower risk of causing weight gain and changes to cholesterol, blood sugar, and heart rhythm as compared to other similar medicines.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Atlura 80 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice any abnormal or uncontrolled movements.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Atlura 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
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS

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Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
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