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Blonitas 4 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Blonitas 4 Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and also adversely affects a person’s ability to think and behave) and mania. It can also be used to treat depression and bipolar disorders.

Blonitas 4 Tablet should be taken with food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a 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 your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include akathisia (an urge to move, that you cannot control), dystonia (involuntary muscle contractions), insomnia and urinary retention. 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 may increase your weight. However, modifying your lifestyle by having a healthy diet and exercising regularly can reduce this side effect.

Before taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if your suffering from high body temperature and muscle stiffness (neuroleptic malignant syndrome), have had abnormal tongue or face movements (dyskinesia), heart disease, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, fits (epilepsy), difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia), or liver problems.

Uses of Blonitas Tablet

Side effects of Blonitas Tablet

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Akathisia
  • Dystonia
  • Parkinsonism
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Urinary retention

How to use Blonitas 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. Blonitas 4 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Blonitas 4 Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Blonitas Tablet works

Blonitas 4 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Blonitas 4 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Blonitas 4 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Blonitas 4 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Blonitas 4 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Blonitas 4 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Blonitas 4 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Blonitas 4 Tablet
₹8.5/Tablet
Elicia 4 Tablet
Zydus Cadila
₹8.81/Tablet
4% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Use blonanserin with extreme caution if you have a history of suicidal tendency as these symptoms may get worsened.
  • Do not take blonanserin if you are an elderly patient with dementia-related psychosis (symptoms may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language).
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to blonanserin or any of its ingredients.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Blonitas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
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Patient Concerns

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Continued diwaa500 twice and blonitas 2mg twice a day but since last 1month blonitas stopped which caused patient abnormal act
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
There are other antipsychotics available in the market. Blonitas also comes as elicia. If it's not available, please discuss with your psychiatrist.
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Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
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https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-confido-tablet-otc90667One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
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References
  1. Stahl SM, editor. Blonanserin. In: Stahl's Essential Pschopharmacology: Prescriber's Guide. 5th ed. New York, New York: Cambridge University Press; 2014. pp. 81-85.
  2. Saruwatari J, Yasui-Furukori N, Inoue Y, et al. Effect of dose timing in relation to food intake on systemic exposure to blonanserin. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2010;66(9):899-902. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 19 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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