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Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Calmperidone Tablet

Calmperidone Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Nasal congestion
  • Weight gain
  • Dizziness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)

How to use Calmperidone 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. Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Calmperidone Tablet works

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

Calmperidone Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Calmperidone 4 mg 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
Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Calmperidone 4 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Avoid getting too cold, or becoming overheated or dehydrated as iloperidone may make you more sensitive to extreme temperature such as very hot or cold conditions.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to maintain hydration, especially in hot weather and during exercise.
  • Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position as you may feel dizzy while taking iloperidone. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
  • Do not start iloperidone if you have history of fits (seizures), stroke, paralysis or certain types of cancer (e.g. breast, pancreas or pituitary); reduced white blood cells (neutropenia) or count (leucopenia); low blood potassium or magnesium levels; high blood prolactin levels, heart, liver or kidney disease; diabetes, trouble in swallowing, memory disorder (dementia), Alzheimer disease (memory loss disorder), Parkinson disease (movement disorder), neuroleptic malignant syndrome (fever, altered mental status and muscle rigidity), suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as iloperidone may make you feel sleepy or dizzy.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Iloperidone as it may worsen the side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Calmperidone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS

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FAQs

Q. What is Calmperidone used for?

Calmperidone is used in adults to treat schizophrenia (psychiatric disorder with symptoms of emotional instability, detachment from reality, often with delusions and hallucinations, and withdrawal into the self).

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References
  1. Stahl SM, editor. Iloperidone. In: Stahl's Essential Pschopharmacology: Prescriber's Guide. 5th ed. New York, New York: Cambridge University Press; 2014. pp. 301-305.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 690-91.
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