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Chlorotame Forte Tablet


Overview

Uses of Chlorotame Forte Tablet

Chlorotame Forte Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Sedation
  • Weight gain
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Urinary retention
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nervousness

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

How Chlorotame Forte Tablet works

Chlorotame Forte Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpromazine and Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol. Chlorpromazine is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (dopamine) in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. However, it may cause side effects such as involuntary movements (shaking of hands, muscle spasms). Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol is added to treat and prevent these side effects.

Chlorotame Forte Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Chlorotame Forte Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chlorotame Forte 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
Chlorotame Forte Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
If the Chlorotame Forte Tablet is given, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness during breastfeeding.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Chlorotame Forte Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Chlorotame Forte Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Chlorotame Forte Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Chlorotame Forte Tablet is a combination medicine that helps treat schizophrenia.
  • Trihexyphenidyl controls drug induced abnormal movements.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Chlorotame Forte Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medication as it may lower its efficacy.
  • It can cause dry mouth. Maintain good oral hygiene,drink water, chew sugarless gum, or suck on hard candy for the dry mouth.
  • It can make you more sensitive to changes in temperature. Drink plenty of liquids and dress appropriately.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma or trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Chlorotame Forte Tablet without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

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References
  1. Chlorpromazine. Beverley, Hull: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd.; 2005 [revised 14 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Trihexyphnidyl. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Genus Pharmaceuticals; 2011 [revised 18 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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