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Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet

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Composition for Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Chlorpromazine Tablet

Uses of Chlorpromazine Tablet

Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Chlorpromazine Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Chlorpromazine are Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Urinary retention, Constipation, Muscle rigidity.

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

How Chlorpromazine Tablet works

Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

In Depth Information on Chlorpromazine Tablet

Expert advice for Chlorpromazine Tablet

  • Do not use chlorpromazine in children < 1 year unless the need is lifesaving or in children ≤12 years for the treatment of hiccups.
  • Tell your doctor before taking chlorpromazine if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, reduced activity of thyroid gland (hypothyroidism), heart disease, raised eyeball pressure (glaucoma), diabetes, tendency to form blood clots or a family history of clotting disorder, pheochromocytoma (high blood pressure due to a tumour near the kidney), or enlarged prostate.
  • Inform your doctor if you have known cardiovascular disease or family history of QT prolongation and if you are taking medicines that may prolong the QT interval.
  • Inform your doctor of other medications that you may be taking for psychiatric disorders, lowering of blood pressure, insomnia, fits, Parkinson’s disease, migraine etc.
  • Do not stop taking chlorpromazine or change its dose without consulting your doctor.
  • Monitor blood glucose regularly while on chlorpromazine treatment, if you are a patient with diabetes
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking chlorpromazine as it may cause drowsiness and visual disturbances. 
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to any phenothiazine drug, chlorpromazine or any of its ingredients.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Chlorpromazine Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Chlorpromazine Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, 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
Chlorpromazine 100 mg 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 Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet is given, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness during breastfeeding.
Driving
Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. A close monitoring is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Chlorpromazine 100 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Chlorpromazine Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlorpromazine

Q. Is Chlorpromazine a benzodiazepine/sleeping tablet?
Chlorpromazine is not a benzodiazepine. It belongs to a class of medicines called phenothiazine antipsychotics. Chlorpromazine should not be used as a sleeping tablet
Q. Is it good for anxiety?
It is used in patients with schizophrenia but it relieves anxiety too at certain levels
Q. Is Chlorpromazine a controlled substance/narcotic?
No. Chlorpromazine is not a controlled substance/ narcotic. However, it can be purchased only after producing a doctor's prescription
Q. Does Chlorpromazine cause weight gain/sleepiness/euphoric (high)?
Yes, Chlorpromazine may cause weight gain and sleepiness
Q. Is it addictive?
Chlorpromazine does not have high addictive potential and a very little propensity for abuse for euphoria
Q. Does chlorpromazine decrease dopamine?
Chlorpromazine is dopamine receptor blocker so it decreases dopamine levels to calm the patients with schizophrenia
Q. Does Chlorpromazine help with opiate withdrawal?
It has been observed that Chlorpromazine helps in certain cases of opiate withdrawal. However, it is not widely used for this purpose. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Chlorpromazine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Chlorpromazine with Fluconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Chlorpromazine with Ropinirole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor
Chlorpromazine with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit
Chlorpromazine with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Chlorpromazine with Miconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Miconazole: Canticid
Chlorpromazine with Sotalol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar
Chlorpromazine with Pramipexole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator
Chlorpromazine with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Chlorpromazine with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Chlorpromazine with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Chlorpromazine with Escitalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram, Ecit, Escnx, Esitopa, Madito, Citolex, Elcit, Escivi, Esetinol, Esmood
Chlorpromazine with Tramadol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi, Cradol, Rimol, Aldol T, Trawel, Acupain, Tramajeev, Fostra
Chlorpromazine with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal
Chlorpromazine with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin
Chlorpromazine with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Ruhiz, Zoly, Etizaa, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep
Chlorpromazine with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Lori, Loralite, Loranxit
Chlorpromazine with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
Chlorpromazine with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Poxid, Peaceoxide
Chlorpromazine with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Hypnonex, Nitram, Nit, Nap, Nitrac, Nitrapam
Chlorpromazine with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Chlorpromazine with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Peptica, Placidox
Chlorpromazine with Propranolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise, Poplol, Capinol LA, Ranol, Reylol, Betapill, Zopilar, Bptab, Betasav
Chlorpromazine with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Chlorpromazine with Darifenacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darifenacin: Deyten OD, Urifen, Darilong
Chlorpromazine with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
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