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Chrozap 100mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Chrozap 100mg 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).

Chrozap 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without 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 increased sweating, visual disturbance and decreased blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not get better or worse.

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 Chrozap Tablet

Benefits of Chrozap Tablet

In Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder in which a person’s thinking ability, feelings and behavior become abnormal. Chrozap 100mg Tablet helps restore the chemical imbalances in the brain that are responsible for such changes. It improves thoughts, behavior and enhances the quality of life.

Side effects of Chrozap Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Chrozap

  • Increased sweating
  • Visual impairment
  • Decreased blood pressure

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

How Chrozap Tablet works

Chrozap 100mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotics. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Chrozap 100mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Chrozap 100mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Chrozap 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
If Chrozap 100mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby's white blood cell count as well.
Driving
UNSAFE
Chrozap 100mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineChrozap 100mg Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Chrozap 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chrozap 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Chrozap 100mg Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Chrozap 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chrozap 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable. Inform your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting and/or weight loss while taking this medicine.

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Quick Tips

  • Chrozap 100mg Tablet helps treat schizophrenia in people for whom other medicines are ineffective or not tolerated.
  • Take it with or without food, preferably at the same time everyday.
  • It can cause dizziness and sleepiness. Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • It may cause low blood pressure and dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and rise slowly from a sitting or lying position.
  • It may increase your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cells during treatment with this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat or rash.
  • Do not stop taking Chrozap 100mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dibenzodiazepine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Chrozap with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
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Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole
LIFE-THREATENING

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