Clopixol 100mg Injection

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Lundbeck India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Clopixol 100mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
124.13
₹62.06/Injection
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Clopixol Injection

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Uses of Clopixol Injection

Clopixol 100mg Injection is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Clopixol Injection

Common

Weight gain, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Akathisia, Dystonia, Dry mouth, Constipation, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Parkinsonism.

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How to use Clopixol Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Clopixol Injection works

Clopixol 100mg injection 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 Clopixol Injection

Expert advice for Clopixol Injection

  • Zuclopenthixol should be used with caution if you have following medical conditions: liver disease, heart disease, arrhythmias, severe respiratory disease, kidney failure, fits (epilepsy) and conditions leading to fits like alcohol withdrawal or brain damage, Parkinson's disease, narrow angle glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, myasthenia gravis, phaeochromocytoma.
  • You should avoid sudden withdrawal of zuclopenthixol as this may lead to acute withdrawal symptoms (including nausea, vomiting, sweating and insomnia).
  • Inform your doctor if you develop signs of persistent infection.
  • Zuclopenthixol should be used with caution if you have diabetes and adjustment of antidiabetic treatment may be required.
  • Use of alcohol and other antipsychotics should be avoided when you are on zuclopenthixol therapy.
  • Do not use if you have rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.
  • Zuclopenthixol may affect your concentration and judgement. Do not drive or operate machinery till you feel fine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Clopixol 100mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Clopixol 100mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clopixol 100mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Clopixol 100mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Clopixol 100mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Clopixol 100mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clopixol 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Clopixol 100mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clopixol 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Clopixol 100mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Zuclopenthixol

Clopixol is used for the initial treatment of short-term psychoses like mania or increased severity of existing psychoses. It is also used to treat schizophrenia (psychiatric disorder with symptoms of emotional instability, detachment from reality, often with delusions and hallucinations, and withdrawal into the self)
Clopixol works by blocking certain chemicals present in the brain and thus helps to reduce psychoses.

Substitutes for Clopixol

No substitutes found for this medicine
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