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Depinase 10mg Tablet

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

Introduction

Depinase 10mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder in which a person develops unreal thoughts and behavior). It is also used to treat Tourette syndrome (chronic multiple motor and vocal problems and involuntary responses) in adults and children.

Depinase 10mg Tablet can also be used for treating psychosis, mania, severe behavior problems in adults and children. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. 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 it. 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.

The most common side effects of this medicine include Agitation, insomnia, Extrapyramidal symptoms, muscle spasm, and headache. If any of these side effects bother you or get worse, let your doctor know. They may be able to suggest ways to reduce or prevent the side effects.

Before taking it, inform your doctor if you are suffering from thyroid or kidney problems, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, or any heart problems. You should not take this medicine if you are under the influence of alcohol or any sleep-inducing, cough, and/ or allergy medication. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly.

Uses of Depinase Tablet

Side effects of Depinase 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 Depinase

  • Agitation
  • Extrapyramidal symptoms
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Muscle spasm
  • Headache

How to use Depinase 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. Depinase 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Depinase Tablet works

Depinase 10mg Tablet is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Depinase 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Depinase 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Depinase 10mg 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 Depinase 10mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Driving
UNSAFE
Depinase 10mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Depinase 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Depinase 10mg Tablet is recommended.
However, patients with severe kidney disease may need to be started at a lower dose as it may cause excessive sleepiness in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Depinase 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depinase 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Depinase 10mg Tablet helps treat schizophrenia.
  • It is less likely to cause weight gain as compared to other similar medicines.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Depinase 10mg Tablet may cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can cause increased dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any abnormal movements or have difficulty controlling movements.
  • It may affect how your body regulates your temperature. Avoid getting dehydrated and drink plenty of fluids.
  • Your doctor may check your heart function and level of electrolytes such as sodium and magnesium before you start treatment with this medicine and regularly thereafter.
  • Do not stop taking Depinase 10mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Butyrophenone Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Depinase with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Depinase 10mg Tablet a controlled drug or narcotic or addictive?

No,Depinase 10mg Tablet is not a controlled drug, narcotic or addictive

Q. Is Depinase 10mg Tablet a benzo or a neuroleptic or MAOI?

No,Depinase 10mg Tablet is not a benzo or MAOI or a neuroleptic. It is an antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine receptors in brain, which decreases the excessive dopamine activity in the brain

Q. Is Depinase 10mg Tablet used for nausea?

No,Depinase 10mg Tablet is not used for nausea

Q. Is haloperidol like alprazolam (Xanax)?

Haloperidol is an antipsychotic, which is used to treat mental illnesses that affect an individuals' thinking, feeling or behaviour. These illnesses include to treat schizophrenia, psychoses, mania, behavioural problems and Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (chronic multiple motor and vocal ticsinvoluntary responses) in adults and children. It is also used for persistent hiccups in adults. Alprazolam (Xanax) belongs to benzodiazepine group of dugs, and is used in the treatment of insomnia and anxiety

Q. Is Depinase 10mg Tablet a sedative/ make you sleepy?

Yes,Depinase 10mg Tablet can cause sedation

Q. Can you take haloperidol with lorazepam?

Haloperidol interacts with lorazepam to cause increased sedation and impaired attention. Please consult your doctor before taking haloperidol with diazepam

Q. Does Depinase 10mg Tablet cause weight gain or does Depinase 10mg Tablet cause tardive dyskinesia?

Yes, in some people Depinase 10mg Tablet may cause weight gain and tardive dyskinesia

Q. Does Depinase 10mg Tablet cause respiratory depression/ hallucination?

Depinase 10mg Tablet may cause dyspnea as well as other bahavioral abnormalities in patients. It is not known to cause respiratory depression/ hallucination.

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