Elicia 4 Tablet

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Introduction

Elicia 4 Tablet is 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) and mania. It can also be used to treat depression and bipolar disorders.

Elicia 4 Tablet should be taken with 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. This medication mustn't be stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include akathisia (an urge to move, that you cannot control), dystonia (involuntary muscle contractions), and urinary retention. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may increase your weight. However, modifying your lifestyle by having a healthy diet and exercising regularly can reduce this side effect.

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 Elicia Tablet

Benefits of Elicia Tablet

In Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder in which a person’s thinking ability, feelings and behavior become abnormal. Elicia 4 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.

In Mania

Mania means extremely excited or elevated mood. Elicia 4 Tablet helps calm the mood and relax the nerves. This stabilises the mood and prevents the symptoms of mania from recurring again. Taking Elicia 4 Tablet will ensure that you have a better social life and are able to do daily activities more comfortably.

Side effects of Elicia 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 Elicia

  • Sleepiness
  • Akathisia (inability to stay still)
  • Dystonia (involuntary muscle contractions)
  • Parkinsonism
  • Anxiety
  • Urinary retention
  • Weight gain

How to use Elicia 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. Elicia 4 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Elicia 4 Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Elicia Tablet works

Elicia 4 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Elicia 4 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Elicia 4 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
Information regarding the use of Elicia 4 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Elicia 4 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Elicia 4 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Elicia 4 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Elicia 4 Tablet should be taken with food or after food.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of suicidal thoughts in the past.
  • Do not stop taking medicine without talking to your doctor first.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Pyridinylpiperazines Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
Atypical Antipsychotics

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Elicia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
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Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
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Brand(s): Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo
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Brand(s): Canticid
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Patient Concerns

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Continued diwaa500 twice and blonitas 2mg twice a day but since last 1month blonitas stopped which caused patient abnormal act
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
There are other antipsychotics available in the market. Blonitas also comes as elicia. If it's not available, please discuss with your psychiatrist.
I am suffering from mania .what should i do.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
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References

  1. Stahl SM, editor. Blonanserin. In: Stahl's Essential Pschopharmacology: Prescriber's Guide. 5th ed. New York, New York: Cambridge University Press; 2014. pp. 81-85.
  2. Saruwatari J, Yasui-Furukori N, Inoue Y, et al. Effect of dose timing in relation to food intake on systemic exposure to blonanserin. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2010;66(9):899-902. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2022

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