Medicine Overview of Fluanxol Tablet
Uses of Fluanxol Tablet
Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
Side effects of Fluanxol Tablet
Weight gain, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Akathisia, Dystonia, Dry mouth, Constipation, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Parkinsonism.
How to use Fluanxol 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Fluanxol Tablet works
Fluanxol 0.5mg 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 Fluanxol Tablet
Expert advice for Fluanxol Tablet
- Do not start or continue Flupenthixol and consult your doctor, if you are alergic to it.
- Do not suddenly withdraw or discontinue therapy.
- Avoid drinking alcohol.
- Flupenthixol can impair mental and physical coordination and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.
Special precautions for Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet
Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired+more
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
There is limited information available on the use of Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.+more
However, there have been reports of some side effects in patients with severe kidney disease....
However, there have been reports of some side effects in patients with severe kidney disease.
Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient+more
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Zathrin Redimix Suspension
Frequently asked questions for Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Flupenthixol
Fluanxol belongs to a class of medication called as typical antipsychotic. It acts by increasing the amounts of chemical (serotonin), in the brain. Fluanxol decanoate is a long-acting preparation of Fluanxol for injection into the muscles, which may be given at a frequency ranging from once in a week to once in 4 weeks
Fluanxol is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses which are disorders where individuals are unable to distinguish between what is real and unreal, think clearly, manage emotions, relate to others, and function normally
Fluanxol in combination with melitracen is banned in india due to safety concern
Fluanxol belongs to a class of medication called as typical antipsychotic. It acts by normalizing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain in specific brain pathways that are responsible for causing symptoms of the disease.
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