FLUFORD M TABLET

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Medicine Overview of FLUFORD M TABLET

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Uses of Flupenthixol

Flupenthixol is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Flupenthixol

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 Flupenthixol

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 Fluford m tablet at a fixed time.

How FLUFORD M TABLET works

Flupenthixol works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects the thoughts and moods.
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Uses of Melitracen

Melitracen is used in the treatment of depression
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of Melitracen

Common

Sleepiness, Increased heart rate, Blurred vision, Difficulty in urination, Dry mouth, Weight gain, Constipation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Melitracen

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 Fluford m tablet at a fixed time.

How FLUFORD M TABLET works

Melitracen increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on FLUFORD M TABLET

Expert advice for Flupenthixol

  • 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.

Expert advice for Melitracen

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Melitracen to start working.
  • You should continue the treatment for at least 6 months after you feel better to stop depression from coming back.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Melitracen, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Melitracen, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Melitracen is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Warnings
Special precautions for FLUFORD M TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fluford m tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluford m tablet 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
Fluford m tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FLUFORD M TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Flupenthixol

Q. What is flupenthixol deconate?
Flupenthixol belongs to a class of medication called as typical antipsychotic. It acts by increasing the amounts of chemical (serotonin), in the brain. Flupenthixol decanoate is a long-acting preparation of flupenthixol for injection into the muscles, which may be given at a frequency ranging from once in a week to once in 4 weeks
Q. What is flupenthixol used for?
Flupenthixol 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
Q. Why is flupenthixol banned?
Flupenthixol in combination with melitracen is banned in india due to safety concern
Q. How does flupenthixol work?
Flupenthixol 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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