FLUPEN PLUS TABLET

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Tas Med India Pvt Ltd

Composition for FLUPEN PLUS NA TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
51.97
₹5.2/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for FLUPEN PLUS

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of FLUPEN PLUS TABLET

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Uses of FLUPEN PLUS TABLET

Flupen plus tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of FLUPEN PLUS TABLET

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 FLUPEN PLUS 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 Flupen plus tablet at a fixed time.

How FLUPEN PLUS TABLET works

Flupen plus tablet works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects the thoughts and moods.

In Depth Information on FLUPEN PLUS TABLET

Expert advice for FLUPEN PLUS 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for FLUPEN PLUS TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Flupen plus tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flupen plus 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ONABET POWDER, FLUGEE 150MG TABLET, TRAMAZAC HP 50MG INJECTION, BENADRYL DR DRY COUGH ACTIVE RELIEF SYRUP

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FLUPEN PLUS NA 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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