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FLURILEPT 20 MG TABLET

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Composition for FLURILEPT

Penfluridol(20 mg)

food interaction for FLURILEPT

alcohol interaction for FLURILEPT

pregnancy interaction for FLURILEPT

lactation interaction for FLURILEPT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Flurilept 20 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Flurilept 20 mg tablet with salad and vegetable diet.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Flurilept 20 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for FLURILEPT

Penfluridol(20 mg)

Uses

Flurilept 20 mg tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally).

How it works

Flurilept 20 mg tablet works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Common side effects

Breast engorgement, Chest pain, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Impotence, Insomnia, Limb swelling, Movement disorder, Vomiting, Weight gain

Common Dosage for FLURILEPT 20 MG TABLET

Patients taking FLURILEPT 20 MG TABLET

  • 71%
    Once A Week
  • 29%
    Twice A Month

SUBSTITUTES for FLURILEPT

2 Substitutes
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  • PENRIDOL 20 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Linux Laboratories
    Rs. 21.91/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 219.05
    save 37% more per tablet
  • MOPENDOL 20MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Mova Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 29.99/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 299.90
    save 14% more per tablet

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Expert advice for FLURILEPT

  • Use with caution if you are at risk of formation of blood clots in the brain leading to interrupted blood supply and elderly patients suffering from memory loss.
  • Tell your doctor, if you have family history of blood clotting disorders. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from recurrent fits, or heart, liver, or kidney disease
  • In order to detect any cardiac problem, your doctor may record an electrocardiogram (heart tracing). 
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience unexplained fever, pallor or profuse sweating during penfluridol treatment.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery during penfluridol therapy as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with Penfluridol as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)