Gentol Tablet DT

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Composition for Gentol NA Tablet DT

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
44.05
₹4.4/Tablet DT
10 tablet dt in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gentol Tablet DT

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Uses of Gentol Tablet DT

Gentol Tablet DT is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Gentol Tablet DT

Common

Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dry mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Weight gain, Parkinsonism, Akathisia, Dystonia, Constipation.

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How to use Gentol Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Gentol Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gentol Tablet DT works

Gentol tablet dt 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 Gentol Tablet DT

Expert advice for Gentol Tablet DT

  • Do not start or continue haloperidol, if you are allergic to haloperidol or any other ingrediants in the formulation.
  • Do not take haloperidol, if you have irregular heart beat (arrhythmia) or unusually slow heart beat.
  • Do not use haloperidol, if you have Parkinson’s disease; low white blood cells levels.
  • Avoid using haloperidol, if you have liver or kidney disease, fits, depression, problems with your thyroid gland, a non-cancerous tumour of the adrenal gland (phaeochromocytoma; causing episodic or persistent rise in blood pressure).
  • Do not drive or opeate heavy machinery as haloperidol can make you sleepy and impair your alertness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gentol Tablet DT
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking haloperidol together with alcohol may increase side e
ffects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gentol Tablet DT 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
Gentol Tablet DT is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

If Gentol Tablet DT is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
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Driving
Gentol Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Gentol Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Gentol Tablet DT is recommended.

However, patients with severe kidney disease may need to be started at a lower dose as it may cause excessive sleepiness in these patients.
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Liver
CAUTION
Gentol Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gentol Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gentol NA Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Haloperidol

No,Gentol is not a controlled drug, narcotic or addictive
No,Gentol is not a benzo or MAOI or a neuroleptic. It is an antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine receptors in brain, which decreases the excessive dopamine activity in the brain
No,Gentol is not used for nausea
Q. Is haloperidol like alprazolam (Xanax)?
Haloperidol is an antipsychotic, which is used to treat mental illnesses that affect an individuals' thinking, feeling or behaviour. These illnesses include to treat schizophrenia, psychoses, mania, behavioural problems and Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (chronic multiple motor and vocal ticsinvoluntary responses) in adults and children. It is also used for persistent hiccups in adults. Alprazolam (Xanax) belongs to benzodiazepine group of dugs, and is used in the treatment of insomnia and anxiety
Yes,Gentol can cause sedation
Q. Can you take haloperidol with lorazepam?
Haloperidol interacts with lorazepam to cause increased sedation and impaired attention. Please consult your doctor before taking haloperidol with diazepam
Yes, in some people Gentol may cause weight gain and tardive dyskinesia
Gentol may cause dyspnea as well as other bahavioral abnormalities in patients. It is not known to cause respiratory depression/ hallucination.
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Substitutes for Gentol

No substitutes found for this medicine
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