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Hexidol 5 mg Tablet

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Hexidol 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Hexidol 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
33.49
₹3.35/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Hexidol Tablet

Uses of Hexidol Tablet

Hexidol 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Hexidol Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Hexidol are Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Urinary retention, Constipation, Muscle rigidity.

How to use Hexidol 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. Hexidol 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Hexidol Tablet works

Hexidol 5 mg 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 Hexidol Tablet

Expert advice for Hexidol Tablet

  • 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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Hexidol Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Hexidol Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking haloperidol together with alcohol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hexidol 5 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Hexidol 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
If Hexidol 5 mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Driving
Hexidol 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Hexidol 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Hexidol 5 mg Tablet 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Hexidol 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hexidol 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Hexidol Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Haloperidol

Q. Is Hexidol a controlled drug or narcotic or addictive?
No,Hexidol is not a controlled drug, narcotic or addictive
Q. Is Hexidol a benzo or a neuroleptic or MAOI?
No,Hexidol 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
Q. Is Hexidol used for nausea?
No,Hexidol 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
Q. Is Hexidol a sedative/ make you sleepy?
Yes,Hexidol 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
Q. Does Hexidol cause weight gain or does Hexidol cause tardive dyskinesia?
Yes, in some people Hexidol may cause weight gain and tardive dyskinesia
Q. Does Hexidol cause respiratory depression/ hallucination?
Hexidol may cause dyspnea as well as other bahavioral abnormalities in patients. It is not known to cause respiratory depression/ hallucination.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Hexidol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Hexidol with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Hexidol with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
Hexidol with Sotalol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Hexidol with Pramipexole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem
Hexidol with Ropinirole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole
Hexidol with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Hexidol with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Hexidol with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Hexidol with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Hexidol with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Hexidol with Darifenacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darifenacin: Deyten OD, Urifen, Darilong, Dariten OD, Xelena, Vesigard, Deritas
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Hexidol with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Hexidol with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Hexidol with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Hexidol with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Hexidol with Paroxetine
SERIOUS

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