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Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Hexidol Plus Tablet

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Uses of Hexidol Plus Tablet

Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Hexidol Plus Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Constipation, Dryness in mouth, Sedation, Weight gain, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Urinary retention, Increased prolactin level in blood, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Nervousness.

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How to use Hexidol 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. Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food, if it causes stomach upset.

How Hexidol Plus Tablet works

Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Haloperidol and Trihexyphenidyl. Haloperidol is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (dopamine) in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. However, it may cause side effects such as involuntary movements (shaking of hands, muscle spasms). Trihexyphenidyl is added to treat and prevent these side effects.

In Depth Information on Hexidol Plus Tablet

Hexidol Plus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Hexidol Plus 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 Plus 5 mg/2 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 Plus 5 mg/2 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 Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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