Ilofast 2mg Tablet

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Ilofast 2mg Tablet

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2 tablets in 1 strip

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Medicine Overview of Ilofast Tablet


Uses of Ilofast Tablet

Ilofast 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Side effects of Ilofast Tablet


Fatigue, Dry mouth, Sleepiness, Nasal congestion, Weight gain, Dizziness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).


How to use Ilofast 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 Ilofast 2mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ilofast Tablet works

Ilofast 2mg tablet works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

In Depth Information on Ilofast Tablet

Expert advice for Ilofast Tablet

  • Avoid getting too cold, or becoming overheated or dehydrated as iloperidone may make you more sensitive to extreme temperature such as very hot or cold conditions.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to maintain hydration, especially in hot weather and during exercise.
  • Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position as you may feel dizzy while taking iloperidone. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
  • Do not start iloperidone if you have history of fits (seizures), stroke, paralysis or certain types of cancer (e.g. breast, pancreas or pituitary); reduced white blood cells (neutropenia) or count (leucopenia); low blood potassium or magnesium levels; high blood prolactin levels, heart, liver or kidney disease; diabetes, trouble in swallowing, memory disorder (dementia), Alzheimer disease (memory loss disorder), Parkinson disease (movement disorder), neuroleptic malignant syndrome (fever, altered mental status and muscle rigidity), suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as iloperidone may make you feel sleepy or dizzy.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Iloperidone as it may worsen the side effects.
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Special precautions for Ilofast 2mg Tablet
Ilofast 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Ilofast 2mg 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.
Ilofast 2mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
It is not known whether Ilofast 2mg Tablet alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Ilofast 2mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Ilofast 2mg Tablet is recommended.
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 Ilofast 2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Iloperidone

Ilofast is used in adults to treat schizophrenia (psychiatric disorder with symptoms of emotional instability, detachment from reality, often with delusions and hallucinations, and withdrawal into the self).

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