Ilovator 6 Tablet

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Introduction

Ilovator 6 Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and also adversely affects a person’s ability to think and behave) and mania. It can also be used to treat depression and bipolar disorders.

Ilovator 6 Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication mustn't be stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, dryness in the mouth, sleepiness, and nasal congestion. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, so drink plenty of fluids and it is better to rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may increase your weight. However, modifying your lifestyle by having a healthy diet and exercising regularly can reduce this side effect.

Before taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if your suffering from high body temperature and muscle stiffness (neuroleptic malignant syndrome), have had abnormal tongue or face movements (dyskinesia), heart disease, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, fits (epilepsy), difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia), or liver problems.

Uses of Ilovator Tablet

Benefits of Ilovator Tablet

In Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder in which a person’s thinking ability, feelings and behavior become abnormal. Ilovator 6 Tablet helps restore the chemical imbalances in the brain that are responsible for such changes. It improves thoughts, behavior and enhances the quality of life.

In Mania

Mania means extremely excited or elevated mood. Ilovator 6 Tablet helps calm the mood and relax the nerves. This stabilises the mood and prevents the symptoms of mania from recurring again. Taking Ilovator 6 Tablet will ensure that you have a better social life and are able to do daily activities more comfortably.

Side effects of Ilovator Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ilovator

  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Sleepiness
  • Weight gain

How to use Ilovator 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. Ilovator 6 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ilovator Tablet works

Ilovator 6 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ilovator 6 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ilovator 6 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ilovator 6 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ilovator 6 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ilovator 6 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ilovator 6 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ilovator 6 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ilovator 6 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ilovator 6 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick tips

  • Take it at bedtime to avoid feeling sleepy during the day.
  • It may take 2-6 weeks to feel the medication's full effects.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Ilovator 6 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It may cause an increase in weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides (fat). Eat healthy and exercise regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Ilovator 6 Tablet without talking to your doctor first as it may cause a worsening of symptoms.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Piperidine Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
Atypical Antipsychotics

Interaction with drugs

Taking Ilovator with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Canticid
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient concerns

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I am suffering from mania .what should i do.
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Bipolar Affective Disorder is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by excessive mood swings leading to disruption in routine life. Treatment is with mood stabilizer medicines and antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
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