Loxacon 10 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Loxacon Capsule
Loxacon 10 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
Loxacon Capsule side effects
Common
  • 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
  • Tremor
How to use Loxacon Capsule
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. Loxacon 10 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
How Loxacon Capsule works
Loxacon 10 mg Capsule is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.
Loxacon Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Loxacon 10 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Loxacon 10 mg Capsule 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
Loxacon 10 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Loxacon 10 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Loxacon 10 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Loxacon 10 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Loxacon 10 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Loxacon 10 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

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  • Do not start or continue loxapine and consult your doctor if you have history of fits (seizures), heart or brain related diseases, respiratory or lung problems, or if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not drive or operate any machinery because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with loxapine.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Loxacon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pramipex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Kopram
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Loxacon

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Is schizophrenia a major disorder. My psychiatrist prescribed me with sizodon 10 and soltus 50
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
Suffering from schizophrenia since last 40yrs controlled on risdone plus and resizing plus alternate daysAnd traizzine s not resizing plus
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schzophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Regular follow up with psychiatrist is essential for monitoring side effects and response.
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FAQs

Q. Is Loxacon or Loxacon succinate an atypical antipsychotic or narcotic drug?
Loxacon or Loxacon succinate is not an atypical antipsychotic or narcotic drug. It is a dibenzoxazepine typical antipsychotic
Q. Does Loxacon cause weight gain, diabetes, or tiredness?
Loxacon may cause weight gain or tiredness, but it is not known to cause diabetes.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Consern Pharma Private Limited, Kuljive Mahajan(Mg. Director), Rural Focal Point, V.P.O. Tibba, Ludhiana - 141120, Punjab, India
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