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Lozapin 100 mg Tablet


Uses of Lozapin Tablet

Lozapin 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Lozapin Tablet side effects

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Constipation
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Restlessness
  • Tremor

How to use Lozapin 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. Lozapin 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lozapin Tablet works

Lozapin 100 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotics. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

Lozapin Tablet related warnings

Lozapin 100 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Lozapin 100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lozapin 100 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 Lozapin 100 mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby's white blood cell count as well.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineLozapin 100 mg Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
Lozapin 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lozapin 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lozapin 100 mg Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Lozapin 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lozapin 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable. Inform your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting and/or weight loss while taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have kidney, liver or heart disease, prostate problem, difficulty in passing urine, diabetes or elevated blood sugar levels, chronic constipation, glaucoma, blood clots or history of blood clots, epilepsy, galactose intolerance or Lapp lactase deficiency, diseases of the large intestine, heart problems (problems with QT interval), or if you have risk factors for stroke (high blood pressure or problems in the blood vessels of the brain), or if you have had an abdominal surgery in the past.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery and be careful while getting up from a sitting or lying position after taking clozapine as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Always ensure you are being regularly monitored for white blood cell count, total blood cell count, heart rate (ECG), liver function, and lipid function by taking appropriate tests.
  • Avoid smoking, regular caffeine intake, and alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lozapin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
Brand(s): Shinosun
Brand(s): Adflox, Limaflox, Gatifa
Brand(s): Stoin
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
Brand(s): Valkid
Brand(s): Gametop

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lozapin

Is schizophrenia a major disorder. My psychiatrist prescribed me with sizodon 10 and soltus 50
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
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.
He has pschological disorder from childhood. Now he is making too many noise and repeating same words again and again. He is taking lozapin 100 in the evening. What to do so that he sit quitely
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
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Q. Is Lozapin safe?

Yes. Lozapin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Lozapin a narcotic, addictive, controlled substance?

Lozapin is not a narcotic, addictive or a controlled drug

Q. Is Lozapin a benzodiazepine?

No. Lozapin is not a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-psychotic agent

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with clozapine?

Yes. You can take ibuprofen with clozapine if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Lozapin cause erectile dysfunction, tardive dyskinesia, weight-gain, sleepiness or low sperm count?

Lozapin may cause erectile dysfunction, low sperm count, sleepiness, weight gain or tardive dyskinesia. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Does Lozapin help with anxiety?

Lozapin decreases anxiety and other symptoms in patients suffering from schizophrenia.
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