Maltolan 5mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Maltolan 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
29.23
₹2.92/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Maltolan Tablet

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Uses of Maltolan Tablet

Maltolan 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Maltolan Tablet

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Sleepiness, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Maltolan 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 Maltolan 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Maltolan Tablet works

Maltolan 5mg tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Maltolan Tablet

Expert advice for Maltolan Tablet

  • Do not take olanzapine tablet if you are allergic to olanzapine or any other ingredient in the medicine.Do not drive or operate machinery immediately after taking olanzapine as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Avoid taking olanzapine if you have mental illnesses like suicidal thoughts, depression; or suffering from fits (epilepsy), Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer disease or dementia.
  • Do not start or continue taking olanzapine, if you are suffering from diabetes; heart problems, high blood pressure or high cholesterol; breathing problems, increased pressure inside the eye that causes visual problems (glaucoma) or other eye related problems.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking olanzapine as it may cause drowsiness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Maltolan 5mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Maltolan 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Maltolan 5mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Maltolan 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Maltolan 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Maltolan 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Maltolan 5mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
Maltolan 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Maltolan 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Nixitral 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet
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