Maltolan 5mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Maltolan 5mg Tablet

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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

Common

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

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
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Maltolan 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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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
Maltolan 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not 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.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Maltolan 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

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