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Meltolan 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Meltolan 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Meltolan 20mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Meltolan Tablet

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Uses of Meltolan Tablet

Meltolan 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Meltolan Tablet side effects

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 Meltolan 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. Meltolan 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Meltolan Tablet works

Meltolan 20mg 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 Meltolan Tablet

Expert advice for Meltolan Tablet

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, including difficult cases.
  • Allow at least 4 to 6 weeks to see full effects on thoughts and mood.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Meltolan. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Meltolan may cause weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any unusual thoughts or behavior, inability to control muscle movements, or fever and excess sweating.
  • Elderly people with dementia shouldn't take Meltolan.
  • Avoid cigarette smoking as it can decrease Meltolan blood levels.
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Meltolan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Meltolan Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Meltolan 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meltolan 20mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Meltolan 20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Meltolan 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Meltolan 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Meltolan 20mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Meltolan 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Meltolan 20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Meltolan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Meltolan with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Meltolan with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Meltolan with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Meltolan with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Meltolan with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Meltolan with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Meltolan with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro
Meltolan with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Meltolan with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azirox, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom, Avitla, Azikam, Azisara, Azispan, Azyxin, Macroazi, Nodycin, Azidew, Verzit, Zybact, Actiz, Azm, Jocin, Zeethrom, Rithral, Agthro, Suprozith, Ventrox DS, Zithromycin, Azibac, Azicron, Lazithro, Azimac, Dizithro, Aziwell, Rulide-AZ, Markaz, Ruazi, Suprazi, Tazix
Meltolan with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Meltolan with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Meltolan with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Meltolan with Terizidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terizidone: Tericox
Meltolan with Pazufloxazin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pazufloxazin: Pazubid
Meltolan with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Meltolan with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Meltolan with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin, Celetoin, Dilantin, Atoin, Phenos, M Toin
Meltolan with Pefloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: Pelox, Perti
Meltolan with Hyoscine butylbromide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H
Meltolan with Gemifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Geminex, Gemexin, Gemif, Gemsharp, Gemibid, G Cin A, G Floren, Quinhext
Meltolan with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Meltolan with Balofloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Balofloxacin: B Cin, Bazostar, Balotero, Balo X
Meltolan with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex, Valpar, Vikorate, Senval, Valcip
Meltolan with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban
Meltolan with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Meltolan with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard

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