Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Meltolan 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
30.45
₹3.04/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Meltolan Tablet

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Uses of Meltolan Tablet

Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Meltolan 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 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 RD 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Meltolan Tablet works

Meltolan RD 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 Meltolan Tablet

Expert advice for Meltolan 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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Meltolan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Meltolan Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meltolan RD 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
Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Meltolan RD 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Flugee 150mg Tablet

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