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Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mindol Plus Tablet

Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Mindol Plus Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sedation
  • Weight gain
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Urinary retention
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Nervousness

How to use Mindol Plus 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. Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food, if it causes stomach upset.

How Mindol Plus Tablet works

Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Haloperidol and Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol. Haloperidol is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (dopamine) in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. However, it may cause side effects such as involuntary movements (shaking of hands, muscle spasms). Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol is added to treat and prevent these side effects.

Mindol Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet. Taking haloperidol together with alcohol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg 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
Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
If Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet is a combination medicine that helps treat schizophrenia.
  • Trihexyphenidyl controls drug induced abnormal movements.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medication as it may lower its efficacy.
  • It can cause dry mouth. Maintain good oral hygiene,drink water, chew sugarless gum, or suck on hard candy for the dry mouth.
  • It can make you more sensitive to changes in temperature. Drink plenty of liquids and dress appropriately.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma or trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Mindol Plus 5mg/2mg Tablet without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mindol Plus

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Suffering from schizophrenia since last 40yrs controlled on risdone plus and resizing plus alternate daysAnd traizzine s not resizing plus
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schzophrenia 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. Regular follow up with psychiatrist is essential for monitoring side effects and response.
How long I have to use shicalm plus 5mg and amistride 50 mg for shizophrenia. I can have clear thoughts without medicine I tried.Even I am trying to stop nicotine. I want to cure completely and without medicine i want to stay again with a healthy brain.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
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.
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