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Movapin 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Movapin Tablet

Movapin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Constipation
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Restlessness
  • Tremor

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

How Movapin Tablet works

Movapin 20 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Movapin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Movapin 20 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Movapin 20 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Movapin 20 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Movapin 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Movapin 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Movapin 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Movapin 20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Movapin 20 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Movapin 20 mg Tablet works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • It is less likely to cause heart and movement problems as compared to other similar medicines.
  • It may take 4 to 6 weeks to see full effects on thoughts and mood. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Movapin 20 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It may increase your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Do not stop taking Movapin 20 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Movapin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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