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Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Olaweb Tablet

Olaweb 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 Olaweb 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. Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olaweb Tablet works

Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Olaweb Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Olaweb 2.5 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 Olaweb 2.5 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 Olaweb 2.5 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Olaweb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Canzit
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Gametop
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adflox, Limaflox, Gatifa
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Valkid
SERIOUS

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