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Oltha 15 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Oltha Tablet

Oltha 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 Oltha 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. Oltha 15 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Oltha Tablet works

Oltha 15 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Oltha Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Oltha 15 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oltha 15 mg 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
Oltha 15 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
Oltha 15 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Oltha 15 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Oltha 15 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Oltha 15 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oltha 15 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Oltha 15 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 Oltha 15 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 Oltha 15 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Oltha with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oltha

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https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-confido-tablet-otc90667One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
Sir PATIENT is my sister.she is a neuro patients.i attached a doctor prescription here .The medicine prescribed here are 1.Zen ritard 300 2.Oltha r 5 ,3.Blonitas 4, 4.Modin2.5 , 5.petril beta 20 , 6.folvite.After few days my sister eat those medicine but day by day she is excited,sleepless,walking aimlessly around our home.Very low sleeping even eating lorel1 tablet.At previous appointment doctor prescribed these medicines 1.zen ritard 300 , 2.rishco plus, 3. Petrol beta20, 4.oltha r5, 5. Folvite. After eating those medicines my sister is becoming develop but when doctor add two medicines 1.blonitas4 , 2. Modin2.5 my sister dovolop decline.She become sleeplessness, obese, walking around our home, and feel uncomfort.What is main cause of it
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
She needs to be seen in detail Pls show 2 neurologist The primary diagnosis needs clarification
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