Polo 40mg Injection

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Composition for Polo 40mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Polo Injection

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Uses of Polo Injection

Polo 40mg Injection is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Polo Injection

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 Polo Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Polo Injection works

Polo 40mg Injection is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Polo Injection

Expert advice for Polo Injection

  • 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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Polo Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Polo Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Polo 40mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Polo 40mg Injection 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
Polo 40mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Polo 40mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Polo 40mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Polo 40mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
Polo 40mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Polo 40mg Injection 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, Nixitral 100mg Capsule

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Substitutes for Polo

No substitutes found for this medicine
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