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Prozen 50 mg Tablet

Zenith Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Prozen 50 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Prozen 50 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
10.62
₹1.06/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Prozen Tablet

Uses of Prozen Tablet

Prozen 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Prozen Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Prozen are Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Urinary retention, Constipation, Muscle rigidity.

How to use Prozen 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. Prozen 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prozen Tablet works

Prozen 50 mg Tablet is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

In Depth Information on Prozen Tablet

Expert advice for Prozen Tablet

  • Do not use chlorpromazine in children < 1 year unless the need is lifesaving or in children ≤12 years for the treatment of hiccups.
  • Tell your doctor before taking chlorpromazine if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, reduced activity of thyroid gland (hypothyroidism), heart disease, raised eyeball pressure (glaucoma), diabetes, tendency to form blood clots or a family history of clotting disorder, pheochromocytoma (high blood pressure due to a tumour near the kidney), or enlarged prostate.
  • Inform your doctor if you have known cardiovascular disease or family history of QT prolongation and if you are taking medicines that may prolong the QT interval.
  • Inform your doctor of other medications that you may be taking for psychiatric disorders, lowering of blood pressure, insomnia, fits, Parkinson’s disease, migraine etc.
  • Do not stop taking chlorpromazine or change its dose without consulting your doctor.
  • Monitor blood glucose regularly while on chlorpromazine treatment, if you are a patient with diabetes
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking chlorpromazine as it may cause drowsiness and visual disturbances. 
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to any phenothiazine drug, chlorpromazine or any of its ingredients.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Prozen Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Prozen Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Prozen 50 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prozen 50 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
Prozen 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
If the Prozen 50 mg Tablet is given, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness during breastfeeding.
Driving
Prozen 50 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Prozen 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Prozen 50 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. A close monitoring is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Prozen 50 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Prozen Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlorpromazine

Q. Is Prozen a benzodiazepine/sleeping tablet?
Prozen is not a benzodiazepine. It belongs to a class of medicines called phenothiazine antipsychotics. Prozen should not be used as a sleeping tablet
Q. Is it good for anxiety?
It is used in patients with schizophrenia but it relieves anxiety too at certain levels
Q. Is Prozen a controlled substance/narcotic?
No. Prozen is not a controlled substance/ narcotic. However, it can be purchased only after producing a doctor's prescription
Q. Does Prozen cause weight gain/sleepiness/euphoric (high)?
Yes, Prozen may cause weight gain and sleepiness
Q. Is it addictive?
Chlorpromazine does not have high addictive potential and a very little propensity for abuse for euphoria
Q. Does chlorpromazine decrease dopamine?
Chlorpromazine is dopamine receptor blocker so it decreases dopamine levels to calm the patients with schizophrenia
Q. Does Prozen help with opiate withdrawal?
It has been observed that Prozen helps in certain cases of opiate withdrawal. However, it is not widely used for this purpose. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Prozen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Prozen with Ropinirole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole
Prozen with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Prozen with Pramipexole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem
Prozen with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
Prozen with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Prozen with Sotalol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Prozen with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Prozen with Darifenacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darifenacin: Deyten OD, Urifen, Darilong, Dariten OD, Xelena, Vesigard
Prozen with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Prozen with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra
Prozen with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Prozen with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Prozen with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium
Prozen with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Prozen with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Prozen with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Prozen with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Prozen with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb
Prozen with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Prozen with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
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