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SCHIZONIL 5 MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 10.57 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for SCHIZONIL

Trifluoperazine(5 mg)

food interaction for SCHIZONIL

alcohol interaction for SCHIZONIL

pregnancy interaction for SCHIZONIL

lactation interaction for SCHIZONIL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Schizonil 5 mg tablet with food.
Schizonil 5 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Schizonil 5 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SCHIZONIL

Trifluoperazine(5 mg)

Uses

Schizonil 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally).

How it works

Schizonil 5 mg tablet works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Common side effects

Agitation, Absence of menstrual periods, Blurred vision, Breast engorgement, Constriction of pupil, Decreased sexual function, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Increased production of breast milk, Insomnia, Lack of facial expression, Loss of appetite, Muscle weakness, Fainting, Running nose, Nasal congestion, Restlessness, Uncoordinated body movements, Water retention, Confusion, Swelling, Weakness, Weight gain

SUBSTITUTES for SCHIZONIL

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Expert advice for SCHIZONIL

  • Inform your doctor before taking trifluoperazine if you or anyone from your family is suffering from any heart/blood-vessel disease or have a history of problems with blood clotting, or if you suffer from Parkinson’s disease (nervous system disorder characterized by tremors, rigidity and difficulty in movements), epilepsy (fits), glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye), Myasthenia gravis (abnormal weakness of muscles), loss of cognitive or memory function or changes in body temperature.
  • Take precautions while using trifluoperazine if you are at risk for getting a stroke (paralysis) because of heart disease, diabetes, high blood cholesterol.
  • Do not drive vehicle or operate heavy machinery while taking this drug as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking trifluoperazine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Consult your doctor before taking trifluoperazine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)