Schizonil 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Schizonil Tablet
Schizonil 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
Schizonil Tablet side effects
Common
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Weight gain
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Urinary retention
  • Constipation
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Tremor
How to use Schizonil 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. Schizonil 5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Schizonil Tablet works
Schizonil 5 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.
Schizonil Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Schizonil 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Schizonil 5 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Schizonil 5 mg Tablet make u feel dizzy, drowsy or can cause blurred vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Schizonil 5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Schizonil 5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Schizonil 5 mg Tablet is not considered safe in patients with liver disease as per the available data.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Schizonil 5 mg Tablet for the treatment of schizophrenia.
  • It may cause less weight gain as compared to other similar medicines.
  • Take it at bedtime to avoid feeling sleepy during the day.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Schizonil 5 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can cause increased sedation.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience abnormal movements, particularly of the face, lips, jaw and tongue, while taking this medicine.
  • It may increase your blood sugar and cholesterol level. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
  • Don't stop taking Schizonil 5 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Schizonil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Pramipex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Kopram
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Schizonil

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Is schizophrenia a major disorder. My psychiatrist prescribed me with sizodon 10 and soltus 50
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
Suffering from schizophrenia since last 40yrs controlled on risdone plus and resizing plus alternate daysAnd traizzine s not resizing plus
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schzophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Regular follow up with psychiatrist is essential for monitoring side effects and response.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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