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Seradol 5mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Seradol 5mg Injection is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia. It is also used to treat psychosis, mania, severe behavior problems, and Tourette syndrome (chronic multiple motor and vocal problems and involuntary responses) in adults and children.

Seradol 5mg Injection works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. It is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional only. Use it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not stop suddenly without talking to doctor, as it may worsen your symptoms. Doctor may check heart function and level of electrolytes such as sodium and magnesium before you start treatment with this medicine and regularly thereafter. Take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may also cause dehydration.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), dryness in mouth, urinary retention, constipation, and tremor. Initially, this medicine may cause sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Additionally, this medicine can lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet and exercise regularly.

Uses of Seradol Injection

Side effects of Seradol Injection

Common
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremor
  • Urinary retention
  • Weight gain

How to use Seradol Injection

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

How Seradol Injection works

Seradol 5mg Injection is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Seradol 5mg Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Seradol 5mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Seradol 5mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Seradol 5mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Seradol 5mg Injection helps treat schizophrenia.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Seradol 5mg Injection may cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can cause increased dizziness.
  • It may affect how your body regulates your temperature. Avoid getting dehydrated and drink plenty of fluids.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any abnormal movements or have difficulty controlling movements.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as high fever, sweating, muscle stiffness, and faster breathing. These may be due to a rare side effect known as the neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
  • Your doctor may check your heart function and level of electrolytes such as sodium and magnesium before you start treatment with this medicine and regularly thereafter.
  • Do not stop taking Seradol 5mg Injection without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Seradol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
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Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
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Brand(s): Itracip, Itraspan, Canzit
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Brand(s): Levopa
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Patient Concerns

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mother is patient of schizophrenia since last 6 years we were using senorm la 5mg ,by sun pharma , but now that injection is not available in market,kindly suggest the substitue
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
There are other depot preparations available in market but they can be prescribed after proper clinical examination. Please see your psychiatrist.
How safe it is to take zolfrac 5mg injection for Arthiostoporotic
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Get your Renal (Kidney) function tests" done before taking this injection"If they are normal than its safe
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