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Sirilept 25 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Sirilept Tablet

Sirilept 25 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Sirilept 25 mg Tablet is taken by mouth with or without food preferably at night. However, it is advisable to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. However, discontinue this medicine immediately if you experience neuroleptic malignant syndrome, characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and altered consciousness or seizures. While taking this medicine your doctor may advice for regular monitoring of liver function.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes headache, nausea, abnormal vision, anxiety, and insomnia. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may increase your weight but, modifying your lifestyle by having a healthy diet and doing exercise regularly can reduce this side effect.

Uses of Sirilept Tablet

Sirilept Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Anxiety
  • Weight gain
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Agitation
  • Sweating
  • Blurred vision
  • Depression
  • Constipation
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Sirilept 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. Sirilept 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sirilept Tablet works

Sirilept 25 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Sirilept Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Sirilept 25 mg Tablet Taking Zotepine with alcohol can cause dizziness, drowsiness.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sirilept 25 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Sirilept 25 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Sirilept 25 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Sirilept 25 mg Tablet may cause sedation and/or impair mental alertness and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sirilept 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sirilept 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Sirilept 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sirilept 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You may be monitored with ECG and electrolytes prior to zoltepine therapy and while increasing the dose.
  • You may also be monitored with liver function test for at least three months during zoltepine therapy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions: epilepsy (fits), heart problems or chest pain.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as zotepine may cause dizziness.
  • Do not stop the medication abruptly as it may cause severe side effects. Always follow your doctor’s instructions regarding its use.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sirilept with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Kopram
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS

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References
  1. Stahl SM, editor. Zotepine. In: Stahl's Essential Pschopharmacology: Prescriber's Guide. 5th ed. New York, New York: Cambridge University Press; 2014. pp. 763-67.
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 19 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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