Skizoril 100mg Tablet

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Composition for Skizoril 100mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Skizoril Tablet

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Uses of Skizoril Tablet

Skizoril 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Skizoril Tablet

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Sleepiness, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Constipation, Increased saliva production.

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How to use Skizoril 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Skizoril 100mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Skizoril Tablet works

Skizoril 100mg tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Skizoril Tablet

Expert advice for Skizoril Tablet

  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have kidney, liver or heart disease, prostate problem, difficulty in passing urine, diabetes or elevated blood sugar levels, chronic constipation, glaucoma, blood clots or history of blood clots, epilepsy, galactose intolerance or Lapp lactase deficiency, diseases of the large intestine, heart problems (problems with QT interval), or if you have risk factors for stroke (high blood pressure or problems in the blood vessels of the brain), or if you have had an abdominal surgery in the past.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery and be careful while getting up from a sitting or lying position after taking clozapine as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Always ensure you are being regularly monitored for white blood cell count, total blood cell count, heart rate (ECG), liver function, and lipid function by taking appropriate tests.
  • Avoid smoking, regular caffeine intake, and alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Skizoril 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Skizoril 100mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Skizoril 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Skizoril 100mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

If Skizoril 100mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby's white blood cell count as well.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineSkizoril 100mg Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Skizoril 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Skizoril 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Skizoril 100mg Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Skizoril 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Skizoril 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable. Inform your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting and/or weight loss while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Nixitral 100mg Capsule

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Skizoril 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Clozapine

Yes. Skizoril is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Skizoril is not a narcotic, addictive or a controlled drug
No. Skizoril is not a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-psychotic agent
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with clozapine?
Yes. You can take ibuprofen with clozapine if prescribed by your doctor
Skizoril may cause erectile dysfunction, low sperm count, sleepiness, weight gain or tardive dyskinesia. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Skizoril decreases anxiety and other symptoms in patients suffering from schizophrenia.
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