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Skizoril 200 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Skizoril 200 Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and also adversely affects a person’s ability to think and behave).

Skizoril 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a 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 skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include increased sweating, visual disturbance and decreased blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not get better or worse.

Before taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if your suffering from high body temperature and muscle stiffness (neuroleptic malignant syndrome), have had abnormal tongue or face movements (dyskinesia), heart disease, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, fits (epilepsy), difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia), or liver problems.

Uses of Skizoril Tablet

Side effects of Skizoril Tablet

Common
  • Increased sweating
  • Visual impairment
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Increased sweating
    Try wearing loose, light-weighted, and breathable clothing. Use a strong antiperspirant and keep yourself cool with a fan. Changing your shoes and socks often might also help. Try cutting down on coffee, tea, and alcohol as they can increase your body temperature and promote sweating. Avoid spicy foods, this will help you deal with excessive sweating. If this does not help, talk to your doctor about other possible medications.
  • Coping with Decreased blood pressure
    Get up slowly from a sitting or lying position. Try to avoid changing positions suddenly even in general. Try crossing your legs when you are sitting and wearing compression stockings. Drink plenty of water and try eating smaller, more frequent meals. Although salt is not good for everyone (and bad for some people), if you have low blood pressure increasing your intake of salt (sodium) can raise your blood pressure. Cut down the amount of alcohol you drink. If your blood pressure becomes very low, you should talk to your doctor.

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. Skizoril 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Skizoril Tablet works

Skizoril 200 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotics. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Skizoril 200 Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Skizoril 200 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Skizoril 200 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
If Skizoril 200 Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby's white blood cell count as well.
Driving
UNSAFE
Skizoril 200 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineSkizoril 200 Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Skizoril 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Skizoril 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Skizoril 200 Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Skizoril 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Skizoril 200 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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Quick Tips

  • Skizoril 200 Tablet helps treat schizophrenia in people for whom other medicines are ineffective or not tolerated.
  • Take it with or without food, preferably at the same time everyday.
  • It can cause dizziness and sleepiness. Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • It may cause low blood pressure and dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and rise slowly from a sitting or lying position.
  • It may increase your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cells during treatment with this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat or rash.
  • Do not stop taking Skizoril 200 Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Skizoril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
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https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-confido-tablet-otc90667One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
Sugar below 200 when take tablet Sugar below 200(f)
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
What is latest reportsA person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED. ALWAYS IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you SHOULD not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
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