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Skizoril 50 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Skizoril Tablet

Skizoril Tablet side effects

Common
  • Increased sweating
  • Visual disturbance
  • Decreased blood pressure

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

How Skizoril Tablet works

Skizoril 50 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotics. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

Skizoril Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Skizoril 50 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Skizoril 50 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
Skizoril 50 mg 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 50 mg 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 50 mg 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 50 mg Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Skizoril 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Skizoril 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Skizoril 50 mg Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Skizoril 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Skizoril 50 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • Skizoril 50 mg 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 50 mg 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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LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
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Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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