Amisulpride is used in treatment of acute and chronic schizophrenia with positive symptoms (hallucinations: feeling, seeing or hearing things which do not exist; strange and/ or frightening thoughts, changes in behaviour, usually aggressive) and negative symptoms (becoming withdrawn and subdued).
How it works
Amisulpride belongs to a class of medicines called atypical antipsychotics. It works by maintaining the balance of certain chemicals in the brain, thereby controlling the symptoms of schizophrenia.
Common side effects
difficulty in falling asleep, muscle stiffness or spasm, restlessness, breast pain, uncontrolled movements of arms and legs, Trembling, drowsiness/ sleepiness, low blood pressure, excess saliva, paused menstrual period, constipation, unusual production of breast milk in women and men, difficulty in getting or maintaining an erection or in ejaculating., Breast enlargement in men, dry mouth, weight gain, feeling or being sick, slow movement