Spenzo 40mg Injection

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Spenzo 40mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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₹105.0/Injection
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Spenzo Injection

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Uses of Spenzo Injection

Spenzo 40mg Injection is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Spenzo Injection

Common

Weight gain, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Akathisia, Dystonia, Dry mouth, Constipation, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Parkinsonism.

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How to use Spenzo Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Spenzo Injection works

Spenzo 40mg injection is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

In Depth Information on Spenzo Injection

Expert advice for Spenzo Injection

  • Do not start or continue Flupenthixol and consult your doctor, if you are alergic to it.
  • Do not suddenly withdraw or discontinue therapy.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol.
  • Flupenthixol can impair mental and physical coordination and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Spenzo 40mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Spenzo 40mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Spenzo 40mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Spenzo 40mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Spenzo 40mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Spenzo 40mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, there have been reports of some side effects in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Spenzo 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Spenzo 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Spenzo 40mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Flupenthixol

Spenzo belongs to a class of medication called as typical antipsychotic. It acts by increasing the amounts of chemical (serotonin), in the brain. Spenzo decanoate is a long-acting preparation of Spenzo for injection into the muscles, which may be given at a frequency ranging from once in a week to once in 4 weeks
Spenzo is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses which are disorders where individuals are unable to distinguish between what is real and unreal, think clearly, manage emotions, relate to others, and function normally
Spenzo in combination with melitracen is banned in india due to safety concern
Spenzo belongs to a class of medication called as typical antipsychotic. It acts by normalizing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain in specific brain pathways that are responsible for causing symptoms of the disease.
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