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TENSARIL 100MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 57.13 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for TENSARIL

Thioridazine(100 mg)

food interaction for TENSARIL

alcohol interaction for TENSARIL

pregnancy interaction for TENSARIL

lactation interaction for TENSARIL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Tensaril 100mg tablet with food.
Tensaril 100mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Tensaril 100mg tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for TENSARIL

Thioridazine(100 mg)

Uses

Tensaril 100mg tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally).

How it works

Tensaril 100mg tablet works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Common side effects

Nausea, Pale colored skin, Peripheral edema, Qtc interval prolonged, Abnormal milky discharge from breast, Absence of menstrual periods, Blurred vision, Breast engorgement, Constipation, Delayed ejaculation, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Altered heart rate, Nasal congestion, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for TENSARIL

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  • RIDAZIN 100 MG TABLET
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    Rs. 12.69/tablet
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  • SYCHOZINE 100MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
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    Rs. 6.64/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 66.40
    pay 16% more per tablet
  • THIOLENT 100MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Talent Healthcare
    Rs. 6.26/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 62.60
    pay 10% more per tablet
  • THIORIL 100 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 5.75/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 57.45
    pay 1% more per tablet

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Expert advice for TENSARIL

  • Take precautions as long term use of thioridazine may cause neuroleptic malignant syndrome (characterized by extreme body temperature, muscle rigidity, altered mental status) and tardive dyskinesia (disorder resulting in involuntary, repetitive body movements).
  • You may be at risk of developing hypotension (low blood pressure) during the treatment with thioridazine if you are a female or an elderly or alcoholic patient.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from narrow-angle glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eyes that causes visual problem), prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of organ called prostate), heart disease or epilepsy.
  • You should undergo regular eye examinations if you are receiving thioridazine for long term or in high doses or if you have liver disease.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as thioridazine may impair the mental and/or physical abilities.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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Content on this page was last updated on 16 September, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)