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Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
5.7
₹0.57/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Thioridazine Tablet

Uses of Thioridazine Tablet

Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Thioridazine Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Thioridazine are Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Sleepiness, Dryness in mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Urinary retention, Constipation, Muscle rigidity, Tremor.

How to use Thioridazine 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. Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Thioridazine Tablet works

Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet 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 Thioridazine Tablet

Expert advice for Thioridazine Tablet

  • 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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Thioridazine Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Thioridazine Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Thioridazine 5 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Thioridazine 5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Thioridazine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Thioridazine with Ropinirole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole
Thioridazine with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
Thioridazine with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Thioridazine with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Thioridazine with Pramipexole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem
Thioridazine with Sotalol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Thioridazine with Duloxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Duloxetine: DLX, Dutron, Dulok, Dulotek, Dutix, Dulex, Dutop, Delok, Sympta, Loxet, Duletin, Dureep
Thioridazine with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Thioridazine with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt
Thioridazine with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee
Thioridazine with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Thioridazine with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Thioridazine with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium
Thioridazine with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Thioridazine with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra
Thioridazine with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz
Thioridazine with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Thioridazine with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Thioridazine with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Loract, Urpam, Loram, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Loranxit, Larox, Agipam, Lorapax, Loxum
Thioridazine with Darifenacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darifenacin: Deyten OD, Urifen, Darilong, Dariten OD, Xelena, Vesigard
Thioridazine with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
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Substitutes for Thioridazine

No substitutes found for this medicine
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