XENTAS 0.5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR XENTAS 0.5mg tablet

Flupenthixol(0.5mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Xentas 0.5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Xentas 0.5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Xentas 0.5mg 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.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR XENTAS 0.5mg tablet

    Flupenthixol(0.5mg)

    Xentas tablet uses

    Xentas 0.5mg tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

    How xentas tablet works

    Xentas 0.5mg tablet works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects the thoughts and moods.

    Common side effects of xentas tablet

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR XENTAS tablet

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    Expert advice FOR XENTAS tablet

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR XENTAS 0.5mg tablet

    Flupenthixol

    Q. What is flupenthixol deconate?
    Flupenthixol belongs to a class of medication called as typical antipsychotic. It acts by increasing the amounts of chemical (serotonin), in the brain. Flupenthixol decanoate is a long-acting preparation of flupenthixol for injection into the muscles, which may be given at a frequency ranging from once in a week to once in 4 weeks
    Q. What is flupenthixol used for?
    Flupenthixol 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
    Q. Why is flupenthixol banned?
    Flupenthixol in combination with melitracen is banned in india due to safety concern
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    Q. How does flupenthixol work?
    Flupenthixol 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 10 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)