Zopin Lotion

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Ampra Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Zopin NA Lotion

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Medicine Overview of Zopin Lotion

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Uses of Zopin Lotion

Zopin Lotion is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Zopin Lotion

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Constipation, Increased saliva production.

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How to use Zopin Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Zopin Lotion works

Zopin lotion is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Zopin Lotion

Expert advice for Zopin Lotion

  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have kidney, liver or heart disease, prostate problem, difficulty in passing urine, diabetes or elevated blood sugar levels, chronic constipation, glaucoma, blood clots or history of blood clots, epilepsy, galactose intolerance or Lapp lactase deficiency, diseases of the large intestine, heart problems (problems with QT interval), or if you have risk factors for stroke (high blood pressure or problems in the blood vessels of the brain), or if you have had an abdominal surgery in the past.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery and be careful while getting up from a sitting or lying position after taking clozapine as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Always ensure you are being regularly monitored for white blood cell count, total blood cell count, heart rate (ECG), liver function, and lipid function by taking appropriate tests.
  • Avoid smoking, regular caffeine intake, and alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zopin Lotion
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zopin Lotion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zopin Lotion is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

If Zopin Lotion is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby's white blood cell count as well.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineZopin Lotion, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zopin Lotion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zopin Lotion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zopin Lotion is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zopin Lotion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zopin Lotion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable. Inform your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting and/or weight loss while taking this medicine.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zopin NA Lotion

Frequently asked questions for Clozapine

Yes. Zopin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Zopin is not a narcotic, addictive or a controlled drug
No. Zopin is not a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-psychotic agent
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with clozapine?
Yes. You can take ibuprofen with clozapine if prescribed by your doctor
Zopin may cause erectile dysfunction, low sperm count, sleepiness, weight gain or tardive dyskinesia. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Zopin decreases anxiety and other symptoms in patients suffering from schizophrenia.
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Substitutes for Zopin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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