Blonanserin is used in the treatment of schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally) and mania (abnormally elevated mood).
How it works
Blonanserin works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.
Common side effects
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, Abnormal behavior, Acne, Bradycardia, Oral ulcer, Diarrhoea, Feeling thirsty, Increased appetite, Insomnia, Feeling of discomfort, Skin redness, Slow movement, Loss of consciousness
- Use blonanserin with extreme caution if you have a history of suicidal tendency as these symptoms may get worsened.
- Do not take blonanserin if you are an elderly patient with dementia-related psychosis (symptoms may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language).
- Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to blonanserin or any of its ingredients.