Iloperidone

Information about Iloperidone

Iloperidone Uses

Iloperidone is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

How Iloperidone works

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

Common side effects of Iloperidone

Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Nasal congestion (stuffy nose), Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Sleepiness, Weight gain
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Expert advice for Iloperidone

  • Take it at bedtime to avoid feeling sleepy during the day.
  • It may take 2-6 weeks to feel the medication's full effects.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Iloperidone can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It may cause an increase in weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides (fat). Eat healthy and exercise regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Iloperidone without talking to your doctor first as it may cause a worsening of symptoms.
     

Frequently asked questions for Iloperidone

Iloperidone

Q. What is Iloperidone used for?

Iloperidone is used in adults to treat schizophrenia (psychiatric disorder with symptoms of emotional instability, detachment from reality, often with delusions and hallucinations, and withdrawal into the self).

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