Information about Loxapine
Loxapine is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
How loxapine works
Loxapine works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects the thoughts and moods.
Common side effects of loxapine
Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dry mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Parkinsonism, Weight gain, Akathisia, Dystonia, Constipation.
Available Medicine for Loxapine
- ₹38 to ₹75Mayflower India2 variant(s)
- ₹172Mayflower India1 variant(s)
- ₹42 to ₹74Nusearch Organic2 variant(s)
- ₹54 to ₹99Ivy Healthcare2 variant(s)
- ₹42 to ₹79Tripada Biotec Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹38 to ₹78Pfizer Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹37 to ₹86Consern Pharma P Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹40 to ₹95KC Laboratories2 variant(s)
- ₹175Tripada Biotec Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹35 to ₹265D D Pharmaceuticals4 variant(s)
Expert advice for Loxapine
- Do not start or continue loxapine and consult your doctor if you have history of fits (seizures), heart or brain related diseases, respiratory or lung problems, or if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
- Do not drive or operate any machinery because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with loxapine.
Frequently asked questions for Loxapine
Q. Is loxapine or loxapine succinate an atypical antipsychotic or narcotic drug?
Loxapine or loxapine succinate is not an atypical antipsychotic or narcotic drug. It is a dibenzoxazepine typical antipsychotic
Q. Does loxapine cause weight gain, diabetes, or tiredness?
Loxapine may cause weight gain or tiredness, but it is not known to cause diabetes.