Alsiva

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Alsiva Products

Alsiva Products are primarily used for

About Alsiva Products

Uses of Alsiva Products

Lurasidone is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Alsiva Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alsiva are Nausea, Vomiting, Weight gain, Sleepiness, Dryness in mouth, Indigestion, Parkinsonism, Akathisia (inability to stay still), Anxiety, Stomach discomfort, Restlessness, Upper abdominal pain, Agitation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Increased saliva production.

How Alsiva Products work

Lurasidone work by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

Patient Concerns about Alsiva Products

Frequently asked questions about Alsiva Products

Frequently asked questions about Lurasidone

Q. Can Alsiva 80mg Tablet be used during pregnancy?
Alsiva 80mg Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy unless this has been prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will monitor your baby closely after birth because giving Alsiva 80mg Tablet during the last 3 months to the mother may cause shaking, sleepiness, agitation, breathing problems, difficulty in feeding and muscle stiffness and/or weakness in the baby.
Q. What monitoring is required during treatment with Alsiva 80mg Tablet?
Alsiva 80mg Tablet may cause an increase in blood sugar levels in diabetic patients or those having risk factors for diabetes. It may also decrease white blood cell count and increase prolactin, cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Therefore, during treatment with Alsiva 80mg Tablet, your doctor may get blood tests done to check for blood sugar levels, blood cell counts, prolactin levels (hormone) and cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Q. How should Alsiva 80mg Tablet be taken?
Alsiva 80mg Tablet should be swallowed whole with water in order to mask the bitter taste. You should take it during meals or just after having meals as this helps the body to take up the medicine and allows it to work better. Try to take it at the same time every day, so that you remember to take it.
Q. Does Alsiva 80mg Tablet cause weight gain?
Weight gain is a common side effect of Alsiva 80mg Tablet, though not everyone is affected. If you experience weight gain on taking Alsiva 80mg Tablet, talk to your doctor or a nutritionist. Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help you maintain your weight.
Q. How long does Alsiva 80mg Tablet take to work?
Alsiva 80mg Tablet does not show any immediate improvement. It may take several days to weeks to notice improvement in symptoms. The patient is continuously monitored during this time.
Q. What should be avoided while taking Alsiva 80mg Tablet?
Alcohol should be avoided while taking Alsiva 80mg Tablet since taking both together may cause severe side effects. In addition to that, you should not drink grapefruit juice while on Alsiva 80mg Tablet since it affects the way it works.
Q. What is the most important information I should know about Alsiva 80mg Tablet?
Alsiva 80mg Tablet can cause increased risk of death in elderly people who have confusion, memory loss or have lost touch with reality (dementia-related psychosis). It is important to know that Alsiva 80mg Tablet may increase suicidal thoughts or behavior in some children, teenagers, and young adults within the first few months of treatment and when the dose is changed.
Q. Does Alsiva 80mg Tablet cause dizziness?
Yes, Alsiva 80mg Tablet may cause dizziness, sleepiness and vision problems. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should avoid driving or using heavy machinery.

Products for Alsiva

Alsiva 80mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
298
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Alsiva 40 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
160
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