Amistride

Medo Pharma

Composition for Amistride Products

Amistride Products are primarily used for

About Amistride Products

Uses of Amistride Products

Amisulpride is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Amistride Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Amistride are Nausea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Weight gain, Decreased blood pressure, Dystonia, Akathisia, Parkinsonism, Increased prolactin level in blood.

How Amistride Products work

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

In Depth Information for Amistride Products

Expert advice for Amistride Products

  • Amistride helps treat schizophrenia.
  • Take it at bedtime to avoid feeling sleepy during the day.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Amistride can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • It may cause increased weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides (fat) levels. Eat healthy and exercise regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking Amistride without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns about Amistride Products

Frequently asked questions about Amistride Products

Frequently asked questions about Amisulpride

Q. Does Amistride make you sleepy?
Yes, Amistride may make you sleepy, drowsy, less alert, and may even blur your vision. If you experience these symptoms you should not drive or operate heavy machinery.
Q. When should I take Amistride?
The time of taking the medicine will be suggested by your doctor depending upon your dose. Doses up to 300 mg can be taken anytime of the day but preferably at the same time each day. Doses more than 300 mg can be taken half in the morning and half in the evening. You can take the medicine during or between meals.
Q. What does Amistride do to the brain?
Amistride belongs to antipsychotic class of medicines. It acts against dopamine receptors in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter which helps in regulating mood and behavior. Schizophrenia is associated with an overactivity of dopamine in the brain, and this overactivity may cause delusions and hallucinations. Amistride prevents this excessive activity of dopamine in the brain which helps in treating symptoms of schizophrenia.
Q. Does Amistride help with anxiety?
No, there is no data to support the use of Amistride in the treatment of anxiety. On the contrary, anxiety is a common side effect of Amistride.
Q. Can I stop taking Amistride after some time?
No, you should keep taking Amistride as long as your doctor has advised. Do not stop the medication even if you feel better. Stopping it suddenly may worsen your condition or symptoms may come back. Talk to your doctor who will gradually reduce your dose.
Q. Who should not take Amistride?
You should not take Amistride if you are under 15 years of age, allergic to it, have breast cancer or a tumor known as prolactinoma. Avoid taking Amistride if you are breastfeeding, have tumor of adrenal glands (pheochromocytoma), or if you are taking certain medicines like levodopa, medicines to treat heart rhythm disorders, etc.
Q. Is Amistride addictive?
No, there is no evidence to say that Amistride causes addiction. Also, its use is not known to have any tendency for abuse.
Q. What are the withdrawal symptoms of Amistride?
Suddenly stopping Amistride may cause withdrawal symptoms which include nausea, vomiting, sweating, difficulty sleeping, extreme restlessness, muscle stiffness or abnormal movements, or your original condition may come back. Therefore, it is advised to gradually reduce the dose of Amistride.

Products for Amistride

Amistride 100mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Medo Pharma
MRP
100.06
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Amistride 50mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
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MRP
63.02
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