Lurakem

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lurakem Products

Lurakem Products are primarily used for

About Lurakem Products

Uses of Lurakem Products

Lurasidone is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Lurakem Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lurakem 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 Lurakem Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Lurakem Products

Frequently asked questions about Lurakem Products

Frequently asked questions about Lurasidone

Q. Can Lurakem 40 Tablet be used during pregnancy?
Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 Tablet?
Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 Tablet be taken?
Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 Tablet cause weight gain?
Weight gain is a common side effect of Lurakem 40 Tablet, though not everyone is affected. If you experience weight gain on taking Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 Tablet take to work?
Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 Tablet?
Alcohol should be avoided while taking Lurakem 40 Tablet since taking both together may cause severe side effects. In addition to that, you should not drink grapefruit juice while on Lurakem 40 Tablet since it affects the way it works.
Q. What is the most important information I should know about Lurakem 40 Tablet?
Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem 40 Tablet cause dizziness?
Yes, Lurakem 40 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 Lurakem

Lurakem 40 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
193.5
ADD TO CART
Lurakem 80mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
327.5
ADD TO CART

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