Alkepin ODT 12.5 mg Tablet

Alkepin ODT 12.5 mg Tablet

Alkem Laboratories
Uses of Alkepin ODT 12.5 mg Tablet:
Schizophrenia
Composition of Alkepin ODT 12.5 mg Tablet:
Clozapine 12.5mg
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MRP: ₹25
Product Details

SKU: PC-2262
Product Description: Alkepin ODT 12.5 mg Tablet is manufactured by Alkem Laboratories
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Clozapine is generally used in treatment of the treatment of schizophrenia.

Side effects

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Restlessness
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremor
  • Weight gain

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Clozapine, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Clozapine is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.

How it works

Clozapine is an atypical antipsychotics that improves the conditionby modulating the function of some chemical messengers that affects thoughts in the brain.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Clozapine safe?
Yes. Clozapine is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Clozapine a narcotic, addictive, controlled substance?
Clozapine is not a narcotic, addictive or a controlled drug

Q. Is Clozapine a benzodiazepine?
No. Clozapine is not a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-psychotic agent

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with Clozapine?
Yes. You can take ibuprofen with Clozapine if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Clozapine cause erectile dysfunction, tardive dyskinesia, weight-gain, sleepiness or low sperm count?
Clozapine may cause erectile dysfunction, low sperm count, sleepiness, weight gain or tardive dyskinesia. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Does Clozapine help with anxiety?
Clozapine decreases anxiety and other symptoms in patients suffering from schizophrenia.

Expert Advice

  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have kidney, liver or heart disease, prostate problem, difficulty in passing urine, diabetes or elevated blood sugar levels, chronic constipation, glaucoma, blood clots or history of blood clots, epilepsy, galactose intolerance or Lapp lactase deficiency, diseases of the large intestine, heart problems (problems with QT interval), or if you have risk factors for stroke (high blood pressure or problems in the blood vessels of the brain), or if you have had an abdominal surgery in the past.Do not drive or operate heavy machinery and be careful while getting up from a sitting or lying position after taking $name as it may make you feel dizzy.Always ensure you are being regularly monitored for white blood cell count, total blood cell count, heart rate (ECG), liver function, and lipid function by taking appropriate tests.Avoid smoking, regular caffeine intake, and alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects.Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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