What is Clozapine 100mg Tablet ?
Clozapine 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and also adversely affects a person’s ability to think and behave).
How Clozapine 100mg Tablet is used?
Clozapine 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.
Common Side effects of the Tablet.
Some common side effects of this medicine include increased sweating, visual disturbance, and decreased blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not get better or worse.
How It Works:
Before taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if your suffering from high body temperature and muscle stiffness (neuroleptic malignant syndrome), have had abnormal tongue or face movements (dyskinesia), heart disease, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, fits (epilepsy), difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia), or liver problems.
This Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
If Catedix 100 Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby’s white blood cell count as well.
This Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Catedix 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable. Inform your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting, and/or weight loss while taking this medicine.
Brand Name: Catedix