Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Overview

Asenapt 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Asenapine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Asenapt 10Mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic that is used to treat schizophrenia. It is used along with valproate and lithium to treat manic episodes. It works by inhibiting the secretion of certain chemicals in the body.

You should not use Asenapt 10Mg Tablet if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. If you are taking other antipsychotic medicines, an antiarrhythmic like sotalol and procainamide, then Asenapt 10Mg Tablet is not to be taken as well. This is also the case if you have an irregular heartbeat or suffer from severe liver problems.

The tablet of Asenapt 10Mg Tablet must be taken whole and not chewed or crushed. Nothing must be drunk or eaten ten minutes after you have taken the medicine. Try to take it every day and at the same time to get the most benefits out of it.

Some of the side effects that may be seen as a result of taking Asenapt 10Mg Tablet may be weight gain, dizziness, upset stomach, insomnia, restlessness, joint aches and temporary numbness around the mouth area.

In addition to its intended effect, Asenapt 10Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Increased saliva production
Altered taste
Weight gain
Akathisia
Parkinsonism
Dystonia
Abnormal involuntary movements.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Alkepin 100mg tablet dt may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Alkepin 100mg tablet dt may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Onabet Powder
FLUGEE 150MG TABLET
TRAMAZAC HP 50MG INJECTION
Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup
What are you using Asenapt 10Mg Tablet for?
Other
How much was the improvement?
Excellent
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Not taking on daily level
How did you take this medicine?
With or without food