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Asenapt 5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Asenapine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 29, 2019

Asenapt 5Mg 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 5Mg 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 5Mg 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 5Mg 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 5Mg Tablet may be weight gain, dizziness, upset stomach, insomnia, restlessness, joint aches and temporary numbness around the mouth area.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
  • 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.

This medicine belongs to the class of an antipsychotic drug which shows sufficient expression of serotonin and dopamine receptor antagonism. It increases dopamine and acetylcholine generation. It ameliorates cognitive function but shows a negative effect on patients who suffer from schizophrenia.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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