Chlorpromazine 100Mg Tablet

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

Chlorpromazine 100Mg Tablet falls under a category of drugs known as phenothiazine antipsychotics. It is used primarily as a psychiatric medicine. It treats mental and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, ADHD and schizophrenia. It also reduces hallucinations. It functions by restoring natural substance balance in the brain. It is administered by injection either through the vein or into a muscle.

On using Chlorpromazine 100Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, low blood pressure, skin rash, weight gain, dystonia, amenorrhea and akathisia. If your reactions persist or worsen over time contact your health care provider right away.

Inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions: severe drowsiness, have allergy towards any ingredient contained within the medication or to any foods, medicines, substances. If you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby, you have heart/ liver/ kidney/mood problems, you have a history of seizures, asthma , Parkinson’s or high blood pressure.

Usually the adult dose is about 500 mg, taken orally per day. However, ideally the dosage should be prescribed by the doctor based on your condition.

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?

    Chlordyl 100 mg/2 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Chlordyl 100 mg/2 mg tablet 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?

    Patients should be warned not to drive or operate machinery.
    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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This medicine works as an antagonist of the postsynaptic dopamine and serotonergic-receptors. This reduces the excess dopamine and serotonin in the limbic and cortical areas of the brain, reducing psychotic symptoms.

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