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Clopixol 50Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Lundbeck India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Zuclopenthixol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Clopixol 50Mg Injection is a drug that is aimed at treating and curing the disease Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a condition where a person loses clarity of thought and memory. This drug is a medicine for this condition as well as some other problems and is a well known anti-psychotic drug. Clopixol 50Mg Injection may be administered to the patient in different forms, which includes injections and tablets. Schizophrenic patients with low compliance to medicines may be given this drug via an injection. In patients with good compliance to oral medication it may be administered as a tablet.

Clopixol 50Mg Injection must be given with caution with patients who are pregnant or breast feeding, also who have heart or liver or kidney disorders. It may also react with other medicines, hence it is important for the doctor to know existing medications before prescribing Clopixol 50Mg Injection.

When this medicine is consumed patient may feel sleepy, drowsy or a blurry vision. Other side effects include headache, dry mouth, restlessness, indigestion, upset stomach, weight changes, loss of appetite. Permanent side effect may a slow tremor in the limbs if over dosed for a long time. This drug must only be consumed under strict supervision of the Doctor.

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?

    Clopixol 100mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Clopixol 100mg injection 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 not drive if they have blurred vision.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

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

This medication is a preferred form of treatment for psychosis and schizophrenia. The medication acts by inhibiting the dopamine receptors, namely, the D1 and D2 receptors in the body. It also tries to bind with 5-HT2 and alpha1-adrenergic receptors.

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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