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Emsidon 40Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Lurasidone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Emsidon 40Mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It treats schizophrenia, depression and cases of bipolar disorder. It functions by affecting certain substance in the brain.

On using Emsidon 40Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness,, weakness, diarrhoea, vomiting, sudden weight gain, headache, anxiety, irregular heartbeat, difficulty breathing/ speaking/ swallowing/ swelling, mood disorders, twitching, increased urination urges, seizures and seizure related disorders. If your reactions persist or become more severe over time seek medical attention right away.

Before using Emsidon 40Mg Tablet you should tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within this medication, you have any other allergies, you are already taking any medications, you have history of seizures/ heart problems/ kidney problems/ liver problems, you have diabetes, you harbor suicidal thoughts, you have dementia or other mental disorders, you have Parkinson disease, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.

The dosage for this medication is determined by the doctor based on your age, medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults for treating Schizophrenia is 40 mg daily and for bipolar disorder it is 20 mg once daily.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

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

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Emsidon 40Mg Tablet is used for treating schizophrenia and depression caused by bipolar 1 disorder. It is a class of drug known as atypical antipsychotic that works as an antagonist of dopamine and serotonin 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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