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Flumel 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Parasol Laboratories
Medicine composition: Flupenthixol, Melitracen
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 18, 2019

Flumel 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet falls under a category of drugs known as thioxanthenes. This medication is used for treating mental disorders such as schizophrenia. It functions by interfering with the nerve pathways in the brain and rectifies the chemical imbalances that are responsible for the signs of schizophrenia.

On using this medication you may experience side effects such as dry mouth, headache, dizziness, vision problems, shakiness, fatigue, nausea, insomnia, nervousness, etc. If the reactions persist or become worse over time contact your health care provider as soon as possible.

Before you start taking this medication you should notify your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to any ingredient contained within it.
  • You are allergic to any food or medicine or substance.
  • You have breathing/liver/kidney/thyroid/heart problems.
  • You have epilepsy/diabetes/Parkinson’s disease/glaucoma.
  • You are taking any medications.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding women.

The dosage for this medication should be prescribed by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition. The usual starting dose in adults is 1 mg 3 times per day. This may later be increased to 3-6 mg.

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.

The drug is used to treat:

  • Hypersensitivity

The side effects of this drug include:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Flumel 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

It is an antipsychotic drug that is used as a long-acting injection for schizophrenia and also as an antidepressant. It belongs to a class of thioxanthene drug which works by blocking the dopamine D1 and D2 receptors thereby increasing serotonin and noradrenaline.

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

    Medicine

    This drug interacts with warfarin, 1-benzylimidazole, 1,10-Phenanthroline, etc.

Ques: What is Flumel 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for treating mental disorders such as schizophrenia.

Ques: How long do I need to use Flumel 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Flumel 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Flumel 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Flumel 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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