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Flurilept 20Mg Tablet

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

Flurilept 20Mg Tablet is an antipsychotic. It is used in the treatment of mental disorders such as schizophrenia and other kinds of psychotic disorders.

On using Flurilept 20Mg Tablet you may experience certain side effects such as dizziness, chest pain, vomiting, mild insomnia, drying of mouth, swelling of body parts, sudden weight gain, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, inflammation of vein caused by blood clot, abnormal body movements, skin rash, increased risk of breast cancer, bronchospasms and vision problems. If the reactions persist or become worse over time contact your health care provider right away.

This medication should not be used if you have central nervous system depression or coma or liver impairment. Before using this medication notify your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within it, you are allergic to any food or medicine or substance, you are alcoholic, you suffer from seizures or kidney disorders, you have risk of blood clots in the brain, you are taking any medications, you are pregnant or are nursing a baby.

The dosage for this medication should be determined by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition. The usual dose prescribed for adults is 20-60 mg weekly for treating psychoses.

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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 Neurologist before using this medicine.

In addition to its intended effect, Flurilept 20Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Weight gain
Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
Abnormality of voluntary movements
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Penridol 20mg 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?
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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Interaction with Medicine
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Flurilept 20Mg Tablet is an antipsychotic drug. It works by inhibiting the production of dopamine in the body. The drug achieves this by binding with dopamine receptors and blocking the mesocortical and mesolimbic dopaminergic pathways.
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How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
Within 2 days
Within 2 hours
Within a day
Within 6 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Not taking on daily level
Once a day
Four times A Day
How did you take this medicine?
With or without food
With Food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Weight gain
Abnormality of voluntary movements
Dry Mouth
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Popular Questions & Answers

I am 24 year old male. I am under medication by a psychiatrist. The medicines prescribed by my doctor are as follows 1. Soltus OD 200, 2. Licab XL, 3. Bexol dt, 4. Inspiral, 5. Penridol Even after the medicines I still suffer from severe mental fatigue which hampers my job and I am unable to keep a job due to it. Please suggest me a solution.

Homeopath, Delhi
I am 24 year old male. I am under medication by a psychiatrist. The medicines prescribed by my doctor are as follows
Severe mental fatigue can be due to stress and anxiety. Do daily pranayam and meditation for 15 min daily morning. Eat fruits daily like apple and pomegranate. Have few almonds daily. You may also take homoeopathic treatment for the same.
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I am 24 year old male. I am under medication by a psychiatrist. The medicines prescribed by my doctor are as follows 1.Soltus OD 200, 2. Licab XL, 3. Bexol dt, 4. Penridol Despite the medication I still suffer from mental fatigue. Please suggest a solution I was prescribed these drugs after I had suffered from auditory hallucinations. I am taking them from the past 5 months. My mental fatigue problem is from 8 years and no doctor has been able to give a solution. Please help I have been taking this medication since 10 months. I also experienced suspicion and precursory ideas along with auditory hallucination. But now I don’t have any of the above symptoms. My only problem now is mental fatigue which is hampering my career. Please help.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Pharmacy, 6-month Internship, Diploma in Mental Health care & Counseling
Psychologist, Madurai
I am 24 year old male. I am under medication by a psychiatrist. The medicines prescribed by my doctor are as follows
Unfortunately some psychiatric disorders are chronic (continuous or long-term) in nature. Just like some physical conditions like diabetes (sugar) or some kind of arthritis (pain due to inflammation of joints) which can't be permanently cured but can be controlled or managed from getting worse and reducing the symptoms like pain, fever restricted mobility in case of arthritis and dizziness, deterioration of functions of other organs like kidneys, heart, eyes etc. In cases of diabetes by means of modern medicines, physiotherapy and life-style modifications. Likewise, it seems to me that you have been taking drugs for stabilizing your mood swings and other psychotic symptoms which appear to be chronic. You have to accept that you have got to live with these undesirable conditions at first which may give you an immense relaxation. On the other hand, you can improve your quality of life by making some lifestyle modifications such as working within your physical and mental capacities, going for a brisk walk everyday, attending yoga classes, expanding your social network and thereby increasing your emotional support system and more importantly making regular, periodical visit to your psychiatrist etc, don't lose hope. Certainly you can make your life for the better if you have the strong will to do.

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