Frestina 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.
The drug is used to treat:
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.
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
MedicineThis drug interacts with warfarin, 1-benzylimidazole, 1,10-Phenanthroline, etc.
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