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Pimoz 4Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Mova Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Pimozide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Pimoz 4Mg Tablet belongs to a group of antipsychotic drugs. It works by inhibiting the production of dopamine, which is a chemical occurring naturally in the brain. It is used to treat patients suffering from Tourette syndrome that causes muscular tics or speech tics. The drug is administered when other medicines have proved ineffective. You cannot take this medicine if you are a patient of fluctuating potassium or magnesium levels in the blood, or have low blood pressure, or a condition of irregular heart rate. The drug cannot be used to treat any other tic problems that are not related to the Tourette syndrome. You may be advised against the medicine if you have a history of kidney or liver disorder, enlarged prostate, glaucoma in the eyes, if you are on drugs to control seizures or if you have a low count of white blood cells. The medicine can be taken orally, with or without food, as directed by the doctor. You must avoid grape fruit juice during the period of treatment, along with abstinence from alcohol, smoking, tobacco and caffeine.

The medicine may weaken the immunity system of the body, dizziness, sleepiness or high fever. It is advised to avoid driving after a dosage of the medicine.

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.

In addition to its intended effect, Pimoz 4Mg 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.
Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
Abnormality of voluntary movements
Parkinsonism
Weight gain
Akathisia
Dystonia
Abnormal vision.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Pimoz 2mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Pimoz 2mg 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?
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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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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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Pimoz 4Mg Tablet is a dopamine antagonist with antipsychotic properties. Although the exact mechanism of action is unknown, it is believed that it works by binding to the dopamine D2 receptors in the CNS thus inhibiting them and blocking dopamine neurotransmission.
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