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Zipsydon 20mg Capsule

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

Zipsydon 20mg Capsule is used in the treatment of specific mood/mental disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It can help decrease hallucinations and helps you feel less agitated, thus letting you think more positively and clearly. Zipsydon 20mg Capsule belongs to a class of drugs known as atypical antipsychotics which work by restoring the natural balance of the neural pathways in the brain.

Zipsydon 20mg Capsule is taken via tablet for, which has to be taken along with food, unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor. The capsules cannot be crushed or chewed, and need to be swallowed whole.

Before using Zipsydon 20mg Capsule tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you have allergies to certain medicines or foods, or if you have a history of heart diseases/problems.

Zipsydon 20mg Capsule may cause side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, weakness, cough, runny nose, vomiting and nausea. Rarer side effects include muscle spasms, difficulty swallowing, vision changes, and interrupted breathing. Zipsydon 20mg Capsule may also cause significant weight gain, as well as a rise in blood cholesterol levels.

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.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Zipsydon 80mg capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Zipsydon 80mg capsule 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 interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

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

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zipsydon 20mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Zipsydon 20mg Capsule is an antipsychotic, which is used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Even though the exact mechanism of action for the drug is not understood, scientists suspect that it acts by antagonising the D2 and 5HT2 receptors.

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

    Onabet Powder

    Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup

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