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Neuropin 25 MG Tablet

Manufactured byZenith Healthcare Ltd.
ContainsClozapine
Description

Neuropin 25 MG Tablet is an antipsychotic medication that is used in the treatment of schizophrenia. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly without informing your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Neuropin 25 MG Tablet

  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Shaking of the hands or feet
  • Constipation
  • Increased salivation
  • Anxiety
  • Dry mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat

Uses of Neuropin 25 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Schizophrenia
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 15 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 12 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and fainting. It is advised that you should avoid alcohol and not to perform activities which require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle and operating machinery when taking these medicines together.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to clozapine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Diabetes

This medicine may increase the blood glucose levels in diabetic patients. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Blood cells count

This medicine may reduce the blood cell count, especially WBC (neutrophils). Any symptoms of fever, weakness during the treatment should be reported to the doctor. Regular monitoring of blood cells count is necessary.

Withdrawal symptoms

Abrupt discontinuation of this medicine may increase the risk of adverse effects, especially if you have been using a high dose for a long duration. A gradual dose reduction is recommended to avoid these reactions. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Impaired liver function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 16 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Driving or operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and fainting. It is advised that you should avoid alcohol and not to perform activities which require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle and operating machinery when taking these medicines together.
Interaction with Medicine

Ketoconazole

Tramadol

Antidiabetic drugs

Antihypertensives

Disease interactions

Dementia

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with dementia-related psychosis, especially in elderly patients due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Seizure disorders

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with seizure disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition,

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by binding to certain receptors and inhibits the release of the chemical substances that cause psychotic symptoms.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Atypical antipsychotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4411/smpc

Clozapine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 10 March 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00363

DailyMed - CLOZAPINE tablet [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 10 March 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=25c0c6d5-f7b0-48e4-e054-00144ff8d46c
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