Arpizol 15mg Tablet
Arpizol 15 MG Tablet treats the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia, Tourette’s disorder, bipolar I disorder, or symptoms of autistic disorder. If used together with other psychotic medicines, it can treat depressive disorders in adults. It only controls the symptoms but cannot be used to cure the disease.
This medication is an antipsychotic medication. It restores the balance of certain natural chemicals in the brain which decreases hallucinations and improves your concentration. This medicine controls your mood swings and decreases the frequency of mood swings.
You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to it, if you suffer from dementia or are breastfeeding. Before starting the medication, inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
liver or kidney disease.
seizures, epilepsy, phenylketonuria, high or low blood pressure or high cholesterol
a history of low white blood cell (WBC) count
heart disease, heart rhythm problems, or a history of heart attack or stroke
if you are pregnant
a personal or family history of diabetes
a history of obsessive-compulsive disorder, impulse-control disorder, or addictive behaviours.
Some side effects like dizziness, nausea, excess saliva, vomiting, tiredness, blurred vision, headache, weight gain, constipation, and trouble sleeping may occur. Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including fainting, depression, suicidal thoughts, restlessness, increased anxiety, shaking, muscle spasm, seizures, fever and persistent sore throat.
The dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, age, and other medications you may be taking. Your doctor may direct you to start this medication at a low dose and gradually increase your dose. This is done to reduce the risk of side effects. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
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.
The medication can treat the below provided problems:
A patient can suffer from the following side effects:
Missed Dose instructions
If you miss a dose of this medication, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medicine belongs is an antipsychotic agent that works as a partial agonist of dopamine D2 receptors and serotonin 5-HT1A receptors and relieves positive symptoms of schizophrenia and as a strong antagonist of serotonin 5-HT2A receptors which relieves the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.