Maxpride 200 Tablet
Maxpride 200 MG Tablet belongs to a group of drugs known as anti-psychotics. Essentially prescribed to patients who suffer from schizophrenia, Maxpride 200 MG Tablet treats the symptoms of this mental disorder and controls the condition. It alters certain chemical substances in the brain so as to improve the behavior and thoughts of schizophrenic patients.
Before your doctor prescribes Maxpride 200 MG Tablet, he will inquire about your medical history. Inform him in detail about current health problems that you are facing and the medication you are on. Also inform him if you are allergic to any medicines or food.
For example, inform him if you face any kidney or liver troubles, have diabetes or Parkinson’s disease or if you suffer from epileptic fits. Inform you doctor if you are taking any particular medication to treat Parkinson’s disease, other mental health issues, malaria etc. as they may interfere with the effect of Maxpride 200 MG Tablet.
The drug is not meant for consumption by pregnant women and nursing mothers as it may harm the child. The babies of pregnant women who have taken Maxpride 200 MG Tablet during their last trimester may suffer from side effects like stiffness in the muscles and drowsiness. In case your child does show any of the above-mentioned symptoms get in touch with your doctor immediately.
Meant for oral consumption, Maxpride 200 MG Tablet should be taken before food. Patients on this drug are told to avoid alcohol consumption as it may affect the action of Maxpride 200 MG Tablet. It is also advised that driving or used of machines should be avoided as Maxpride 200 MG Tablet can cause drowsiness and change in vision.
When it comes to dosage, your doctor may prescribe you a dose ranging from 50 mg to 800 mg daily. In some cases a daily dose of 1200 mg may also be prescribed. The doctor may initially start you off with a low dosage and increase it depending on your body’s reaction to Maxpride 200 MG Tablet.
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 most common use of this medication is:
This medicine causes side effects such as:
Change In Heart Rate
Severe Chest Pain
Swelling, Pain And Redness In The Legs
Increased Frequency Of Infections
Severe Skin Allergy
Twitches In The Tongue And Face
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose should be skipped.
Contact a doctor if an overdose with Maxpride 200 MG Tablet is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include excessive drowsiness, fall in blood pressure, agitation, coma etc.
This medication works by binding selectively to D2 and D3 subtype of dopaminergic receptors and blocking the effect of this neurotransmitter in the brain.