About Soltus 50 Tablet
SOLTUS 50MG TABLET belongs to a group of medicines called ‘antipsychotics‘ used to treat nausea and vomiting post-surgery. In higher doses, SOLTUS 50MG TABLET also treats schizophrenia and acute psychotic episodes. Schizophrenia is a mental condition in which the person may feel, hear, or see things that are not there, believe things that are not true, feel unusually suspicious or confused.
SOLTUS 50MG TABLET contains ‘Amisulpride‘ that works by blocking chemical messengers’ effects in the brain (dopamine and serotonin). This helps in improving mood, behaviour, and thoughts. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET elevates the symptoms of the disease and prevents them from coming back. In this way, it improves disturbed thoughts, feelings, and behaviour.
You are suggested to take SOLTUS 50MG TABLET as long as your doctor has prescribed it after checking your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as uncontrolled moments of arms and legs, difficulty sleeping (insomnia), or feeling anxious or agitated, feeling drowsy or sleepy, constipation, feeling or being sick, dry mouth, putting on weight, unusual production of breast milk in women and men, breast pain, menstrual period stops, and blurred vision. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.
To treat your condition effectually, continue taking SOLTUS 50MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not take SOLTUS 50MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET causes drowsiness and dizziness, do not drive unless you are alert. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET can be given to children if prescribed by the doctor for treating conduct disorder. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET should not be given to children for treating schizophrenia or mania. Avoid consuming alcohol along with SOLTUS 50MG TABLET as it could change the way alcohol affects you. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.
Uses of Soltus 50 Tablet
Nausea and vomiting post-surgery, Schizophrenia
SOLTUS 50MG TABLET belongs to a group of antipsychotics used to treat schizophrenia in adults and children who are above 13 years old. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET improves the mood and behaviour in people who have an imbalance of chemicals known as a neurotransmitter in their brain. Thus, SOLTUS 50MG TABLET relieves psychotic symptoms like delusions, hallucinations, confusion, disturbing thoughts, and lack of self-awareness.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Soltus 50 Tablet
- Dry mouth
- Breast pain
- Blurred vision
- Putting on weight
- Feeling or being sick
- Menstrual period stops
- Feeling drowsy or sleepy
- Feeling anxious or agitated
- Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
- Uncontrolled moments of arms and legs
- Unusual production of breast milk in women and men
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Persons who are dealing with medical conditions like kidney problems, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, fits (epileptic seizures), unusual heart rate (rhythm), elderly, low potassium levels in your blood, taking any drugs which may lower potassium levels (such as thiazide, diuretics, bendroflumethiazide, hydrochlorothiazide), stroke, history of blood clots, low number of white blood cells (agranulocytosis) should consult with a doctor before taking SOLTUS 50MG TABLET. Do not take SOLTUS 50MG TABLET if you are allergic to SOLTUS 50MG TABLET or any of its contents. Do not take SOLTUS 50MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET causes drowsiness and dizziness, do not drive unless you are alert. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET can be given to children above 10 years if prescribed by the doctor for treating mental conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Avoid consuming alcohol along with SOLTUS 50MG TABLET as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. Rise slowly from sitting or lying position as SOLTUS 50MG TABLET causes orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering in blood pressure leading to dizziness on standing). Inform your doctor before taking SOLTUS 50MG TABLET if you have diabetes as SOLTUS 50MG TABLET can cause an increase in blood sugar levels. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET may not be suitable for people with a history of prolactin-dependant breast cancer as SOLTUS 50MG TABLET increases prolactin levels. SOLTUS 50MG TABLET should not be used in adults to treat dementia-related psychosis.
DRUG-DRUG INTERACTION: SOLTUS 50MG TABLET may have interaction with aripiprazole (used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder), lorazepam, diazepam, alprazolam (used to treat anxiety disorders), citalopram, duloxetine, fluoxetine, escitalopram, trazodone, sertraline (used to treat depression), diphenhydramine, hydroxyzine (used to treat allergy), divalproex sodium (used to treat mania), gabapentin, clonazepam, lamotrigine, pregabalin (used to treat fits), oxycodone, tramadol (used to relieve pain), albuterol (used to treat breathing difficulty), and quetiapine (used to treat psychosis)
FOOD-DRUG INTERACTION: SOLTUS 50MG TABLET may have interaction with alcohol, obesity, and high cholesterol levels.
DRUG-DISEASE INTERACTION: SOLTUS 50MG TABLET may have interactions with dementia (memory loss), CNS depression, liver disease, seizures, low blood pressure, diabetes, lipid alterations, weight gain, parkinsonism, acute alcohol intoxication, neuroleptic malignant syndrome (occurs due to reaction with anti-psychotic drugs), Tardive dyskinesia (repetitive, involuntary movements), irregular heartbeat (with QT interval prolongation), kidney impairment/disease, blood abnormalities, lipid alterations, Priapism (prolonged erection of the penis), and hyperprolactinemia (higher levels of prolactin in the blood).