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Amide 50mg Tab

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Medical Description

Amide 50 mg is used in the management of Schizophrenia. Amide 50 mg reduces the symptoms of schizophrenia by restoring the chemical imbalance in the brain. Overactive dopamine, a brain chemical, i...
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ContainsAmisulpride(50.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia
Side effectsDry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Orthostatic hypotension (dizziness due to low blood pressure, when you suddenly stand up from the lying down position or sitting position,) Weight gain.
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Amide 50 MG

  • Amide 50 mg is used in the management of Schizophrenia.

Contraindications of Amide 50 MG

  • If you have an allergy to Amide 50 mg or Amisulpride
  • If you are having kidney disease
  • If you are having breast cancer
  • If you are having prolactinoma (brain tumour- tumour of pituitary glands)
  • If you are having pheochromocytoma (tumour of adrenal glands- hormone-producing glands which are located near the kidneys)

Side effects of Amide 50 MG

  • Here are the most common side effects of Amide 50 mg
  • Dry mouth (lack of saliva)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Orthostatic hypotension (dizziness due to low blood pressure, when you suddenly stand up from the lying down position or sitting position)
  • Weight gain

Precautions and Warnings of Amide 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amide 50 mg during pregnancy?
A:
Take Amide 50 mg during pregnancy only if your doctor advises. Amide 50 mg may be unsafe in pregnancy. Inform your doctor even if you are planning for pregnancy. Your physician might change the dosage or the medicine if needed.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amide 50 mg while breastfeeding?
A:
Amide 50 mg may be unsafe during breastfeeding. Amide 50 mg might pass through the breastmilk and harm the baby. Follow your doctor’s instructions.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Amide 50 mg?
A:
Amide 50 mg causes side effects such as lack of alertness, dizziness, or sleepiness that affect your ability to drive. Avoid operating heavy machinery while you are on treatment with Amide 50 mg.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amide 50 mg?
A:
It is not advisable to consume alcohol while taking Amide 50 mg. Drinking alcohol can increase the side effects of Amide 50 mg, such as drowsiness or dizziness. Speak to your physician for more details.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you experience allergic reactions to Amide 50 mg such as difficulty breathing, rashes, itching, bluish skin colour, swelling of face, tongue, or throat
  • If you are under 15 years of age
  • If you have epilepsy (fits)
  • If you are having Parkinson's disease (nerve disease)
  • If you are having hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood)
  • If you are having diabetes (high blood sugar levels)
  • If you are having agranulocytosis (decreased white blood cells)
  • If you are having frequent infections, such as fever, sore throat, or mouth ulcers

Mode of Action of Amide 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Amide 50 mg belongs to the class of medicines called atypical antipsychotics. Amide 50 mg helps to restore the chemical imbalance in the brain. Thus, it improves your thoughts, behaviour, and your qua...
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Directions for Use of Amide 50 MG

  • Take Amide 50 mg, with food or without food as advised by your doctor. Preferably take Amide 50 mg before bedtime to avoid feeling sleepy throughout the day. Take Amide 50 mg for as long as advised by...
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  • Take it at the same time every day so you can get its maximum benefits due to the constant availability of the medicine in your body.
  • Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass full of water. Do not chew/ break open/ crush Amide 50 mg.
  • Follow the dosage instructions given by your doctor.
  • Never self-medicate. Your doctor will conduct a thorough evaluation and prescribe Amide 50 mg only if it is helpful to you. (Discuss your detailed medical history with your doctor, including any disea...
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  • Usually, the side effects of Amide 50 mg disappear on their own with time as your body gets used to the medicine. However, if the side effects appear persistent, or seem too serious, speak to your doc...
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  • If you develop orthostatic hypotension, rise slowly instead of suddenly getting up.
  • Amide 50 mg might cause weight gain and increase blood sugar levels or cholesterol. Having a healthy diet coupled with exercise can help in keeping you healthy.
  • Complete the entire course of treatment with Amide 50 mg, even if you feel better. Sudden stopping could lead to unbearable symptoms called withdrawal symptoms. Nausea, vomiting, restlessness, difficu...
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  • At the right time, your doctor might gradually taper the dosage before completely stopping it.
  • Amide 50 mg might take some time to work. Do not increase the dosage of Amide 50 mg without your doctor’s approval; it can be harmful.
  • Do not take any other medicines when you are on Amide 50 mg without informing your doctor; it is not safe.

Interactions of Amide 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Seek medical advice before taking Amide 50 mg if you are on antifungals/ medicines that fight fungal infection, such as Clotrimazole, Fluconazole, Itraconazole, Miconazole, or Cloral Lozenges - change...
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  • Seek medical advice before taking Amide 50 mg if you are on medicines for Parkinson’s diseases/ nerve disease, such as Levodopa - Either decreases the effects of the other. Avoid or Use Alternate Drug...
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  • Seek medical advice before taking Amide 50 mg if you are on medicines for reducing the heart rate, such as quinidine, sotalol, amiodarone, or disopyramide - changes in heart rhythm. ECG monitoring is...
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  • Seek medical advice before taking Amide 50 mg if you are on medicines for treating infections such as Sparfloxacin or Erythromycin- changes in heart rhythm. ECG monitoring is recommended if coadminist...
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  • Seek medical advice before taking Amide 50 mg if you are on medicines for chest infection such as Pentamidine - changes in heart rhythm. ECG monitoring is recommended if coadministered.
  • Seek medical advice before taking Amide 50 mg if you are on medicines for severe pain such as morphine, indomethacin, tramadol, or pethidine - increased drowsiness and side effects.
  • Seek medical advice before taking Amide 50 mg if you are on medicines for malaria such as Halofantrine - changes in heart rhythm. ECG monitoring is recommended if coadministered.
  • Taking Amide 50 mg with the above-mentioned medicines might change the efficacy/ effects of medicines. It could also lead to life-threatening reactions, such as life-threatening abnormal heart rate.

Storage and disposal of Amide 50 MG

Store Amide 50 mg in a cool and dry place, away from the direct sunlight. Store Amide 50 mg away from the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Amide 50 MG

Overdose

If you suspect an overdose of Amide 50 mg, contact your doctor immediately or rush to the nearest emergency department.

Missed a Dose

If you missed taking your dosage of Amide 50 mg, take it as soon as you remember. Take only one dose if you remember it close to your next dose. Do not take two doses of Amide 50 mg. Try to take Ami...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Will Amide 50 mg cause addiction?

A: No. Amide 50 mg will not make you an addict. However, ensure you take Amide 50 mg exactly as suggested by your doctor.

Q: Does Amide 50 mg treat my anxiety as well?

  • No. Amide 50 mg does not treat your anxiety. On the contrary, sometimes anxiety might be a side effect of Amide 50 mg.

Q: Will Amide 50 mg affect my sexual performance?

  • Amide 50 mg might cause difficulty in maintaining erection and ejaculation. Speak to your doctor if this side effect is persistent or bothersome.
Product Details
Brand
AMIDE
Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 24 Mar 2022 | 09:40 PM (IST)
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