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Amisant 100mg Tablet

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Amisant 100 MG Description

Amisant is a prescription medicine used to treat schizophrenia, a mental condition characterised by impairment in thought, perception, emotional reactivity and social relationships. Amisant contains A...
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ContainsAmisulpride(100.0 Mg)
UsesPositive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia
Side effectsDifficulty in sleeping, irregular menstrual cycles, impotence, muscle spasm, drowsiness, confusion and fast heartbeat
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Amisant 100 MG

  • According to CDSCO, this medicine treats positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia

Contraindications of Amisant 100 MG

  • You should not use Amisant tablet if:
  • You are allergic to Amisulpride.
  • You have liver impairment.
  • You’ve low potassium or magnesium in your blood.
  • You recently had a heart attack.
  • You have an arrhythmia.
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You are lactose intolerant.
  • You have severe renal failure.
  • You have a prolactinoma.
  • You have a tumour called pheochromocytoma.
  • You have low white blood cells.

Side effects of Amisant 100 MG

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Impotence
  • Muscle spasm
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Fast heartbeat

Precautions and Warnings of Amisant 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amisant Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is insufficient data to provide safety of Amisant tablet consumption during pregnancy. Consult a physician or a gynaecologist at the earliest. If you become pregnant while on Amisant, do not stop your tablets as your symptoms may reappear, and you must consult your physician at the earliest.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amisant Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Amisulpride increases serum prolactin in your body and causes galactorrhea. Amisant is also secreted in large amounts in breast milk which may harm your baby by causing sedation, poor feeding and irritability. Consult your doctor or a gynaecologist.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Amisant Tablet?
A:
You should avoid using this tablet if you are planning to drive as it may decrease your mental alertness and cause sedation and confusion, which will affect your ability to drive or use heavy motor machines

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amisant Tablet?
A:
You should abstain from alcohol during the course of this tablet as dangerous side effects such as sedation and difficulty in breathing.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop yellow skin, abdominal pain or nausea and vomiting after taking this tablet.
  • You have an abnormal heart rate.
  • You have blackouts.
  • You have bloating and loose motions after this tablet.
  • You have a fever, chills, difficulty swallowing, or mouth ulcers, which could be a sign of frequent infections.
  • You have Parkinson's disease.
  • You have fits.
  • This tablet is not to be used in individuals below 18.

Mode of Action of Amisant 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Schizophrenia can make you feel, see, or hear things that aren't there, have unusual and frightening ideas, alter your behaviour, and make you feel alone. People experiencing these symptoms may feel t...
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Directions for Use of Amisant 100 MG

  • Follow directions on your prescription label carefully. Speak to your doctor to explain anything you don't understand if you have any questions.
  • Amisant is a tablet that can be taken by mouth.
  • Do not crush or chew and take it with a glass of water.
  • You should take Amisant tablets before your meals at the same time each day.
  • Do not take it more or less, or take it more frequently than prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not share your prescription with anyone else.
  • You should avoid stopping this tablet suddenly even if you feel cured because your original symptoms are very likely to return.

Interactions of Amisant 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Amisant tablets may interact with the following medications; therefore, you must inform your consulting physician about any medications you are on:
  • Anti Parkinson's medicine like Levodopa and Cabergoline where Amisulpride can neutralise its clinical effects.
  • Class of medicines which decreases blood pressure like Thiazides, Diuretics can decrease potassium to a greater extent when co-administered with Amisant.
  • Bipolar medicines like lithium can reduce Amisulpride.
  • Sedatives like Droperidol, whose clinical effects can be enhanced with Amisulpride.
  • Anti vomiting agents like ondansetron can lead to irregular heart rate.
  • Anti-allergic like Azelastine Diphenhydramine and Chlorpheniramine can cause excessive sedation when co-administered with Amisant.

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with your regular diet unless told otherwise.
  • Take your medicines before every meal.

Storage and disposal of Amisant 100 MG

Keep Amisant medication out of the reach of children; keep it tightly wrapped in the container. It should be stored at room temperature, out of direct sunlight and away from heat and moisture. To prev...
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Dosage of Amisant 100 MG

Overdose

Patients who have taken an excess dose of Amisant tablet may experience dizziness, blackouts, irregular heart rate, palpitations, low heart rate, fits, sedation, abnormal movements. Keep your family o...
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Missed a Dose

Tab. Amisant should be taken as prescribed by a doctor. Take the missed dose just when you remember. However, skip the missed dose if it's time for your next dose. Never increase the doses unless pres...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Amisant tablet suddenly?

A: You should avoid stopping Amisant tablet abruptly during the course of your treatment as it may cause withdrawal syndrome, and you may experience difficulty in sleeping, anxiety, headache, agitation, irritability, restlessness and panic attacks. Always consult your doctor if you wish to discontinue this tablet.

Q: Can I use an Amisant tablet if I have liver or kidney issues?

A: Dose modifications are required in case of liver or kidney impairment. Consult your doctor at the earliest. Do not try to self regulate your prescribed dose.

Q: What are the long term effects of Amisant tablet?

A: You may experience decreased libido or impotence if you use it for a long time. However, once you stop this tablet, these long term side effects will go away. If they are still persistent, consult your physician at the earliest.
Product Details
Brand
AMISANT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
01/10/2022
Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2022 | 11:08 AM (IST)

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