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Amisant 50mg Tablet

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Amisant 50 MG Description

Amisant tablet is used to treat psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia, which affects a person's ability to think, feel and behave correctly. It has positive symptoms like confusion and hallucinatio...
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ContainsAmisulpride(50.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia
Side effectsIndigestion, Blurred vision, Constipation, Nausea, Headache, Tremors, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Anxiety, Inability to stay still, Increased saliva secretion, Raised prolactin levels
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Amisant 50 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Amisant tablet is used to treat
  • Acute and chronic schizophrenic disorders are prominent in both positive and negative symptoms. It is also effective on those with predominantly negative symptoms.

Contraindications of Amisant 50 MG

If you are allergic to the amisulpride component of Amisant tablets If you are already on other antipsychotic medications If you are taking Levodopa to treat Parkinson's disease (psychotic condition)...
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Side effects of Amisant 50 MG

  • The side effects of Amisant tablet are as follows:
  • Indigestion
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Tremors
  • Dizziness
  • Tremors
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Amisant 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Amisant tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Amisant tablets can be unsafe during pregnancy. There are limited human studies. According to animal studies, Amisant tablets have shown harmful effects on the foetus. Your doctor can weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing this medicine to y

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Amisant tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Amisant tablets are probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggest that this medicine may pass into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before using Amisant medication if you are nursing.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken an Amisant tablet?
A:
Do not drive after taking an Amisant tablet, as it can cause adverse effects like sleepiness, lightheadedness, slow reflexes, and blurred vision that can affect your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amisant tablets?
A:
No. It is better not to consume alcohol with Amisant tablets. It can interfere with the function of this medicine and cause increased side effects like drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any history of mild liver or kidney condition.
  • You have a bleeding disorder or are on a blood thinner medication.
  • You are using any medications like pain relievers that cause sedation or tranquillisation.
  • You are diagnosed with a seizure disorder and are on anti-epileptic medications.
  • You have a heart condition or had a stroke.
  • You have any suicidal or self-harming thoughts and sudden mood changes.
  • You use herbal or ayurvedic medicines or supplements.
  • You are an older adult over the age of 65.
  • You have diabetes. Try to monitor your blood glucose levels, as this medicine can cause fluctuations in blood glucose levels.

Mode of Action of Amisant 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Amisant tablet consists of amisulpride as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medicines known as atypical antipsychotics. Amisulpride works by increasing dopamine and serotonin activity ...
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Directions for Use of Amisant 50 MG

  • Take Amisant tablets precisely as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not increase the dosage of Amisant tablets, even if you cannot notice its effects.
  • Take this medicine without trying to break or chew it.
  • Do not use it with other medications without notifying your doctor.
  • Do not take this medicine if its packaging has been already opened.
  • Do not stop using this medication abruptly, as it can cause adverse effects from withdrawal.

Interactions of Amisant 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • It is not recommended to take Amisant tablets with Levodopa tablets used for Parkinson's disease, as they have exactly opposite effects.
  • Be cautious with the dosage if you use other sedatives, heart medicines, antimalarial medicines, antihistamines, etc. They can interact with Amisant tablets and cause increased drowsiness.
  • It is better not to take Amisant tablets if you use diuretics and laxatives that lower blood potassium levels; Amisant tablets can further lower potassium levels and cause adverse effects.
  • It is not recommended to take Amisant tablets if you use medicines that lower heart rate.
  • It is not recommended to take Amisant tablets if you are already using other antipsychotic, anti-depressant, or anti-seizure medications; using Amisant tablets with these can cause severe adverse effe...
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Interactions with food items

  • Eat simple food while using Amisant tablets. It is best to avoid spicy food.

Storage and disposal of Amisant 50 MG

Store Amisant tablets in a dry area, away from direct sunlight and humid conditions. Dispose of the tablet's packaging carefully after using it. Throw these tablets away if the package has been opened...
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Dosage of Amisant 50 MG

Overdose

Amisant tablet overdose can cause dizziness, tremors, agitation, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, hypotension, increased heart rate, sleep disturbances, confusion, diminished reflexes and coma. If you ov...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a single dose of your Amisant tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If you remember missing the dose when it is already time to take the next one, skip the missed Amisant tablet an...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I do if I do not notice any difference after using Amisant tablets?

A: Amisant tablets may take a few days to weeks before it shows any effects. It may even take 4 to 6 weeks to see the full benefits of this medicine. Consult your doctor if you are not noticing any difference even after a few weeks.

Q: Is it possible for me to gain weight after using Amisant tablets?

A: Amisant tablets are associated with only slight weight gain, not significant weight gain as seen in other atypical antipsychotic medications. If you notice any fluctuations in your weight, exercise and maintain a healthy diet.

Q: Can I use Amisant tablets for depression?

A: Amisant tablets have been approved for mild forms of depression in some countries. Recent studies have shown improvements in people suffering from depression. But, do not use Amisant tablets for depression or any mood disorder without consulting your doctor. This medicine must be carefully monitored.
Product Details
Brand
AMISANT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/09/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2022 | 10:38 AM (IST)

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