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Blonitas 8mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Blonitas 8 mg tablet is a prescription medication used in the treatment of schizophrenia, a type of mental disorder in which the affected person cannot differentiate between reality and imagination. T...
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Product Summary

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ContainsBlonanserin(8.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Bipolar disorder
Side effectsDizziness, Drowsiness, Irritability, Tremors, Insomnia, Weight gain
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Blonitas 8 MG

  • Blonitas 8 mg tablets are used in the treatment of:
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder

Contraindications of Blonitas 8 MG

  • Do not take Blonitas 8 mg tablets:
  • If you are allergic or hypersensitive to Blonanserin
  • If you are an older adult over 65 years of age and have dementia
  • If you have memory loss

Side effects of Blonitas 8 MG

  • Side effects of Blonitas 8 mg tablets include:
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Irritability
  • Tremors
  • Insomnia
  • Weight gain
  • Increase in blood sugar
  • Increase in cholesterol

Precautions and Warnings of Blonitas 8 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Blonitas 8 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Blonitas 8 mg tablets are generally not recommended for pregnant women. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy at the prescription time. The doctor will weigh the pros and cons of this medicine and advise the best for you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Blonitas 8 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Blonitas 8 mg tablets are not recommended for breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding at the time of consultation for the best advice.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Blonitas 8 mg tablet?
A:
Blonitas 8 mg tablets can cause feelings of drowsiness and dizziness. Watch out for the after-effects for a few days. Drive when you feel fine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Blonitas 8 mg tablets?
A:
Alcohol potentiates the feeling of dizziness and drowsiness and should be avoided while taking Blonitas 8 mg tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of kidney, liver, or heart disorder.
  • You (or a family member) have a history or current diagnosis of a mental illness.
  • You have suicidal thoughts after starting treatment with Blonitas 8 mg tablets.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like vomiting, anxiety, fatigue, restlessness, sweating.
  • You have any symptoms of allergy like rashes and swelling.
  • You take any medicines, vitamins or supplements along with the Blonitas 8 mg tablets.
  • You want to drive or operate any heavy machinery while taking Blonitas 8 mg tablets
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You want to stop or alter the dose of Blonitas 8 mg tablets.

Mode of Action of Blonitas 8 MG

How Does It Work?

Blonitas 8 mg tablet contains Blonanserin as its active ingredient. Blonanserin is a type of atypical antipsychotic. It works by acting on certain receptors in the brain that balances chemicals that h...
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Directions for Use of Blonitas 8 MG

  • Take Blonitas 8 mg tablets exactly as advised by your doctor. Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot notice the effects of this medicine. This medicine is usually taken every day for the long te...
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  • This medicine can be taken with or without food.
  • Take the tablets at the same time every day, so a stable dose of the medicine is maintained in the body.
  • Take Blonitas 8 mg tablets as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break or chew the tablets.
  • Do not abruptly stop taking Blonitas 8 mg tablets without consulting a doctor.

Interactions of Blonitas 8 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Blonitas 8 mg tablets can interact with many medicines and cause adverse side effects. It is advised to inform the doctor of all medication being taken to be checked for possible interaction issues. T...
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  • Aceclofenac (painkiller) and Amoxicillin (antibiotic) can increase the level of Blonanserin in the body.
  • Acetazolamide (medicine for eye problems) and Alprazolam (anti-anxiety medicine) can increase the severity of the side effects of Blonitas 8 mg tablets.
  • The efficacy of Bromocriptine (medicine for periods) and Cyclothiazide (medicine for blood pressure) decrease if combined with Blonitas 8 mg tablets.
  • Amitriptyline (antidepressant) can increase the depressive effect on the nervous system.
  • Clindamycin (antibiotic) can increase toxicity levels in the body.
  • Fluoxetine (antidepressant) can increase the risk of Serotonin Syndrome.
  • Ketoconazole (antifungal medicine) can decrease the metabolism of Blonanserin.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid grapefruit juice when on treatment with Blonitas 8 mg tablets. Grapefruit juice can affect the absorption and excretion of this medicine and alter its concentration.

Storage and disposal of Blonitas 8 MG

Blonitas 8 mg tablets should be stored in a dry and cool place, away from direct heat and light. They should be stored at room temperature and do not require refrigeration. Keep away from the reach of...
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Dosage of Blonitas 8 MG

Overdose

Blonitas 8 mg tablet overdose can lead to symptoms like troubled breathing, dizziness, tremors, abnormal behaviour, and coma. If you overdose on Blonitas 8 mg tablets and experience any of these sympt...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Blonitas 8 mg tablet, try to take it as soon as you remember. If you recall the missed dose when it is almost time for the next one, skip the missed one and continue w...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have diabetes. Can I take Blonitas 8 mg tablets daily?

A: Blonitas 8 mg tablets should only be taken on a doctor’s recommendation. Please inform your doctor about your diabetes diagnosis at the time of consultation.

Q: Should I change my diet if I am on treatment with Blonitas 8 mg tablets?

A: There is no need for a specific diet while on treatment with Blonitas 8 mg tablets. Try to have a balanced diet and exercise every day.

Q: I have been taking Blonitas 8 mg tablets for a week but I do not feel better. Is this normal?

A: It might take up to a few weeks to see the effects of Blonitas 8 mg tablets. Please keep taking the medicine and consult a doctor if you do not see any changes after a month of treatment.
Product Details
Brand
BLONITAS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2023

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Last Updated on: 21 Mar 2022 | 05:56 PM (IST)
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