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Cpz 100mg Tablet

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Cpz 100 MG Description

Cpz 100 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used for managing symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental disorder) and other psychotic disorders. Managing the symptoms of mania in bipolar disorder, nervous

ness, anxiety, behaviour problems, etc., are other uses of Cpz Tablets. Cpz 100 mg Tablet has a single active ingredient, chlorpromazine. It belongs to the class of antipsychotic medications. It blocks certain receptors in the nervous system, which improves behaviour and mood. Psychotic conditions cause difficulty in telling the difference between whether the things and ideas are real or not real. This medication helps in managing such symptoms and improves the quality of life. You can take Cpz 100 mg Tablet with or without food. You should take Cpz Tablet just as prescribed by the doctor because it can cause side effects. Most side effects of Cpz Tablet do not require any medical intervention as they subside gradually. However, if you experience them for a long duration, consult your doctor. Also, do not suddenly stop using this medicine as it can cause sweating, nervousness, vomiting, dizziness, and other withdrawal symptoms.


Product Summary

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ContainsChlorpromazine(100.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Psychotic conditions, Bipolar mania, Nausea and vomiting, Anxiety, Hiccups, Behavioural problems like aggressiveness
Side effectsNausea, Weight gain, Constipation, Sedation, Orthostatic hypotension, Dryness in mouth
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Uses of Cpz 100 MG

  • As per USFDA, Cpz 100 mg Tablet is used for,
  • Treatment of symptoms associated with schizophrenia, as an antipsychotic medicine(reduces strong and inappropriate symptoms, disturbed/unusual thinking, etc.)
  • Treatment of symptoms associated with psychotic disorders
  • Management of mania in bipolar disorder
  • Treatment of nausea and vomiting (in situations like before surgery)
  • Treatment of intractable hiccups.
  • Treatment of severe behaviour problems such as explosive, aggressive behaviour and hyperactivity in children from the age 1 to 12
  • Treatment of acute intermittent porphyria (condition in which certain natural substances build up in the body causing stomach pain, thinking and behaviour changes, and other symptoms)

Contraindications of Cpz 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Cpz 100 mg Tablet.
  • If you are diagnosed with Reye’s syndrome.
  • If you have neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), immediately discontinue this tablet.
  • If you have severe central nervous system depression (reduces central nervous system functionality of breathing).
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma(increased pressure in the eye), this medicine worsens the condition.
  • If you are suffering from conditions such as tardive dyskinesia ( involuntary movements of the face).
  • If you suffer from dementia (memory loss), this medicine can increase the side effects and even cause death. Dose adjustment is required.
  • If you have a urinary problem, this medicine can worsen the condition.
  • If the patient is in a comatose state.
  • If you are pregnant. This medicine can have serious side effects on the unborn baby, especially in the third trimester.
  • If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking Cpz medicine.
  • Cpz 100 mg Tablet is unsuitable for children below 18 years of age.

Side effects of Cpz 100 MG

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Weight gain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Urinary retention
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden fall of blood pressure on standing)
  • Decreased sexual ability

Precautions and Warnings of Cpz 100 MG



Can I take the Cpz Tablet during pregnancy?
If you are pregnant, confer with your doctor before taking a Cpz Tablet. It can be unsafe to use during pregnancy. There is limited information regarding the safety of this medicine in pregnant women, but animal research has shown some harmful effects in developing unborn babies.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Cpz Tablet while breastfeeding?
No, if you are a breastfeeding mother, do not take Cpz medicine without consulting your doctor. The data available on the effects of Cpz Tablet on breastfeeding babies and mothers is insufficient. It suggests that this medicine can pass into the breastmilk and have unwanted effects on the baby.


Can I drive if I have taken the Cpz Tablet?
No, do not drive after taking the Cpz Tablet. The side effects of this medicine could affect your ability to drive or operate heavy machinery. It can cause dizziness, blurring of vision, mental confusion, nausea (mild), and drowsiness in some cases.


Can I consume alcohol with the Cpz Tablet?
No, do not consume alcohol with Cpz Tablet. It exaggerates the effects of alcohol. It can cause side effects like lightheadedness, nausea, vomiting, loss of consciousness, dizziness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have hypertension or high blood pressure, this medicine should be used with caution as it can increase blood pressure.
  • You have seizure syndrome, this medicine should be used with extreme caution, as it can increase the risk of seizures.
  • You have heart, lung or kidney disorder.
  • You have a planned surgery or have to take anaesthesia.
  • You are an elderly patient, dose adjustment is needed to prevent excessive side effects. Due to slow metabolism, this medicine is eliminated slowly from the body in them.
  • You have stayed in sunlight for a long duration, or been exposed to insecticides or atropine.
  • You are using any herbal or ayurvedic medicines and supplements, inform your doctor to avoid interactions.
  • Do not suddenly stop using the Cpz Tablet, as it can cause neuroleptic malignant syndrome (Fever, altered mental status, muscle stiffness, etc.).

Mode of Action of Cpz 100 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient of Cpz Tablet is chlorpromazine. It is a conventional or typical antipsychotic medicine. It works by blocking dopamine receptors. This results in the decreased effect of dopamine...
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Directions for Use of Cpz 100 MG

  • Take the Cpz Tablet in the recommended dose and duration.
  • You can take Cpz Tablet with or without food.
  • Do not take more than a tablet at one time without informing the doctor, as this can lead to an overdose.
  • Take Cpz Tablet immediately after opening the pack.
  • Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water, and do not break or chew it.
  • Try to take Cpz medication at the same time every day for optimal pharmacological effects.
  • Check the expiration date on the packaging before using the medicine.

Interactions of Cpz 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor about medicines and supplements you are currently taking to avoid side effects associated with drug interaction.
  • Do not take a Cpz Tablet if you use medication that increases blood pressure. This tablet can further increase blood pressure.
  • Cpz medicine lowers the effect of blood thinner (warfarin).
  • Using certain medicines like phenytoin and propranolol can increase the amount of both medicines in the body.
  • Using this medicine with opioid or narcotic pain relievers can increase the side effects like drowsiness.
  • If you use medicines that lower lung secretions or saliva, Cpz Tablets will negate the effects of those medicines.
  • Do not use other antipsychotics, anticonvulsant medicines, and antiparkinsonian medicines with Cpz Tablets. It can cause adverse reactions.
  • Other medicines Cpz Tablets can interact with are antihistamine(allergy medicine), heart medicines and fever-reducing medicines.

Interactions with food items

  • Cpz Tablet does not have any known food interactions. You can take this medicine before or after consuming food. If you experience any stomach problems, take it after the food.

Storage and disposal of Cpz 100 MG

Store the Cpz Tablets in a dry place at room temperature. Take the tablet immediately after opening it. Do not expose Cpz medicine to direct sunlight, humidity, or wetness. Keep Cpz medicine away from...
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Dosage of Cpz 100 MG


Cpz Tablet overdose can cause symptoms like severe drowsiness, dry mouth, abdominal pain, dizziness, fainting, vomiting, seizures, agitation, involuntary movement of the muscles, liver failure (yellow...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Cpz Tablet, you can take it as soon as you recall. If it is already time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take both of them at a time, as this can...
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Content Details


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can a Cpz Tablet cause a heatstroke?

A: Cpz Tablet can reduce sweating. This results in a rise in body temperature (hyperthermia), which can lead to heatstroke. This side effect is greater in hot weather, so it is recommended to drink a lot of fluids, especially in summer. However, patients with kidney problems should consult a doctor before drinking excessive amounts.

Q: Can I gain weight if I use a Cpz Tablet daily?

A: Weight gain is one of the side effects of Cpz Tablet. To avoid this, try exercising regularly and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Q: Can I stop taking the Cpz Tablet if I feel well?

A: No, you should not stop taking Cpz Tablet even if you feel well. If you stop using the Cpz Tablet suddenly, serious withdrawal problems may occur. The dose needs to be slowly tapered by the doctor if you want to stop this medicine.
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Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2022 | 11:44 AM (IST)
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