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Cpz 50mg Tablets (Anp)

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Cpz 50 MG Description

Cpz tablet is a prescription medicine. It is 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 Tablet has a single active ingredient, chlorpromazine. It belongs to the class of antipsychotic medications. The mode of action of Cpz tablets is to block certain receptors in the nervous system, which improves behaviour and mood. Psychotic conditions make it difficult for the affected person to discern between reality and imagination. This medication helps in managing such symptoms and improves the quality of life. The doctor’s directions for use of Cpz tablets should be strictly followed; else, there may be side effects. This medication can be taken with or without food. Most side effects of Cpz tablets do not require any medical intervention as they subside gradually. However, it is best to consult with a doctor in case of persistent side effects. Abruptly stopping this medicine can cause withdrawal symptoms such as sweating, nervousness, vomiting, and dizziness.


Product Summary

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ContainsChlorpromazine(50.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Psychotic conditions, Bipolar mania, Nausea and vomiting, Anxiety, Hiccups, Behavioural problems like aggressiveness
Side effectsNausea, Weight gain, Constipation, Sedation, Orthostatic hypotension, Dry mouth
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Uses of Cpz 50 MG

  • As per USFDA, the Cpz tablet is used for the following:
  • Treatment of symptoms associated with schizophrenia, as an antipsychotic medicine (reduces strong and inappropriate symptoms, disturbed/unusual thinking, etc.)
  • Treatment of severe behaviour problems such as explosive, aggressive behaviour and hyperactivity in children from the age 1 to 12
  • Treatment of symptoms associated with psychotic disorders
  • Management of mania in bipolar disorder
  • Treatment of nausea and vomiting (for example, before surgery)
  • Treatment of intractable hiccups
  • 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 50 MG

  • Do not take Cpz tablets or use caution:
  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Cpz 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 have 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 you are pregnant; this medicine can have serious side effects on the foetus, especially if taken in the third trimester
  • If you are breastfeeding; consult your doctor before taking Cpz medicine
  • If you are a child or adolescent under 18
  • If the affected person is in a comatose state

Side effects of Cpz 50 MG

  • Side effects of Cpz tablets include:
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Weight gain
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Urinary retention
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden fall of blood pressure on standing)
  • Decreased sexual ability

Mode of Action of Cpz 50 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in 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 50 MG

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

Interactions of Cpz 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor about all medicines and supplements you are currently taking to avoid side effects associated with medicine 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 thinners like warfarin.
  • Using certain medicines like phenytoin and propranolol can increase the amounts of both medicines in the body.
  • Using this medicine with opioid or narcotic pain relievers can increase 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, anticonvulsants, and anti-Parkinsonian medications with Cpz tablets. It can cause adverse reactions.
  • Other medicines that Cpz tablets interact with are antihistamines (allergy medicine), heart medicines, and fever-reducing medicines.

Storage and disposal of Cpz 50 MG

Store Cpz tablets in a dry place at room temperature. Take the tablet immediately after opening the package. Do not expose Cpz medicine to direct sunlight, humidity, or wetness. Keep the tablets away ...
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Dosage of Cpz 50 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, 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 lead to...
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Cpz tablets cause heatstroke?

A: Cpz Tablet can reduce sweating. This results in a rise in body temperature (hyperthermia), leading to heatstroke. This side effect is more significant in hot weather, so drinking a lot of fluids is recommended, especially in summer. However, people with kidney problems should consult a doctor before drinking excessive fluids.

Q: Will I gain weight by using Cpz tablets daily?

A: Weight gain is a side effect of Cpz tablets. To avoid this, try exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Q: Can I stop taking Cpz tablets if I start feeling better?

A: Do not stop taking Cpz tablets even if you feel well. Sudden stopping of this medicine can result in serious withdrawal problems. If you wish to stop taking this medicine, your doctor will slowly taper your dose.
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Last Updated on: 24 Mar 2022 | 09:40 PM (IST)
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