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Elicia 4mg Tablet

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Elicia 4 MG Description

Elicia Tablet is used to treat mental disorders like schizophrenia, which affects a person's ability to think, feel and behave correctly. It has positive symptoms like confusion and hallucination and

negative symptoms like lack of facial expression and decreased speaking. Elicia tablet is used to manage these symptoms of schizophrenia when the first line of treatment fails. The active ingredient of the Elicia tablet is Blonanserin. It is an atypical antipsychotic medicine. It blocks receptors and increases dopamine and serotonin levels in the brain. These chemical substances help stabilise mood and prevent overactivity of the nerve cells in the brain. Nausea, dizziness, vomiting, etc., are some of the side effects of Elicia tablets. It is vital to inform your doctor of any prescribed medicines being taken to check for any potential interactions and adverse effects. Also, persons suffering from heart diseases, kidney or liver problems, seizures, etc., or other previous conditions should inform their doctor. It is not meant for use in children under 18.


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ContainsBlonanserin(4.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia in patients where the first line of treatment has failed
Side effectsIndigestion, Blurred vision, Constipation, Nausea, Headache, Tremors, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Anxiety, Inability to stay still, Increased saliva secretion, Raised prolactin levels
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Uses of Elicia 4 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Elicia tablet is used to treat acute and chronic schizophrenic disorders, in which both positive and negative symptoms are prominent.

Contraindications of Elicia 4 MG

  • Do not take Elicia tablets or take with caution:
  • If you are allergic to the blonanserin component of Elicia tablets.
  • If you are already on other antipsychotic medications.
  • If you are taking Levodopa to treat Parkinson's disease (psychotic condition).
  • If you have a tumour in your adrenal gland (a condition called pheochromocytoma) or if you have been diagnosed with a prolactin-dependent tumour.
  • If you have a family history of breast cancer or are diagnosed with breast cancer. Elicia tablets can increase prolactin (hormone) levels in the body.
  • If you are planning for a pregnancy or are already pregnant.

Side effects of Elicia 4 MG

  • Side effects of Elicia tablets include:
  • Indigestion
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Tremors
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Elicia 4 MG



Can I take the Elicia tablets during pregnancy?
No. Elicia tablets can be unsafe during pregnancy. There are very few human studies available. According to some studies, Elicia tablets have shown harmful effects on the foetus. Your doctor can weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing this medicine to you. Do not take Elicia tablets without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Elicia tablets while breastfeeding?
Elicia tablets are probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited data on this subject suggests that this medicine may pass into breast milk and be harmful to the unborn child. Consult your doctor before taking Elicia medication if you are nursing.


Can I drive if I have taken an Elicia tablet?
No. Elicia tablets can cause adverse effects like sleepiness, lightheadedness, slow reflexes, and blurred/double vision, which can impair your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Elicia tablets?
No. It is recommended that you do not consume alcohol while on treatment with Elicia tablets. Alcohol may interfere with the effectiveness of Elicia medicine and cause exaggerated side effects like drowsiness, vomiting, etc. It can also worsen the symptoms of schizophrenia.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of mild liver or kidney conditions.
  • 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.
  • You use herbal or ayurvedic medicines or supplements.
  • You are over 65.
  • You have diabetes. Monitor your blood glucose levels, as this medicine can cause fluctuations in blood glucose levels.

Mode of Action of Elicia 4 MG

How Does It Work?

Elicia tablet consists of blonanserin as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of atypical antipsychotic medicines. It works by increasing dopamine and serotonin activity by blocking their re...
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Directions for Use of Elicia 4 MG

  • Take Elicia tablets exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot notice its effects.
  • Do not break or chew the tablet.
  • Do not use Elicia tablets with other medications without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not consume this medicine if its packaging is broken.
  • Do not stop using this medication abruptly, as it can cause adverse effects from withdrawal.

Interactions of Elicia 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Elicia tablets should not be taken with Levodopa tablets used for Parkinson's disease as they can cause severe adverse effects.
  • Elicia tablets should not be taken with other sedatives, heart medicines, antimalarial medicines, antihistamines, etc., as they can cause increased drowsiness.
  • Elicia tablets should not be taken with diuretics and laxatives as they can further lower potassium levels and cause adverse effects.
  • Elicia tablets should not be taken with medicines that lower heart rate as they can increase the risk of adverse effects.
  • Elicia tablets should not be taken with other antipsychotic, antidepressant, or anti-seizure medications as they can cause severe adverse effects.

Interactions with food items

  • Eat simple food while on Elicia tablets. It is best to avoid spicy food.

Storage and disposal of Elicia 4 MG

Store Elicia tablets in a dry area, away from direct sunlight and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging carefully after use. Throw the tablets away if the package is broken. Check the expiration ...
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Dosage of Elicia 4 MG


Elicia tablet overdose can cause dizziness, tremors, agitation, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, hypotension, increased heart rate, sleep disturbances, confusion, diminished reflexes, and coma. Consult e...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of your Elicia tablet, 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 with your regu...
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long does it take for Elicia tablets to work?

A: Elicia 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: Do Elicia tablets cause weight gain if I have them regularly?

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

Q: Can I use Elicia tablets for depression?

A: Elicia tablets are not approved for the treatment of depression. There is not enough information available or enough studies to conclude its effectiveness in depression. If you have symptoms of depression, consult your doctor for correct treatment. Do not take Elicia tablets without consulting your doctor.
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