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Elicia 8mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Elicia Tablet is an antipsychotic medication used to treat people suffering from mental illnesses such as Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder by modifying the balance of specific chemicals in the brain...
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Product Summary

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ContainsBlonanserin(8.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Mania
Side effectsDizziness, Restlessness, Anxiety, Irritability, Drowsiness
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Elicia 8 MG

  • According to CDSCO, Elicia Tablet is used in
  • The treatment of Schizophrenia
  • The treatment of Manic disorder

Contraindications of Elicia 8 MG

  • If you are allergic to Blonanserin in the Elicia Tablet.
  • If you are diagnosed with liver disorders.
  • If you've had epilepsy or seizures.
  • If you have kidney disease.
  • If you have heart disease.

Side effects of Elicia 8 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Inability to stay still
  • Involuntary muscle contractions
  • Tremors
  • Parkinsonism
  • Anxiety
  • Urinary retention
  • Weight gain

Precautions and Warnings of Elicia 8 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Elicia Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It's possible that taking an Elicia Tablet while pregnant is dangerous. Animal studies have revealed harmful effects on the foetus, but human research is sparse.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Elicia Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no information on the use of Elicia Tablet while nursing. Please seek medical advice before taking the Elicia tablet.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Elicia Tablet?
A:
You may feel dizziness or sleepiness with this medication. Do not drive or engage in any activity that needs concentration until you better understand how it affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Elicia Tablet?
A:
Alcohol interaction with Elicia tablets states alcohol consumption is not safe with this medication. Doctors advise that patients taking this medication should not consume alcohol. The Elicia Tablet is an antipsychotic that might produce significant sleepiness when combined with alcohol. This can result in slips and falls. In addition, alcohol consumption can exacerbate mania, despair, and anxiety. Talk to your neuropsychiatrist about any concerns you have.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You must not give this medication to children. The efficacy of Elicia Tablet in children below 18 years of age is not known.
  • You have a history of suicidal thoughts in the past.
  • You must give Elicia Tablet to elderly or bedridden patients with caution.
  • You have had pneumonia.
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You have heart disease.
  • Your kidney functions are closely monitored if your renal functions are compromised.

Mode of Action of Elicia 8 MG

How Does It Work?

This medicine is a second-generation antipsychotic. It binds to and inhibits the dopamine receptors. It also binds to the serotonin receptor, with high affinity. It has a poor affinity for other neuro...
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Directions for Use of Elicia 8 MG

  • Follow your doctor's recommendations regarding Elicia Tablet dosage.
  • Carefully read all of the directions printed on the bottle.
  • Elicia Tablet should be taken twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening, or as directed by your doctor.
  • Elicia tablets can be taken with food or after food.
  • Don't skip doses and finish the entire treatment even if you feel better.
  • It is not a good idea to handle the pills with wet hands.
  • Elicia Tablet pills should be taken at the same time each day. This ensures that your body receives a consistent dose.
  • Take your medication with a glass of water and consume it as a whole.

Interactions of Elicia 8 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Benadryl syrup with Elicia tablet can exaggerate the sedative effects.
  • Antihypertensive medications like atenolol & bisoprolol interact with Elicia Tablet can fluctuate cardiac functions. This interaction can be fatal.
  • Parkinson's medication such as Levodopa interacts with Elicia Tablet causing significant interactions.

Storage and disposal of Elicia 8 MG

Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in tightly closed. Keep it in its original container in a cool, dry area between 25 and 28 degrees Celsius. Follow the instructions on the Elicia ...
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Dosage of Elicia 8 MG

Overdose

The overdose symptoms of Elicia Tablet include dystonia, sedation, sialorrhea, slurring of speech, or tremors. In case of overdose, immediately rush to the emergency centre near you.

Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose of Elicia Tablet, make sure to obtain it as soon as possible. Skip the missed dosage of Elicia Tablet, return to the regular schedule if the dose is delayed and it's time ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Elicia Tablet make you sleepy?

A: Elicia Tablet is known to cause somnolence (sleepiness). Avoid driving and engaging in strenuous activity during therapy with Elicia tablets. If you have trouble sleeping while taking Elicia Tablet, you should consult your mental health consultant.

Q: Is Elicia Tablet a habit-forming medication?

A: Elicia Tablet is not addictive, but if you suddenly stop using it, you may experience unpleasant physical symptoms.

Q: How long does Elicia Tablet take to work?

A: Elicia Tablet, like many other medications, does not work immediately. After a few weeks of using this prescription, you may notice yourself as a more calm and relaxed person.
Product Details
Brand
ELICIA
Expires on or After
29/06/2023

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Last Updated on: 28 Mar 2022 | 06:13 PM (IST)
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