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Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

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By MOLEKULE (IND)PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Olanzapine(15.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-PSYCHOTICS

Medical Description

Lanopin Md 15mg Tab contains Olanzapine which is an antipsychotic.
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

It is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have a history of increased pressure in the eyes (glaucoma)
sideEffects

Side effects of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

  • Weight gain
  • Excessive sleep
  • Feeling dizzy when getting up from lying or sitting position
  • Increased levels of prolactin in the blood
  • Unusual movement of face or tongue
  • Feeling of restlessness (akathisia)
  • Dizziness
  • Increase in liver enzymes, increase in sugar in blood and urine
  • Feeling of hungriness
  • Dry mouth
  • Swelling of hands, ankles, feet
  • Joint pain
  • Constipation
  • Loss of strength
  • Decreased libido in males and females
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lanopin Md 15mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
  • It is not recommended to take this medicine if you are pregnant
  • If a woman is taking this medicine in the last trimester of pregnancy, then the baby may have shivering, weakness, sleepiness, breathing and feeding difficulties
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lanopin Md 15mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding as Olanzapine passes into breast milk and may harm your baby. It is advised not to breastfeed your child when you are taking this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lanopin Md 15mg Tab?
A:
This medicine is known to cause sleepiness and dizziness, hence driving or operating machines should be avoided while you are taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lanopin Md 15mg Tab?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption along with this medicine as it may worsen the side effects like sleepiness or dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of fits
  • You are an old aged person and have loss of memory
  • You experience unusual movements of face or tongue
  • You may experience weight gain, monitor your weight regularly, seek dietician's help
  • You may experience high blood sugar level and high level of cholesterol and regular blood tests are needed to keep a check on these
  • You have a family history of blood clots (This medicine is known to cause blood clots)
  • You are suffering from stroke
  • You have a blockage in your intestine
  • You are suffering from the prostate problem (frequent urination, burning sensation during urination, etc.)
  • You are suffering from blood disorders, heart disease, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, liver or kidney disease
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Olanzapine helps in restoring the chemical balance of various chemical substances in the brain which may cause mental illness.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

Swallow the whole tablet with water or as prescribed by your physician.
interactions

Interactions of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat anxiety or make you sleep
  • Medicine used to treat fungal infection like Ketoconazole
  • Medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease
  • Medicines used to treat fits like Carbamazepine
  • Medicines used to treat depression (antidepressant) like Fluvoxamine
  • Medicines used to treat infections (antibiotic) like Ciprofloxacin

Interactions with food items

Olanzapine may be taken with or without food.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

  • Store at room temperature (below 30°C)
  • Keep out of reach of children and protect it from light and moisture
dosage

Dosage of Lanopin Md 15mg Tab

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose include rapid heartbeat, aggressiveness, unusual movements (of face or tongue), reduced level of consciousness, confusion, fits, sweating, drowsiness, muscle stiffness, slowing of...
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  • Seek emergency medical attention if you happen to take more of this medicine

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Lanopin Md 15mg Tab a sleeping aid?

A: Lanopin Md 15mg Tab is typically used as a medicine for schizophrenia. It is not prescribed for insomnia.

Q: Does Lanopin Md 15mg Tab work straight away?

A: No, the medicine will not work immediately. You will generally feel its effects in a short while; however, it can take many weeks as well.

Q: Can I stop taking Olanzapine on my own?

A: No, do not stop this medicine on your own. If your doctor considers it necessary, then he/ she may decrease the dose of the medicine gradually before stopping it. If you stop it suddenly, then you may experience sweating, tremor, nausea, vomiting.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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