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Largactil 25mg Tablet

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Largactil 25 MG Description

Largactil tablets are helpful in the treatment of symptoms of schizophrenia, other psychotic disorders, and the symptoms of mania, abnormally excited and frenzied mood, in the patients of bipolar dis

order. Largactil is also used to treat severe behaviour problems like aggression and explosive behaviour with hyperactivity in young children. The medicine is useful in treating vomiting and nausea and relieves hiccups that last longer. It relieves nervousness or restlessness experienced just before surgery. The medication treats acute porphyria, conditions in which natural substances are built up in the body and cause stomach pain. Largactil is used along with other medicines to treat tetanus, an infection causing tightening of muscles. Some common side effects of Largactil may include dryness of mouth, constipation, stomach discomfort and muscle rigidity. This medicine may cause an increase in weight. Follow your doctor's prescription on how and when to use this medicine. Do not abruptly discontinue taking this medicine, as it may worsen your symptoms. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, inform your doctor before starting the medicine. Consult your doctor if you have a pre-existing liver or kidney condition to ensure proper dose adjustment. Do not self medicate.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹150.58
You Save₹26.57 (15% on MRP)
ContainsChlorpromazine(25.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, acute intermittent porphyria, manic-depressive illness, intractable hiccups
Side effectsRestlessness, nervousness, uncontrollable movements of the body, increased appetite
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Uses of Largactil 25 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Restlessness before surgery
  • Acute intermittent porphyria
  • Manifestations of manic-depressive illness
  • Intractable hiccups

Contraindications of Largactil 25 MG

  • Hypersensitivity to phenothiazines
  • Comatose states
  • Central nervous system depressants (narcotics, alcohol, and barbiturates)

Side effects of Largactil 25 MG

  • Largactil tablet may have the below-mentioned side effects:
  • Restlessness
  • Nervousness
  • Unusual or uncontrollable movements of the body
  • Difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep
  • Increased appetite
  • Breast milk production
  • Missed menstrual periods
  • Decreased sexual ability
  • Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms mentioned above do not go away or are severe

Precautions and Warnings of Largactil 25 MG



Can I take Largactil Tablets During pregnancy?
The safety of Largactil tablets during pregnancy is not established completely. The medicine should not be given to pregnant women except when essential. The benefits must outweigh possible hazards in such a case. There are reported cases of jaundice, hyperreflexia, and other complications in newborn infants whose mothers consumed antipsychotic medicines. Consult your doctor before taking the medication if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Largactil Tablets while breastfeeding?
There is evidence that the principal component of Largactil tablet chlorpromazine might be excreted in the breast milk of lactating mothers. There might be potentially severe and adverse reactions in the infants from the medication. Your doctor will decide whether you should discontinue nursing or discontinue the medicine, considering the importance of the medicine to the feeding mother.


Can I drive if I have taken a Largactil Tablet?
It is advised to avoid driving or undertake any activity that requires attention immediately after consuming a Largactil tablet as it might make you dizzy, feel unsteady, or have trouble keeping your balance.


Can I consume alcohol with a Largactil Tablet?
Largactil tablets should not be used in unconscious states or when large amounts of the central nervous system depressants like narcotics or alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have Dementia-Related Psychosis. If you’re treated with antipsychotic medicines, you may have a higher risk of death.
  • You have Tardive Dyskinesia - A syndrome that consists of irreversible and dyskinetic movements that might develop when treated with antipsychotic medicines. The prevalence of this syndrome is highest...
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  • You have Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) – This is a potentially fatal symptom reported in association with antipsychotic medicines.

Mode of Action of Largactil 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Largactil tablet consists of Chlorpromazine, a class of medications known as conventional antipsychotics. The medicine works by changing the activity of some natural chemicals like dopamine in the bra...
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Directions for Use of Largactil 25 MG

  • Largactil tablet must be consumed orally.
  • The tablet must be taken as prescribed.
  • Take the tablet at the same time daily.
  • Follow directions on the prescription label carefully. Ask a doctor or pharmacist to explain if you do not understand any part.
  • Do not take it more than prescribed by the doctor
  • Your doctor might gradually increase your dose. Keep them updated on how you feel during the treatment with Largactil.
  • Do not stop taking Largactil without talking to the doctor.
  • If you stop taking Largactil, you might experience withdrawal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, dizziness, stomach pain, and shakiness.

Interactions of Largactil 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Largactil might interact with:
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Abacavir
  • Abametapir
  • Clotrimazole
  • Abiraterone
  • Fluconazole
  • Levodopa
  • Acebutolol

Interactions with food items

  • No such known food interactions have been established with this medication. It is better to consume Largactil tablets as advised by your do

Storage and disposal of Largactil 25 MG

Keep the medication in its original container. Keep the medicine container closed tightly, and it should be kept out of reach of children. Store the medicine at room temperature and store it away from...
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Dosage of Largactil 25 MG


Symptoms of overdose of Largactil tablets may include sleepiness, loss of consciousness, unusual or uncontrollable movements in parts of the body, restlessness, fever, seizures, and irregular heartbea...
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Missed a Dose

If you take Largactil tablets regularly and miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is time for the next dose, skip it and continue the regular dosing schedule. Taking a do...
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Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Largactil a prescription medicine?

A: Yes, Largactil is a prescription medicine. Your medication should not be consumed by anyone else. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions that you might have about the prescription. You need to keep a written list of all prescription medications. You must take medicine with you every time you visit a doctor or when you get admitted to the hospital. It is vital information that must be carried in case of emergencies.

Q: What should I avoid while taking a Largactil tablet?

A: Largactil may cause dizziness, and it may affect your ability to make decisions, think, and react. You should not drive, operate any heavy machinery, or undertake other dangerous activities until you know how Largactil tablets will affect you. You should not drink alcohol while using Largactil.

Q: How should I take a Largactil tablet?

A: Take Largactil exactly as prescribed. The tablet can be consumed with food or without it. If you take too much Largactil tablet, call your healthcare provider or get emergency treatment.
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Last Updated on: 27 Jan 2022 | 09:47 PM (IST)
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