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Neocalm Plus Tablet

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Medical Description

Neocalm Plus Tablet is a prescription medicine for schizophrenia and non-psychotic anxiety. Neocalm Tablet contains the active ingredients trifluoperazine (antipsychotic) and trihexyphenidyl (used to ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsTrifluoperazine(5.0 Mg),Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia and non-psychotic anxiety disorder
Side effectsdrowsiness, agitation, libido, menstrual changes, dry mouth, blurred vision and difficulty passing stools
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
Check more medicines with composition as Trifluoperazine(5.0 Mg) + Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)

Uses of Neocalm Plus Tablet

  • According to CDSCO Neocalm Plus Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of symptoms associated with schizophrenia and non-psychotic anxiety disorder

Contraindications of Neocalm Plus Tablet

  • You are allergic to trifluoperazine, trihexyphenidyl, or inactive components of Neocalm Plus Tablet
  • You have glaucoma
  • You have pre-existing liver disease
  • You have any blood disorder
  • You have bone marrow suppression
  • You recently had a heart attack
  • You have abdominal obstruction
  • You have tardive dyskinesia (movement disorder)
  • Neocalm Plus Tablet should not be administered to elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis.

Side effects of Neocalm Plus Tablet

  • Drowsiness
  • Agitation
  • Menstrual changes
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty passing stools

Precautions and Warnings of Neocalm Plus Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Neocalm Plus Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Available data is insufficient to comment on the safety of the use of Neocalm Plus Tablet during pregnancy. Consult a physician or a gynaecologist. If you become pregnant while on Neocalm Plus Tablet, inform your doctor immediately. Do not stop your tablets as your symptoms may reappear.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Neocalm Plus Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Neocalm Plus Tablet is not recommended in breastfeeding as it may suppress lactation as well as may cause certain side effects in your infant such as difficulty feeding, sleeping, poor weight gain and lethargy. Consult a physician or a gynaecologist before starting breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Neocalm Plus Tablet?
A:
No. You should avoid driving or using heavy machinery if you have taken Neocalm Plus Tablet, as it may cause drowsiness, sedation and inability to think correctly

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Neocalm Plus Tablet?
A:
You should absolutely abstain from alcohol during the course of Neocalm Plus Tablet, as it can lead to dangerous side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, and breathing difficulties.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have urinary retention or difficulty passing urine.
  • You develop rashes after taking Neocalm Plus Tablet.
  • You have trouble with vision.
  • You have difficulty in standing or walking
  • You have abnormal muscle movements.
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun during the prescription of Neocalm Plus Tablet, as it makes the skin photosensitive.

Mode of Action of Neocalm Plus Tablet

How Does It Work?

Trifluoperazine acts by blocking dopaminergic pathways in the brain, thereby controlling the positive (disorganised speech and thoughts) and negative symptoms (emotional coldness, low motivation) of s...
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Directions for Use of Neocalm Plus Tablet

  • Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully and consult a healthcare professional if you face any difficulty following instructions.
  • Neocalm Plus Tablet is available as a tablet to be swallowed.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take the prescribed dose of Neocalm Plus Tablet at the same time every day.
  • Do not alter the dosage of Neocalm Plus Tablet unless advised to be the doctor.
  • When you rise up too rapidly from a resting posture, it might produce dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. To avoid this issue, slowly rise from your bed, resting your feet on the floor for a few...
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  • Do not abruptly discontinue Neocalm Plus Tablet.

Interactions of Neocalm Plus Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Neocalm Plus Tablet may interact with the following medications; therefore, it is critical that you inform your consulting physician about all medicines and supplements you are currently taking:
  • Antihypertensives (blood pressure decreasing medicines)- It may lower blood pressure to an unwanted level.
  • Anti Parkinson's medicine like levodopa and carbidopa- Their clinical efficiency may reduce
  • Antacids like calcium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide- These medicines can decrease the absorption of Neocalm Plus Tablet
  • Painkillers like tramadol and methadone- These can cause nervous system depression
  • Antianxiety medicine like alprazolam and etizolam- These can cause drowsiness and sedation.

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with your normal diet while taking Neocalm Plus Tablet unless directed otherwise by the doctor.
  • Abstain from alcohol drinking during the course of your treatment with Neocalm Plus Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Neocalm Plus Tablet

To keep Neocalm Plus Tablet out of the reach of children, keep it in a tightly closed container. It should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. To prevent pets...
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Dosage of Neocalm Plus Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of Neocalm Plus Tablet can cause side effects like abnormal movements, irritability, dry mouth, irregular heart rate and palpitations, high body temperature, sedation, and drowsiness. If t...
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Missed a Dose

Neocalm Plus Tablet should be taken as prescribed by a doctor. Take the missed dose at the earliest. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the one you have missed and take the scheduled dose....
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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: Is Neocalm Plus Tablet addictive?

A: No, Neocalm Plus Tablet is not addictive. However, if you stop this tablet suddenly, you may experience drowsiness, tremors, nausea, and vomiting.

Q: What should I do if I feel constipated from Neocalm Plus Tablet?

A: If you feel constipated after taking Neocalm Plus Tablet, eat lots of fibre, fruits and vegetables, and drink plenty of liquids. Consult a physician if constipation still persists.

Q: Can I experience any sexual problems during the course of my treatment with Neocalm Plus Tablet?

A: You may experience certain problems such as impotence, decreased libido and erectile dysfunction while taking Neocalm Plus Tablet. You should immediately consult a doctor if you experience any of these issues.
Product Details
Brand
NEOCALM PLUS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2022 | 08:02 PM (IST)
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