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Serenace 20mg Tablets

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Serenace 20 MG Description

Serenace 20mg Tablet is used to treat schizophrenia and Tourette Syndrome. Schizophrenic patients may experience delusions, hallucinations, extremely disordered thinking and behaviour, impairing func

tioning and disabling. Tourette disorder is a condition characterised by uncontrolled repeated movements, noises, or tics. Serenace Tablet contains Haloperidol as an active ingredient. Haloperidol belongs to an anti-psychotic class of medication. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that influences thoughts, emotions and mood. Serenace Tablet dosage should be taken as advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly without consulting your doctor, as it can cause clinical worsening of your condition or may lead to withdrawal symptoms.

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Product Summary

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ContainsHaloperidol(20.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Tourette Syndrome
Side effectsSleepiness, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Insomnia, Shaking of hands or feet-tremor, Dystonia (twisting & repetitive movements), Akathisia (restlessness & urge to move).
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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uses

Uses of Serenace 20 MG

  • As per CDSCO & USFDA, Serenace is used in the following:
  • Treatment of Schizophrenia
  • Treatment of Tourette Syndrome
contraindications

Contraindications of Serenace 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to any component of the Serenace Tablet, i.e., Haloperidol.
  • If you have Parkinson's disease.
  • If you have dementia.
  • If you are 65 years of age or above.
  • If you are suffering from central nervous system depression
  • If you have an uncontrolled seizure disorder
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have heart disease.
  • If you have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you have severe respiratory issues.
sideEffects

Side effects of Serenace 20 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Insomnia (difficulty sleeping)
  • Shaking of hands or feet-tremor
  • Dystonia (twisting & repetitive movements)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Serenace 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Serenace Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Serenace Tablet is unsafe during pregnancy as it may cause damage to the unborn child and cause harm to the mother. If you are expecting to become pregnant or are pregnant, talk to your doctor before taking the Serenace Tablet. If you encounter any discomfort, pain or any other undesirable symptoms after taking it, stop taking it and consult your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Serenace Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Serenace Tablet is not recommended if you are a breastfeeding mother. Some research data suggest that this medicine may be excreted into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Serenace Tablet?
A:
Serenace Tablet may cause side effects that could affect your driving ability. It may decrease alertness, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy and lightheaded. If you are experiencing these side effects after taking this medicine, you should avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Serenace Tablet?
A:
Consumption of alcohol while taking Serenace Tablet may worsen the disease and increase the chance of severe side effects including dizziness, concentration difficulties, poor thinking, increased sleepiness etc
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking Serenace Tablet.
  • You have any suicidal ideation or self-harming thoughts.
  • You experience any severe side effects persistently.
  • Your symptoms do not improve, or there is worsening of your condition.
  • You have trouble breathing or talking,
  • You have a history of mild or severe liver or kidney conditions.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like agitation, nausea, tremor, sweating and confusion.
  • You are using any ayurvedic or herbal medicines, vitamins and other health supplements.
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Mode of Action of Serenace 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Serenace Tablet belongs to a class of medications known as anti-psychotics. It contains Haloperidol-20mg as an active ingredient. This medication suppresses the release of certain chemical compounds t...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Serenace 20 MG

  • Take the Serenace Tablet as prescribed by the doctor.
  • You can take this medicine with or without food or as prescribed.
  • Take this medication on a regular schedule, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Do not break/crush the tablet or chew this medicine; take it as a whole.
  • Do not take this tablet with other meds; consult your doctor first.
  • Don’t stop taking this medication in between, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.
  • Do not consume if the package has been opened.
  • Don’t exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
interactions

Interactions of Serenace 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Anxiety meds, such as diazepam, clonazepam, chlordiazepoxide, alprazolam and lorazepam. You may experience sedation and drowsiness.
  • Blood pressure-lowering medicine like amlodipine, lisinopril, losartan, or metoprolol may lower the blood pressure more than required.
  • Pain killers, such as morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydrocodone, tramadol, and codeine. Interactions may cause more sedation and drowsiness.
  • Anti-Parkinson medicines for such as levodopa.
  • Interaction with Antifungal medications like itraconazole and ketoconazole can reduce the effects of it.
  • Interaction with Antidepressants or mood-elevating medicines like fluoxetine and desipramine can cause increased side effects

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with the regular diet as food doesn’t influence the effect of the Serenace Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Serenace 20 MG

Store Serenace Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep the medication away from children and pet animals in a closed or locked cabinet. Do not remove the medicine f...
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dosage

Dosage of Serenace 20 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Serenace Tablet may cause poisoning or serious side-effects like chest tightness, breathing problems, itching, fever, terrible cough, Abnormal heartbeat, dizziness, a significant change in...
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Missed a Dose

If you’ve missed a dose of the Serenace Tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose when it's already time to take the next scheduled dose, then skip the missed dose and take t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Serenace Tablet addictive?

A: No, Serenace Tablet contains Haloperidol, and it is not addictive. However, if you are taking this medicine for a long time and you stop it suddenly, then you may experience some unpleasant physical feelings.

Q: Is there any alternative to Serenace Tablet?

A: Yes, there are alternative tablets available. Your doctor may prescribe other medicine of anti-psychotic classes if it is necessary. Do not try to switch on other medications of this class on your own. Consult your doctor if you have any queries regarding this issue.

Q: Does stopping consumption of Serenace Tablet lead to withdrawal symptoms ?

A: Yes, suddenly stopping consumption of Serenace Tablet may lead to withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, confusion, difficulty sleeping, chest pain or tremors. Consult your doctor before stopping the consumption of this medicine as doses needs to be tapered slowly to avoid these undesirable effects.
Product Details
Brand
SERENACE
Expires on or After
17/09/2024
Last Updated on: 04 Mar 2022 | 04:52 PM (IST)

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