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Serepose 1mg Tablets

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Serepose 1mg Tablets Description

Serepose 1 mg tablet is a combination of two medicines: Trifluoperazine and Chlordiazepoxide. Trifluoperazine belongs to the class of typical antipsychotics. Chlordiazepoxide belongs to the benzodiaze...
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ContainsChlordiazepoxide,Trifluoperazine
UsesSchizophrenia
Side effectsSedation, Confusion, Weight gain, Low blood pressure, Dizziness
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Serepose 1mg Tablets

  • Serepose 1 mg tablet treats schizophrenia.

Contraindications of Serepose 1mg Tablets

  • Serepose 1 mg tablet is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have had allergic reactions to the medicine
  • If you have taken with Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) like Tranylcypromine, Selegiline. The combination of the medicines can cause severe adverse effects like flushing, low blood pressure levels...
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  • If you suffer from pre-existing heart diseases
  • If you have pre-existing liver diseases as the medicine is metabolised in the liver
  • If you are a child, adolescent and young adult as this medicine increase the chances of the emergence of suicidal thoughts in them
  • If you suffer from diseases related to the lungs as it decreases the respiratory rate
  • If you suffer from a history of addiction. This medicine has habit-forming potential.
  • If you are elderly with dementia as it increases the chances of stroke

Side effects of Serepose 1mg Tablets

  • The side effects of Serepose 1 mg tablet is as follows:
  • Drowsiness
  • Menstrual abnormalities
  • Discharge from breast
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Low blood pressure levels
  • Involuntary muscle contractions
  • Restlessness
  • Urinary Retention

Precautions and Warnings of Serepose 1mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Serepose 1mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Serepose 1mg tablets should not be taken during pregnancy. It causes abnormal movements of limbs and withdrawal symptoms like agitation, feeding difficulties, decrease in respiratory rate, tremor, and sedation in babies.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Serepose 1mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advisable to take Serepose 1mg tablets during breastfeeding. It can pass through the breastmilk and cause adverse effects like sedation, lethargy, poor feeding, and low blood pressure levels in the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Serepose 1mg tablet?
A:
Serepose 1mg tablets are known to cause drowsiness. Avoid driving or anything that needs attention. Some individuals may have blurred vision, sleepiness, or dizziness due to taking this medication. If you have any of these symptoms, avoid doing anything that demands high mental alertness, such as driving a car or operating machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Serepose 1mg tablet?
A:
It is risky to drink alcohol while taking this prescription because the combination raises the chance of adverse effects like dizziness, blurred vision, and muscle stiffness. If you drink alcohol while taking this drug, you should avoid doing anything that requires a high level of mental awareness, such as driving a car or operating machinery.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any drastic changes in mood or behaviour.
  • You have thoughts related to suicide and self-harm.
  • You have angle-closure glaucoma as Serepose 1mg tablets may increase the severity of the symptoms.
  • You are elderly as dose modifications may be required.
  • You have any pre-existing kidney conditions. This medicine is primarily excreted through urine. Hence, a decrease in the excretion of the medicine can increase its concentration in the body.
  • You experience convulsions even after taking this medicine. Alternative medicine may be prescribed to control any future episodes of seizure.

Mode of Action of Serepose 1mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

Serepose 1 mg tablet contains a combination of Trifluoperazine and Chlordiazepoxide. Trifluoperazine belongs to the class of typical antipsychotics. This medicine binds to the dopamine receptors in th...
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Directions for Use of Serepose 1mg Tablets

  • Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
  • Seek medical help immediately, if you have any side effects.
  • Make sure that the treatment is complete.
  • Do not discontinue using this medication without consulting your physician first.
  • Keep the medicines in the container with the lid tightly closed.

Interactions of Serepose 1mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antidepressants (bupropion, fluoxetine) cause drowsiness and impairment in judgement.
  • Antiepileptics (phenytoin) as it decreases the efficacy of Serepose 1 mg tablets.
  • Anti-malaria medication (Quinidine) as the combination can cause abnormalities in the heart.
  • Medicines used to treat urine incontinence (darifenacin, fesoterodine, oxybutynin, tolterodine) as they become ineffective in the presence of Serepose 1 mg tablets.
  • Bronchodilators (ipratropium or tiotropium) as it can increase the chances of tremors.
  • Antihistamines (cetirizine) as they cause drowsiness.
  • Antiarrhythmics (propafenone, flecainide) as the combination can increase the chances of palpitations and abnormalities in the heart rhythm.
  • Antifungals (ketoconazole) as Serepose 1 mg tablets decrease the efficacy of the medicine.
  • Antacids (Cimetidine, Omeprazole) as it decreases the absorption of the Serepose 1 mg tablets.
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (Isocarboxazid, Phenelzine, Selegiline) should not be combined with Serepose 1 mg tablets as it can worsen the symptoms of low blood pressure and can lead to coma(state of...
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  • Antibiotics (Clarithromycin, erythromycin) decrease the efficacy of Serepose 1 mg tablet.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no known adverse reactions between food and Serepose 1 mg tablets.

Storage and disposal of Serepose 1mg Tablets

Keep this medicine packed in the packet or container it came in. Keep this medication in a cool and dry place, at a temperature below 30°C. Store it according to the package or label’s directions. Dis...
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Dosage of Serepose 1mg Tablets

Overdose

Taking more than the recommended dose of Serepose 1 mg tablets can cause symptoms like decreased heart rate, low blood pressure, sedation, convulsions, and coma. You should immediately consult a docto...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a Serepose 1 mg tablet dose, you should take it as soon as possible. However, if it’s time for the next dose to be taken, you may skip the dose and continue with your normal schedule. You ...
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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 Serepose 1 mg tablets cause sunburn?

A: You should avoid exposure to sunlight after taking Serepose 1 mg tablets. This medicine can cause sunburn. You should apply sunscreen and wear protective clothing as much as possible. Try to avoid all overexertion in hot and humid weather.

Q: What should I do when I feel dizzy after taking this medicine?

A: You should not get up immediately after taking this medicine as you may feel dizzy and unsteady. You should avoid driving or operating any machinery. You should avoid doing any work that requires mental focus. Try to get up slowly from a lying down position or sitting position.

Q: Can Serepose 1 mg tablets cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Serepose 1 mg tablet can cause weight gain. It can also increase your cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol levels. You should monitor your weight at regular intervals to prevent excessive weight gain. You should follow a healthy lifestyle and exercise regularly to avoid excessive weight gain.
Product Details
Brand
SEREPOSE
Expires on or After
28/09/2022
Last Updated on: 05 Apr 2022 | 02:01 PM (IST)

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