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Sizopin 50mg Tablet

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Sizopin 50 MG Description

Sizopin 50mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called atypical antipsychotics. It contains Clozapine, which treats certain mental/mood disorders (schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders). Schi...
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ContainsClozapine(50.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of resistant schizophrenia
Side effectsSedation, tachycardia, hypertension, hypotension, constipation, weight gain, increased salivation, dizziness, fever, anxiety, headache, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, blurred vision, shaking of the hands or feet- tremor
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Sizopin 50 MG

  • Treatment of resistant schizophrenia (medicine of choice)
  • Reduction in the risk of recurrent suicidal behaviours in schizophrenic patients

Contraindications of Sizopin 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to Sizopin or any of its ingredients.
  • If you are pregnant and don't take this medicine or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Sizopin 50 MG

  • Sedation
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Constipation
  • Weight Gain
  • Increased salivation
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Anxiety

Precautions and Warnings of Sizopin 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Sizopin 50mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Sizopin 50mg Tablet is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless it is necessary. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this issue; your doctor will prescribe this medicine only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Sizopin 50mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Sizopin 50mg Tablet is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Some research data suggests that the medicine may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this issue; your doctor will prescribe this medicine only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Sizopin 50mg Tablet?
A:
Sizopin 50mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, etc., in some patients, which could affect your ability to drive. It is advised that you should avoid driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Sizopin 50mg Tablet?
A:
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Sizopin 50 Tablet. Alcohol consumption during the course of treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects like dizziness, nausea, vomiting, confusion, fatigue and fainting.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any of these conditions like Bradycardia, Cardiomyopathy, Cerebrovascular, Diabetes mellitus, Dyslipidemia, Eosinophilia, Hyperglycemia.
  • You feel better and want to stop the medication. This medication is not stopped abruptly as it may worsen your symptoms and may show withdrawal symptoms.

Mode of Action of Sizopin 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Sizopin 50mg Tablet contains ‘Clozapine’ that works by blocking the effects of chemical receptors in the brain ( 5-HT2(5-hydroxytryptamine), adrenergic and Dopamine (D4) receptors), which results in i...
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Directions for Use of Sizopin 50 MG

  • Take this medicine with a whole glass of water at a fixed time.
  • Take this medicine with or without food or as prescribed.
  • Dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not overdose.
  • If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember and do not overdose.

Interactions of Sizopin 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antipsychotic medicines- Aripiprazole, Haloperidol, Lithium, Risperidone, Quetiapine, Olanzapine.
  • Anti-anxiety medicines -Lorazepam, Alprazolam.
  • Anticholinergic- Benztropine
  • Antidepressant- Duloxetine, escitalopram, sertraline.
  • Anticonvulsant medicines- Clonazepam, lamotrigine.
  • Muscle relaxants medicines- Carisoprodol, Cyclobenzaprine.
  • Antihistamines medicines- Cetrizine, Diphenhydramine.
  • Antidiabetic medicines
  • Antihypertensives

Interactions with food items

  • There is not enough research available regarding the interaction of this medicine with food and beverage.
  • Avoid alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it may increase the risk of severe side effects.

Storage and disposal of Sizopin 50 MG

Store Sizopin at room temperature, away from heat and direct sunlight. Keep medicines away from the reach of children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or throw them into drainage un...
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Dosage of Sizopin 50 MG

Overdose

Taking more than the prescribed dose will not improve your symptoms; rather, they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects like tachycardia, tremor, allergy, hypertension, hypotension. If you think...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Sizopin 50mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular schedule. Do not double th...
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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: Can I take a Sizopin 50mg Tablet with other medicines?

A: Taking other medicines with Sizopin 50mg Tablet can cause medicine interaction which may lead to serious side effects. Consult your doctor about all the medicines you take and about your past medical history.

Q: Can I stop taking Sizopin 50mg tablets, If I feel well?

A: Do not discontinue Sizopin 50mg Tablet without consulting your doctor as it could cause withdrawal symptoms and may worsen your symptoms which are difficult to treat.

Q: How long do I need to use the Sizopin 50mg Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

A: Currently, there is no established data about the amount of time Sizopin 50mg Tablet takes to show its desired effect. However, you will see improvement in symptoms within a couple of weeks. Do not discontinue medications after the improvement of symptoms.
Product Details
Brand
SIZOPIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2024
Last Updated on: 27 Jan 2022 | 09:47 PM (IST)

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