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Skizoril 50mg Tablet

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Skizoril 50 MG Description

Skizoril Tablet is a prescription medication that belongs to the class of antipsychotic medications. The active ingredient present in Skizoril Tablet is Clozapine. Skizoril is used to treat schizophr

enia, a mental health disorder that makes a person experience hallucinations, believe in an alternate reality and affect their behaviour and ability to think. Patients with schizophrenia require medical attention as it can disrupt their lives. The mode of action of Skizoril Tablet is that it influences the activity of specific chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts and blocks their effects of these chemicals. Hence, it improves the mood, behaviours, and thoughts of the affected individual. The doctor's directions for use of Skizoril Tablets should be strictly followed. It is essential to maintain the dose and schedule of this medicine. The doctor should approve any changes in dose. Sudden stoppage of this medicine can cause serious side effects and worsen the condition of the user.

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Product Summary

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ContainsClozapine(50.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia
Side effects- Increased sweating, Decreased blood pressure, Visual impairment, Dry mouth, Tremors, Headaches, Constipation etc.
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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uses

Uses of Skizoril 50 MG

  • Skizoril Tablets are used in the treatment of
  • Schizophrenia
contraindications

Contraindications of Skizoril 50 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to clozapine or other antipsychotics and other inactive substances present in the medication.
sideEffects

Side effects of Skizoril 50 MG

  • Increased sweating
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Visual impairment
  • Dry mouth
  • Tremors
  • Headaches
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Skizoril 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Skizoril Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Taking Skizoril Tablets during pregnancy is not advised. Always inform your doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Skizoril Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No. Skizoril Tablets are not recommended for nursing mothers. Limited studies indicate that small amounts of Skizoril Tablets may pass into breast milk. Always consult your doctor if you wish to take a Skizoril Tablet while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Skizoril Tablet?
A:
No. Skizoril Tablets can cause adverse side effects that hamper your driving ability. These side effects include having blurry vision, experiencing confusion, or having bouts of dizziness. Avoid driving if you experience any of these symptoms; wait for them to pass. Ideally, after taking your medicine, wait for a couple of hours before driving or operating heavy machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Skizoril Tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol with Skizoril Tablet is not advised. Mixing alcohol with Skizoril Tablets can lead to adverse reactions such as fever, nausea, fatigue, upset stomach, and dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have allergic reactions such as rashes, swelling, severe dizziness, or difficulty breathing after taking this medicine.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine.
  • You have a mental disorder called dementia.
  • You are an elderly patient.
  • You have a history of seizures.
  • You have suicidal thoughts or experience a behaviour change.
  • You have diabetes or high lipid levels.
  • You have a decrease in the level of white blood cells.
  • You are a patient below 16 years.
  • You want to do activities that require high alertness.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Skizoril 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Skizoril contains Clozapine. It works by influencing the levels of certain chemical messengers in the brain known as dopamine and serotonin. Dopamine is called a “feel-good hormone” that increases the...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Skizoril 50 MG

  • Skizoril Tablets must be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Take the pill at the same time every day to ensure that a constant level of medication is maintained in the blood.
  • Swallow Skizoril pill whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break, crush or chew the tablet; this can reduce its efficacy.
  • Skizoril Tablets can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not take more medicine than what your doctor has recommended. Consult your doctor if you feel that your prescribed dosage isn’t working for you.
  • Do not stop taking medicine without consulting your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Skizoril 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ketoconazole (antifungal medication used in the treatment of skin infections like athlete's foot, ringworm, etc.) - decreases the metabolism of Skizoril Tablets and can lead to increased side effects ...
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  • Tramadol (pain medication similar to opioids that acts on the central nervous system) - leads to side effects like respiratory distress, seizure attack, irregular heart rhythm and coma.
  • Antidiabetic medications (medication used to lower blood sugar levels and improve the way your body handles insulin)- reduce the effectiveness of anti-diabetic medicines.
  • Antihypertensive medications (medications used to treat high blood pressure) like Metoprolol - additive effects in decreasing your blood pressure. Blood pressure needs to be monitored.

Interactions with food items

  • Food does not influence the effect of Skizoril Tablet. So, a regular diet can be continued unless advised otherwise by the doctor.
  • Additionally, inform the doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you take before beginning your Skizoril Tablets
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Skizoril 50 MG

Store Skizoril Tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight. Keep the tablets out of reach of children and pets. Store the medicine in its original packaging. Do not take ...
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dosage

Dosage of Skizoril 50 MG

Overdose

Skizoril Tablet overdose can cause adverse reactions like nausea, vomiting, dizziness, tremors, etc. If you overdose on Skizoril Tablets and experience any of these symptoms, immediately seek emergenc...
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Missed a Dose

Consult your doctor about the missed dosage or read the information leaflet provided with the medicine to learn more. If you have missed a dose of Skizoril Tablet, try to take it as soon as you reme...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr Tanya Prasad

BDS, MDS in Orthodontics

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Skizoril Tablets be used in persons with kidney diseases?

A: People with kidney diseases should use Skizoril Tablets with caution. The doctor can make dose adjustments based on the clinical conditions of the affected person.

Q: Can Skizoril Tablets be used in persons with liver disease?

A: People with liver disease should exercise caution when using Skizoril Tablets. Your healthcare provider will adjust the dosage of this medicine based on your signs and symptoms.

Q: Is Skizoril Tablets a habit-forming medicine?

A: No. Skizoril Tablets are not habit-forming in nature. However, you shouldn't stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor
Product Details
Brand
SKIZORIL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/04/2023
Last Updated on: 24 Mar 2022 | 09:40 PM (IST)
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