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Soltus 100mg Tablet

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Soltus 100 MG Description

Soltus tablets belong to a group of medications known as antipsychotics. The main ingredient is Amisulpride. It is used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is characterised by disturbed ...
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ContainsAmisulpride(100.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, psychosis associated with schizophrenia
Side effectsExcessive salivation, nausea, vomiting, agitation, anxiety, chest pain
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Soltus 100 MG

  • It is mainly used for the following conditions-
  • Schizophrenia
  • Acute psychosis associated with Schizophrenia

Contraindications of Soltus 100 MG

  • Soltus tablets are contraindicated in -
  • Allergy to Amisulpride (medicine for nausea and vomiting)
  • Parkinson patients
  • Prolactin dependent tumour (Hormone secreting tumour)
  • Tumour of adrenal glands

Side effects of Soltus 100 MG

  • Weight gain
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Pain in chest
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Confusion
  • Hypersalivation (excessive saliva in mouth)

Precautions and Warnings of Soltus 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Soltus tablets during pregnancy?
A:
It is avoided to give Soltus tablets to a pregnant mother. They are only recommended in case of life-threatening conditions or in cases where the benefit of taking medication is more than its risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Soltus tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No, it is strictly not advised to take this medication in the case of lactating mothers. Medication may reach through mothers milk to the child, and it may cause some complications. Consult your doctor for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Soltus tablets?
A:
No, it is strictly not advised to drive after taking this medication. One of the main symptoms of this medication is drowsiness. It can hamper a person’s ability to focus or concentrate properly while driving. Thus driving any vehicle is not recommended. 2-3 hours rest should be taken after the oral intake of this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Soltus tablets?
A:
It is not advised to consume alcohol or any other form of liquor with this medication. It can cause drowsiness, and the person may not be able to concentrate.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your side effects are more severe.
  • You overdose on this medication accidentally.
  • You are a liver or blood pressure patient.
  • You want to stop the usage of this medication.
  • You are planning to start a family during the course of this medication.
  • You have diabetes as this medication can higher up your blood sugar levels along with an increase in cholesterol.
  • Consult your doctor and give a brief history of every medication you are taking or may have taken before starting the course of this disease.

Mode of Action of Soltus 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Soltus tablets contain Amisulpride as the main constituent. It works by decreasing the excessive activity of dopamine, which is a neurotransmitter in our central nervous system. It does so by blocking...
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Directions for Use of Soltus 100 MG

  • It can be taken on an empty stomach with a glass of plain water or as directed by your physician.
  • Soltus tablets should not be either chewed or broken. It should be taken orally.
  • The expiration date should always be checked before taking any medicine.
  • Dosage should be appropriate as it varies from person to person; in this regard, consultation by a well trained medical professional is mandatory.

Interactions of Soltus 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medications having an adverse reaction with Soltus tablets includes-
  • Opioids
  • Antihistamines
  • Antihypertensives
  • Phenothiazines
  • Levodopa
  • Anxiolytics
  • hypnotics

Interactions with food items

  • No such interactions are known yet, but grapefruit juice is not advised to be taken with this medication as it may reduce its effectiveness wholly. This medication can be taken either with or without ...
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Storage and disposal of Soltus 100 MG

It can be stored at normal room temperature. Direct sunlight should be avoided. It should be stored in a place away from humidity and moisture. It should be placed away from the reach of children and ...
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Dosage of Soltus 100 MG

Overdose

  • In case of an accidental overdose, consult your doctor as soon as possible to seek appropriate medical guidance as overdosing can result in falling blood pressure along with other serious side effects...
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Missed a Dose

If a dose is missed by chance, then take it as soon as you recall or else if it is the time for the next dose, ignore the left out dose; take the next dose on time and continue with your normal cycle....
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the other significant risks of using Soltus tablets?

A: In some patients it can cause suicidal tendencies. Thus any abnormal behaviour in patients should be reported straight to the doctor by their caregivers. Regular inspection and monitoring of such patients is a must. Consult your doctor for more information.

Q: Can Soltus tablets be used in children?

A: No, Soltus tablets should not be strictly used for children below 18. Consult your doctor for more information.

Q: Can Soltus tablets decrease my sexual performance?

A: Yes, Soltus tablets can interfere with an erection as well as ejaculation in males. Consult your doctor for proper guidance if this side effect bothers you.
Product Details
Brand
SOLTUS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Feb 2022 | 05:41 PM (IST)

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