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Soltus Od 300mg Tablet

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Soltus Od 300 MG Description

Soltus Od 300 mg tablets belong to the class of atypical antipsychotic. It is primarily used to treat schizophrenia. It has also been used to control postoperative nausea and vomiting. Schizophrenia

is a condition characterised by symptoms like delirium, hallucinations, and abnormal thinking process. Soltus Od 300 mg tablet contains amisulpride as its active ingredient. Soltus Od 300 mg tablets should be taken at a dose and for a duration as prescribed by your doctor. It should be taken at a particular time of the day to maintain the levels of chemical substances ( neurotransmitters) in the brain. However, if you have missed a dose, you should take it as soon as you remember it. You should avoid skipping a dose. You should not stop taking the medicine abruptly as it can lead to withdrawal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, sleeplessness, and fatigue. Some of the most common side effects of the medicine are dryness of the mouth, constipation, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, and low blood pressure. These side effects are mild and should not disrupt your day-to-day life activities. However, if these side effects bother you, you should consult your doctor. You should inform your doctor if you have a prolactinoma, breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, and are pregnant. This medicine should not be prescribed in such conditions. Soltus Od 300 mg tablet should be prescribed with precaution in the elderly and those with kidney or liver disease. This medicine can cause weight gain and an increase in blood lipid levels. Exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you to maintain your weight.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹276.25
You Save₹48.75 (15% on MRP)
ContainsAmisulpride(300.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia
Side effectsFatigue, Drowsiness, Weight gain, Constipation
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
molecules
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uses

Uses of Soltus Od 300 MG

  • Soltus Od 300 mg tablets are used to treat the following conditions:
  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting
contraindications

Contraindications of Soltus Od 300 MG

  • Soltus Od 300 mg tablets are contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have a condition called prolactinoma. Prolactinoma is a tumour in the endocrine gland of our body. Soltus Od 300 mg tablet can worsen the condition
  • If you have had allergic reactions to its use in the past
  • If you have are pregnant or planning to get pregnant
  • If you are below 15 years of age
  • If you are breastfeeding females as it decreases the secretion of breastmilk
  • If you have pre-existing kidney diseases, as the medicine is excreted out through the kidney
  • If you have liver disease, dose modifications should be done
  • If you have a condition called pheochromocytoma (tumour of the adrenal gland)
  • If you have heart disease, it can increase the chances of stroke
  • If you have a history of convulsions, dose modification should be done to decrease the threshold of seizure
sideEffects

Side effects of Soltus Od 300 MG

  • Soltus Od 300 mg tablets have the following side effects:
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Low blood pressure levels
  • Involuntary muscle contractions
  • Restlessness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Soltus Od 300 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Soltus Od 300 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Soltus Od 300 mg tablet should not be taken during pregnancy. It causes abnormal movements of limbs and withdrawal symptoms like agitation, feeding difficulties, a decrease in respiratory rate, tremor, and sedation in babies.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Soltus Od 300 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advisable to take Soltus Od 300 mg tablets during breastfeeding as it can pass through the breastmilk and cause adverse effects like sedation, lethargy, poor feeding, and low blood pressure levels in the baby. Soltus Od 300 mg tablets can decrease the secretion of breastmilk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Soltus Od 300 mg tablet?
A:
You should not drive after taking a Soltus Od 300 mg tablet because this medicine causes drowsiness and lethargy. You should avoid operating any machinery as it causes impairment in judgement.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Soltus Od 300 mg tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol with Soltus Od 300 mg tablet as the combination increases the severity of side effects like drowsiness and palpitations.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diabetes. Blood sugar should be monitored at regular intervals.
  • You have liver disease and have been prescribed Soltus Od 300 mg tablets; you should get your liver function tests done regularly.
  • You must get your blood examination done at regular intervals as Soltus Od 300 mg tablet can decrease the blood cell counts.
  • You should be careful if you are above the age of 65 and take Soltus Od 300 mg tablets as this medicine increases the chances of stroke in the elderly.
  • You must inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking so that no adverse reaction occurs in the future.
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Mode of Action of Soltus Od 300 MG

How Does It Work?

Soltus Od 300 mg tablet contains amisulpride as its active ingredient. Amisulpride belongs to the group of atypical antipsychotics. This medicine binds to the dopamine receptors in the nerve endings. ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Soltus Od 300 MG

  • 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

Interactions of Soltus Od 300 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antiarrhythmic (flecainide) can increase the risk of developing bradycardia, arrhythmia, hypotension, and heart failure.
  • Antihypertensive medicines (reserpine, methyldopa, clonidine, guanfacine) can decrease heart rate and force of contraction if used with Soltus Od 300 mg tablets.
  • Insulin can cause hypoglycemia if used with Soltus Od 300 mg Tablet.
  • Antacids (Cimetidine, omeprazole) slow down Soltus Od 300 mg tablet absorption.
  • This medication prolongs the action of anti-depolarising muscle relaxants.
  • Anticoagulants (warfarin) increase the bleeding time if taken with Soltus Od 300 mg tablet.
  • Antidepressants (fluoxetine) cause drowsiness and sedation if used with Soltus Od 300 mg tablet.
  • Antipsychotics (Haloperidol) can cause dizziness.
  • Sedatives, hypnotics (benzodiazepines, barbiturates) can cause extreme drowsiness and a decreased respiratory rate.
  • Alcohol can cause sleepiness and palpitations.
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (Selegiline) can cause symptoms like palpitations, flushing, convulsions, and coma.

Interactions with food items

  • Food does not affect the absorption or metabolism of Soltus Od 300 mg tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Soltus Od 300 MG

Keep this medicine packed in the packet or container. Store it in a cool and dry place, at a temp below 30°C. Store it according to the package or label’s directions. Dispose of the unused medicine wi...
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dosage

Dosage of Soltus Od 300 MG

Overdose

Taking more than the recommended dose of Soltus Od 300 mg tablets can cause symptoms like a decreased heart rate, low blood pressure, sedation, convulsions, and coma. You should immediately consult a ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Soltus Od 300 mg tablet, you should take it as soon as possible. However, if it is time for the next dose to be taken, you may skip the dose and continue with your regular schedu...
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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: When should I take Soltus Od 309 mg tablet?

A: You should take Soltus Od 300 mg as recommended by your doctor. It should be taken at a particular time of the day to replenish the exhausted chemical substances in your brain. If you face side effects like drowsiness after taking this medicine, then you should take this medicine at night. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as possible.

Q: Can Soltus Od 300 mg tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Soltus Od 300 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 prevent excessive weight gain.

Q: Can Soltus Od 300 mg tablet be stopped as soon as I feel better?

A: You should take a Soltus Od 300 mg tablet at a dose and for a duration as prescribed by your doctor. You should not stop taking the medicine abruptly. You may experience worsening of your symptoms if you do so. You may experience withdrawal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, sweating, restlessness, and fatigue. The dose of the medicine should be gradually reduced and then stopped.
Product Details
Brand
SOLTUS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
06/05/2023
Last Updated on: 05 Apr 2022 | 02:01 PM (IST)
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