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Tiaprex 50mg Tablet

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Tiaprex 50 MG Description

Tiaprex Tablets contain Tiapride as its active component. Tiapride belongs to the class of atypical antipsychotics. Tiaprex Tablet is primarily used to treat schizophrenia and dyskinesia (abnormal bod...
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ContainsTiapride(50.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Behaviour Disorders, Agitation
Side effectsDrowsiness, Insomnia, Convulsions, Impotence
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Tiaprex 50 MG

  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of behavioural disorders
  • Treatment of dyskinesia (abnormal movements of the limbs)
  • Treatment of agitation and aggression in the elderly

Contraindications of Tiaprex 50 MG

  • You have prolactinoma.
  • You have allergic to the medicine or its components.
  • You are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
  • You are below 15 years of age.
  • You are a breastfeeding female.
  • You have kidney diseases.
  • You have liver disease.
  • You have pheochromocytoma.
  • You have heart disease.
  • You have a history of convulsions.

Side effects of Tiaprex 50 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Irregularities in sleep pattern
  • Convulsions
  • Nasal congestion
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in the mouth
  • Impotence

Precautions and Warnings of Tiaprex 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Tiaprex Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Tiaprex Tablets should not be taken during pregnancy as 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 Tiaprex Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advisable to take Tiaprex 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. Tiaprex Tablets can decrease the secretion of breastmilk.

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tiaprex Tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol with Tiaprex Tablets as the combination increases side effects like drowsiness and palpitations.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diabetes; blood sugar should be monitored regularly.
  • You have liver disease; you should get your liver function tests done regularly.
  • You must get your blood examination done regularly as Tiaprex Tablet can decrease blood cell counts.
  • You should be careful if you are above the age of 65 years and take Tiaprex Tablets as this medicine increases the chances of stroke in the elderly.

Mode of Action of Tiaprex 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Tiaprex Tablet contains tiapride as its active ingredient. Tiapride belongs to the group of atypical antipsychotics. This medicine binds to the dopamine receptors in the nerve endings. An increase in ...
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Directions for Use of Tiaprex 50 MG

  • Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
  • 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 Tiaprex 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antidepressants (bupropion, fluoxetine) cause drowsiness and impairment in judgement.
  • Anticoagulants (warfarin) as the combination increases the chances of bleeding.
  • Barbiturate (phenobarbital or secobarbital) as it causes sedation when used with Tiaprex Tablets.
  • Medicines used in the treatment of mania like lithium increase the chances of coarse tremors.
  • Bronchodilators (ipratropium or tiotropium) as it can increase the chances of tremors.
  • Antihistamines (cetirizine) as it causes drowsiness.
  • Cough medicine (dextromethorphan) as it increases the chances of drowsiness and dryness of the mouth.
  • Antiarrhythmics (propafenone, flecainide) as the combination can increase the chances of palpitations and abnormalities in the heart rhythm.
  • Antifungals (ketoconazole) as Tiaprex Tablets decrease the efficacy of the medicine.
  • Antacids (Cimetidine, Omeprazole) as it decreases the absorption of the Tiaprex Tablets.
  • Anti epileptics like phenytoin as Tiaprex Tablet can decrease the metabolism of phenytoin, leading to an increase in the concentration of phenytoin in the blood.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no known adverse reactions between food and Tiaprex Tablets.

Storage and disposal of Tiaprex 50 MG

Keep this medicine packed in the packet or container it came in. This medication should be kept in a cool and dry place, at a temp below 30°C. Store it according to the package or label’s directions. ...
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Dosage of Tiaprex 50 MG

Overdose

Taking more than the recommended dose of Tiaprex Tablets can cause symptoms like decreased heart rate, low blood pressure, sedation, convulsions, and coma. You should immediately consult a doctor or r...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Tiaprex Tablet, you should take it as soon as possible. However, if it’s time for the next dose to be taken, then you may skip the dose and continue with your normal schedule. Yo...
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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: Can Tiaprex Tablet be stopped as soon as I feel better?

A: You should take Tiaprex Tablets at a dose and for a duration 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.

Q: Can Tiaprex Tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Tiaprex 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: When should Tiaprex Tablets be taken?

A: You should take Tiaprex 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 difficulty sleeping after taking this medicine, then you should take this medicine in the morning.
Product Details
Brand
TIAPREX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
01/10/2022

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Last Updated on: 30 Mar 2022 | 10:25 AM (IST)

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