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Zipsydon 40mg Capsule

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Medical Description

Zipsydon 40 mg capsules are most commonly used to treat schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental illness characterized by disturbed thinking emotions and affects how a person thinks, feels, and behave...
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Product Summary

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ContainsZiprasidone(40.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of schizophrenia, Acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder, and for acute agitation in schizophrenic patients
Side effectsSomnolence (state of feeling drowsiness), Dizziness, lightheadedness, Visual disturbances, Tremor, Hypertonia (increased muscle tone), Dyskinesia (impaired voluntary movement)
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Zipsydon 40 MG

  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • The acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder (as a monotherapy)
  • Treatment for acute agitation in schizophrenic patients

Contraindications of Zipsydon 40 MG

  • If you have Ziprasidone hypersensitivity or an allergy to any other ingredients present in Zipsydon 40 mg capsules
  • Acute recovery period after a myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • QT prolongation (heart complication)
  • In combination with medicines that can cause QT Prolongation.

Side effects of Zipsydon 40 MG

  • Somnolence (state of feeling drowsiness)
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness
  • Visual disturbances
  • Vomiting
  • Tremor
  • Increased weakness
  • Hypertonia (increased muscle tone)
  • Dyskinesia (impaired voluntary movement)

Precautions and Warnings of Zipsydon 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zipsydon 40 mg capsules during pregnancy?
A:
Zipsydon 40 mg capsules are not recommended during pregnancy. It is a category C pregnancy risk medicine. Newborns exposed to antipsychotic drugs during the third trimester of pregnancy are at risk of withdrawal symptoms following delivery. There have been reports of agitation, hypertonia, hypotonia, tremor, somnolence, respiratory distress, and feeding disorder. However, consult your doctor before taking medicine or inform your doctor if you get pregnant while on treatment with Zipsydon 40 mg.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zipsydon 40 mg capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
It may be unsafe to use Zipsydon 40 mg capsules while breastfeeding. Since, this medicine can be excreted into human breast milk. You must seek medical consultation to decide whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Zipsydon 40 mg capsules?
A:
No. It’s not advisable to drive or operate any heavy machinery requiring high mental alertness if you take Zipsydon 40 mg capsules. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, impairment in judgment, and blurred vision. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Zipsydon 40 mg capsules?
A:
Zipsydon 40 mg capsules should not be used together with alcohol. Interaction of alcohol with this medicine can cause increased dizziness, drowsiness, and lightheadedness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Your symptoms do not get resolved, or your condition worsens You have long term cardiac, liver, and kidney disease You have an addiction to alcohol or medicines You have a history of depression or ...
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Mode of Action of Zipsydon 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Zipsydon 40 mg capsules exert its mechanism of action by acting on certain chemical neurotransmitters, dopamine, and serotonin in the brain that help regulate mood and depression. Dopamine is a chemic...
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Directions for Use of Zipsydon 40 MG

  • Always take Zipsydon 40 mg capsules exactly as directed by your doctor
  • You can take the Zipsydon 40 mg capsules with food
  • Swallow Zipsydon 40 mg capsules with a glass of water.
  • Read the label instructions carefully
  • Dosage should be taken in recommended amounts at a particular time in a day to get maximum benefits and desired clinical effect.

Interactions of Zipsydon 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid undesirable side effects associated with drug interaction, inform your doctor about all medicines and supplements you are currently taking.
  • Zipsydon 40 mg capsules can cause adverse reactions when taken with the following medicines:
  • Interaction with medicines like chlorpromazine, haloperidol that cause QT prolongation should be avoided
  • Interaction with antihypertensive agents like guanethidine, betanidine, reserpine, clonidine, and methyldopa can enhance the effect of these medicines and cause hypotension
  • Interaction with levodopa and dopamine agonists can cause antagonizing effects on these medicines
  • Interaction with centrally acting alpha agonists like methoxamine, oxymetazoline and phenylephrine should be used with caution because of its Central Nervous system effects

Storage and disposal of Zipsydon 40 MG

Store Zipsydon 40 mg capsules at room temperature below 30℃. Store it in an airtight container, away from the reach of children and pets. Keep the Zipsydon 40 mg capsules away from direct sunlight, he...
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Dosage of Zipsydon 40 MG

Overdose

Do not take Zipsydon 40 mg capsules in more than prescribed doses. Symptoms of overdosage can be extrapyramidal symptoms, somnolence, tremor, and anxiety. In case of an overdose of Zipsydon 40 mg caps...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Zipsydon 40 mg capsules just and when you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not alter the recommen...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Reddy Moulika

BDS, MDS in Periodontics and Implantology

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Are Zipsydon 40 mg capsules addictive?

A: No habit forming tendencies are reported with Zipsydon 40 mg capsules.

Q: Are Zipsydon 40 mg capsules safe for elderly patients?

A: Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs like Zipsydon 40 mg capsules are at an increased risk of death. It is usually not recommended for the treatment of patients with dementia-related psychosis. Moreover, elderly patients are more prone to renal and hepatic impairment that can affect the medical clearance from the body. Caution should be maintained while taking medicine.

Q: For how long should you be taking Zipsydon 40 mg capsules?

A: Your doctor will tell you how long you need to take Zipsydon 40 mg capsules. You should not stop using Zipsydon 40 mg capsules unless your doctor has told you to. It is important to continue with your medication, even if you feel better. If you stop the treatment too early, the symptoms may return.
Product Details
Brand
ZIPSYDON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2022
Last Updated on: 30 Mar 2022 | 10:25 AM (IST)
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