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Arkazid 4 Tablet

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Arkazid 4 Tablet

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Pimozide साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Arkazid Information

Arkazid Benefits & Uses

Arkazid is used to treat the following -

Arkazid Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Arkazid

Pimozide

Arkazid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Arkazid is used -

  1. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  2. Dry Mouth Severe
  3. Constipation Common
  4. Dystonia Rare
  5. Akathisia
  6. Abnormal voluntary movements
  7. Blurred vision
  8. Nausea or vomiting
  9. Dry eyes
  10. Drowsiness
  11. Rash
  12. Weight Loss
  13. Headache Mild

Arkazid Related Warnings

Is the use of Arkazid safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Arkazid. It is best to stop taking Arkazid immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Arkazid safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Arkazid may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Arkazid should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Arkazid on the Kidneys?

Arkazid rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Arkazid on the Liver?

Side effects of Arkazid rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Arkazid on the Heart?

Side effects of Arkazid rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Arkazid with Other Drugs

Arkazid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Arkazid Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Arkazid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Tardive Dyskinesia
  2. Parkinson's Disease
  3. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  4. Calcium Deficiency
  5. Potassium Deficiency
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Dementia
  8. Neutropenia

Frequently asked Questions about Arkazid

Is this Arkazid habit forming or addictive?

Arkazid does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Arkazid, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Arkazid can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Arkazid only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Arkazid can help with mental disorders.

Yes

Arkazid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Arkazid

Some foods when eaten with Arkazid can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Arkazid

Consumption of alcohol and Arkazid together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Orap® (Pimozide)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 440,441
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