Arkazid 4 Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Pimozide (4 mg)
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Arkazid Information

Arkazid is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Tourette Syndrome. Other than this, Arkazid has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Arkazid. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The side effects typically associated with Arkazid include Constipation, Blurred vision. Some other side effects of Arkazid have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Arkazid go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Arkazid's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Arkazid's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Arkazid can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Arkazid in conditions like Tardive Dyskinesia, Dementia. The section on Arkazid contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Arkazid may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Arkazid, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Arkazid Benefits & Uses

Arkazid is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Tourette Syndrome
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.05 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given at bedtime

Arkazid Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Arkazid safe for pregnant women?


    Arkazid can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Arkazid, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Arkazid safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Arkazid. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Arkazid on the Kidneys?


    Arkazid rarely affects 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 -

Severe



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 -



Frequently asked Questions about Arkazid

  • Is this Arkazid habit forming or addictive?


    Arkazid is not addictive in nature.

    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?


    Arkazid is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Arkazid has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

    Yes

Arkazid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Arkazid


    Arkazid may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Arkazid


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

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Orap® (Pimozide)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 440,441

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