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Lozapin

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Lozapin

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  1. Lozapin Benefits & Uses
  2. Lozapin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Lozapin Side Effects
  4. Lozapin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Lozapin with Other Drugs
  6. Lozapin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Lozapin
  8. Lozapin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Lozapin Benefits & Uses

Lozapin is used to treat the following -

  1. स्किज़ोफ्रेनिया Primary
  2. आत्महत्या

Lozapin 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 Lozapin

Clozapine

Lozapin Side Effects

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

  1. Weight gain
  2. Blurred vision
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Increased saliva production
  6. Rapid heart rate (pulse)
  7. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  8. Irritability
  9. Back Pain Mild
  10. Fatigue Mild
  11. Diarrhoea
  12. Restlessness
  13. Agitation
  14. Drowsiness
  15. Nausea or vomiting

Lozapin Related Warnings

Is the use of Lozapin safe for pregnant women?

Lozapin rarely shows harmful effects in in pregnant ladies. Even if it does, the effects are mild

Mild

Is the use of Lozapin safe during breastfeeding?

Lozapin should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Lozapin on the Kidneys?

Lozapin rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Lozapin on the Liver?

Lozapin may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Lozapin on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Lozapin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Lozapin with Other Drugs

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

Acarbose

Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine

    Paracetamol,Tramadol

      Lozapin Contraindications

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

      1. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
      2. Heart Disease
      3. Tardive Dyskinesia
      4. Depression
      5. Parkinson's Disease
      6. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
      7. Dementia
      8. Liver Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about Lozapin

      Is this Lozapin habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Lozapin has not been reported.

      No

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

      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Lozapin can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Yes, but consume Lozapin only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      Yes, taking Lozapin can treat mental disorders.

      Yes

      Lozapin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Lozapin

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

      Mild

      Interaction between Alcohol and Lozapin

      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Lozapin as it can have severe side effects.

      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; Clozaril® (clozapine)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 175,471
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 56-58