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Lurasidone

Lurasidone Information

Lurasidone Benefits & Uses

Lurasidone is used to treat the following -

Lurasidone 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 Lurasidone

Lurasidone

Lurasidone Side Effects

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

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Infection
  4. Anxiety Mild
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Rhinitis
  8. Fatigue Mild
  9. Abnormal Dreams
  10. Vertigo Mild
  11. Agitation
  12. Insomnia Mild
  13. Rash

Lurasidone Related Warnings

Is the use of Lurasidone safe for pregnant women?

Lurasidone has little to no side effects in pregnant women.

Mild

Is the use of Lurasidone safe during breastfeeding?

Lurasidone can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lurasidone on the Kidneys?

Lurasidone has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Lurasidone on the Liver?

Lurasidone is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Lurasidone on the Heart?

Lurasidone is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Lurasidone with Other Drugs

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

Lurasidone Contraindications

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

  1. Dementia
  2. Tardive Dyskinesia
  3. Depression
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Heart Disease
  7. Suicidal Tendency

Frequently asked Questions about Lurasidone

Is this Lurasidone habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Lurasidone has not been reported.

No

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

After taking Lurasidone you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Lurasidone only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Lurasidone works for mental disorders.

Yes

Lurasidone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Lurasidone

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

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Lurasidone

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Lurasidone and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 795-797
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 795-797
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Latuda (lurasidone hydrochloride)