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Amirid tablet 50 mg 30's

Amirid tablet contains Amisulpride | belongs to Atypical antipsychotic

Alternate brands of Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s

Brand Name Price Savings
Linpride tablet 50 mg 20’s  228.00 You will pay -90 more
Amirid tablet 400 mg 10’s  630.00 You will pay -492 more
Amirid tablet 200 mg 10’s  379.00 You will pay -241 more
SOLIAN 200mg Tablet 30s  448.45 You will pay -310.45 more
SOLIAN 200mg Tablet 150s  2,213.64 You will pay -2075.64 more
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How it works

This medicine works by inhibiting the action of certain specific neurotransmitters in the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s

  • Fever severe
  • Excessive sweating severe
  • Change in heart rate severe
  • Severe chest pain severe
  • Swelling, pain, and redness in the legs severe
  • Increased frequency of infections severe
  • Severe skin allergy severe
  • Seizures severe
  • Restless legs
  • Twitches in the tongue and face rare
  • Trembling
  • Excessive salivation
  • Constipation
  • Decreased libido
  • Weight gain
  • Amenorrhea rare
  • Gynacomastia
  • Agitation and anxiety

Uses of Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute psychosis

    Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s is used to manage the symptoms of acute psychosis which may include seeing and hearing things, dissociative behavior, depression etc.

  • Schizophrenia

    Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s is also used to manage the symptoms of schizophrenia which may include positive symptoms like hallucinations, delusions, thought disorders etc. and negative symptoms like emotional and social withdrawal, lack of interest etc.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The time taken for the effect of this medicine to show may vary depending upon the symptoms. Some symptoms might show improvement within a day of consumption while other symptoms might take weeks.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine is cumulative and lasts for a long duration of time.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while taking this medicine as the risk of adverse effects are increasingly high. Contact your doctor if an excess of drowsiness is experienced.

  • Is it habit forming?

    This medicine has a moderate potential for abuse and habit forming tendencies were reported in a few cases.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    Use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. It is advised to use this medicine only when the benefits outweigh the risks involved.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    Use of this medicine by breastfeeding women is not recommended. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a known history of allergy to Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s .Allergy

  • Pheochromocytoma

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a tumor of the adrenal glands that causes a life threatening rise in blood pressure.

  • Prolactin dependent tumor

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having breast cancer which is associated with high levels of hormone prolactin in the body.

  • Levodopa

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who are consuming levodopa as the effects of these medicines are exactly opposite.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    Use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. It is advised to use this medicine only when the benefits outweigh the risks involved.

  • Breast-feeding

    Use of this medicine by breastfeeding women is not recommended. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Heart disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a history of stroke, blood clotting disorders or other ailments of the heart and blood vessels.

  • Diabetes

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are suffering from diabetes or are exposed to the risk factors.

  • Hypokalemia

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having low potassium levels in the body. It is recommended to initiate treatment with Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s only after the potassium deficit is corrected.

  • Use in elderly

    This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of severe adverse effects are significantly higher.

  • Use in children

    This medicine should not be used in children who have not attained puberty as the risk of adverse effects like hormonal imbalance and growth abnormalities are high.

  • Breast cancer

    This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient is suspected to have breast cancer associated with abnormally high levels of prolactin in the body.

  • Leukopenia

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a decreased white blood cell count characterized by frequent infections, fever with chills, sore throat, and mouth ulcers.

  • Suicide ideation

    This medicine has been associated with suicide ideation in some patients. The patient should be properly counseled regarding this and any change in behavior indicating suicidal tendencies should be reported to the doctor.

  • Increase in prolactin levels

    This medicine is known to cause an increase in the levels of the hormone prolactin in patients.

  • Drowsiness

    This medicine is known to cause moderate to severe drowsiness and may the ability to perform tasks that require a high level of mental alertness. It is advised to refrain from driving or operating any heavy machinery after consuming this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose should be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Contact a doctor if an overdose with Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include excessive drowsiness, fall in blood pressure, agitation, coma etc.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Diltiazem moderate
  • Pregabalin severe
  • Tramadol moderate
  • Amiodarone severe
  • Quinidine severe
  • Bromocriptine severe
  • Ropinirole severe
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impaired kidney function. The impairment could be because of a disease or another medication that the patient is consuming. Suitable dose adjustment and clinical monitoring of safety are recommended in such cases.

  • severe

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if the patient is suffering from Parkinson's disease. Consumption of this medicine will worsen the symptoms of the disease. Your doctor may prescribe an alternate medication under such circumstances.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are either suffering from heart rhythm disorders or are suspected of having the condition. The risk of adverse effects are increasingly high in such cases and hence caution is advised.

  • severe

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if the patient suffers from Neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Introduction or reintroduction of this medicine should be done with caution in patients having a known history of this syndrome.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s as instructed by the doctor. This medicine should be taken at least an hour before food. It is advised to consume plenty of water while taking this medicine. The dose is likely to change over time based on individual response. It is advised to continue taking this medicine for the recommended duration even when the symptoms get better.

Other details

  • Food timings: Information not available
  • Administration time: Information not available
  • Sleep inducing: Information not available

References

Additional Information:

How to use Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s

UNLICENSED USE
Children: Acute psychotic episode: 15-18 yr, 200-400 mg twice daily adjusted according to response, max 1.2 gm daily.
Predominantly negative symptoms: 15-18 yr, 50-300 mg daily.

what are the adverse effects of Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s?

Insomnia, anxiety, agitation, drowsiness, gastro-intestinal disorders, such as constipation, nausea, vomiting and dry mouth. Hyperprolactinaemia, occasionally bradycardia, rarely seizures.

What happens if I miss a dose of Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s?

Adults: Acute Psychotic episode: 400-800 mg daily in 2 divided doses, adjusted according to response; max 1.2 gm daily.
Predominantly negative syndrome: Adults: 50-300 mg daily.
Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Amirid tablet 50 mg 30’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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