LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s

 57.74

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Drug Strength: 25mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 15x20s
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Chlorpromazine (HCl):25mg | Drugs used in psychotic disorder

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Aventis Product Form : TabletPack Size : 15x20sIngredients : Chlorpromazine (HCl):25mgGeneric Category : Drugs used in psychotic disorder

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    How it works

    LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s works by binding to the receptors and inhibits the release of the chemical substances that cause psychotic symptoms.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s

    • Uncontrolled body movements
    • Restlessness
    • Drowsiness
    • Dry mouth
    • Blurred vision
    • Skin rash
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Difficulty in breathing
    • Muscle stiffness

    Uses of LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Schizophrenia

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s is used in the treatment of Schizophrenia which is a nervous system disorder characterized by delusions, hallucinations.

    • Nausea and vomiting

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s is used to control nausea and vomiting.

    • Preoperative sedation

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s is used to reduce the anxiety before surgery.

    • Intractable Hiccups

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s is used to control hiccups.

    • Porphyria

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s is used to control symptoms of Porphyria.

    • Tetanus

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s is used as an adjunct in the treatment of tetanus to relieve muscle spasm.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed in 30 to 60 minutes.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving and operating machinery.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Not recommended in patients with known allergy to LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s or phenothiazines.

    • Severe central nervous system depression

      Not recommended in patients with central nervous system depression disorders.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

    General Warnings
    • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s should be discontinued immediately if the patient develops Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome characterized by an increase in the body temperature, muscle rigidity, altered consciousness.

    • Tardive dyskinesia

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s may cause involuntary movements of tongue, lips, and face. Inform the doctor if you have these symptoms. The dose should be reduced or the medicine discontinued if the symptoms worsen.

    • Diabetes and Dyslipidemia

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s may increase the blood glucose levels in the body. Assess these parameters before initiation of the treatment. Also, regular monitoring of blood glucose and body weight is necessary.

    • Blood cells count

      LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s may reduce the blood cell count, especially WBC (neutrophils). Any symptoms of fever, weakness during the treatment should be reported to the doctor. The dose should be reduced or the medicine discontinued if the symptoms worsen.

    • Pediatric use

      The safety and efficacy of LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s is not established in the children less than 6 months of age.

    • Discontinuation syndrome

      Do not stop taking this medicine abruptly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like nausea, headache, diarrhea, dizziness, and irritability. The dose should be reduced gradually based on the patient's response under the doctor's supervision.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Antidiabetic medicines moderate
    • Opioids severe
    • Antihypertensives moderate
    • Levodopa moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended in the patients with dementia-related psychosis as it increases the risk of heart diseases like heart failure and infectious diseases like pneumonia. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

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    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver LARGACTIL 25mg Tablet 15x20s. 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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