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ZAPSEL 10mg Tablet 10s

Olanzapine:10mg | Drugs used in psychotic disorder

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Hansel Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Olanzapine:10mgGeneric Category : Drugs used in psychotic disorder

How it works

ZAPSEL 10mg Tablet 10s works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ZAPSEL 10mg Tablet 10s

  • Orthostatic Hypotension severe
  • Weight gain severe
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Increase in body fat and cholesterol
  • Dizziness
  • Uncontrolled muscle movements
  • Chest pain severe
  • Dry mouth
  • Running nose and cough
  • Loss of libido rare
  • Change in personality severe

Uses of ZAPSEL 10mg Tablet 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Schizophrenia

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Schizophrenia which is a severe and chronic mental disorder characterized by abnormal social behavior and impaired ability to think clearly.

  • Bipolar disorder

    This medicine is used in the treatment of bipolar disorder which is also known as the manic-depressive illness characterized by unusual mood changes.

  • Depression

    This medicine is used in combination with other medicine for the treatment of depression which is a common and serious medical illness characterized by depressed mood, loss of interest in activities in daily life.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as difficulty concentrating, dizziness, confusion, drowsiness, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported. However, patients with a history of drug abuse should be monitored closely for misuse.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are known allergic to ZAPSEL 10mg Tablet 10s or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

  • Glaucoma

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Diabetes

    This medicine may alter blood glucose levels in diabetic patients. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Muscular Disorders

    This medicine may cause muscular disorders in some patients. Any incidence of ticks or uncontrolled muscle movements, fever, dizziness, weakness in muscles, etc. should be reported to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Suicidal thoughts

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of suicidal thoughts. Close monitoring of the patients for any change in behavior or mood is recommended. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Changes in weight

    This medicine is known to cause either weight loss or weight gain. Inform the doctor if you experience any changes in body weight. Close monitoring of body weight is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Orthostatic hypotension

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of hypotension. Patients are advised to get up slowly from a sitting or a lying position to avoid a sudden drop in the blood pressure. Any symptoms such as fainting, dizziness, lightheadedness, etc. should be reported to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of blood pressure may be required in some cases. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • Pediatric use

    Monotherapy: Alone use of this medicine is not recommended for use in below 13 years of age due to safety and efficacy that have not been clinically established. Combination therapy: A combination of this medicine is not recommended for use in below 10 years of age due to safety and efficacy have not been clinically established.

  • Driving or Operating machinery

    The use of this medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

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
  • Acarbose moderate
  • Amlodipine moderate
  • Cetirizine moderate
  • Diazepam severe
  • Tramadol severe
  • Atropine moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from dementia-related psychosis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition as well as death.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient is in a coma or unconscious state and has severe central nervous system depression. Symptoms like a decreased rate of breathing and decreased heartbeat should be reported immediately.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of neuroleptic malignant syndrome due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. If the medicine is used, any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of tardive dyskinesia since it may worsen the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in elderly patients and female patients. Therapy should be discontinued if symptoms such as uncontrolled movements involving the tongue, mouth, lips, jaws, etc. are experienced. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of seizure disorders since it may worsen the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the patient is necessary during treatment with this medicine. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended for such patients. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. 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
  • Causes sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ZAPSEL 10mg Tablet 10s. 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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