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AMAZEO OD 400MG CAP

Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule is an atypical antipsychotic that is used for the treatment of schizophrenia, a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations, delusions, thought disorders and negative symptoms like emotional and social withdrawal, lack of interest. The medicine acts by improving your abnormal behaviour, disturbed feelings and thoughts. It can be used to treat both chronic and acute schizophrenia. Your doctor might recommend you to stop smoking and alcohol consumption along with this treatment, as they can affect the way the medicine works. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule is Amisulpride 400Mg

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Amisulpride works by inhibiting and/or modulating the action of certain specific neurotransmitters (dopamine) in the brain that affect thoughts and helps to control psychotic illness such as abnormal motor activity, hallucinations, anxiety and aggression.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule
  • Concomitant prolactin-dependent tumours (pituitary gland prolactinomas or breast cancer)
  • Pre-pubertal children
  • Combination with levodopa
  • Caution:
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • History of epilepsy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Tardive dyskinesia
  • Renal and hepatic impairment
  • Children and elderly
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Agitation and anxiety
  • Excessive salivation
  • Constipation
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Trembling
  • Akathisia (inability to stay still)
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Gynecomastia (growth of breast in males)
  • Decreased libido

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Fever
  • Excessive sweating
  • Change in heart rate
  • Severe chest pain
  • Twitches in tongue and face
  • Irregular menstrual periods
How to Use

How to Use

Take Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the capsule whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the capsule.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The capsule should be taken on an empty stomach preferably before meals. Take the capsule at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body preferably at bedtime.
Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor as it has a very high potential of becoming habit-forming. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Drowsiness
  • Convulsions
  • Motor restlessness
  • Sedation
  • Hypotension
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Coma
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this capsule only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consuming this capsule.

Liver:

Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the capsule may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. Any symptoms such as nausea, fever, dark urine etc should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Pregnancy:

Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk and harm the infant. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in breathing, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the capsule should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The capsule may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

There are no known food interactions with this medicine.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule with cisapride, diltiazem, pregabalin, tramadol, quinidine, halofantrine, erythromycin, pimozide, haloperidol, guanfacine, CNS depressants, clonidine, Calcium channel blockers, tricyclic antidepressants, digoxin, lithium, antihypertensives, barbiturates, benzodiazepines.

Precautions
  • Do not use this capsule post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Amisulpride for:

Amisulpride is used to treat schizophrenia. It is used to treat disturbed thoughts, feelings and behaviour. It is used to treat mild depression.

How does Amisulpride work:

It works by altering mood and thoughts.

How should Amisulpride be used:

Take this drug as directed by the doctor

Common side effects of Amisulpride :

Insomnia, anxiety, nausea, vomiting.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.

What precautions should I take when taking Amisulpride :

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

Agitated or Excited

Can I take Amisulpride with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Amisulpride :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Antipsychotics


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule?

The capsule is an atypical antipsychotic that is used for the treatment of schizophrenia, a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations, delusions, thought disorders and negative symptoms like emotional and social withdrawal, lack of interest. The medicine acts by improving your abnormal behaviour, disturbed feelings and thoughts. It can be used to treat both chronic and acute schizophrenia. Your doctor might recommend you to stop smoking and alcohol consumption along with this treatment, as they can affect the way the medicine works.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule?

The capsule is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include agitation and anxiety, excessive salivation, constipation, nausea or vomiting, weight gain, trembling, akathisia (inability to stay still), increased prolactin level in blood, gynecomastia (growth of breast in males), decreased libido. Its use may also lead to uncommon side effects such as fever, excessive sweating, change in heart rate, severe chest pain, twitches in tongue and face, irregular menstrual periods.

Q3. Should we take Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule with food or without food?

The capsule should be taken on an empty stomach preferably before meals.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule, concomitant prolactin-dependent tumours (pituitary gland prolactinomas or breast cancer), pre-pubertal children, combination with levodopa. Caution is advised among patients with diabetes mellitus, history of epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, cardiovascular disease, tardive dyskinesia, renal and hepatic impairment, children and elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule make you sleepy?

The capsule may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule harmful? What does an overdose of Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule lead to?

The capsule is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to drowsiness, convulsions, motor restlessness, sedation, hypotension, fast heartbeat, coma.

Q7. Can I take Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule during pregnancy?

The capsule must be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule?

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in breathing, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the capsule should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the capsule according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This capsule is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule to children?

This capsule is not recommended for children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body depends on the intended use and clinical condition of the patient. Some symptoms show improvement within a day while other symptoms might take weeks.

Q14. How long does the effect of Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule last?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is cumulative and lasts for a long duration.

Q15. Can we take Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule daily? If yes, how many capsules can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Amazeo OD 400Mg capsule?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one capsule per day.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

indrad -382721,dist mehsana,india

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TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

indrad -382721,dist mehsana,india

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