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ARZU 15MG TAB

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ARZU 15MG TAB

Arzu 15Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Arzu 15Mg tablet is an 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 mania (characterized by emotional highs, pressure of speech, aggressiveness), depression (characterized by feeling sad, irritable, devoid of energy) and bipolar disorders (characterized by unusual shifts in mood like hyperactivity and tiredness). Your doctor might recommend you to stop smoking and alcohol consumption along with this treatment, as they can affect the way the medicine works. The tablet can only control the symptoms but cannot cure the disease. 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet is Aripiprazole 15Mg

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Aripiprazole 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
  • Caution:
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Dyslipidaemia
  • Withdrawal syndrome
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Hypotension/hypertension
  • Tardive dyskinesia
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • History of seizures
  • 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet. 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
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Weight gain
  • Indigestion
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Restlessness
  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Parkinsonism
  • Tremors
  • Akathisia (inability to stay still)
How to Use

How to Use

Take Arzu 15Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
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 tablet can be taken with or without food preferably. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
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 tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Arzu 15Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Confusional state
  • Motor restlessness
  • Sedation
  • Hypotension
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Acidosis
  • Aggression
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Respiratory arrest
  • Coma
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Arzu 15Mg tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for renal patients, consult your doctor if you an impairment of normal kidney function and stay on the safe side.

Liver:

Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet 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:

Arzu 15Mg tablet 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in breathing, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the tablet should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The tablet 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet with lorazepam, cisapride, diltiazem, pregabalin, tramadol, quinidine, halofantrine, erythromycin, pimozide, haloperidol, guanfacine, CNS depressants, antihypertensives, clonidine, tricyclic antidepressants, digoxin, lithium, barbiturates, benzodiazepines.

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet 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 Aripiprazole for:

It is used to treat schizophrenia. It may take 6 weeks to see the full effect. - It is used to treat manic low mood (depression). - It is used to treat mood problems. - It is used to treat bold or forceful actions. - It is used to treat Tourettes syndrome. - It is used to treat autism.

How should Aripiprazole be used:

Take Aripiprazole exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. - You may need to take Aripiprazole for some time before the full benefits can be felt. Do not be discouraged if you do not feel better soon after taking the medicine. Aripiprazole must be taken regularly for it to work properly. Continue to take Aripiprazole even when you feel well. Do not stop taking Aripiprazole unless your doctor has decided that you can stop. If Aripiprazole is stopped suddenly, you may feel unwell or your condition may worsen. When your doctor decides that you do not need Aripiprazole anymore, he will usually reduce your dose slowly. Follow the doctors instructions carefully. You may take Aripiprazole with or without food. Take it with food if you find that it upsets your stomach. Try to take Aripiprazole at the same time everyday. - Aripiprazole may be available as a conventional tablet, an orodispersible tablet or an oral solution (syrup). - If you have been given the conventional tablet, swallow it with a glass of water. If you have been given the orodispersible tablet, handle it gently. The orodispersible tablet is easily broken. Do not touch the tablet with wet hands. Remove it from the foil just before you take it. To remove the tablet from the foil, peel the foil backing away gently. Do not push the tablet through the foil as it may break. Place the tablet on your tongue and allow it to dissolve. The tablet will break down quickly in yo

Common side effects of Aripiprazole :

Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. High blood sugar. This most often goes back to normal when drug is stopped. Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Nervous and excitable. Weight gain.

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. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Do not change the dose or stop this drug. - Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Aripiprazole :

If you have an allergy with any other part of this drug talk with your doctor. 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

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. If you are planning to harm yourself or the want to harm yourself gets worse. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very bad headache. Big change in balance. Shakiness, trouble moving around, or stiffness. Very nervous and excitable. Feeling very tired or weak. More trips to the bathroom, more thirst, or weight loss. For women, if you get pregnant while taking this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Aripiprazole with other medicines:

Inform your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines: - midodrine (used to treat low blood pressure). - strong painkillers such as opioids (e.g. morphine, codeine). - hay fever medicines such as antihistamines. - antidepressants or psychiatric medicines such as lithium, paroxetine, fluoxetine. - antifungal medicines such as ketoconazole and miconazole. - quinidine (used to treat irregular heart rhythm). - epilepsy (fits) medicines such as carbamazepine, phenytoin and phenobarbital. - HIV medicines such as ritonavir and nevirapine. - diuretics (water pills) - herbal supplements such as St. Johns wort. - Always inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Aripiprazole :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - The orodispersible tablets must be kept in the original foil wrappers. - The oral solution (syrup) should be stored in the refrigerator, between 2-8 °C. Do not freeze. It must be thrown away 6 months after the seal has been broken. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

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.

Therapeutic Classification

Antipsychotics, Antidepressants


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Arzu 15Mg tablet?

The tablet is an 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 mania (characterized by emotional highs, pressure of speech, aggressiveness), depression (characterized by feeling sad, irritable, devoid of energy) and bipolar disorders (characterized by unusual shifts in mood like hyperactivity and tiredness). Your doctor might recommend you to stop smoking and alcohol consumption along with this treatment, as they can affect the way the medicine works. The tablet can only control the symptoms but cannot cure the disease.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Arzu 15Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include agitation and anxiety, excessive salivation, constipation, nausea or vomiting, dizziness, headache, fatigue, indigestion, blurred vision, weight gain, restlessness, difficulty in sleeping, parkinsonism, tremors, akathisia (inability to stay still).

Q3. Should we take Arzu 15Mg tablet with food or without food?

The tablet can be taken with or without food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Arzu 15Mg tablet?

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 tablet, 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Arzu 15Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to drowsiness, nausea and vomiting, confusional state, motor restlessness, sedation, hypotension, loss of consciousness, acidosis, respiratory arrest, fast heartbeat, coma.

Q7. Can I take Arzu 15Mg tablet during pregnancy?

The tablet 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet?

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 tablet should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Arzu 15Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet to children?

This tablet is not recommended for children below 13 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is for about 1-3 hours after administration.

Q14. How long does the effect of Arzu 15Mg tablet last?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is cumulative and lasts for 3-4 days.

Q15. Can we take Arzu 15Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets 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 Arzu 15Mg tablet?

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 Arzu 15Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet 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
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LUPIN LTD

a-28/1, m.i.d.c, chikalthana,aurangabad - 431210, india

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LUPIN LTD

a-28/1, m.i.d.c, chikalthana,aurangabad - 431210, india

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