Espazine 5 mg Tablet

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Uses of Espazine 5 mg Tablet

Espazine 5 mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Psychotic Disorders, Anxiety

Side effects of Espazine 5 mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Espazine 5 mg Tablet are - Nausea, Stomach Pain, Hair Loss, Pain, Diarrhea, Loss of Appetite, Constipation, Vomiting, Fever

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Espazine 5 mg Tablet

Do not use Espazine 5 mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Trifluoperazine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Espazine 5 mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Espazine 5 mg Tablet works

Espazine 5 mg Tablet contains - Trifluoperazine

Trifluoperazine is an anti psychotic medicine in a group of drugs called phenothiazines. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in brain.

Dosage of Espazine 5 mg Tablet

The dosage of Espazine 5 mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Espazine 5 mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Espazine 5 mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

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Interaction

Drug :- adsorbent antidiarrheals, aluminum- and magnesium-containing antacids: Possibly inhibited absorption of oral trifluoperazine.

amantadine, anticholinergics, antidyskinetics, antihistamines: Possibly intensified adverse.

anticholinergic effects, increased risk of trifluoperazine-induced hyperpyrexia amphetamines: Decreased stimulant effect.

of amphetamines, decreased antipsychotic effect of trifluoperazine anticonvulsants: Lowered seizure threshold.

antithyroid drugs: Increased risk of agranulocytosis.

apomorphine: Possibly decreased emetic response to apomorphine, additive CNS depression.

appetite suppressants: Decreased effects of appetite suppressants.

astemizole, cisapride, disopyramide, erythromycin, pimozide, probucol, procainamide, quinidine: Prolonged QT interval, increased risk of ventricular tachycardia.

beta blockers: Increased blood levels of both drugs, possibly leading to additive hypotensive.

effect, arrhythmias, irreversible retinopathy, and tardive dyskinesia bromocriptine: Impaired therapeutic effects of bromocriptine.

CNS depressants: Additive CNS depression.

ephedrine, metaraminol: Decreased vasopressor response to ephedrine.

epinephrine: Blocked alpha-adrenergic effects of epinephrine.

extrapyramidal reaction-causing drugs droperidol, haloperidol, metoclopramide, metyrosine, risperidone: Increased severity and frequency of extrapyramidal reactions.

hepatotoxic drugs: Increased risk of hepatotoxicity.

hypotension-producing drugs: Possibly severe hypotension with syncope.

levodopa: Decreased antidyskinetic effect of levodopa.

lithium: Reduced absorption of oral trifluoperazine, possibly encephalopathy and additive extrapyramidal effects.

MAO inhibitors, maprotiline, tricyclic antidepressants: Possibly prolonged and intensified sedative and anticholinergic effects, increased blood level of antidepressants, impaired trifluoperazine metabolism, increased risk of neuroleptic malignant syndrome.

mephentermine: Decreased antipsychotic effect of trifluoperazine and vasopressor effect of mephentermine.

methoxamine, phenylephrine: Decreased vasopressor effect and shortened duration of action of these drugs.

metrizamide: Increased risk of seizures.

opioid analgesics: Increased risk of CNS and respiratory depression, orthostatic hypotension, severe constipation, and urine retention.

ototoxic drugs: Possibly masking of some symptoms of ototoxicity, such as dizziness, tinnitus, and vertigo.

phenytoin: Lowered seizure threshold, inhibited phenytoin metabolism, possibly leading to phenytoin toxicity.

photosensitizing drugs: Possibly additive photosensitivity and intraocular photochemical damage to choroid, lens, or retina.

thiazide diuretics: Possibly hyponatremia and water intoxication.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased CNS and respiratory depression, increased hypotensive effect.

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