Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Additional OffersShow all
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Sensipin.
Sensipin is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, ther... View More
Sensipin is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. If Se... View More
Sensipin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking Clozapine... View More
Sensipin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sensipin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Sens... View More
Sensipin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sensipin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular moni... View More
Sensipin is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and also ad... View More
Uses of Sensipin
Side effects of Sensipin
- Increased sweating
- Visual impairment
- Decreased blood pressure
How to use Sensipin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Sensipin may be taken with... View More
How Sensipin works
Sensipin is an atypical antipsychotics. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.
- Sensipin helps treat schizophrenia in people for whom other medicines are ineffective or not tolerated.
- Take it with or without food, preferably at the same time everyday.
- It can cause dizziness and sleepiness. Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
- It may cause low blood pressure and dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and rise slowly from a sitting or lying position.
- It may increase your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
- Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cells during treatment with this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if you noti... View More
- Do not stop taking Sensipin without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Indicated for reducing risk of recurrent suicidal behavior in patients with schizophrenia, or schizoaffective disorder in patients who are judged to be ... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Adults: PO: Schizophrenia 12.5 mg PO once daily or q12hr initially; increased daily in increments of 25-50 mg/day, if well tolerated, to achieve target... View More
Renal impairment: Severe: Contraindicated.
History of bone marrow disorders including agranulocytosis, circulatory collapse, alcoholic or toxic psychosis, drug intoxication, uncontrolled epilepsy... View More
Mode of Action
Clozapine has relatively weak dopamine receptor-blocking activity at D1, D2, D3 and D5 receptors but has high affinity for the D4 receptor. It has also ... View More
Medication should not be stopped abruptly; should be tapered off over 1-2 weeks. If conditions warrant abrupt discontinuation (leukopenia, myocarditis, ... View More
Commonly: Sedation, wt gain, reversible neutropenia, eosinophilia, tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension, dizziness, hypersalivation at night, headache, ... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: B Neonates exposed to antipsychotic drugs during 3rd trimester of pregnancy are at risk for EPS or withdrawal symptoms after delive... View More
Increased risk and/or severity of bone marrow suppression w/ bone marrow suppressants (e.g. carbamazepine, chloramphenicol), sulfonamides (e.g. co-trimo... View More
Alternative brand for Sensipin
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More