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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Renapine 100.
Renapine 100 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the devel... View More
Renapine 100 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Renapine 100 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Renapine 100 is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Renapine 100 may not be ne... View More
Renapine 100 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Renapine 100 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Renapine 100 is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and als... View More
Uses of Renapine 100
Side effects of Renapine 100
- Akathisia (inability to stay still)
- Decreased haemoglobin level in blood
- Dystonia (involuntary muscle contractions)
- Increased triglyceride level in blood
- Weight gain
How to use Renapine 100
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. Renapine 100 may be taken ... View More
How Renapine 100 works
Renapine 100 is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.
- You have been prescribed Renapine 100 for the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
- It is less likely to cause heart problems and movement disorders than other antipsychotics.
- It may take 4 to 6 weeks to see treatment effects. Keep taking it as prescribed.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Renapine 100 can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
- It may increase your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
- Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
- Do not stop taking it without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Major depressive disorder
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Mode of Action
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>10% Dizziness (1-18%),Fatigue (3-14%),Extrapyramidal symptoms (1-13%),Increased diastolic blood pressure (41%),Increased triglycerides (8-22%),Increas... View More
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