FAQs ABOUT ATLURA 40MG TABLET
Q: What are the uses of ATLURA 40MG TABLET?
A: ATLURA 40MG TABLET is used to treat schizophrenia in adults and adolescents (aged 13 to 17 years). It is also used as a monotherapy to treat depressive episode associated with bipolar depression in adults and children (aged 10 to 17 years), which is also used as an adjunctive therapy with lithium/valproate to treat depressive episode associated with bipolar depression in adults.
Q: What are the side effects of ATLURA 40MG TABLET?
A: The most common side effects of taking ATLURA 40MG TABLET are excess sleepiness, akathisia (movement disorder), extrapyramidal symptoms (such as inability to sit, tremors), nausea, vomiting, and indigestion. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.
Q: Is ATLURA 40MG TABLET safe to use in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
A: Yes, ATLURA 40MG TABLET can be used but with caution during pregnancy and in breastfeeding women only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking ATLURA 40MG TABLET.
Q: How does ATLURA 40MG TABLET work?
A: ATLURA 40MG TABLET works by blocking the receptors of dopamine, serotonin, noradrenaline (neurotransmitters that play a role in schizophrenia) which leads to reduced activity of brain in relation to these receptors thus improving the symptoms of schizophrenia and depression in affected individuals.
Q: Is ATLURA 40MG TABLET safe to use in patients with liver problems?
A: ATLURA 40MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver problems such as moderate to severe hepatic impairment. Consult your doctor for advice before taking ATLURA 40MG TABLET.