FAQs ABOUT LESURIDE INJECTION
What is LESURIDE INJECTION used for?
LESURIDE INJECTION is used to treat nausea, vomiting, indigestion, diabetic gastroparesis, depression and schizophrenia when oral therapy is not feasible.
How LESURIDE INJECTION is administered?
LESURIDE INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein (intravenously) or into the muscles (intramuscularly).
How long should I take LESURIDE INJECTION?
You need to take LESURIDE INJECTION for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
What are the most common side effects of receiving LESURIDE INJECTION?
The most common side effects of receiving LESURIDE INJECTION are headache, drowsiness, tiredness, breast enlargement and discharge and decrease in sex drive. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect bothers you.
Can I stop receiving LESURIDE INJECTION without consulting your doctor?
No. You should not stop receiving therapy with LESURIDE INJECTION without consulting your doctor because it may lead to reversal of symptoms. If you feel better after using LESURIDE INJECTION, consult your doctor for advice.
What precautions do I need to follow while receiving LESURIDE INJECTION?
Before receiving LESURIDE INJECTION inform your doctor if you have any kidney or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have epilepsy, mania or any other mental illness as a precaution. LESURIDE INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients having bleeding or any blockage or tear in the gut. It is also not suitable for use in patients having cancer or tumours in the body. Do not take LESURIDE INJECTION without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Can I take medication for high blood pressure along with LESURIDE INJECTION?
It is not advisable to take medicines to control blood pressure along with LESURIDE INJECTION without consulting your doctor as they may further reduce your blood pressure and make you feel dizzier.
Can LESURIDE INJECTION be used in pregnant women?
LESURIDE INJECTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women as it may harm the growing fetus. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.
Can LESURIDE INJECTION make me feel drowsy?
Yes. Drowsiness is one of the common side effects of receiving LESURIDE INJECTION. Avoid driving or operating any tools or machines completely while you are feeling drowsy. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your drowsiness. Consult your doctor if your drowsiness worsens.
Can the use of LESURIDE INJECTION affect my sexual life?
LESURIDE INJECTION may cause decrease in sex drive and problems in erection in some individuals, although not everybody gets them. These side effects are usually temporary and disappears once the therapy is stopped. However, consult your doctor if it bothers you.