FAQs ABOUT LURASTAR 40MG TABLET
Q: What are the uses of LURASTAR 40MG TABLET?
A: LURASTAR 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 LURASTAR 40MG TABLET?
A: The most common side effects of taking LURASTAR 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 LURASTAR 40MG TABLET safe to use in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
A: Yes, LURASTAR 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 LURASTAR 40MG TABLET.
Q: How does LURASTAR 40MG TABLET work?
A: LURASTAR 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 LURASTAR 40MG TABLET safe to use in patients with liver problems?
A: LURASTAR 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 LURASTAR 40MG TABLET.