FAQs ABOUT PSYNIL 50 TABLET
Can PSYNIL 50 TABLET be taken by an elderly person with dementia?
PSYNIL 50 TABLET must be used with caution in elderly patients with dementia. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking. Your doctor will access your health condition and would decide whether you should take PSYNIL 50 TABLET or not.
What are the common side effects of PSYNIL 50 TABLET?
PSYNIL 50 TABLET may increase your blood sugar or cholesterol levels. It may also cause dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, sleepiness, headache, or weight gain. Contact your doctor if any of these side effects worsens. Also, inform your doctor immediately if your mood becomes excessively depressed along with thoughts of self-harming or killing after taking PSYNIL 50 TABLET.
Can PSYNIL 50 TABLET cause weight gain?
Yes. You may gain weight after taking PSYNIL 50 TABLET. Please keep a check on it by monitoring your weight, having healthy balanced diet, and exercising regularly. Inform your doctor if you gain weight excessively after taking PSYNIL 50 TABLET.
How to take PSYNIL 50 TABLET?
Take PSYNIL 50 TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. PSYNIL 50 TABLET should be taken at least one hour before meals or prior to bedtime.
Is PSYNIL 50 TABLET safe to use in pregnancy?
PSYNIL 50 TABLET is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor before taking. Studies have shown the onset of certain withdrawal symptoms (such as shaking, weakness, sleepiness, breathing problems and difficulty in feeding) in babies born to women taking PSYNIL 50 TABLET during their pregnancy.
Can PSYNIL 50 TABLET be used in children?
No. PSYNIL 50 TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age due to increased side effects. Consult your doctor for advice before taking PSYNIL 50 TABLET.
What should I do if I forget to take a dose of PSYNIL 50 TABLET?
If your forgot to take a dose of PSYNIL 50 TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of PSYNIL 50 TABLET, skip the missed one and take the regular dose. Do not take a double dose of PSYNIL 50 TABLET to compensate the missed dose.
Can I stop taking PSYNIL 50 TABLET on my own?
Do not alter or discontinue the daily dose of PSYNIL 50 TABLET after feeling better without consulting your doctor. Take PSYNIL 50 TABLET for the stipulated duration mentioned by your doctor. You may experience headache, diarrhoea, vomiting, dizziness, irritability, nauseous or may be unable to sleep on stopping PSYNIL 50 TABLET suddenly.
Can I drive a car after using PSYNIL 50 TABLET?
Do not drive or travel after taking PSYNIL 50 TABLET as you may experience drowsiness or blurred vision after taking PSYNIL 50 TABLET which may hamper your responses and to lead to accidents.
Can I use PSYNIL 50 TABLET without consulting a doctor?
No. PSYNIL 50 TABLET should be used only under medical supervision and after a thorough mental assessment. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy with PSYNIL 50 TABLET for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.