FAQs ABOUT REPID FORTE TABLET
Q. What REPID FORTE TABLET is used for?
A. REPID FORTE TABLET is used to treat schizophrenia, and acute manic episodes. Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that affects a person's ability to think, feel and behave clearly which results in impairred daily functioning in a person. Acute manic episode is a manic phase of bipolar I disorder which is defined as an extremely unstable or irritable mood characterized by excessive rapid thought and speech, reckless behavior and feeling of invincibility.
Q. Can REPID FORTE TABLET be used in elderly patients?
A. Yes, REPID FORTE TABLET can be used but with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). It is not recommended for use in elderly patients suffering from dementia due to stroke. Medical treatment should be sought straight away if signs of stroke such as sudden change in mental state or sudden weakness or numbness of face, arms or legs, especially on one side, or slurred speech, even for a short period of time are noticed. Consult your doctor before taking REPID FORTE TABLET.
Q. What side effects are seen with REPID FORTE TABLET?
A. The most common side effects of taking REPID FORTE TABLET are difficulty falling/staying asleep, common cold symptoms, sinus infection, diarrhea, indigestion, and/or dry mouth. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.
Q. Is it safe to drive after taking REPID FORTE TABLET?
A. REPID FORTE TABLET might cause dizziness, tiredness, mild nausea, and vision problems. If you experience any such side effects, then try to avoid driving or operating heavy machines.
Q. What happens if you take more REPID FORTE TABLET than your required dose?
A. If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of REPID FORTE TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are feeling sleepy or tired, or having abnormal body movements, problems standing and walking, feeling dizzy due to low blood pressure, or having abnormal heartbeats or fits.