SERENACE 10mg Tablet 10's


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Drug Information for SERENACE 10mg Tablet 10's

What is SERENACE 10mg Tablet used for?

SERENACE 10mg Tablet is used for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders.

SERENACE 10mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does SERENACE 10mg Tablet work?

SERENACE 10mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called anti-psychotics. This drug acts by blocking certain chemicals that transfer nerve impulses to the brain. However, the exact mechanism of SERENACE 10mg Tablet is still unknown.

How to use SERENACE 10mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use SERENACE 10mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take SERENACE 10mg Tablet with or without food.
  • Use a marked dropper for measuring oral liquid dosage form. This can be mixed with water or a beverage such as apple/orange juice.
  • SERENACE 10mg Tablet injection should be administered only under the medical supervision.

If you miss a dose of SERENACE 10mg Tablet, consult a doctor immediately.

What are the drugs that interact with SERENACE 10mg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with SERENACE 10mg Tablet include the following:

  • Amoxicillin
  • Azithromycin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Carbidopa
  • Epinephrine
  • Hydrocodone
  • Ketoconazole
  • Levodopa
  • Lithium
  • Methyldopa
  • Rifampin
  • Tramadol

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of SERENACE 10mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of SERENACE 10mg Tablet tablet/syrup:

  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty in speaking
  • Shuffling walk
  • Muscle spasm
  • Restlessness
  • Headache
  • Difficulty in urinating

The following are the most common side effects of SERENACE 10mg Tablet injection:

  • Swelling and redness at the site of injection
  • Shortness of breath
  • Hallucinations
  • Seizure
  • Jaundice
  • Tremors
  • Increased heartbeat

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions SERENACE 10mg Tablet?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to SERENACE 10mg Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects of SERENACE 10mg Tablet.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if SERENACE 10mg Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.
  • Avoid performing strenuous physical activities while using SERENACE 10mg Tablet.

What should you tell your doctor before taking SERENACE 10mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of non-cancerous tumour of the adrenal gland, high blood prolactin levels, Alzheimer’s disease, liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about SERENACE 10mg Tablet

  1. How should SERENACE 10mg Tablet tablet be stored?
  2. SERENACE 10mg Tablet should be stored at room temperature away from heat and moisture.

  3. Can I take SERENACE 10mg Tablet tablet in case of low WBC count?
  4. It is not advised to take SERENACE 10mg Tablet tablet if you have low levels of WBC count asit may lead to complications. Consult your doctor before using the drug.

  5. What are the other formulations of SERENACE 10mg Tablet available?
  6. SERENACE 10mg Tablet is available as injection, oral liquid and tablet.

  7. Is it safe to use SERENACE 10mg Tablet if I have Parkinson’s disease?
  8. No. SERENACE 10mg Tablet is contraindicated for the patients with Parkinson’s disease.

  9. Is it safe to alter the dose of SERENACE 10mg Tablet?
  10. No. Do not change the dose of SERENACE 10mg Tablet without consulting a doctor. However, you must consult your doctor for dose-related enquiries.

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