Welenuf 10mg Tablet 10'S

Schizophrenia Rx required
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.85.00

What is WELENUF 10MG?

  • WELENUF 10MG contains Asenapine which belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics
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What WELENUF 10MG is used for?

  • It is used to treat moderate to severe manic episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adults

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have a disorder called neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • have ever experienced abnormal movements of the tongue or face (tardive dyskinesia)
  • have a heart disease
  • are diabetic or prone to diabetes
  • have Parkinson’s disease or dementia
  • have epilepsy (seizures)
  • experience any difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia)
  • have severe liver problems
  • have difficulty controlling core body temperature
  • have thoughts of suicide
  • have abnormally high levels of prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia)
  • Symptoms such as: shaking, muscle stiffness and/or weakness, sleepiness, agitation, breathing problems and difficulty in feeding may occur in newborn babies of mothers who have used this medicine in the last trimester (last three months of their pregnancy)
  • Do not take this medicine when you are pregnant or breast-feeding, unless your doctor tells you so
  • This medicine is not recommended for children and adolescents below the age of 18 years
  • Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel sleepiness or sedation while taking this medicine

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • antidepressant medicines (fluvoxamine, paroxetine or fluoxetine)
  • levodopa (used to treat Parkinson’s disease)
  • medicines that lower blood pressure
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • You should avoid drinking alcohol when taking this medicine

Instructions for use:

  • It is for sublingual use
  • Do not remove a sublingual tablet from the blister until ready to take it
  • Use dry hands when touching the tablet
  • Do not push the tablet through the blister. Do not cut or tear the blister
  • Peel back the colored tab
  • Gently remove the tablet. Do not crush the tablet
  • To ensure optimal absorption, place the tablet under the tongue and wait until it dissolves completely. The tablet will dissolve in saliva within seconds
  • Do not swallow or chew on the tablet
  • Do not eat or drink for 10 minutes after taking the tablet

If you take more WELENUF 10MG

  • If you take too much of this medicine, contact a doctor straight away
  • Symptoms of overdose: feeling sleepy or tired, or have abnormal body movements, problems with standing and walking, feel dizzy due to low blood pressure and feel agitated and confused

If you forget to take WELENUF 10MG

  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you miss one dose, take your next dose as usual. If you miss two or more doses, contact your doctor

If you stop taking WELENUF 10MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

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  • difficulty in breathing or swallowing, swollen face, lips, tongue or throat, skin rash, itching and increased heart rate
  • sudden increase in body temperature, with sweating, fast heartbeat, severe muscle stiffness, confusion and fluctuating blood pressure  
  • convulsions, fits or seizures
  • fainting, sleepiness sudden drops in blood pressure when you stand up, dizziness and changes in your ability to move and balance
  • increased blood sugar levels: excessive thirst, hunger or urination, weakness or onset of worsening of diabetes
  • worm-like movements of the tongue, or other uncontrolled movements of the tongue, mouth, cheeks, or jaw which may progress to arms and legs
  • anxiety, restlessness, sleepiness
  • weight gain
  • increased appetite
  • slow or sustained muscle contractions, involuntary muscle contractions
  • slow movements, tremor
  • sedation, dizziness,nausea
  • change in taste, numb feeling of the tongue or in the mouth, increased saliva (drooling)
  • muscle tightness
  • fatigue
  • increase in the level of liver proteins
  • extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS): abnormal movements of muscles, tongue, or jaw, slow or sustained muscle contractions, muscle spasms, tremor (shaking), abnormal movements of the eyes, involuntary muscle contractions, slow movements, or restlessness
  • unpleasant sensations in the legs (restless legs syndrome)
  • speech problems
  • abnormal slow or fast heartbeat, middle heart block
  • abnormal electrocardiogram (prolongation of the QT interval)
  • low blood pressure upon standing
  • tingling of the tongue or in the mouth, difficulty in swallowing
  • ulcers, soreness, redness, swelling, and blisters within the mouth, swollen or painful tongue
  • sexual dysfunction
  • lack of regular menstrual periods
  • changes in the levels of white blood cells
  • difficulties in focusing with the eyes
  • muscle disease presenting as unexplained aches and pains
  • male breast enlargement
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Storage
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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
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