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Medosulpide 400 mg. 30 tablets

MEDOSULPIDE is a medicine used in psychiatric disorders (antipsychotic). It reduces the activity of a particular part of the brain that is important for the symptoms of mental disorders.

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Medosulpide 400 mg. 30 tablets

What is MEDOSULPID and what it is used for
MEDOSULPID is a medicine used in psychiatric disorders (antipsychotic). It reduces the activity of a particular part of the brain that is important for the symptoms of mental disorders.
MEDOSULPID is used to treat a disease called schizophrenia.
Always follow the instructions of your doctor.

2. What you need to know before taking MEDOSULPID
Do not take MEDOSULPED:

if you are allergic to amisulpride or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6);
if you suffer from breast cancer;
if you have a tumor of the pituitary gland;
if you have a tumor of the adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma);
if you are breast-feeding;
if you suffer from a rare inherited heart disease that occurs with slow heartbeat and irregular heart beat (QT syndrome);
if you are taking medicines that affect your heart (prolong the QT interval), such as medicines for:
- Parkinson's disease (levodopa);
- heart rhythm disorders (for example, amiodarone, sotalol, quinidine and disopyramide).

if you are taking other medicines such as bepridil, cisapride, sultoprid, thioridazine, methadone, erythromycin IV, vincamine iv, halofantrine, pentamidine, sarfloxacin.
MEDOSULPID should not be taken by children before puberty.

Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking MEDOSULPID

Talk to your doctor, especially if:

suffer from heart disease or have a family history of heart problems;
someone in your family suffers from a rare inherited heart disease with slow heart rhythm and irregular heartbeat (QT syndrome);
you suffer from kidney problems;
suffer from epilepsy or have a history of seizures;
suffer from Parkinson's disease;
you are a diabetic or have told you that you are at risk of diabetes;
if you or someone in your family has a history of blood clots (thrombosis) because medicines like this are associated with blood clots (thrombi).
Tell your doctor immediately if:

experience general malaise, tend to irritate, especially tonsillitis and fever (infections) due to a small number of white blood cells (agranulocytosis);
get high fever, muscle stiffness, disturbed attention and increased sweating. They can be fatal and require immediate medical attention.
Some patient groups (for example, elderly and dementia patients) are at a higher risk of side effects, including stroke.

Tell your doctor if you are going to have blood and urine tests if you are treated with MEDOSULPID, as it may affect the results of these tests.

Other medicines and MEDOSULPID
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
This is because MEDOSULPID may affect the way some other medicines work. In addition, some medicines can affect the way MEDOSULPID works.

In particular, do not take this medicine if you are being treated with:

levodopa, a medicine for the treatment of Parkinson's disease;
medicines called dopamine agonists (e.g., bromocriptine, ropinirole);
medicines for heart rhythm disorders (e.g., amiodarone, sotalol, quinidine, disopyramide);
other drugs such as bepridil, cisapride, sulpodride, thioridazine, methadone, erythromycin IV, vincamine iv, halofantrine, pentamidine, sparfloxacin.
Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

high blood pressure medicines (diltiazem, verapamil, beta blockers such as metoprolol);
medicines for heart rhythm disorders (digoxin);
medicines for migraine and hot flushes (clonidine);
antidepressants (imipramine);
medicines for arthritis or diseases of the connective tissue (e.g., corticosteroids, prednisolone);
medications for constipation (sodium picosulphate, bisacodyl);
painkillers such as morphine,
oxycodone, tramadol;
medicines for epilepsy (phenobarbital);
antihistamines that make you sleepy;
medicines for the treatment of fear and anxiety (benzodiazepines) and medicines for the treatment of mental disorders (e.g., pimozide, haloperidol, lithium);
a certain type of diuretic;
medicines that help sleep during surgery (anesthetics);
medicines for the treatment of fungal infections in a vein (amphotericin B);
medicines for malaria (e.g., mefloquine).
MEDOSULPID with alcohol

Swallow MEDOSULPID with enough water before meals.
Do not take alcohol while taking MEDOSULPID. This is necessary because it can affect the way the medicine works.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
If you are pregnant or are breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or plan to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

The following symptoms may occur in neonates if the mother has taken MEDOSULPID during the last trimester of pregnancy (the last three months of pregnancy):

tremor, muscle stiffness;
weakness,
Driving and using machines
During treatment with this medicine, you may experience decreased attention, dizziness or drowsiness. If this happens, do not drive or operate machinery or tools.

MEDOSULPID contains lactose
MEDOSULPID contains lactose, a type of sugar. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.

3. How to take MEDOSULPID
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

The recommended dose is:

Adults
50 mg - 300 mg daily or 400 mg - 800 mg daily depending on your symptoms. In individual cases, the daily dose may be increased to 1200 mg daily.
Your doctor will adjust the dose according to your individual response.

The amount of MEDOSULPID you will be taking depends on your illness. Carefully follow the instructions of your doctor.
Swallow MEDOSULPID with enough water.

Use in children and adolescents
MEDOSULPID should not be taken by children before puberty.
The use of amisulpride between puberty and the age of 18 years is not recommended due to limited data.

Elderly patients
Your doctor may reduce the dose. You should follow the advice of your doctor.

People with kidney problems
Your doctor may reduce the dose. You should follow the instructions of your doctor.

If you take more MEDOSULPID than you should
If you take more tablets than you should, tell your doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately. Take the medicine pack with you.
Signs of overdose may include dizziness, drowsiness, involuntary seizure movements, dizziness, seizures due to low blood pressure and coma.

If you forget to take MEDOSULPID
If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if the next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose.
Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

If you stop taking MEDOSULPID
Continue to take MEDOSULPID until your doctor tells you to stop taking it. If you suddenly stop treatment after high doses of amisulpride, nausea, vomiting and insomnia may occur. In addition, the symptoms you are treated with can resurrect or develop disturbances of involuntary movements (such as akathisia, dystonia and dyskinesia).

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them.

Stop taking MEDOSULPID and visit a doctor or nearest hospital immediately if:

have high fever, sweating, muscle stiffness, accelerated heart rhythm, rapid breathing, or feeling confused, drowsy or anxious. These may be symptoms of a serious but rare side effect called "neuroleptic malignant syndrome";
have a disturbed pulse, an accelerated heart rhythm or chest pain, which may result in a heart attack or a life-threatening cardiac disorder;
if you have blood clots in the veins, especially in the legs (symptoms include swelling, pain and redness of the leg), which can move along the blood vessels to the lungs and cause chest pain and difficulty in breathing. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical attention immediately;
you get infections more often than usual. This may be due to a blood disorder (agranulocytosis) or a decreased number of white blood cells (neutropenia).
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)

you have an allergic reaction. Signs may include: itching, raised rash;
You have seizures
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people)

severe allergic reaction with swelling of the face, lips or throat that may cause difficulty swallowing or breathing. You may also notice hives (urticaria).
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any of the following side effects:

Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people)

tremor, muscle stiffness or spasm, delayed movements, increased salivation and restlessness.
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)

movements that you can not control, mainly hands and feet (these symptoms can be reduced if your doctor lowers MEDOSULPID dose or prescribes additional medicine).
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)

movements that you can not control, mainly on the face or tongue.
Not known (frequency can not be estimated from the available data):
- withdrawal syndrome in newborns (see section "Pregnancy").
Other side effects include:

Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)

difficulty sleeping (insomnia) or feeling anxious or irritable;
feeling tired or sleepy;
constipation (nausea), nausea or vomiting, dry mouth;
weight gain;
abnormal secretion of milk in women (galactorrhea) and men, chest pain;
periods without menstruation (amenorrhea);
enlargement of breasts in males (gynecomastia);
difficulties in reaching and maintaining an erection or ejaculation;
QT prolongation, a heart problem that occurs with an electrocardiogram;
dizziness (which may be due to low blood pressure).
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)

decreased number of white blood cells (leucopenia, neutropenia);
slowing of heart rhythm;
high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia).
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people)

heart rhythm disturbances.
Not known (frequency can not be estimated from the available data)

confusion;
hypertriglyceridemia and hypercholesterolemia;
How to store MEDOSULPID
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
This medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions.

Do not dispose of medicines in the sewage system or in the household waste container. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines you no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.

6. Package Contents and Additional Information

What MEDOSULPID contains

The active substance is amisulpride. Each tablet contains 400 mg of amisulpride.
The other ingredients are: lactose monohydrate, sodium starch glycolate type A, hypromellose E5, microcrystalline cellulose PH-101, magnesium stearate.
What MEDOSULPID looks like and what the package contains
White, biconvex, oblong tablets, scored on both sides and dimensions 19x10 mm. The score line is only to facilitate breakage to make it easier to swallow, not to divide into equal doses.

PVC / PE / PVDC-Alu blister packs or PVC / PVDC-Alu blister packs of 30, 60 and 90 tablets. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.




 

 

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Medosulpide 400 mg. 30 tablets

Medosulpide 400 mg. 30 tablets

MEDOSULPIDE is a medicine used in psychiatric disorders (antipsychotic). It reduces the activity of a particular part of the brain that is important for the symptoms of mental disorders.

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