Dibeta SR 1000 mg tablet: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Torrent (Delta)

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Trade name: Dibeta SR

Strength: 1000 mg

Type: Sustained release tablet

Active ingredient: Loxapine

Category: Antipsychotic drug

Pregnancy category: Loxapine belongs to US FDA pregnancy category N (Not classified).

Uses: Dibeta SR 1000 mg tablet is used to treat schizophrenia.

How to use: Take Dibeta SR 1000 mg tablet orally with or without food. Your doctor gradually increase the dose to avoid side effects like drowsiness and shaking. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medication as it increases drowsiness.

Side Effects: Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nausea, constipation, dry mouth, weight gain or weight loss, blurred vision, trouble sleeping

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Dosage: Usual Adult Dose for Schizophrenia: Initial Dose: 10 mg orally two times a day. Maintenance Dose: 60 mg to 100 mg daily in divided doses. Maximum daily dose is 250 mg per day.

Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: March 26th, 2016

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