Zeldox 80 mg. 56 capsules

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Zeldox 80 mg. 56 capsules
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What is Zeldox capsules and what is it used?

Zeldox capsules belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics (neuroleptics).
Zeldox capsules are used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia in adults. Schizophrenia is a mental disorder has the following symptoms: hear, see or feel things that are not there, believe things that are not true, unusually suspicious you are distracted and difficult to communicate, you feel nervous, depressed or anxious
Zeldox capsules are also used to treat the symptoms of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder in adults, children and adolescents aged 10-17 years. Ynpolarnoto disorder is a mental disorder characterized by mood changing of euphoria (manic) depression. During manic episodes, the most characteristic symptoms are: elated mood, increased self-esteem, increased energy, decreased need for sleep, lack of concentration or hyperactivity and risky behavior.

2. What you need to know before taking Zeldox capsules?
Do not take Zeldox capsules
if you are allergic to ziprasidone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6) .. An allergic reaction can occur in the form of rash, itching, swollen face, swollen lips or shortness of breath. If this ever happened, tell your doctor.
if you have ever had heart problems. You should tell your doctor if you have had any heart problems.
if you are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems, or those that affect heart rhythm.

Warnings and Precautions
if you or someone in your family has had problems with blood clots, since such drugs are associated with formation of blood clots. if you have liver problems.
if you receive or have received seizures or suffer from epilepsy.
if you are over 65 and have dementia, and have an increased risk of stroke
if you have a low heart rate and / or you know that your body has lost salts due to prolonged and severe diarrhea or after the use of water tablets (diuretics).
if you have experienced palpitations or irregular heartbeat, fainting or feeling dizzy when standing up which may indicate abnormal heart rhythm. Please tell your doctor that you are taking Zeldox capsules before undergoing laboratory tests (such as blood, urine, liver function, heart rate), because this medication may affect your result.

Other medicines and Zeldox

Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
Do not take Zeldox if you are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems, or those that affect heart rhythm, such as:
Antiarrhythmics of class IA and III, arsenic trioxide »halofantrine, levomethadyl acetate, mesoridazine, tiorndazin, pimozide, sparfloxacin, gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin, dolasetron mesylate, mefloquine, sertindole or cisapride. These drugs affect the heart rhythm, leading to changes in your electrocardiogram (prolonged QT interval). If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor.

Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any medicines to treat:
- Bacterial infections; These drugs are known as antibiotics;
- Mood swings (ranging from depression to euphoria), agitation or irritability; These drugs are known as mood stabilizers, e. lithium, carbamazepine, valproate;
depression, including certain serotonergic drugs eg. selective inhibitors of serotonin reuptake, such as fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline;
- Epilepsy, for example. phenytoin, phenobarbital, carbamazepine, ethosuximide;
- A condition that occurs with tremor, stiffness and shuffling (Parkinsonism), eg. levodopa, bromocriptine, ropinirole, pramipexole.

Zeldox capsules with food and drink
Zeldox capsules should be taken with food.
Do not drink alcohol while taking Zeldox capsules, as this could increase the risk of side effects.

Pregnancy and lactation
Pregnancy:
Zeldox capsules should not be used during pregnancy unless your doctor has told you otherwise, since there is risk of the fetus. Women of childbearing potential should use effective contraception. Immediately contact your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while taking Zeldox capsules. Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
The following symptoms may occur in infants of mothers taking Zeldox in the last trimester (last three months of pregnancy): shaking, muscle stiffness and / or weakness, sleepiness, agitation, breathing problems, and difficulty in feeding. If your baby develops any of these symptoms, contact your doctor.

Lactation:
It is not recommended to breast-feed your baby while taking Zeldox capsules, as it is not known whether Zeldox capsules are excreted in human milk. Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

Driving and using machines
Zeldox capsules can cause drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery or perform other potentially dangerous activities until sleepiness does not pass.

Important information about some of the ingredients of Zeldox capsules
If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars (such as lactose), contact your doctor before taking this medicine.

3. How to take Zeldox capsules?
Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Swallow the capsules whole with food. It is important not to chew, as this may influence the degree to which Zeldox absorbed in the intestine.
Take Zeldox capsules twice a day, one capsule in the morning, during breakfast and one evening during the evening meal (see. Blister). It is necessary to take Zeldox capsules at the same time each day.
The image of the sun on the blister notes morning dose. The image of the moon on the evening dose blister notes.

Adults
The usual dose is between 40 mg and 80 mg twice daily taken with food. Your doctor may reduce your dose if you have to take Zeldox capsules long time. Should not exceed the dose of 160 mg daily.

Children
The usual starting dose is 20 mg, taken with food. Your doctor will determine the best dose for you. Not to exceed a maximum dose of 80 mg per day in children weighing 45 kg or less and 160 mg per day in children weighing more than 45 kg.

Age over 65 years
If you are over 65, your doctor will decide the most appropriate dose for you. It is possible that the dosages in humans over 65 years are lower than those in younger people. Your doctor will determine what is the right dose for you.

Patients with liver problems
If you have liver problems may need to take lower doses Zeldox capsules. Your doctor will determine what is the right dose for you

If you take more dose Zeldox capsules
Immediately contact your doctor or the nearest emergency department. Bring your box of Zeldox capsules with you.
If you take too many capsules Zeldox, you may experience drowsiness, tremor, get fit of hysteria or involuntary movements of the head and neck ..

If you forget to take Zeldox capsules
It is important to take Zeldox capsules regularly at the same time each day. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember unless it is time for your next dose. In this case, just take your next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up the missed dose.

Effects when treatment with Zeldox capsules:
Your doctor will tell you how long to take Zeldox capsules. Do not stop taking Zeldox capsules unless your doctor has told you to do it.
It is important to continue taking your capsules, even if you feel better. If you stop treatment too soon, your symptoms may recur.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Most side effects are transient. You may find it difficult to distinguish the symptoms of your illness side effects.
Stop taking Zeldox capsules and immediately contact your doctor if any of the following serious side effects:
Uncommon side effects which may affect more than 1 person in 1000:
■ Palpitations or irregular heart beat, feeling dizzy when standing, which may indicate abnormal functioning of the heart. These symptoms can occur with a condition called posturapna hypotension.
■ Involuntary movements, especially of the face or tongue.
Side effects with unknown frequency (frequency can not be estimated from available data):
■ Swelling of the face, lips, tongue and throat, difficulty swallowing or breathing, rash. These may be symptoms of a severe allergic reaction called antiadem.
Fever, rapid breathing, sweating, muscle stiffness, shaking, difficulty swallowing and impaired consciousness. These may be symptoms of a condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
■ clouding of consciousness, agitation, fever, sweating, loss of coordination of movements, muscle twitches. These may be symptoms of a condition called serotonin syndrome.
■ Fast and irregular heart beat, loss of consciousness, which can be symptoms of a life-threatening condition called Torsade de Pointes.
You may experience any of the above events below. These possible side effects are mild to moderate and may recover in time »However, cool any of these effects is severe or persistent, please contact a doctor.

Common side effects which may affect more than one of the J / 00:
■ Anxiety
■ Motor disorders, including muscle stiffness and tension, slow movements, shaking, feeling of weakness or nemoshtnost Drowsiness Headache
■ Dizziness
■ Constipation, nausea, vomiting, indigestion, dry mouth, increased salivation
■ Blurred vision

Uncommon side effects which may affect more than 1 person in 1000:
■ Increased appetite
■ Difficult control of movements
■ Agitation, anxiety, throat tightness, restless dreams
■ Seizures, unusual eye movements, clumsiness, speech disturbances, numbness, tingling, drooling, lethargy, exhaustion
■ Palpitations or irregular heart beat, feeling dizzy when standing, shortness of breath
■ photophobia, tinnitus
■ Difficulty swallowing, swollen tongue, diarrhea, flatulence, stomach discomfort »Rash, hives (hives), acne
■ Muscle cramps, stiff or swollen joints
■ Thirst, pain, chest discomfort, irregular gait
■ Withdrawal syndrome

Rare side effects which may affect less than 1 person in 1000:
■ Running nose
■ Decreased levels of calcium in the blood
■ panic attack, feelings of depression, slow thinking, lack of emotion
■ An abnormal position of the head (neck Wry, torticollis), paralysis, "restless legs"
■ Partial or complete loss of vision in one eye, itchy eyes, dry eyes, visual disturbances
■ Ear Pain
■ Hiccups
■ Acids
■ Rare stools
■ Loss of hair, facial swelling, skin irritation
■ Inability to open the mouth
■ Urinary incontinence, painful or difficult urination
■ Decreased or increased erection, diminished ability to reach orgasm, separating the fluid from the mammary gland
■ Breast enlargement in men and women Hot flushes, fever
■ Reduce or increase of white blood cells (blood test) disturbances in liver function
■ High blood pressure
■ abnormal blood tests or abnormal heartbeat
■ Land reddened and inflamed skin covered with white scales (psoriasis)

Side effects with unknown frequency (frequency can not be estimated from available data):
■ Serious allergic reaction.
In elderly patients with dementia treated with antipsychotics, the risk of death is slightly increased compared with patients who were not treated.
■ formation of clots in the veins especially in the legs (symptoms include swelling, pain and redness in the leg), which may in the way of blood vessels to reach the lungs and cause chest pain and shortness of breath. If you experience any of these symptoms, please seek medical attention immediately.
■ Disturbed sleep incontinence.
■ Extremely high spirits, strange thoughts and hyperactivity. > Dizziness, loss of consciousness.
■ Large hives (hives) with severe itching.
■ prolonged and painful erection
■ sagging face
If any of these side effects become troublesome, severe, or not resolved during treatment, tell your doctor.
If you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

5. How to store Zeldox capsules?
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 30 ° C.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Zeldox capsules?
The active substance is ziprasidone hydrochloride monohydrate having ziprazidonov.
- The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, pregelatinized maize starch, magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide (E171), sodium lauryl sulfate (sodium dodecyl sulfate), shellac, ethyl alcohol, anhydrous isopropyl alcohol, n-butyl alcohol, propylene glycol, purified water, ammonium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide and black iron oxide (E172). Capsules of 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg tablets also contain indigotine (E132).

Zeldox capsules looks like and contents of the pack?
Zeldox 20 mg capsules, hard capsules are blue and white with the inscription "Pfizer" and "ZDX20"; Zeldox 40 mg capsules are blue capsules, with "Pfizer" and "ZDX40"; Zeldox 60 mg capsules are white capsules, with "Pfizer" and "ZDX60"; Zeldox 80 mg capsules, hard capsules are blue and white with the inscription "Pfizer" and "ZDX80".
Zeldox capsules are available in aluminum PVC / PA blisters with aluminum foil, placed in cartons
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