Zeldox. 60 mg. 14 capsules

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Zeldox. 60 mg. 14 capsules
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Zeldox capsules belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics (neuroleptics).
Zeldox capsules are used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia in adults.

Zeldox. 60 mg. 14 capsules

 
 
What Zeldox capsules and what it is 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 that has the following symptoms: hearing, seeing or feeling things that are not there , believe things that are not true , unusual suspect you 're distracted and difficult to communicate , feeling 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 feelings , changing of euphoria ( manic ) depression . During manic episodes , the most characteristic symptoms are: high mood , increased self-esteem , increased energy, decreased need for sleep , lack of concentration or hyperactivity and risky behavior .

2 . What you should 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 manifest as rash , itching, swollen face, swollen lips or shortness of breath . If this ever happened , tell your doctor.
if you have 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 the heart rhythm .

Warnings and Precautions
If you or someone in your family has had problems with blood clots , as such drugs are associated with formation of blood clots. if you have liver problems.
If you receive or have received seizures or epileptic .
If you are over 65 and have dementia and have an increased risk of stroke
if you have a low heart rate and / or know that your body salts lost as a result of 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 be a sign of abnormal heart rhythm. Please tell your doctor that you are taking Zeldox capsules before undergoing laboratory tests (such as blood tests , urine, liver function, heart rate ), as this medication may affect your result .

Other medicines and Zeldox

Tell your doctor if you are taking , have recently taken or taking other medicines.
Do not take Zeldox if you are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems , or those that affect heart rhythm such as:
Antiarrhythmics 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 medicines to treat:
- Bacterial infections , these drugs are known as antibiotics ;
- Mood changes (ranging from depression to euphoria ), agitation or irritability , these drugs are known as mood stabilizers , e. lithium, carbamazepine, valproate ;
depression , including certain serotonergic drugs , e. selective inhibitors of serotonin reuptake , such as fluoxetine , paroxetine, sertraline ;
- Epilepsy , e. phenytoin , phenobarbital , carbamazepine, ethosuximide ;
- A condition that occurs with shaking, stiffness and shuffling ( Parkinsonism ) , eg . levodopa , bromocriptine, ropinirole , pramipexole.

Zeldox capsules with food and drink
Zeldox capsules should be taken with food.
You should 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, as 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 born to mothers taking Zeldox last trimester ( last three months of pregnancy ): shaking, muscle stiffness and / or weakness , drowsiness , agitation , breathing problems and difficulty eating. 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 may cause drowsiness. Do not drive , operate machinery or perform other potentially dangerous activities until the drowsiness 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 (eg lactose), contact your doctor before taking this medicine .

3 . How to take Zeldox capsules ?
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor tells you . If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Swallow the capsules whole with food . It is important to not 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 at breakfast and one evening during the evening meal (see blisters). 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 blister notes evening dose .

adults
The usual dose is between 40 mg and 80 mg twice daily taken with food. Your doctor may reduce your dose if you need to take a long time Zeldox capsules . Should not exceed a 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. Should not exceed a maximum dose of 80 mg daily for 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 aged over 65 , your doctor will decide the most appropriate dose for you. It is possible that the dosages in humans over 65 years lower than that of younger people . Your doctor will determine which is the correct dose for you.

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

If you take more dose Zeldox capsules
Immediately contact your doctor or nearest emergency department . Bring your box Zeldox capsules with you.
If you take too many capsules Zeldox , you may experience drowsiness, tremor , get an attack 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 for a 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 tells you to do so.
It is important to continue taking your capsules , even when 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 disease side effects .
Stop taking Zeldox capsules and immediately contact your doctor if you experience 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 upon standing , which may indicate malfunction of the heart. These symptoms can occur in a condition called posturapna hypotension.
? involuntary movements , especially of the face or tongue.
Side effects not known (frequency can not be estimated from the 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 , tremors , difficulty swallowing , and impaired consciousness. These may be symptoms of a condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
? clouding of consciousness , agitation , fever , sweating , loss of motor coordination , muscle twitching . These may be symptoms of a condition called serotonin syndrome .
? Fast and irregular heartbeat , loss of consciousness, which may be signs of a life-threatening condition called Torsade de Pointes.
Can exhibit any of the described events below . These possible side effects are mild to moderate and may subside with time " However, one of these cool effects are severe or persistent , please contact a doctor .

Common side effects that can affect more than one of the J / 00 :
? Anxiety
? Motor disorders involving muscle tension and stiffness , slow movements , shaking, feeling weak 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 , restless dreams
? Seizures , abnormal eye movements , clumsiness, speech disorders , stiffness , numbness, drooling, drowsiness , exhaustion
? palpitations or irregular heart beat , feeling dizzy when you stand up , shortness of breath
? Svetoboyazan 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 that may be affected by at least one of 1 to 1, 000 :
? Running nose
? Decreased levels of calcium in the blood
? A panic attack , feeling depressed , 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
? Pain in the ears
? Hiccups
? Acids
? loose stools
? hair loss, facial swelling, skin irritation
? Inability to open the mouth
? Urinary incontinence , painful or difficult urination
? Decreased or increased erection , diminished ability to reach orgasm , removal of fluid from the mammary gland
? Breast enlargement in men and women hot flushes, fever
? Reduce or increase in white blood cells ( in blood tests ) Abnormal liver function
? High blood pressure
? abnormal blood tests or abnormal heart rhythm
? Sections red and inflamed skin covered with white scales (psoriasis )

Side effects not known (frequency can not be estimated from the available data ):
? Serious allergic reaction .
In elderly patients with dementia treated with antipsychotics , the risk of death was slightly increased compared with patients who were not treated .
? 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 help immediately.
? Sleep disorder , urinary incontinence .
? Extremely high spirits , strange thoughts and hyperactivity. > Dizziness, loss of consciousness.
? Large hives ( hives ) with intense itching .
? prolonged and painful erection
? sagging face
If any of these side effects become troublesome , severe, or does not recover in the course of 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 reach 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 . Package Contents and more information
What does Zeldox capsules ?
The active substance is ziprasidone hydrochloride monohydrate having ziprazidonov .
- The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate , pregelatinized corn 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 contain and indigotin ( E132 ) .

Looks like Zeldox capsules and contents of the pack ?
Zeldox 20 mg capsules, hard capsules are blue and white with the inscription "Pfizer" and "ZDX20"; Zeldox 40 mg hard capsules are blue capsules imprinted with "Pfizer" and "ZDX40"; Zeldox 60 mg capsules, hard capsules are white imprinted 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 with aluminum foil blisters in cartons containing 14, 30 or 36 capsules.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

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