Generic Name - Loxapine
Category - Antipsychotic drug
Generic for Loxitane* is indicated to treat schizophrenia. Loxapine can help you to keep in touch with reality and reduce your mental problems. Generic for Loxitane* is for patients that have not been helped by other medicines. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain.
Generic for Loxitane* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Loxitane* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Loxitane* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Heart, kidney or liver disease
Low levels of calcium in the blood
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Loxitane*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Levodopa or other medicines for Parkinson's disease
Medicine for colds and breathing difficulties
Medicines for diarrhea
Medicines for mental depression
Generic for Loxitane* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericLoxitane*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Loxitane* for schizophrenia is 10 mg twice daily, although in severely disturbed patients initial dosage up to a total of 50 mg daily may be desirable.
Generic for Loxitane* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Loxitane* side Effects include changes in vision
Difficulty breathing, difficulty in speaking or swallowing, difficulty passing urine, or sudden loss of bladder control, dizziness or lightheadedness, fast or irregular heartbeat (palpitations) and increased sweating.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Loxitane*.
Generic for Loxitane* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether Generic Loxapine will harm an unborn baby. Hence, do not take loxapine without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or if you are planning a pregnancy.
Generic for Loxitane* and Breastfeeding
It is also not known whether Generic Loxapine passes into breast milk. Do not take if you are breast-feeding a baby without the approval of your doctor.
Generic for Loxitane* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Loxitane* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Loxitane* and Geriatric
Considering the age-related problems the geriatric patients are likely to have it is recommended to consult your doctor before using Generic for Loxitane*.
The above information about Generic for Loxitane* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.