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Drug information on Normapac (Loxapine) from Magnet Labs Pvt Ltd (Mankind Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd) 

Normapac

  Capsule
Magnet Labs Pvt Ltd (Mankind Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd) 
Generic : Loxapine
 41.18
10mg
10 Capsules

Drug Name : Loxapine

Loxapine(Loxitane) generic Normapac is a tranquilizer, prescribed for emotional and mental conditions. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain.
More Info about Loxapine


Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Normapac may be prescribed


Side effects of Normapac

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, faintness, staggering gait, muscle twitching, weakness, sleeplessness, agitation, tension, seizures, slurred speech, numbness and confusion.

   Heart : Fast heart rate, low/high blood pressure, lightheadedness and fainting.

   Blood : Decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

   Skin : Skin inflammation, swelling, itching, rash, hair loss and scaling.

   Anticholinergic : Dry mouth, nose congestion, constipation, blurred vision, urinary retention and intestinal obstruction.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, jaundice and/liver inflammation.

   Others : Weight gain, weight loss, difficulty in breathing, fever, flushing, headache, tingling, increased thirst, absence of menstrual period, breast enlargement in male and menstrual irregularity.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose range is 10 – 250 mg/day in divided doses.

How to use Normapac?

It comes as a capsule and liquid to take by mouth, with food.

When is Normapac not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with coma, severe central nervous system depression, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Normapac

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of seizures, difficulty in urinating, increased eye pressure, breast cancer, brain tumor, heart disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Do not become overheated; otherwise it may cause heat stroke.

• Patient may develop with increased risk of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) with the following symptoms: increased body heat, muscle rigidity, altered mental abilities. If it so consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Normapac

Some patients may develop with involuntary movements; if it so consult with your doctor.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Normapac

Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).


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