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Loxitane Dosage - Precautions and Warnings With Clozapine

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  • Loxitane Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, people with schizophrenia are generally prescribed a twice-daily Loxitane dosage of 10 mg when beginning treatment with the drug. This resource also offers tips on when and how to take the antipsychotic medication.
  • Loxitane Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on the drug Loxitane? This page of the eMedTV site explains what this medication is used for, factors that affect your dose, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before beginning treatment.
  • Loxitane Drug Interactions
    Loxitane drug interactions can occur when it is combined with Parlodel or Ativan, among other things. This eMedTV segment lists several drugs that can interact with Loxitane and describes the negative effects that can occur as a result.
  • Loxitane Overdose
    Signs of a Loxitane overdose include drowsiness, difficulty breathing, and low blood pressure. This eMedTV resource features in-depth information on how a Loxitane overdose is treated, as well as what to do if you believe you have overdosed.
  • Loxitane Side Effects
    Possible Loxitane side effects can include weakness, hair loss, and drowsiness. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides a detailed list of side effects seen with the drug, including those requiring immediate medical attention.
  • Loxitane Uses
    This eMedTV article describes Loxitane uses in detail, which are primarily concerned with treating schizophrenia. Off-label uses of the drug, such treating conditions like agitation and dementia, are also discussed, as is giving the drug to children.
  • Loxitane Warnings and Precautions
    Loxitane can increase your risk of liver damage and eye damage. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers a detailed list of Loxitane warnings and precautions, and also provides information on those who should avoid the drug.
  • Loxitane Withdrawal
    It is not recommended to stop Loxitane without your healthcare provider's approval. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses the symptoms that can occur as a result of Loxitane withdrawal and explains how your doctor may wean you off the drug.
  • Moban
    Moban is a prescription medication that is used for treating schizophrenia. This eMedTV page provides general dosing information for the drug, explains how it works to control schizophrenia symptoms, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Moban Alternatives
    There are many alternatives to Moban, including psychosocial therapy and other schizophrenia medications. This eMedTV Web page describes these Moban alternatives in more detail and lists various drugs that are available for treating schizophrenia.
  • Moban and Breastfeeding
    Researchers do not fully understand the effects of using Moban while breastfeeding. This eMedTV article offers more information on Moban and breastfeeding, including the importance of communicating with your healthcare provider about your situation.
  • Moban and Pregnancy
    Some animal studies on Moban and pregnancy show that the drug may increase the risk of miscarriages. As this eMedTV page explains, however, doctors can prescribe Moban to pregnant women if the benefits outweigh the possible risks to the unborn child.
  • Moban Dosage
    For those who are beginning schizophrenia treatment with Moban, dosing usually starts at 50 to 75 mg daily. This eMedTV resource offers other Moban dosage information and provides a list of precautions and tips for how and when to take the drug.
  • Moban Drug Interactions
    Certain medicines can cause Moban drug interactions, including barbiturates, narcotics, and anesthetics. This eMedTV segment lists other medications that may also interact negatively with Moban and explains what may happen when you mix these drugs.
  • Moban Overdose
    Possible symptoms of a Moban overdose include drowsiness, unusual facial or body movements, and seizures. This eMedTV resource describes other potential effects of an overdose and lists treatment options that are currently available.
  • Moban Side Effects
    Potential Moban side effects include blurred vision, dry mouth, and difficulty passing urine. This eMedTV page describes other possible side effects and lists potentially serious problems that should be reported to a healthcare provider right away.
  • Moban Uses
    Moban is a medication that can be prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia. This article from the eMedTV archives offers more information on how the medication works and discusses Moban uses in children, as well as off-label uses.
  • Moban Warnings and Precautions
    Before taking Moban, tell your doctor if you have seizures or epilepsy, allergies, or depression. This eMedTV page offers other Moban warnings and precautions, including a list of possible side effects and complications that may occur with the drug.
  • Navane
    Navane, a drug used to treat schizophrenia, belongs to a class of drugs known as "typical" antipsychotics. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at Navane, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Navane Alternatives
    Navane alternatives can include therapy and other antipsychotic medications. This page on the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at the alternatives to Navane, including information on the situations in which they might be necessary.
  • Navane and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Navane would have any negative effects on a breastfed infant. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at Navane and breastfeeding, including what to do if your healthcare provider recommends taking Navane while breastfeeding.
  • Navane and Dry Mouth
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, dry mouth is a possible side effect of Navane. If you're taking Navane and dry mouth occurs, you may be able to help it by using a humidifier at night, sipping water often, and avoiding tobacco, among other things.
  • Navane and Pregnancy
    Navane is considered a pregnancy Category C medication. This page on the eMedTV site features an in-depth discussion on the use of Navane during pregnancy, including the results of animal studies that looked at Navane and pregnancy.
  • Navane Dosage
    For most people with mild schizophrenia, the starting Navane dosage is 2 mg three times daily. This eMedTV page also covers Navane dosing for those with severe symptoms and offers some tips on taking the drug (like taking it at the same time each day).
  • Navane Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on Navane? This eMedTV Web selection gives a basic overview of this prescription drug, with details on what it is used for and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Navane Drug Interactions
    Navane drug interactions can potentially occur when Navane is taken with drugs such as Requip or Prozac. This eMedTV segment covers drugs that can lead to interactions with Navane and the negative effects that can occur when they're taken with Navane.
  • Navane Overdose
    Signs of a Navane overdose can include low blood pressure, dizziness, and twitching. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at what can happen when a person takes too much Navane and also covers some of the treatment options for a Navane overdose.
  • Navane Side Effects
    Side effects of Navane can include drowsiness, blurred vision, and dry mouth. This eMedTV selection provides a detailed discussion of Navane side effects, including information on what to do if you experience side effects while taking Navane.
  • Navane Uses
    Navane is used to treat schizophrenia. This selection from the eMedTV archives gives an overview of what Navane is used for, including information on "off-label" Navane uses, such as the treatment of psychotic depression.
  • Navane Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV resource deals with Navane warnings and precautions, such as being aware that the drug may increase your risk of seizures, liver damage, or eye damage. This article also provides a list of people who should avoid the drug.
  • Navane Withdrawal
    It's possible to experience withdrawal symptoms like nausea or shakiness if you stop Navane too quickly. This eMedTV resource offers a more detailed list of Navane withdrawal symptoms and provides suggestions for slowly stopping the drug.
  • Negative Effects of Invega
    Invega can cause a life-threatening condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome. This part of the eMedTV site explores some of the other negative effects of Invega and provides a list of common side effects that have been reported with this drug.
  • Negative Effects of Risperdal
    Risperdal may cause side effects, such as drowsiness, nausea, and headaches. This page from the eMedTV Web archives takes a closer look at other potentially negative effects of Risperdal to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Negative Effects of Zyprexa
    Zyprexa may cause side effects, such as drowsiness, dry mouth, and weight gain. This page from the eMedTV Web archives takes a closer look at other potentially negative effects to be aware of before starting treatment with Zyprexa.
  • Olanzapine Relprevv
    As this eMedTV page explains, Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine extended-release injection) is a prescription drug approved for treating schizophrenia. This article explains how the drug works and how it is given. A link to more details is also included.
  • Paranoid Schizophrenia
    The most prevalent form of schizophrenia is paranoid schizophrenia. As discussed in this article from the eMedTV Web site, people with this condition tend to experience severe delusions and auditory hallucinations based on paranoia.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Aripiprazole
    Aripiprazole may cause difficulty swallowing in some people. This eMedTV Web page offers other precautions and warnings with aripiprazole, including other possible side effects that may occur and information on who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Clozapine
    This portion of the eMedTV library provides several precautions and warnings with clozapine. This page also explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking clozapine and provides a list of who should not take the medication.
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