- Citalopram Hydrobromide
- Fluoxetine Hcl
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Largactil* used for?
Generic for Largactil* (Chlorpromazine) is an anti-psychotic medication used to treat various psychotic disorders including schizophrenia, mania, acute intermittent porphyria, and so on. It belongs to a group of drugs called phenothiazines, which is also used to treat nausea and vomiting, symptoms of tetanus, restlessness before surgery, and chronic hiccups. Besides, it is prescribed in the short-term management of severe anxiety, agitation or excitement, and dangerous behavior. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Largactil*?
The dosage of Generic for Largactil* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician's instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Largactil*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Largactil* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Largactil*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Largactil*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are fainting, dry mouth, constipation, fever, seizure, muscle stiffness, changes in heart rate, and extreme drowsiness.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Largactil*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Largactil*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Largactil*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Largactil* can interact with antibiotics, birth control pills, blood pressure medications, blood thinners, oral diabetes medications, barbiturates, and certain anticonvulsants.
Also, tell your prescriber or healthcare professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your healthcare professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What are the side effects of Generic for Largactil*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Largactil* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Largactil* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Largactil* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Largactil* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Largactil* can cause side effects such as insomnia, constipation, nausea, vomiting, impotence, drowsiness, dry mouth, and weight gain. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are irregular heart rhythm, breast enlargement, confusion, high fever, and yellowing of the eyes or skin. 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 Largactil*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Largactil*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Largactil* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Largactil*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Largactil*?
How will Generic for Largactil* work in my body?
How should Generic for Largactil* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Largactil* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Largactil* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Before taking Generic for Largactil*, inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, Parkinson's disease, breathing problems, urination problems, and glaucoma. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or breast feeding. While using this medication, avoid alcoholic drinks. Also, avoid exposure to direct sunlight or sun lamps.