Pimide 2 Mg Tablet

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Pimide 2 Mg Tablet Information

Pimide 2 Mg Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Tourette Syndrome. Secondary and off-label uses of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet are Constipation, Blurred vision. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that Pimide 2 Mg Tablet has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Pimide 2 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Pimide 2 Mg Tablet related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Tardive Dyskinesia, Dementia must refrain from the use of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Pimide 2 Mg Tablet contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Pimide 2 Mg Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Pimide 2 Mg Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Pimide 2 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Pimide 2 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Pimide 2 Mg Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Tourette Syndrome
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.05 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given at bedtime

Pimide 2 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Pimide can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Pimide, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Pimide. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Pimide rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet on the Liver?


    Pimide has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Pimide 2 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


    Pimide has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Pimide 2 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pimide 2 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Pimide 2 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Pimide 2 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Pimide 2 Mg Tablet does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Pimide 2 Mg Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Pimide 2 Mg Tablet only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, taking Pimide 2 Mg Tablet can treat mental disorders.

    Yes

Pimide 2 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Pimide 2 Mg Tablet


    Some foods when eaten with Pimide 2 Mg Tablet can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Pimide 2 Mg Tablet


    Consumption of alcohol and Pimide 2 Mg Tablet together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Orap® (Pimozide)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 440,441

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