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Andol DS Liquid 15 ml

Manufacturer/Marketer

D D Pharmaceutical Ltd

Composition

HALOPERIDOL-10MG

Consume Type

ORAL

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About Andol DS Liquid 15 ml

Andol DS Liquid 15 ml belongs to a group of medications called ‘antipsychotics’. It is used in the treatment of Schizophrenia or psychosis and Tourette Syndrome. Schizophrenia is characterized by hallucinations symptoms (seeing or hearing things that are not real) and delusions (wrong beliefs). Andol DS Liquid 15 ml prevents the occurrence of these symptoms. Tourette syndrome is a disorder that involves repetitive movements or unwanted sounds (tics) that can't be easily controlled.

Andol DS Liquid 15 ml contains ‘Haloperidol’, which is a typical antipsychotic drug. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Take Andol DS Liquid 15 ml as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Andol DS Liquid 15 ml as long as your doctor has recommended it for you, depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects such as abnormality of voluntary movements, constipation, dryness in the mouth, the increased prolactin level in the blood, muscle stiffness, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), sleepiness, tremor, urinary retention, weight gain. Most of these side effects of Andol DS Liquid 15 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.

Do not take Andol DS Liquid 15 ml if you are allergic to Andol DS Liquid 15 ml or any other ingredients present in it. Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has ever had prolonged QT syndrome, breast cancer, bipolar disorder, citrullinemia, seizures, chest pain, or thyroid disease. Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is not recommended during pregnancy as it may affect the unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml. It is not recommended for use in children under 1 year of age. Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is used with caution in neuroleptic malignant syndrome, tardive dyskinesia, and dementia-related psychosis.

Uses of Andol DS Liquid 15 ml

Schizophrenia and Tourette Syndrome

Medicinal Benefits

Andol DS Liquid 15 ml belongs to a group of medications called ‘antipsychotics’. It is used in the treatment of Schizophrenia or psychosis and Tourette Syndrome. Andol DS Liquid 15 ml contains ‘Haloperidol’, which is a typical antipsychotic drug. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Directions for Use

Tablet: Take it with or without food as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.Syrup: Shake the bottle well before use. Take the prescribed dose by mouth using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper provided by the pack.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Andol DS Liquid 15 ml

  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Feeling agitated
  • Depression
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Problems with vision, such as blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth or increased saliva
  • The increased prolactin level in the blood
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Sleepiness
  • Difficulty getting and keeping an erection (impotence)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary retention
  • Changes that show up in blood tests of the liver
  • Weight gain

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Andol DS Liquid 15 ml if you are allergic to Andol DS Liquid 15 ml or any other ingredients present in it. Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has ever had prolonged QT syndrome, breast cancer, bipolar disorder, citrullinemia (a condition that causes a build-up of ammonia in the blood), seizures, chest pain, or thyroid disease. Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is not recommended during pregnancy as it may affect the unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml. It is not recommended for use in children under one year of age. Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is used with caution in neuroleptic malignant syndrome, tardive dyskinesia, dementia-related psychosis, Parkinson's disease, and venous thromboembolism. Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is used with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of orthostatic hypotension and kidney injury. Do not abruptly stop taking the Andol DS Liquid 15 ml, as it may cause withdrawal symptoms, especially suicidal thoughts in young adults. Tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml if you are having surgery, including dental surgery. You should know that this medication may make you drowsy and may affect your thinking and movements. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medication affects you. Ask your doctor about the safe use of alcohol during your treatment with Andol DS Liquid 15 ml. Alcohol can make the side effects of Andol DS Liquid 15 ml worse. You should know that name may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting when you get up too quickly from a lying position. To avoid this problem, get out of bed slowly, resting your feet on the floor for a few minutes before standing up.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Andol DS Liquid 15 ml may interact with some medications, including antidepressants (citalopram, escitalopram, bupropion), medicines for Parkinson’s disease (levodopa), antiepileptic ( carbamazepine, phenobarbital), medicines control heartbeat (amiodarone, disopyramide, quinidine), medicines used to calm emotion and mental disorder (olanzapine, prochlorperazine) antihypertensive (clonidine, guanethidine, propranolol), antibiotic (moxifloxacin), a medication used to treat mental illness (lithium), antifungals (pentamidine), antimalarials (halofantrine), gastrointestinal medicinal products (dolasetron), anti-cancer (toremifene, vandetanib), antipsychotic (thioridazine).

Drug-Food Interactions: Andol DS Liquid 15 ml may interact with grapefruit and alcohol and increase the risk of side effects.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Andol DS Liquid 15 ml should be used with caution in patients with heart problems such as QT prolongation (heart rhythm problem), acute alcohol abuse, central nervous system (CNS) depression, dementia, stroke, seizures, diabetes, and kidney and liver problems.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • CITALOPRAM
  • ESCITALOPRAM
  • BUPROPION
  • LEVODOPA
  • CARBAMAZEPINE
  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • AMIODARONE
  • DISOPYRAMIDE
  • QUINIDINE
  • OLANZAPINE
  • PROCHLORPERAZINE
  • CLONIDINE
  • GUANETHIDINE
  • PROPRANOLOL
  • MOXIFLOXACIN
  • LITHIUM
  • PENTAMIDINE
  • HALOFANTRINE
  • DOLASETRON
  • TOREMIFENE
  • VANDETANIB
  • THIORIDAZINE
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Alcohol may worsen the condition and increase the risk of side effects while using Andol DS Liquid 15 ml.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is a category C pregnancy drug; using Andol DS Liquid 15 ml during pregnancy may affect the unborn baby. Please consult your doctor before taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is known to pass through breast milk. So, it is recommended not to be taken during breastfeeding. However, your doctor may prescribe it for you during breastfeeding if he/she feels that the benefits outweigh the risk.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      unsafe

      Andol DS Liquid 15 ml may cause a few patients, especially the elderly, to become drowsy, dizzy, light-headed, clumsy, unsteady, or less alert than normal. If you are affected, do not drive or operate dangerous machinery after taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Andol DS Liquid 15 ml should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Andol DS Liquid 15 ml should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is not recommended for children below one year of age. However, please consult a doctor before giving Andol DS Liquid 15 ml to children.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Monitor your mood. Keep track of your mood regularly, including factors such as sleep, medicine, and activities that can impact your mood. 
    • Exercise daily. Exercise is nice to relieve tension. 
    • You may also practice calming techniques such as meditation and deep breathing exercises.
    • Get some normal sleep. Having enough sleep will help to stabilize your mood.
    • Eat a healthy diet. Certain foods may affect your mood more than others. Consider keeping a food log to track what you eat and how certain foods make you feel. Talk to your doctor or nutritionist about foods that may help stabilize your mood.
    • Stay optimistic. It will take time for your symptoms to improve after you start bipolar therapy, but you will feel relaxed knowing that you will get better and that the worst is most definitely behind you.
    • A healthy diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables, lean meats, skinless poultry, nuts, fish, whole grains, plant-based oils, and low-fat dairy products will help keep a person in good health and avoid chances of nausea and vomiting.
    • One should avoid taking greasy or oily foods as this food triggers nausea and vomiting.
    • Eat cool foods instead of hot and spicy foods.
    • Include clear broths, non-fat yoghurt, fruit juice, sherbet, and sports drinks for fluid makeup which has got lost due to vomiting.

    Special Advise

    • Geriatric patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with Andol DS Liquid 15 ml are at an increased risk of death, and please consult your doctor before taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml.
    • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and sticking to your treatment plan will help you do that.

    Other Information (AND0076)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Apr-24

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. It may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behaviour that impairs daily functioning and can be disabling.

    Tourette syndrome: Tourette syndrome is a disorder that involves repetitive movements or unwanted sounds (tics) that can't be easily controlled. For instance, you might repeatedly blink your eyes, shrug your shoulders or blurt out unusual sounds or offensive words.

    FAQs

    How does Andol DS Liquid 15 ml work?

    Andol DS Liquid 15 ml contains ‘Haloperidol’, which is a typical antipsychotic drug. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

    Can I stop taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml on my own?

    You are not recommended to stop taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml without consulting your doctor. It may cause withdrawal symptoms such as palpitations (the sensation that heart skipped a beat or extra beat), anxiety, confusion, difficulty sleeping and tremors. Therefore, take Andol DS Liquid 15 ml for as long as your doctor has prescribed it, and if you experience any difficulty while taking Andol DS Liquid 15 ml, please consult your doctor so that the dose may be gradually reduced.

    Can Andol DS Liquid 15 ml be used for long-term?

    In some cases, long-term use of Andol DS Liquid 15 ml may cause dyskinesia (a movement disorder). However, your doctor prescribes this medication if the benefits outweigh the risks.

    Is Andol DS Liquid 15 ml safe for patients suffering from dementia-related psychosis?

    Andol DS Liquid 15 ml is not recommended in patients with dementia-related psychosis as it increases the risk of heart diseases like heart failure and infectious diseases like pneumonia. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

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    Andol DS Liquid 15 ml

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