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PSYNIL 200MG TABLET

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CRE-CRESCENT PHARMACEUTICALS

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Product Details

About PSYNIL 200MG TABLET

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET belongs to a group of medications called ‘antipsychotics’. It is used in the treatment of bipolar depression, mania and schizophrenia. Bipolar disorder is characterized by manic episodes of excitement or euphoria and depression. Schizophrenia is characterized by symptoms of hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real) and delusions (wrong beliefs).

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET contains ‘quetiapine’ which is an antipsychotic drug. It acts by blocking dopamine, a hormone present in the brain responsible for the development of symptoms in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. PSYNIL 200MG TABLET also has effects on other neurotransmitters in the brain such as serotonin and its beneficial effects may be related to this as well. Altogether  PSYNIL 200MG TABLET rebalances dopamine and serotonin to improve thinking, mood and behaviour.

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET is available in two dosage forms: oral tablet and injection. Common side-effects of PSYNIL 200MG TABLET are dizziness, drowsiness, headache, dry mouth, abnormal muscle movements such as difficulty moving muscles, tremors and muscle stiffness,  change in cholesterol levels, weight gain, and decrease in haemoglobin (protein in blood that carries oxygen) levels. Additionally, in children and adolescents, swelling of breasts in boys and girls and production of breast milk (due to increase in prolactin hormone (helps in producing breast milk)) and irregular menstruation can be seen. Please do not stop taking PSYNIL 200MG TABLET without your doctor’s advice as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms.

Do not take PSYNIL 200MG TABLET if you are allergic to quetiapine or any other ingredients present in it. Before taking PSYNIL 200MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have problems associated with the liver, kidney or heart. Also, inform your doctor if you have any sleeping difficulties. It is not recommended for use in children under 18 years of age. Tell your doctor immediately if you develop suicidal thoughts or your depression worsens after taking PSYNIL 200MG TABLET. PSYNIL 200MG TABLET contains lactose, so it should not be given to people who are intolerant to some sugars. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of PSYNIL 200MG TABLET

Bipolar depression, mania, schizophrenia

Medicinal Benefits

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET contains ‘quetiapine’ that belongs to the class of antipsychotics. It works by blocking the dopamine receptors preventing the excessive activity of dopamine. Dopamine is considered a ‘feel-good hormone’ that promotes happiness, excitement and pleasure. It alters brain function, improving mood, thinking ability and social behaviour. It reduces the development of symptoms in patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or other mood disorders. PSYNIL 200MG TABLET also has effects on other neurotransmitters in the brain such as serotonin and its beneficial effects may be related to this as well. Altogether  PSYNIL 200MG TABLET rebalances dopamine and serotonin to improve thinking, mood and behaviour.

Directions for Use

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET is available in two dosage forms: oral tablet and injection.Tablet: The doctor determines the dose and duration of the medicine. Swallow the medicines as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. You can take medicine with or without food. It is usually taken at bedtime when prescribed once a day and taken in the morning and bedtime when prescribed twice a day. Take the medication at a fixed time every day. Do not abruptly stop the medication even if your symptoms get better.Injection: Injection is given using a syringe by a healthcare professional only, so do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of PSYNIL 200MG TABLET

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET may cause side-effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, headache, dry mouth, abnormal muscle movements such as difficulty moving muscles, tremors and muscle stiffness, altered cholesterol levels, weight gain and decrease in haemoglobin (protein in blood that carries oxygen) levels. Common side-effects seen in children and adolescents are swelling of breasts in boys and girls and production of breast milk (due to increase in prolactin hormone (helps in producing breast milk)), irregular menstruation, increased appetite, vomiting, increase in blood pressure and abnormal muscle movements. Do not stop taking PSYNIL 200MG TABLET without your doctor’s advice. Discontinuation of PSYNIL 200MG TABLET abruptly may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as insomnia (sleeplessness), feeling sick (nausea), headache, diarrhoea, being sick (vomiting), dizziness, irritability and development of suicidal thoughts. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the medicine by gradually reducing the dose.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take PSYNIL 200MG TABLET if you are allergic to quetiapine or any ingredients present in it. Before taking PSYNIL 200MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have low blood pressure, stroke, liver problems, seizures, diabetes, dementia (memory loss), alcohol or drug abuse, sleep apnea (a sleep disorder) and urinary retention. PSYNIL 200MG TABLET contains lactose, so it should not be given to people with lactose intolerance. Do not abruptly stop taking the medication as it may cause withdrawal symptoms, especially suicidal thoughts in young adults.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Alcohol may worsen the condition and increase the risk of side-effects while using PSYNIL 200MG TABLET.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    PSYNIL 200MG TABLET is a category C medicine. It should be used in pregnant women only when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    PSYNIL 200MG TABLET should not be given to breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by a doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    PSYNIL 200MG TABLET may cause dizziness. So, it is not recommended to drive or operate heavy machinery when you take PSYNIL 200MG TABLET.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    PSYNIL 200MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    PSYNIL 200MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Do not take grapefruit or grapefruit juice while using PSYNIL 200MG TABLET as it may alter the effects of the medicine.
  • Avoid intense exercise as it is harder for the body to cool down when it gets very hot. So, drink plenty of fluids and avoid going out in hot weather.
  • Do not take alcohol as it increases drowsiness and also worsens the disease condition. 
  • Eat healthily and keep a check on your weight regularly.

Special Advise

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET may increase blood sugar levels even if you don't have diabetes, especially in patients with schizophrenia. So, it is recommended to immediately inform your doctor if you have symptoms such as increased thirst, frequent urination, fatigue or increased appetite.

If you are having a urine drug screen (an analysis to determine the presence of illegal drugs or drugs that are mostly abused such as methadone or tricyclic antidepressants in the blood), the test results may show positive when certain test methods are used. A more specific test may be required in such cases.

Other Information (PSY0005)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia (psychosis) is a mental illness in which the processing of brain information is affected. Symptoms include hallucinations (see or hear things that are unreal), delusions (false beliefs) and become withdrawn from society. They lose the ability to differentiate reality from false beliefs.

Bipolar disorder or manic depression: Patients with bipolar disorders have mood swings ranging from manic episodes of heightened excitement to severe depression. Bipolar disorder may occur due to genetic factors, alcohol or drug abuse and mental trauma.

FAQs

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET contains 'quetiapine' that works by blocking dopamine receptors in the brain. By inhibiting the synthesis of the dopamine hormone, there will be a decrease in the occurrence of symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar depression. PSYNIL 200MG TABLET also has effects on other neurotransmitters in the brain such as serotonin and its beneficial effects may be related to this as well. Altogether PSYNIL 200MG TABLET rebalances dopamine and serotonin to improve thinking, mood and behaviour.

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET increases blood pressure. So, it is advisable to monitor your blood pressure while taking PSYNIL 200MG TABLET frequently.

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET may cause dizziness and may increase the risk of falls. So, stand up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking PSYNIL 200MG TABLET as it causes drowsiness.

The long-term use of PSYNIL 200MG TABLET may cause potential side-effects such as tardive dyskinesia (uncontrolled movements of arms and legs), increased blood sugar, vision impairment, and weight gain. However, your doctor prescribes PSYNIL 200MG TABLET for prolonged if the benefits outweigh the risks.

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years. In children, it may cause potential side-effects such as swelling of breasts in boys and girls, irregular periods and weight gain.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer address

SCO-58, 59, Sector-17D Chandigarh-160017

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET

PSYNIL 200MG TABLET

MRP: 107.30

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1

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