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Lurasidone

Lurasidone



Indications

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder.


Dosage

Oral: 40-160mg per day once a day.


Contra-Indications

Hypersensitivity.


Special Precautions

Paediatric: Increases suicidal thoughts in paediatric patients. Pregnancy: Category B. Lactation: Discontinue the drug. Elderly: Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis.


Side Effects

Increased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Psychosis, Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Adolescents and Young Adults, Cerebrovascular Adverse Reactions, Including Stroke, in Elderly Patients with Dementia-related Psychosis, NeurolepticMalignant Syndrome, Tardive Dyskinesia, Leukopenia, Neutropenia, and Agranulocytosis, Orthostatic Hypotension and Syncope.


Drug Interactions

ketoconazole, clarithromycin, ritonavir, voriconazole, rifampin, avasimibe, St. John’s wort, phenytoin, carbamazepine.


Other Brands With Same Generic
Brand Name Manufactured by
LURAFIC LUPIN LTD.
LURAMAX Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
LURASTAR LINUX LAB
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