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Dolmatil® is commonly used to treat schizophrenia.
For orally taken form, you should:
Dolmatil® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Dolmatil® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Dolmatil® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Dolmatil® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Before using Dolmatil®, tell your doctor if you have:
There are no adequate studies in women for determining risk when using Dolmatil® during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before having this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant.
Do not breastfeed if you are taking Dolmatil® Tablets. This is because small amounts may pass into mothers’ milk. If you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
As taking others medicines, taking Dolmatil® can cause some side effects. Most of them are rarely occurring and do not need any supplementary treatment. However, it is always important for you to consult your doctor if you have any problem after taking this medicine.
Some of the side effects are listed below:
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Dolmatil® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval, such as antiparkinsonian drugs (including ropinirole).
Dolmatil® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
Do not drink alcohol or take medicines that contain alcohol while being treated with Dolmatil® Tablets. This is because alcohol can increase the effects of Dolmatil® Tablets.
Dolmatil® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Dolmatil® (Sulpiride).
Consult your doctor for information about the dose of Dolmatil® hydrochloride.
Initially, 200-400 mg bid, may increase to max of 1,200 mg bid in patients w/ mainly positive symptoms or up to a total of 800 mg daily in patients w/ mainly negative symptoms.
Patients w/ mixed positive and negative symptoms (neither predominating): 400-600 mg bid.
For geriatric patients: Lower initial dose, adjust as required.
200-800 mg daily.
Consult your doctor for information about the dose of Dolmatil®. Dolmatil® Tablets are not recommended for children under 14 years of age. The dose for children 14 years and above is the same as the normal adult dose.
Dolmatil® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services (115) or go to your nearest emergency room.
If you miss a dose of Dolmati®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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