Amisulpride

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What Are The Uses Of Amisulpride?

Amisulpride is an atypical antipsychotic medication, used to treat:

  • Schizophrenia (Both acute and chronic)
  • Disturbed thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

What Are The Side Effects Of Amisulpride?

Inform your doctor immediately if you develop any of the following symptoms:

  • Trembling, sweating, fast breathing
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Slow movement, uncontrolled movements (spasms)
  • Producing more than usual saliva
  • Feeling restless, anxious or agitated
  • Uncontrolled movements of arms and legs, face or tongue
  • Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
  • Constipation
  • Feeling drowsy or sleepy
  • Dry mouth
  • Putting on weight
  • Unusual production of breast milk in women
  • Breast pain
  • Lack of menstrual periods
  • Difficulty in getting/ maintaining an erection, or in ejaculation
  • Slowing of the heart beat
  • Breast enlargement (in men)
  • High temperature 

What Are The Contraindications Of Amisulpride?

Amisulpride should be used with caution in patients with:

  • Diabetes or at the risk of developing diabetes
  • Kidney problems
  • Heart disease, family history of heart disease
  • Parkinson's disease
  • History of epilepsy
  • Decreased level of potassium in blood
  • An episode of a stroke or at risk of having a stroke
  • Blood clots or at risk of developing blood clots
  • patients with breast cancer or prolactin dependent tumours
  • A tumour on their adrenal gland (called phaeochromocytoma)

Following people should also use Amisulpride only after consulting doctor:

  • Women who are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding mothers
  • Children before the onset of puberty
  • Elderly people

What Are The Uses Of Amisulpride?

Amisulpride is an atypical antipsychotic medication, used to treat:

  • Schizophrenia (Both acute and chronic)
  • Disturbed thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

What Are The Side Effects Of Amisulpride?

Inform your doctor immediately if you develop any of the following symptoms:

  • Trembling, sweating, fast breathing
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Slow movement, uncontrolled movements (spasms)
  • Producing more than usual saliva
  • Feeling restless, anxious or agitated
  • Uncontrolled movements of arms and legs, face or tongue
  • Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
  • Constipation
  • Feeling drowsy or sleepy
  • Dry mouth
  • Putting on weight
  • Unusual production of breast milk in women
  • Breast pain
  • Lack of menstrual periods
  • Difficulty in getting/ maintaining an erection, or in ejaculation
  • Slowing of the heart beat
  • Breast enlargement (in men)
  • High temperature 

What Are The Contraindications Of Amisulpride?

Amisulpride should be used with caution in patients with:

  • Diabetes or at the risk of developing diabetes
  • Kidney problems
  • Heart disease, family history of heart disease
  • Parkinson's disease
  • History of epilepsy
  • Decreased level of potassium in blood
  • An episode of a stroke or at risk of having a stroke
  • Blood clots or at risk of developing blood clots
  • patients with breast cancer or prolactin dependent tumours
  • A tumour on their adrenal gland (called phaeochromocytoma)

Following people should also use Amisulpride only after consulting doctor:

  • Women who are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding mothers
  • Children before the onset of puberty
  • Elderly people