What Are The Uses Of Lurasidone?
Lurasidone is an antipsychotic drug used in the treatment of schizophrenia and depression associated with bipolar I and II disorders. It also helps in decreasing hallucinations thereby improving mood, sleep, appetite and energy levels.
What Are The Side Effects Of Lurasidone?
Weight gain, dizziness, drowsiness, drop in blood pressure and nausea are the common side effects. Rare, but severe side effects include a persistent cough, fainting, interrupted breathe during sleep and trouble swallowing food.
What Are The Contraindications Of Lurasidone?
Please inform your doctor if you have either medical history or family history of dementia or Alzheimer’s, diabetes, liver, kidney problems, stroke, obesity, breast cancer, seizures, low WBC or sleep apnea, which is trouble breathing while asleep.