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Melithion Injection is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia. It may also be used to treat depression and bipolar disorder. It alters the thoughts and elevates the mood, improving the personâ€™s ability to think, feel and behave. Melithion Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self administered. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.
Some common side effects of this injection include dry mouth, abnormality of voluntary movements, urinary retention, constipation, and muscle rigidity. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine can lead to weight gain, have a healthy balanced diet and exercise regularly. You may also notice some injection site reactions such as pain, redness or swelling. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own in some time. Please consult your doctor in case these do not subside or bother you.
Inform your doctor if you experience any abnormal movements, particularly of the face, lips, jaw, and tongue while using this injection. Your doctor may advise for regular monitoring of blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Additionally, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make drowsiness worse. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly.USES OF Flupenthixol INJECTION
SIDE EFFECTS OF Flupenthixol INJECTIONCommon
Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
Dryness in mouth
Abnormality of voluntary movements
Increased prolactin level in blood
Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
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