APEXIDONE 3MG TAB; risperidone, antipsychotics .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF APEXIDONE 3MG TAB
Each tablet contains: Risperidone 3 mg.
INDICATION OF APEXIDONE 3MG TAB
Apexidone is used for the treatment of acute and chronic psychosis. In controlled clinical trials, Apexidone improves both positive and negative symptoms.
DOSAGE OF APEXIDONE 3MG TAB
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Adults: The dose of Apexidone must be titrated gradually. Adult patients should start with 1 mg b.i.d. The dosage should be increased to 2 mg b.i.d. on the second day and to 3 mg b.i.d. on the third day. Acute or chronic patients should start with 2 mg/day. The maintenance dose can be kept at 3 mg b.i.d. or increased or decreased if needed. The usual optimal dosage is 4 to 8 mg daily. Maximum dose is 16 mg daily. Pediatric and adolescents: The dosage of Apexidone should be initiated at 0.5 mg once daily administered as a single daily dose in either the morning or evening. Dosage adjustment, if indicated, should be at intervals not less than 24 hours, in increments of 0.5 mg or 1 mg/day as tolerated to a recommended dose of 3 mg/day.
OVER-DOSAGE OF APEXIDONE 3MG TAB
CONTRA-INDICATION OF APEXIDONE 3MG TAB
Hypersensitivity to the drug.
STORAGE OF APEXIDONE 3MG TAB
Store in a dry place at temperature not exceeding 30 °C.
PACK OF APEXIDONE 3MG TAB
Pack of 30 film coated tablets .
APEXIDONE 3MG TAB MANUFACTURED BY
MULTI-APEX FOR PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES -S.A.E. – Badr City – Egypt .