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Ingrezza / 21 Dec 2019

INGREZZA

Generic Name:VALBENAZINE

ABSTRACT-

Ingrezza helps in preventing involuntary muscle movements by blocking the chemicals giving rise to them. It treats the symptoms of a nervous system disorder known as Tardive Dyskinesia which causes continuous and uncontrolled muscle movements, usually in the face like tongue or eye movement, chewing, lip smacking etc.

DOSAGE–

  • Ingrezza is to be taken as directed by the doctors. Consume this drug only as prescribed to avoid overdose or other harmful effects.
  • Dosages: 40 mg

SIDE EFFECTS–

  • Dry mouth
  • Difficult and painful urination
  • Drowsiness
  • Blurred vision
  • Less urine volume
RARE SIDE EFFECTS-
  • Nervousness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Joint pain
  • Trouble in sleeping and movements
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness

DRUG INTERACTIONS–

  • Bedaquiline
  • Conivaptan
  • Escitalopram
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Fluoxetine
  • Itraconazole
  • Mibefradil
  • Phenytoin
  • Ritonavir
  • Terbinafine
  • Ziprasidone
  • Vandetanib
Ingrezza has major interactions with 101 different drugs.

MODERATE DRUG INTERACTIONS –
  • Azatadine
  • Codeine
  • Bromocriptine
  • Dronabinol
  • Flutamide
  • Indacaterol
  • Histrelin
  • Lorlatinib
  • Mephobarbital
  • Oxymorphone
  • Phensuximide
  • Sunitinib
  • Zaleplon
  • Vardenafil
Ingrezza has moderate interactions with 321 different drugs.

PRECAUTIONS–

  • Provide the doctor with a detailed and accurate medical history prior to drug prescription. Notify especially in case of illnesses and conditions related to heart, liver or kidney.
  • Do not use this drug in case of an allergy to Ingrezza itself.
  • Do not nurse while on drug course as it can affect the unborn baby.

WARNINGS–

  • This drug is not recommended in anyone below 18 years of age.
  • Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

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