The main active component of this medicine is Loxapine Succinate. This medication is the succinate salt form of loxapine and an antipsychotic agent that has antiemetic, sedative, anticholinergic, and antiadrenergic actions. It blocks the dopamine receptors at postsynaptic receptor sites in the limbic system, cortical system, and basal ganglia to reduce the hallucinations and delusions that are related to schizophrenia. It may also exert extrapyramidal side effects.
This medicine is indicated to treat certain mental/mood disorders like schizophrenia. I can help to think more clearly, reduce nervousness, and give positive energy to take part in everyday life. Loxitane reduces aggression and the desire to hurt yourself/others. It decreases hallucinations for instance hearing/seeing things that are not there. It is a psychiatric medication that helps to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain.
Loxapine Succinate composed medicine works in the brain to treat schizophrenia. Loxitane is also known as a first-generation antipsychotic or typical antipsychotic that rebalances dopamine. This drug shows some activity on serotonin to improve thinking, mood, and behavior.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
- Epilepsy or other seizure disorder
- Low white blood cell (wbc) counts
- Parkinson’s disease
- Heart disease
- Urination problems
- Blockage in your digestive tract
- Breast cancer
Common Side Effects
- Problems with balance or walking
- Swelling in your face
- Blurred vision
- Feeling restless or agitated
- Dry mouth
- Itching or rash
- Muscle twitching or stiffness
- Stuffy nose
This popular brand of medicine is available in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 25 mg: Take this medicine 2 to 4 times a day with or without food or precisely as directed by the doctor
Given medication is not recommended to use in psychotic conditions related to dementia. It may increase the risk of death in aged people with dementia-related conditions. It should not be given to nursing mothers; it may harm the nursing infant.