Uses of Ancicon
Effects of Ancicon 50mg drug is to treat symptoms of anxiety, psychosis, especially schizophrenia in adults. In addition, Ancicon is also used in the treatment of severe conduct disorder in children over 6 years of age.
1. Ancicon drug effects
Ancicon belongs to the group of psychotropic and antipsychotic drugs, with the main ingredient being Sulpirid 50mg. Sulpiride has anti-depressant and neuroleptic effects, anti-psychotic.
Ancicon 50mg is available in capsule form and is used in the following situations:
Short-term treatment of symptoms of anxiety in adults when standard treatment has failed to respond and is effective. Treatment of psychotic disorders, especially schizophrenia, nervous depression. Treatment of severe behavioral disorders with manifestations such as agitation, stereotyping, self-harm (in children over 6 years old and with autism syndrome).
2. How to use and dose Ancicon
Ancicon is taken orally, taking the drug with a sufficient amount of water. The specific dosage of the drug is as follows:
Average dosage in adults: 2 - 6 tablets/day, divided into 2-3 times a day. Treatment of anxiety symptoms in adults: 1-3 tablets/day, the maximum duration of drug treatment is 4 weeks. Treatment of severe conduct disorder in children over 6 years old: 5 - 10 mg/kg body weight/day. Using Ancicon drug overdose can cause some symptoms, but depending on the dose, the level and clinical manifestations will be different.
Overdose from 1 to 3 grams: Causes restlessness, gloom and extrapyramidal symptoms but rare. Overdose of 3-7 grams: Causes confusion, agitation and stronger extrapyramidal symptoms. Overdose over 7g: Causes restlessness, gloom, agitation, confusion, extrapyramidal symptoms, hypotension and coma. Usually, within a few hours of an Ancicon overdose, the symptoms go away, but high doses cause a coma that can last up to 4 days. For overdose, there is currently no specific antidote for sulpiride toxicity. Therefore, it is necessary to carry out drug elimination measures such as inducing vomiting with activated charcoal, gastric lavage, and alkalinization of urine.
In case of necessity, Parkinson's drugs and other symptomatic and supportive measures can be used to manage Ancicon overdose.
3. Ancicon side effects
Ancicon may cause some unwanted side effects with the following frequency:
Common: Drowsiness or insomnia, menstrual disorders or amenorrhea, increased lactation, increased blood prolactin. Uncommon: Symptoms of extrapyramidal syndrome, Parkinson's disease, overstimulation, QT interval prolongation. Rare: Ancicon rarely causes side effects such as orthostatic hypotension, bradycardia or arrhythmia; cholestatic jaundice, hypothermia, photosensitivity skin; tardive dyskinesia, high fever, breast enlargement in men,... However, the side effects of Ancicon are usually mild and rarely occur. When extrapyramidal symptoms appear, the patient should reduce the dose or use anti-Parkinson drugs.
In case of malignant high fever after taking the drug, the patient should stop taking the drug immediately. Do not use concurrently with drugs that lower potassium or prolong the QT interval to prevent torsades de pointes.
4. Some notes when using Ancicon
Do not use Ancicon in people who are hypersensitive to the drug's ingredients, have adrenal myeloma, pheochromocytoma, and pheochromocytoma. People with severe kidney failure, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, the elderly, pregnant or lactating women should pay attention to precautions and caution when using Ancicon. When taking medicine, especially taking high doses, if you have a high fever, you need to stop taking it immediately. People with severe kidney failure need to use Ancicon in low doses and in short bursts. Ancicon may interact with drugs: drug antagonism occurs when used with Levodopa; increased sedative effect when the drug is taken with alcohol or other CNS depressants; Increased depression and hypotension when used with other antidepressants and antihypertensives. For any drug, to limit interactions with Ancicon, it is best for the patient to tell the doctor about the drugs that have been and are taking, which must include prescription drugs or not, functional foods. supplements or herbal products. The use of Ancicon is a depressive and sedative effect, against the symptoms of psychosis, namely acute and chronic schizophrenia. Ancicon is also used in the treatment of severe conduct disorder in children over 6 years of age with autism. However, to ensure safety and maximize therapeutic benefits, patients should carefully read the instructions for use, consult a doctor before using.
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