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Brand name: Amisulpride (Apotex) TM

Active ingredients: amisulpride

What it is used for

Amisulpride is indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic schizophrenic disorders, in which positive symptoms (such as delusions, hallucinations, thought disorders) and/or negative symptoms (such as blunted affect, emotional and social withdrawal) are prominent, including patients characterised by predominant negative symptoms.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Lifetime is 36 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white 6.0 mm round, bi-convex tablets, with break line on one side

Do I need a prescription?

The packs below are available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

  • 100 pack

These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

  • 60 pack
  • 90 pack

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient amisulpride

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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