Generic Medicine Info
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ angle-closure glaucoma, urinary retention, epilepsy. Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Renal and hepatic impairment. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling This drug may cause drowsiness, somnolence and dizziness, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Monitoring Parameters Monitor hepatic function (prolonged use), wt gain, BP.
Adverse Reactions
Increased appetite, nausea, wt gain, drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, fatigue, muscle pain or cramps, heavy or restless legs, fluid retention, facial flushing, reduced libido, exacerbation of epilepsy, dreaming, hepatic injury.
Drug Interactions
Enhances the central effects of sedatives, hypnotics, antihistamines including certain common cold preparations. May reduce the efficacy of cisapride. MAOIs may prolong or intensify the anticholinergic effect of pizotifen.
CIMS Class
Antimigraine Preparations
ATC Classification
N02CX01 - pizotifen ; Belongs to the class of other antimigraine preparations.
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