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Updated on 24 Apr 2024

Learn more about lurasidone

What dosages is lurasidone available in?

What dosages is lurasidone available in?

lurasidone is available as a 20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg and 120 mg oral tablet.

What is lurasidone used for?

What is lurasidone used for?

lurasidone is an atypical antipsychotic that is used to treat schizophrenia in people age 13 years and older, depression from bipolar disorder in people age 10 years and older, or as add-on therapy to lithium (Lithobid) or divalproex (Depakote) for depression from bipolar disorder in adults.

How does lurasidone work?

How does lurasidone work?

lurasidone is an atypical antipsychotic. It’s not completely known how the medication works. But it’s thought to work by balancing out the levels of certain chemicals (dopamine and serotonin) in your brain to help control your thoughts, mood, and behaviors.

How do I take lurasidone?

How do I take lurasidone?

lurasidone will be dosed based on your condition, whether you have kidney or liver problems, and whether you’re taking a medication that interacts with lurasidone. The maximum dose ranges from 80 mg to 160 mg once daily depending on your age and condition.

Is it safe for me to take lurasidone?

Is it safe for me to take lurasidone?

lurasidone is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have a known hypersensitivity to lurasidone or any components in the formulation, or are taking a strong CYP3A4 inhibitor (e.g., ketoconazole) or a strong CYP3A4 inducer (e.g., rifampin).

lurasidone Common Side Effects

lurasidone Common Side Effects

Common side effects of lurasidone:

  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Difficulty moving or slow movements
  • Can’t stay still
lurasidone Serious Side Effects

lurasidone Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with lurasidone. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: fever, sweating, stiff muscles, confusion, not aware of your surroundings, fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Stroke: numbness or weakness typically on one side of the body, loss of balance, headache, blurred vision, difficulty speaking
  • Serious infections: fever, headache, chills, body aches, cough, weakness
  • Suicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • Seizures
  • Difficulty swallowing
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on lurasidone

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on lurasidone

The following medications may interact with lurasidone:

  • lurasidone should not be used concomitantly with a strong CYP3A4 inhibitor (e.g., ketoconazole, clarithromycin, ritonavir, voriconazole, mibefradil, etc.)
  • lurasidone should not be used concomitantly with a strong CYP3A4 inducer (e.g., rifampin, avasimibe, St. John’s wort, phenytoin, carbamazepine, etc.)
Who makes lurasidone?

Who makes lurasidone?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is lurasidone safe in pregnancy?

Is lurasidone safe in pregnancy?

Use lurasidone during pregnancy only if the potential
benefit justifies the potential risk.

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