Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
132 Doctors are Online

How can schizophrenia be treated when patient is unwilling to be treated?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2000
Answered : 2525 Questions
hello sir my father(age 62 at present) is patient of Schizophrenia since 2000 at that time doctor prescribed sizodon liquid from 2000 till now we give him sizodon liquid in milk without his knowledge. We have asked so many time to visit doctor but he is not agree .physically he is healthy but last 17 years socially they do not meet friends ,relatives, not attending any social function etc(even in my marriage not attended)sometime he became angry with any small reason with my mother .so i asked to you that (now we provide him sizodon 60ml bottel complete 2 months )dose of above medicine if increased or not he is not ready to visit doctor. so what can we do . doctor are not hearing us without patient .and patient are not ready to come .what is the remedy
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 in Mental Health
Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
The dose of sizodone liquid is 1-8 ml per day

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

I agree with your point that many patients do not recognize their illness and fail to visit doctor due to poor insight (awareness about self and disease). At the same time no doctor is supposed to make a prescription for a patient without seeing him.

Being a doctor I can state that the dose of sizodon liquid is 1-8 ml per day and I think it can be increased in case of your father as he is currently taking one ml per day.

I hope this helps you.
Feel free to write back to me if you have more questions.
Thanks and regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Psychiatrist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor