MOBAN (molindone hydrochloride) is a dihydroindolone
compound which is not structurally related to the phenothiazines, the
butyrophenones or the thioxanthenes.
MOBAN (molindone hydrochloride tablets) is 3-ethyl-6, 7-dihydro-2-methyl-5-(morpholinomethyl)
indol-4 (5H)-one hydrochloride. It is a white to off-white crystalline powder,
freely soluble in water and alcohol.
MOBAN (molindone hydrochloride tablets) Tablets contain the following inactive ingredients:
Calcium sulfate, lactose, magnesium stearate,
microcrystalline cellulose and povidone.
The 5 mg strength also contains alginic acid, colloidal silicon
dioxide and FD&C Yellow 6.
The 10 mg strength also contains alginic acid, colloidal
silicon dioxide, FD&C Blue 2 and FD&C Red 40.
The 25 mg strength also contains alginic acid, colloidal
silicon dioxide, D&C Yellow 10, FD&C Blue 2, and FD&C Yellow 6.
The 50 mg strength also contains FD&C Blue 2 and sodium
Molindone Hydrochloride is represented by the following
The empirical formula is C16H24N2O2
•HCl representing a molecular weight of 312.83.
What are the possible side effects of molindone (Moban)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking molindone and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats, feeling like you might pass out;
- restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck;
- tremor (uncontrolled shaking);
- trouble swallowing;
- seizure (convulsions);
- easy bruising or bleeding,...
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Last reviewed on RxList: 1/13/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.