Daxid 50 MG Tablet
This medication belongs to the drug group of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It helps to increase the serotonin amount in the brain that maintains mental health. This improves the symptoms of anxiety and depression.
The dosage of this medication will depend on your age, your health condition, the problem you are suffering from, and the way your body reacts to the first dose. Generally, the capsule form of this medicine is taken along with food after breakfast or the evening meal.
This medication can have some common side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, upset stomach, trouble sleeping, loss of appetite and excessive sweating. You can consult your doctor if these conditions persist or even get worse. However, you must inform your doctor immediately if you face any of the following serious side effects:
- Unusual weight loss
- Redness, swelling or pain in the eyes, widened pupils or blurred vision
- Stiff or twitching muscles and muscle tremors
- Black stools accompanied with blood
- Lack of coordination, restlessness, hallucinations or seizures
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How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication lasts for a duration of 2 to 3 days.
What is the onset of action?The top effect of this medication is observed in 4.5 to 8.4 hours after administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is not suggested for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Doctor consultation is necessary.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported for this medicine.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is known to excrete through breast milk. Hence, It is not recommended to be used by breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Daxid 50 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
This medication is a selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor. It works by inhibiting the uptake of serotonin thus increasing its levels in the brain and helps in relieving the symptoms of depression.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
DiseasePatients suffering from depression and Glaucoma should not consume this medication.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholAlcohol consumption is not suggested in the patients due to the side effects like dizziness, difficulty in concentration associated with it.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThe medication should not be used in combination with Ciprofloxacin, Clozapine, Ondansetron and Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
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