Depsonil 25 MG Tablet
Primarily used for the treatment of depression, Depsonil 25 MG Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) which belongs to the dibenzazepine group of compounds. This medicine can also be used for curing enuresis which is a bedwetting tendency. In case of depression Depsonil Tablet has shown that it improves mood, sleep, eating disorders and interest in daily and general life significantly. It also function by boosting the activity of chemicals in the brain.
Probable side effects that may occur are enlargement of the pupils and breasts, black tongue, decreased or increased libido,discoloration of the skin, swelling of various body parts, frequent unrination urges, difficulty with bowel movements, eye sensitivity. Major reactions include abdominal pain, blurred vision, aggression, chest pain, darkening of the urine, dry skin, irritability, difficulty in movement, nightmares, sudden weight gain, sweating, slurred speech, tremors, restlessness. In case of the latter category check with your physician immediately.
Before taking this medication, have a discussion with your doctor and avoid using this medication in case if:
- You are allergic to medication or foods
- You are taking monoamine oxidase (MAO)
- You are taking any prescriptive or non-prescriptive drugs, herbal medications, vitamins or dietary supplements
- You have reacently had a heart attack or have heart diseses
- You are taking electroshock therapy
- You are about to undergo surgery soon
- Tobacco products may lower the functionality of this medication
- You are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, breastffeding
- Alcohol consumption
- You have to be exposed to the sunlight for long hours
The recommended dosage in adults to fight depression are 100 mg orally every day. For curing enuresis in children about 25 mg every day in the intitial stage. For bedwetters, this medication should be taken at least one hour before your bedtime. In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as possible, otherwise skip it. Do not have a double dose. In case of overdose. Seek medical help right away.
This medication can be used in below-mentioned conditions
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 18 to 54 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine can be observed after 2 weeks.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?The medicine is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers as there is a possibility of side-effects on infant. You should consult your doctor to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine should not be used by women who are breastfeeding. If it is absolutely necessary to take this medicine then you should stop breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Depsonil 25 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?In case of an overdose, doctor should be consulted immediately. The overdose symptoms are agitation, hallucinations, convulsions, nausea, drowsiness, fast or slow heartbeat, and convulsions.
This medication belongs to tricyclic antidepressants. It works by preventing the reuptake of neurotransmitters namely norepinephrine and serotonin. These chemicals are imbalanced in people with depression.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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