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Melaroc Tablet

Manufacturer: RIVAN PHARMA
Medicine composition: Phenylalanine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Melaroc Tablet can be used in the treatment of a number of conditions. But it is primarily used for treating vitiligo. On using this medication, it may trigger certain reactions such as itching, tingling feeling, swelling and difficulty in breathing. Other side effects you may experience are anxiety, hypersensitivity, nausea, headache, heartburn, etc.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to any ingredient contained within this drug.
  • You are allergic to any food or medicine or substance.
  • You are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs.
  • You suffer from lupus, any physical illness or overactive thyroid, ulcer, kidney/liver disorder.

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this drug. The dosage for this medication should be determined by the doctor based on your age, overall medical history and current condition.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.

The drug is use to treat:

  • Hypersensitivity

The side effects of this drug include:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Please consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must take medical help.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This drug is an antidepressant. It travels through the bloodstreams to the brain where it helps in production of L – Tyrosine amino acid. This amino acid is used in synthesis of dopamine, a feel good chemical that reduces depression and anxiety.

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 Medicine


    This drug interacts with tranylcypromine , phenelzine, clozapine, olanzapine, quetiapine, etc.

Ques: What is Melaroc Tablet?

Ans: This drug is used to treat vitiligo.

Ques: How long do I need to use Melaroc Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Melaroc Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Melaroc Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Melaroc Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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About Melaroc Tablet
What are the uses of Melaroc Tablet
What are the contraindications of Melaroc Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Melaroc Tablet ?
Key highlights of Melaroc Tablet
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Melaroc Tablet ?
FAQs about Melaroc Tablet