A serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, Milnacipran helps in the treatment of fibromyalgia. It helps in the restoration of balance of some substances that are naturally produced in the brain.
The drug is not recommended for those who are allergic to any substance that is present in it or are suffering from kidney disease, which is in its last stages.
It is best that you offer you medical practitioner a detailed history of allergies, medical illnesses and a list of medicines, you are taking currently.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of taking Milnacipran with your doctor, if you are pregnant or nursing a child.
Read the medication guide carefully before starting the treatment and follow your doctor’s advice. It is an oral drug which can be taken either with food or without. Patients who develop stomach problems consistently should take the drug with a meal or an antacid. He drug should not be discontinued suddenly. This can cause the condition to worsen. If you have to stop taking Milnacipran, inform the doctor first and do as he advices.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.