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Acodac 20mg Capsule

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Composition for Acodac 20mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Acodac 20mg Capsule

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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₹3.73/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Acodac Capsule

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Uses of Acodac Capsule

Acodac 20mg Capsule is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Acodac Capsule side effects

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Fatigue.

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How to use Acodac Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acodac 20mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Acodac Capsule works

Acodac 20mg Capsule is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

In Depth Information on Acodac Capsule

Expert advice for Acodac Capsule

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Acodac to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Acodac, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Acodac, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Acodac is very less.
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Acodac Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Acodac Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Acodac 20mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acodac 20mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Acodac 20mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Acodac 20mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Acodac 20mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Acodac 20mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Acodac 20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acodac 20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Acodac Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Fluoxetine

Acodac is an antidepressant drug and belongs to the class of selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRIs). In adults, this medicine is used to treat major depressive episodes, eating disorder (bulimia nervosa) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In children and adolescents aged eight years and above, it is used to treat moderate to severe major depressive disorder. Consult a doctor if you think you are suffering from depression as the treatment should always be taken as advised by a doctor.
Acodac is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs). It is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect associated with the use of Acodac. However, Acodac can also cause other sleep problems like insomnia (inability to sleep) and abnormal dreams. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Acodac.
Acodac has not been reported to cause constipation. Talk to your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Acodac.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with citalopram?
Fluoxetine and citalopram both increase the serotonin levels and when used together can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). ECG monitoring may also be required as there could be some changes in your heart rhythm (prolonged QTc interval). Talk to your doctor as you may need an alternative for one of these medicines.
Acodac is not a placebo, it is an active drug, an antidepressant which belongs to the class of medications known as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Acodac is not a stimulant. It is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with diazepam?
Fluoxetine can be taken with diazepam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Acodac does not cause weight gain, rather it causes weight loss, which is a common side effect seen with its use. Weight loss is usually proportional to baseline body weight. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Acodac.
Acodac can make you feel tired. Fatigue (extreme tiredness) is a very common side effect of Acodac. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking it as the dose may need to be changed.
Yes, like any other medicine Acodac has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Acodac is used for the treatment of anxiety and other associated conditions like panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias. It also helps in depression associated with or without anxiety. Consult a doctor for the right treatment of your anxiety before starting any medicines.
Acodac has not been reported to cause acne. Talk to your doctor if you develop acne while taking Acodac.
Acodac works if taken for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Headache is a very common side effect of Acodac. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive headache while taking Acodac.
Nausea is a very common side effect of Acodac. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Acodac.
You should take Acodac only for the duration as advised by your doctor. Also, you should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
You should take Acodac only for the duration as advised by your doctor. You should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Acodac is not used for the treatment of hot flushes. It is used for the treatment of depression and belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with paracetamol?
Fluoxetine can be taken with paracetamol, however, when taken together paracetamol can increase the antidepressant effect of fluoxetine. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines as there could be other effects of using the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with amitriptyline?
Fluoxetine may possibly change the blood levels of amitriptyline. Your doctor may need to lower the dose of amitriptyline when administered with fluoxetine. Talk to your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with alcohol?
Fluoxetine when taken with alcohol, does not increase the effects of alcohol, however, it may affect your judgment or coordination and make you dizzy. Talk to your doctor regarding the use of alcohol when you are taking fluoxetine.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with lorazepam?
Fluoxetine can be taken with lorazepam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with omeprazole?
Fluoxetine may increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its metabolism. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Acodac can be taken with birth control pills. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with amoxicillin?
Fluoxetine can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with ibuprofen?
Fluoxetine, when given with ibuprofen, may increase the risk of gastric side effects. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Acodac. when given with phentermine, may increase the effects of phentermine like nervousness, anxiety, restlessness. There could also be an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). The reason for an increase in toxicity is not clear. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with tramadol?
Fluoxetine when taken along with tramadol, can lead to an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Acodac is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Acodac is not addictive in nature. No habit forming potential has been seen with its use. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding the duration of its use.
There have been some reports showing an increased risk of birth defects affecting the heart in babies when the mother took Acodac during the first few months of pregnancy. When taken during the last three months of pregnancy, it may increase the risk of a serious condition in babies, called persistent pulmonary hypertension of the new born (PPHN), making the baby breathe faster and appear bluish. These symptoms usually begin during the first 24 hours after the baby is born. So, it is advisable not to use Acodac during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or you are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
Acodac is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription.
Acodac is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.
Acodac is not a benzodiazepine. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) antidepressants.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with naproxen?
Fluoxetine, when given with naproxen, may increase the risk of gastric side effects. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Taking Acodac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Acodac with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Acodac with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Acodac with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Acodac with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Acodac with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Acodac with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Acodac with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot
Acodac with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Acodac with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Acodac with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Acodac with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Acodac with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Acodac with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Acodac with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Acodac with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Acodac with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Acodac with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam
Acodac with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Acodac with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Acodac with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Acodac with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Acodac with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil
Acodac with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Acodac with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Acodac with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Acodac with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Acodac with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Acodac with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Acodac with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Acodac with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Acodac with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Acodac with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine
Acodac with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
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