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Agopose 25mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Agopose 25mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that treats depression. It reduces and gradually eliminates the symptoms of depression such as deep sadness, feelings of worthlessness, loss of interest in activities, sleep disturbances, tiredness, feelings of anxiety, and changes in weight.

Agopose 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food preferably at bedtime. However, it is advised to take it at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the blood. If you have missed any doses, take it as soon as you remember and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include headache, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia (difficulty sleeping) and back pain. Other side effects that may also be observed are stomach pain, changes in body weight, diarrhea and increased liver enzymes. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own in some time. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or worry you. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking this medicine, please tell your doctor if you suffer from any liver problems or diabetes. If you have been taking this medicine for a long time, regular monitoring of blood and liver functions may be required. Be vigilant about unusual darkening or any changes in the color of your urine, light colored stools, yellowing of skin or eyes, pain in the upper right part of your stomach and unusual fatigue as this could be signs of liver problems.

It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Agopose Tablet

Side effects of Agopose Tablet

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Back pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Change in body weight
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Agopose Tablet

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. Agopose 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Agopose Tablet works

Agopose 25mg Tablet is a melatonin agonist. It works by resynchronizing the sleep-wake cycle that is disturbed in depression.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Agopose 25mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Agopose 25mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Agopose 25mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Agopose 25mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Agopose 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Agopose 25mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Agopose 25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Agopose Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Agopose 25mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Agopose 25mg Tablet for the treatment of depression.
  • It may take a few weeks for this medicine to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • It should be taken at bedtime.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Agopose 25mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as that may lead to increased side effects.
  • You may need regular blood tests to monitor your liver and kidney functions while you are taking this medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.

Patient Concerns

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Stomach acidity after eating any food , loss of appetite insomnia also
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexology
u have psychiatric problem. irritable bowel syndrome take tablet amitryptaline 25mg hs for 14 days
I had been suffering from fever from last monday.the temp had risen upto 104 degree at 2 or three times.consulted doctor at which he advised azithromycin 500 pcm 650 pantoprazole and ondem.i also have suffered vomiting atleast 10 times in past week.now my fever has subsidized.but iam having side effects of rashes all my body.at present i am having insane coughing.i request you to advice a tablet for my cough help
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
take syrup grilinctus 15ml thrice a day, and avil 25mg tablet twice a day for 5 days
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