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Atydep 150mg Tablet SR

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Atydep 150mg Tablet SR is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of depression and smoking addiction. This medicine helps by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that relax the nerves and have a calming effect on the brain.

Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food. It is advised to take this medicine at a fixed time each day. You should never skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include insomnia (difficulty sleeping), allergic reaction, impaired concentration, sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, and dry mouth. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus. Moreover, most of the side effects are immediate and often go away with time. Please consult your doctor if these bother you or do not go away.

Before taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you have any history of seizure or if you drink alcohol. Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or if you have any suicidal thoughts.

Uses of Atydep Tablet SR

Benefits of Atydep Tablet SR

In Depression

Atydep 150mg Tablet SR helps in maintaining the balance of certain chemicals in the brain that affect mood and behavior. This improves your mood, relieves anxiety, tension, helps you sleep better and increases your energy levels. Atydep 150mg Tablet SR prevents extreme changes in mood and helps you feel less agitated. You may experience fewer episodes of depression and low mood.

In Smoking addiction

Smoking addiction can have adverse effects on your physical, mental as well as behavioural health. Atydep 150mg Tablet SR is a medicine used, along with social support and counseling, to help people in quitting smoking and to avoid having the urge to smoke again. Atydep 150mg Tablet SR starts working from the very first dose and is a very safe and effective way of treating smoking addiction.

Side effects of Atydep Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Atydep

  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Impaired concentration
  • Sweating
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Taste change
  • Abdominal pain
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Fever
  • Constipation
  • Tremor

How to use Atydep Tablet SR

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. Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Atydep Tablet SR works

Atydep 150mg Tablet SR works in depression by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood. The mechanism underlying its use in smoking addiction are not fully understood.

Safety Advice

Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Atydep 150mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may cause dizziness or light-headedness, may affect your concentration and judgement. This may affect your driving ability.
Atydep 150mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Atydep 150mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised for the use of Atydep 150mg Tablet SR in these patients with close monitoring from a doctor for any possible side effects.

What if you forget to take Atydep Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Atydep 150mg Tablet SR, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Atydep 150mg Tablet SR for the treatment of depression.
  • It can also help you quit smoking.
  • Take it in the morning to avoid difficulty sleeping later that night.
  • It causes fewer side effects as compared to other anti-depression medications.
  • Stop taking Atydep 150mg Tablet SR and inform your doctor if you notice sudden mood and behavior changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of seizure disorder, eating disorder, or if you drink alcohol.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Propiophenone Derivetive
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Atydep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
Brand(s): Trima, Rimarex, Morex
Brand(s): Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Brand(s): Selgelin

Patient Concerns

I can not interact with opposite sex without my eyes wandering towards crotch ?I also have social anxiety .I am taking atydep ,zenoxa and obsikon for social anxiety .how can I overcome this compulsive looking or thinking about male crotch .this is really hampering my interaction with any male relative or stranger ?please help .
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Compulsive sexual behavior is sometimes called hypersexuality, hypersexual disorder, nymphomania or sexual addiction. It's an obsession with sexual thoughts, urges or behaviors that may cause you distress or that negatively affects your health, job, relationships or other parts of your life. A primary goal of treatment is to help you manage urges and reduce excessive behaviors while maintaining healthy sexual activities. Psychotherapy and Medicines are prescribed by psychiatrist after clinical evaluation. Psychotherapy along with revision of treatment may help you.
Please suggest me a good psychotherapist for smoking de addiction and anxiety and depression in Bangalore. How many sittings I have to take as I am an outsider to Bangalore.
Dr. Venkatraju Kalidindi
treatment with counseling you can consult me by phone/video chatting Please see this link
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Q. Does Atydep 150mg Tablet SR help with anxiety and sleeplessness?

No, Atydep 150mg Tablet SR should not be used for anxiety or sleeplessness. Instead it may worsen anxiety. In fact, two of the common side effects of are anxiety and sleeplessness. It is because of this that your doctor may even advise you not to take Atydep 150mg Tablet SR too close to bedtime.

Q. Is Atydep 150mg Tablet SR addictive?

If Atydep 150mg Tablet SR is taken in the correct dose, for the correct duration and in the correct way as advised by the doctor, then there is no risk of addiction. However, if more than the recommended dose is taken or if the tablets are crushed and inhaled, then abuse potential and addiction are likely.

Q. What are the factors that can increase chances of seizures with Atydep 150mg Tablet SR?

The risk of seizure appears to be strongly associated with the dose of Atydep 150mg Tablet SR. Increasing your dose of Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may increase the risk. The risk of seizure increases with regular intake of alcohol, diabetes, serious head injury or history of head trauma, previous seizures, central nervous system tumor or infection, or addiction to cocaine, opiates or stimulants. The risk also increases with simultaneous use of medicines to treat psychosis or depression, theophylline and oral corticosteroids or if you are taking medicines that cause loss of appetite (anorectics).

Q. Is it normal to get red eyes after starting Atydep 150mg Tablet SR?

No, it is very rare to develop eye problems such as redness in and around the eyes, eye pain and blurred vision. Consult your doctor if you notice any such side effect or want to know if you are at risk or not. You can even receive preventative treatment if you are at risk.

Q. Do I need to take any precautions to prevent seizures?

Since the risk of seizures is dose-related, you should not exceed the recommended dose. In case you need an increase in the dosage, your doctor will gradually increase the dose. Seizures are more common with Atydep 150mg Tablet SR medicines which are released immediately on taking than with prolonged release preparations. Consult your doctor if you are trying to stop alcohol while using Atydep 150mg Tablet SR. It is advised that you reduce your alcohol intake slowly over time.

Q. Can I take Atydep 150mg Tablet SR if I am already taking captopril for blood pressure control?

You may take Atydep 150mg Tablet SR while taking captopril, but you need to get your blood pressure regularly checked. Atydep 150mg Tablet SR can increase your blood pressure even if you are taking captopril. If your blood pressure increases, then consult your doctor immediately since you may have to stop Atydep 150mg Tablet SR.

Q. What if someone takes excess of Atydep 150mg Tablet SR?

Excess of Atydep 150mg Tablet SR may cause fast heartbeat, drowsiness, changes in electrical activity of heart (arrhythmias, QT prolongation) and loss of consciousness. The patient should be given immediate medical support.

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