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Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Denxol Tablet

Denxol Tablet side effects

Common
  • Constipation
  • Urinary retention
  • Weight gain
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Increased heart rate
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Tremor
  • Restlessness

How to use Denxol 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. Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Denxol Tablet works

Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Flupenthixol and Melitracen. Flupenthixol is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. Melitracen is a tricyclic antidepressant which increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

Denxol Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet helps treat anxiety and depression.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine because it can make drowsiness worse.
  • It can cause changes in your blood sugar levels. Monitor your blood sugar regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease, thyroid disorder, severe heart disease, or a urinary disorder.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Let your doctor know you are taking Denxol 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet before undergoing any surgical procedure.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Denxol

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FAQs

Q. What is Denxol?

Denxol is a combination of two medicines: Flupenthixol and Melitracen. This medicine is used to treat various forms of mood disorders. It works by balancing the amount of certain natural substances in the brain that are responsible for mood swings.

Q. Can Denxol be stopped when symptoms are relieved?

No, Denxol should be continued even if the patient feels well. Instead of stopping the dosage yourself, consult your doctor who might gradually decrease the dosage.

Q. Can the Denxol cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Denxol may make you drowsy or may cause you to suddenly fall asleep during your daily activities. You might not feel drowsy or have any other warning signs before you suddenly fall asleep. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medication affects you. If you suddenly fall asleep while you are doing something such as watching television, talking, eating or riding a car, or if you become very drowsy, especially during the daytime, call your doctor.

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References
  1. ACI Limited. Flupenthixol+Melitracen. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medindia. Melitracen. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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