food interaction for DEPILOX tablet

alcohol interaction for DEPILOX tablet

pregnancy interaction for DEPILOX tablet

lactation interaction for DEPILOX tablet

medicine interaction for DEPILOX tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Depilox 100mg tablet at a fixed time.
Depilox 100mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Depilox 100mg tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DEPILOX 100mg tablet

    Amoxapine(100mg)

    Depilox tablet uses

    Depilox 100mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression
    It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.

    How depilox tablet works

    Depilox 100mg tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

    Common side effects of depilox tablet

    Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Weight gain, Dry mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Difficulty in urination, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Constipation, Parkinsonism, Akathisia, Dystonia.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR DEPILOX tablet

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      Rs. 9.80/tablet
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      Rs. 9.72/tablet
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      Rs. 8.35/tablet
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      Rs. 83.53
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    • DEMOLOX 100MG TABLET
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      Pfizer Ltd
      Rs. 8.12/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 81.16
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    • AMOLOX 100MG TABLET
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      Rs. 7.71/tablet
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      Rs. 77.13
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    Expert advice FOR DEPILOX tablet

    • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
    • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Amoxapine to start working.
    • You should continue the treatment for at least 6 months after you feel better to stop depression from coming back.
    • If your doctor asks you to stop Amoxapine, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
    • Avoid driving or operating machinery as it may decrease alertness.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Amoxapine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
    • The addiction/dependence potential of Amoxapine is very less.
    • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

    Frequently asked questions FOR DEPILOX 100mg tablet

    Amoxapine

    Q. What are the uses of amoxapine?
    Amoxapine is used for the treatment of depression
    Q. How does amoxapine work?
    It acts by increasing the amount of chemicals (norepinephrine and serotonin) that is required to maintain normal mental balance
    Q. Does amoxapine cause weight gain?
    Amoxapine causes change in weight (increase or decrease).

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)