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Depsol 75mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Depsol 75mg Tablet is known as a tricyclic antidepressant. It is used to treat depression and bedwetting in the children of 6 years and above. It is also effective in treating depression that is unresponsive to other treatment.

Depsol 75mg Tablet works by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that stabilizes and enhances the mood. It is better to take it before bedtime because it can make you feel drowsy. It can be taken with or without food, but you should take it at a fixed time each day for better efficacy. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any dose and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication must not be stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor. Your dose will need to be gradually decreased when the doctor decides to stop it.

The most common side effects of this medicine include increased heart rate, blurred vision, dryness in the mouth, difficulty in urination and constipation. Initially, this medicine may also cause a sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may even cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It may also lead to weight gain in some people. Most of the common side effects tend to be mild and temporary. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing side effects if they bother you or do not go away. Serious side effects are rare.

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. This medicine is not known to be addictive, but you can get extra side effects (withdrawal symptoms) if you stop taking it suddenly. If you notice any sudden mood change or get suicidal or self-harm thoughts, you must consult the doctor without delay. Also, remember to take this medicine as advised by the doctor as an overdose of this medication may lead to a serious health emergency. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided as alcohol interacts with this medicine to cause serious health issues.

Uses of Depsol Tablet

Side effects of Depsol Tablet

Common
  • Increased heart rate
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Constipation
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)

How to use Depsol 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. Depsol 75mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Depsol Tablet works

Depsol 75mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant. It increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Depsol 75mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Depsol 75mg Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Depsol 75mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Depsol 75mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Depsol 75mg Tablet may impair your alertness or cause drowsiness or blurred vision, and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Depsol 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Depsol 75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Depsol 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depsol 75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Depsol Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Depsol 75mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Depsol 75mg Tablet is used for the treatment of depression and bedwetting in children.
  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • You may be asked for regular blood tests to monitor the blood cell count or level of sodium and sugar in the blood.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice behavioral changes, mood changes and suicidal thoughts while taking this medicine. 
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how drug affects you.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Depsol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Trima, Rimarex, Morex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Moxicheck, Moxonex, Unsym
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Bed wetting every night help pl Any medicine for bed wetting
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Specific treatment can not be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Please consult Pediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.
Bed wetting i.e.urine at bed during night
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
U need to see paediatrician near by
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FAQs

Q. What is Depsol used for?

Depsol is mainly used to treat depression. It is also used to treat bed wetting in children older than 6 years of age. It works by restoring the chemical imbalance in the brain, thereby enhancing mood and behavior.

Q. What are the side effects of Depsol?

Depsol may cause side effects like increased heart rate, blurred vision, dryness in mouth, difficulty in urination, constipation and orthostatic hypotension (sudden decrease in blood pressure on standing). Consult your doctor if these side effects do not go away or worry you.

Q. Can I just stop taking Depsol?

No, you must not stop taking Depsol suddenly even if you are feeling good as it may worsen your condition. Continue taking Depsol for the duration prescribed by your doctor to get maximum benefit. If any of the side effects are bothering you, consult your doctor. In case you have completed your course of treatment, your doctor will reduce your dose gradually before taking you off this medicine completely.

Q. Can a pregnant woman take Depsol?

No, pregnant women should avoid taking Depsol, unless recommended by the doctor. Studies have shown significant risks to the developing baby and it is given only if the benefits are clearly more than the risks involved. Taking this medicine during the last trimester of the pregnancy may cause symptoms such as breathing problems, weakness, irritability, changes in blood pressure, tremors, and spasms in the newborn. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. Does Depsol make you sleepy?

Yes, Depsol may make you feel sleepy. It is therefore advised that you do not drive, use any heavy machinery or do any work that requires concentration while taking Depsol. Also, refrain yourself from taking alcohol if you are being treated with Depsol as it will increase your drowsiness.

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