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Deptune 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Deptune 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Deptune 5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Deptune Tablet

Deptune Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Deptune are Low sexual desire, Delayed ejaculation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Nausea, Weight gain, Erectile dysfunction, Stomach upset, Restlessness.

How to use Deptune 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. Deptune 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Deptune Tablet works

Deptune 5 mg Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

In Depth Information on Deptune Tablet

Expert advice for Deptune Tablet

  • It is one of the most well tolerated antidepressant.
  • Deptune 5 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Deptune 5 mg Tablet to start working.
  • It may cause lesser sexual dysfunction than other similar medications.
  • Take it in the morning since it can keep you awake if taken late at night.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Deptune 5 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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Deptune Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Deptune Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Deptune 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Deptune 5 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Deptune 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Deptune 5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Deptune 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Deptune 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Deptune 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Deptune 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Deptune Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Deptune 5 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Deptune
Sir I was suffering from severe depression last year. Local Doctor prescribed me tab deptune plus and cap fludac 20. But now I am totally out of depression. I have stopped talking fludac 20. But when ever I tried to stop deptune plus, I feel uneasy. What should I do now? Thanks in advance.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Based in your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
Doctor i m suffering from a major depression disoder i went to a psychiatrist 2 days back she prescribed tab paxidep cr 25mg, lithosun 300mg along with epitril 1mg for sleep purpose but still i m not getting sleep could you let me know that what is my rootcause & i would be on balance
Dr. Varun Mehta
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT are many causes of depression ranging from genetics to socialDifficulty in falling asleep is one of the symptoms of depressionThe medications take time to act and you should wait for atleast 7-10 days for observable effect to take place
I m in depression as I m not getting any job. Parents r forcing me for marriage bt i want to do something in my life nd now I m feeling like hell. What to do?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Dealing with Depression- Assess your thinking pattern. Become aware of negative thought patterns. Decide to trash negative thoughts and replace them by positive thoughts. Pursue hobbies that make you happy. Manage time by making a schedule that includes physical exercises and De stress routines. Communicate your thoughts to people you are comfortable with. Accept your limitations and work on them if possible, no one is born perfect and we don't need to be perfect, we need to be adaptive.
Diet control iam suffering from dipression and blood prassur
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Diet has no major role in depression. Just take your anti depressant medications regularly and follow up with your doctor periodically as advisedFor high bp, Take salt restricted diet, Avoid fatty foods. Walk daily for 30 mins
Hello sir i have taking the tablet of depression from three month this desease come out from dengue now i have taking ventab 25 mg proponol 10 mg and clozepam . 50mg but when i get off it again i feel anxient and sad. I feel freqeunt in mind only when i miss one or two days dose. I wanted to know that we will i stop these medicine i also wanted to get pregnant but due to this tablets i miss this chance sir please help me when will i conceive because have no baby and wanted to plan for this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
you have been diagnosed with depression as told by you. It is a treatable condition. your re already undergoing medical therapy and you consult your Doctor to add Psychotherapy but this decision has to be made by your treating doctor

Frequently asked questions about Deptune Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Escitalopram

Q. How does Deptune work?
Deptune works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.
Q. Can I take Deptune with coffee?
There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Deptune but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.
Q. Is Deptune addictive?
No. Deptune is not addictive. Its abrupt discontinuation may cause some withdrawal symptoms. But still is not addictive as there is no drug-seeking behaviour and it has no abuse liability.
Q. Why does Deptune cause nausea?
Deptune increases the activity of serotonin a chemical which is also involved in the vomiting process so makes the person nauseating.
Q. Why does Deptune make me tired?
Tiredness is usually associated with depression. Deptune can alter the sleep quality and can make the person feel tired most of the time.
Q. Can I use Deptune for a migraine?
Deptune is not approved for the treatment of a migraine. It is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Q. Can I use Deptune for bipolar disorder?
Deptune should not be used for the treatment of bipolar disorder as it can aggravate the problem. Only in few cases, it can be used that too with caution with other drugs if depression is the more persistent feature of person's bipolar illness. But the person should be very regular with drugs prescribed for the mania part also called mood stabilisers.
Q. Does Deptune cause hair loss?
There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Deptune. It is very infrequent and it usually stops after the discontinuation of the drug. It can be very distressing for a person, especially for the females. So a person should tell his doctor if he is having hair loss with the use of Deptune.
Q. Can I use Deptune for sleep problem?
Deptune may itself cause sleep disorders. So it is not recommended for the sleep problem.
Q. Can I use Deptune for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?
Deptune can be used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but there are better alternatives available, in case they don't work then Deptune can be used. Although it is prescribed in a higher dose and for longer duration in case of OCD in comparison to depression.
Q. Which is better medication, Deptune or sertraline?
Deptune is the safest drug in its class. Sertraline can be used in case Deptune doesn't work for depression. However, setraline can be preferred in case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Q. Which is better medication, Deptune or citalopram?
Deptune is more effective than citalopram for major depression. Although some studies have shown that there is no difference among two in case of effectiveness but some recent studies have shown Deptune to be superior to citalopram for major depression.
Q. Can I take Deptune with diphenhydramine?
It is better to avoid diphenhydramine with Deptune. Diphenhydramine can aggravate side effects of Deptune and can cause dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating.
Q. Can I take Deptune with aspirin?
It is usually avoided as it can increase the chances of bleeding.
Q. Can I take Deptune with Ibuprofen?
No. Combined these two drugs may increase the chances of bleeding especially in persons already on a blood thinner. Nasal bleeding is usually the first symptom.
Q. Can I take Deptune with methylphenidate?
It is better to avoid methylphenidate with Deptune. Because methylphenidate can increase the blood levels of Deptune and its effects and rarely can cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome with symptoms like anxiety, restlessness, extreme changes in heart rate and blood pressure, blurred vision, incoordination, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea.
Q. Can Deptune be given with lisdexamfetamine?
It is better to avoid this combined therapy of lisdexamfetamine with Deptune, it leads to increased anxiety, restlessness and sometimes serotonin syndrome. Serotonin syndrome includes vomiting, diarrhoea, extreme changes in blood pressure and even seizure may occur. It can be life-threatening.
Q. Can I take Deptune with alprazolam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Deptune with clonazepam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can Deptune be used with hydrocodone?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Deptune with dextromethorphan?
You should not take Dextromethorphan with Deptune. It can lead to the seotonin syndrome. Before taking any medications with Deptune, your should consult with your doctor.
Q. Can I take Deptune and paracetamol?
Yes. There is no known interaction between Deptune and paracetamol.
Q. How does Deptune differ from fluoxetine?
Deptune and fluoxetin belongs to same class of medicine called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Q. How doses Deptune differ from amitriptyline?
Deptune is a newer drug belongs to class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) while amitryptiline is an older drug belonging to class tricyclic antidepressants (TCA). Both drugs are almost equally effective for treating depression but Deptune has much lesser side effects in comparison to amitryptiline and so preferred over amitryptiline for the treatment of depression.
Q. How does Deptune differ from imipramine?
Deptune is much safer than imipramine and is preferred in most of the conditions over imipramine. However, imipramine can be preferred in bed-wetting in children.
Q. What would happen if I stop taking Deptune?
You may experience withdrawal symptoms which can be in the form flu like symptoms, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, nausea or sleep problems. These symptoms usually last for one to two weeks. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. When and How to stop Deptune?
You should consult your doctor before stopping the treatment. It would depend on the number and severity of depressive episodes.The dose should be tapered slowly to prevent intense withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Deptune a benzodiazepine?
No. Deptune is not a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines decrease the anxiety and induce sleep. Deptune belongs to the class of selective sertonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It may cause insomnia and restlessness initially as the side effect which usually goes away with time.
Q. Is Deptune a narcotic?
No. Deptune is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Deptune with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Deptune with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Deptune with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Linezolid: Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide, Zenlid, Linolid, Adlid, Molzodin, Linonex, Linzomind, Linosyn
Deptune with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Deptune with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Deptune with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Deptune with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, SIB Trim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim
Deptune with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Deptune with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Deptune with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Deptune with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Deptune with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Deptune with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Deptune with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Deptune with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclo
Deptune with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
Deptune with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide
Deptune with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Deptune with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Deptune with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Deptune with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Imipra, Ira, Elidep, Elamin
Deptune with Duloxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Duloxetine: DLX, Dutron, Dulok, Dulotek, Dutix, Dulex, Dutop, Zidane, Delok, Sympta
Deptune with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Deptune with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Deptune with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Deptune with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Deptune with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Deptune with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Deptune with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Deptune with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Deptune with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Deptune with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Deptune with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Deptune with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Deptune with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimolite, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep
Deptune with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Deptune with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Deptune with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit
Deptune with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Deptune with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
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