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DESFAX 100 MG TABLET ER

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Composition for DESFAX

Desvenlafaxine(100 mg)

food interaction for DESFAX

alcohol interaction for DESFAX

pregnancy interaction for DESFAX

lactation interaction for DESFAX

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Desfax 100 mg tablet er at a fixed time.
Desfax 100 mg tablet er may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Desfax 100 mg tablet er 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
Desfax 100 mg tablet er is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for DESFAX

Desvenlafaxine(100 mg)

Uses

Desfax 100 mg tablet er is used in the treatment of depression and diabetic nerve disease.

How it works

Desfax 100 mg tablet er works in depression by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.

Common side effects

Nightmare, Altered sexual function, Constipation, Dilation of the pupil of the eye, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Fatigue, Increased sweating, Loss of appetite, Numbness, Tingling sensation, Uncoordinated body movements, Yawning

SUBSTITUTES for DESFAX

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  • DESDEP OD 100MG TABLET ER
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    Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 16.20/tablet er
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    Rs. 162
    pay 20% more per tablet er
  • DESVELAF 100MG TABLET ER
    (10 tablet er in strip)
    Crescent Therapeutics Ltd
    Rs. 13.71/tablet er
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    Rs. 137.13
    pay 2% more per tablet er

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Expert advice for DESFAX

  • Take Desvenlafaxine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take it more often or for a longer period of time. 
  • You may have to take Desvenlafaxine at least for 4 weeks or longer before you begin to feel better. 
  • Do not discontinue the use of Desvenlafaxine, unless the doctor has advised you. This may increase the chances of side effects.
  • Desvenlafaxine should be taken with food to minimize the chances of an upset stomach. 
  • Avoid driving after taking <med_name > as it may cause drowsiness, blurred vision, dizziness and confusion. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Desvenlafaxine, it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness. 
  • Desvenlafaxine may cause a higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviour changes. 
  • Desvenlafaxine causes sleepiness, so it's good for people who have trouble sleeping (insomnia).

Frequently asked questions for DESFAX

Desvenlafaxine

Q.Is desvenlafaxin same as venlafaxine?
Desvenlafaxine and venlafaxine belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q.Is desvenlafaxine an addictive?
No, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is desvenlafaxine a SSRI/stimulant?
No, desvenlafaxine belongs to class of medication called as selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)

Q.Is desvenlafaxine safe?
Desvenlafaxine is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Does desvenlafaxine cause weight gain?
No, desvenlafaxine is not known to cause weight. Consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)