DESFAX 50MG TABLET ER

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Composition FOR DESFAX 50mg tablet er

Desvenlafaxine(50mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Desfax 50mg tablet er at a fixed time.
Desfax 50mg tablet er may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Desfax 50mg 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 50mg tablet er is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DESFAX 50mg tablet er

    Desvenlafaxine(50mg)

    Desfax tablet er uses

    Desfax 50mg tablet er is used in the treatment of depression.

    How desfax tablet er works

    Desfax 50mg tablet er works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline), natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance.

    Common side effects of desfax tablet er

    Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Anxiety, Increased sweating, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Constipation, Decreased appetite, Sexual dysfunction.

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    Expert advice FOR DESFAX tablet er

    • You may have to wait for 2 to 4 weeks to get the full effect.
    • If your doctor asks you to stop Desvenlafaxine, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure or heart disease.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
    • It can cause a sensation of restlessness or an inability to sit or stand still. This is most likely to occur within the first few weeks of treatment. You should tell your doctor if this happens to you.
    • It may be more effective in some patients of depression who fails to respond to selective serotonin receptor inhibitors (SSRI) e.g. Fluoxetine.

    Frequently asked questions FOR DESFAX 50mg tablet er

    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)
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    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)