DESLAFAX 50MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DESLAFAX 50mg tablet

Desvenlafaxine(50mg)

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

    Desvenlafaxine(50mg)

    Deslafax tablet uses

    Deslafax 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression.

    How deslafax tablet works

    Deslafax 50mg tablet 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 deslafax tablet

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

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    Expert advice FOR DESLAFAX tablet

    • It can take 2 to 4 weeks for Desvenlafaxine 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 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 DESLAFAX 50mg tablet

    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)