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DESLAFAX 50MG TABLET

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Composition for DESLAFAX

Desvenlafaxine(50 mg)

food interaction for DESLAFAX

alcohol interaction for DESLAFAX

pregnancy interaction for DESLAFAX

lactation interaction for DESLAFAX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
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

SALT INFORMATION for DESLAFAX

Desvenlafaxine(50 mg)

Uses

Deslafax 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression and diabetic nerve disease.

How it works

Deslafax 50mg tablet 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

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Expert advice for DESLAFAX

  • Do not start or continue desvenlafaxine, in any form if you are allergic to desvenlafaxine or any other ingredients of the medicine.
  • Do not take desvenlafaxine, if you have fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, changes in your mental state like confusion, irritability and extreme agitation (serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome). 
  • Avoid taking desvenlafaxine, if you have any respiratory problem; seizure or epilepsy; suicidal tendencies; or mania.
  • Do not suddenly withdraw or discontinue therapy.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking desvenlafaxine in any form.
  • Do not take this drug, if you are using antidepressants (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) or have been taking them within the previous two weeks.
  • Desvenlafaxine can cause drowsiness and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.

Frequently asked questions for DESLAFAX

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 14 January, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)