Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Desvencad OD Tablet

Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.

Desvencad OD Tablet side effects

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

How to use Desvencad OD 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. Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Desvencad OD Tablet works

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

Desvencad OD Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Desvencad OD 50 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
Desvencad OD 50 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
Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Desvencad OD Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Desvencad OD 50 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You may have to wait for 2 to 4 weeks to get the full effect.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Desvencad OD 50 mg Tablet, you should not discontinue it abruptly. Many patients tolerate decreasing 50% dose every 3 days however if the withdrawal symptoms emerge during tapering it would require more gradual tapering over few weeks.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • 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 with depression who fails to respond to selective serotonin receptor inhibitors (SSRI) e.g. Fluoxetine.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Desvencad OD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nel, Neivex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Maximune, Saquin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Inbec, Indease, Indivan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Attera, Axepta, Starkid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor, Atavir, Virataz
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Desvencad OD

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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
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FAQs

Q. Is Desvencad OD a narcotic?
No. Desvencad OD is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Q. What is the difference between Desvencad OD ER or Desvencad OD succinate?
Desvencad OD ER or XR both means extended release preparation which releases the medication slowly into the body and maintains a constant needed medications levels. The advantage of taking ER/XR tablets is the frequency of dosage can be decreased.
Q. How to wean Desvencad OD?
Weaning of Desvencad OD can be done by a gradual reduction in the dose rather than abrupt cessation is recommended whenever possible. Abrupt cessation of the therapy leads to a lot of adverse effects.
Q. How is Desvencad OD different from venlafaxine?
Desvencad OD is an active metabolite of venlafaxine. It is the same medication in an active form.
Q. How is Desvencad OD works?
Desvencad OD is a potent and selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). Desvencad OD is thought to be related to the potentiation of the neurotransmitters in the central nervous system.
Q. When to take Desvencad OD?
Take Desvencad OD exactly as advised by your doctor. Take Desvencad OD at about the same time each day with or without food. Swallow Desvencad OD tablets in whole, with fluid. Do not crush, cut, chew, or dissolve the tablets because the tablets may be time-released.
Q. Can Desvencad OD be switched to sertraline?
Yes. It can be switched but discontinuation symptoms are common while changing the therapy. So, tapering of the antidepressant may be necessary to minimise discontinuation symptoms. The switch over of the therapy from Desvencad OD should be done by the doctor. Do inform your doctor about all your present medications before starting the therapy.
Q. Are there any alternatives to Desvencad OD?
Yes. There are many alternatives to Desvencad OD. You should use the alternative under the guidance of your doctor.
Q. Is Desvencad OD good medication for anxiety?
Desvencad OD can be taken in anxiety and panic disorders. It is also used for the treatment of depression.
Q. Does Desvencad OD cause sedation?
Yes. Desvencad OD is known to cause sedation. Do not take this medication with other sleep inducing drugs it may lead to excess sleepiness, drowsiness, decreased concentration and difficulty in work. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Q. Does Desvencad OD be used to treat menopausal vasomotor symptoms?
Desvencad OD is approved for treatment of depression but few types of research have shown the efficacy of desvenlafaxine in the treatment of hot flashes.
Q. Can Desvencad OD be used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Desvencad OD is not approved for the treatment of IBS. It is approved for treatment of depression but few types of research have shown the efficacy of desvenlafaxine in the treatment of IBS.
Q. Can I use Desvencad OD for depression?
Yes. Desvencad OD is a medication approved for the treatment of depression. Do not start Desvencad OD by yourself. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Q. Can I use Desvencad OD for a migraine?
No. Desvencad OD is approved for treatment of a migraine. It is used in the treatment of depression.
Q. Can hot flashes be treated with Desvencad OD?
Desvencad OD is not approved for treatment of depression but few types of research have shown the efficacy of desvenlafaxine in the treatment of hot flashes.
Q. Can I use Desvencad OD for social anxiety?
Desvencad OD is approved for treatment of depression but few types of research have shown the efficacy of desvenlafaxine in the treatment of social anxiety.
Q. Can neuropathic pain be treated with Desvencad OD?
Desvencad OD is not approved for treatment of neuropathic pain. It is an antidepressant. It is used off-label for treatment of neuropathic pain.
Q. Which medication is best, Desvencad OD or escitalopram?
Both are antidepressant medication and the therapy is decided by the type of patient, however, some studies show escitalopram is almost similar to Desvencad OD.
Q. Can I take tramadol along with Desvencad OD?
No. Tramadol should be absolutely avoided with Desvencad OD. They both cause an increase in the levels of serotonin in the body increasing the chances of potentially life-threatening serotonin syndrome.
Q. Can venlafaxine be switched to Desvencad OD abruptly?
No. You should not change or switch over to any other drug. It may lead to various adverse effects called as discontinuation symptoms. Talk to your doctor if you are not comfortable with Desvencad OD and it should be tapered slowly and then stopped.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Desvencad OD?
You should avoid taking any other antidepressants medications, medicines to treat migraine headaches known as triptans,medicines used to treat mood, anxiety, psychotic, or thought disorders, including tricyclics, lithium, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), antipsychotic drugs, or other dopamine antagonists, such as metoclopramide.
Q. How long should I continue taking Desvencad OD?
Desvencad OD is an antidepressant medication. These medications are to be taken for a long duration of months or year. The exact duration of treatment is decided by the improvement of the symptom.
Q. Will Desvencad OD affect my sex drive?
There are few cases reports to suggest that it effect sex drive but not all patients suffer from that.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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