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Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR

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Overview

Introduction of Devexin Tablet XR

Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of depression. This medicine helps by increasing the level of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline) in the brain that maintains mental balance.

Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR is taken by mouth with or without food. Take it at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as this may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes nausea, vomiting, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), and constipation. It may cause an increase in blood pressure, especially during the first month of treatment, monitor your blood pressure regularly. It may even cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts.

Uses of Devexin Tablet XR

Devexin Tablet XR side effects

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

How to use Devexin Tablet XR

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. Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Devexin Tablet XR works

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

Devexin Tablet XR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Devexin Tablet XR?

If you miss a dose of Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR helps in treating depression and anxiety.
  • It may also  be used to treat nerve pain from diabetes and some other forms of chronic pain.
  • It may take 2 to 4 weeks for Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Devexin 50 mg Tablet XR as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • It may cause a sensation of restlessness, especially when you first start taking it. Inform your doctor if this happens to you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Devexin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Attera, Atomoxet, Atonext
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nel, Neivex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Inbec, Indease, Indivan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Virem
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Maximune, Saquin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor, Atavir
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Devexin

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Hello sir i have taking the tablet of depression from three month this desease come out from dengue now i have taking ventab 25 mg proponol 10 mg and clozepam . 50mg but when i get off it again i feel anxient and sad. I feel freqeunt in mind only when i miss one or two days dose. I wanted to know that we will i stop these medicine i also wanted to get pregnant but due to this tablets i miss this chance sir please help me when will i conceive because have no baby and wanted to plan for this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
you have been diagnosed with depression as told by you. It is a treatable condition. your re already undergoing medical therapy and you consult your Doctor to add Psychotherapy but this decision has to be made by your treating doctor
Suggest anti depression tablet
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Firstly Depression patient need to be diagnosed in the clinic and based on that appropriate medication are prescribed
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Devexin to work?

The symptoms of depression like change in appetite and sleep patterns may show improvement within 1-2 weeks of starting Devexin. However, it may take about 5-6 weeks to see the full benefits of Devexin.

Q. Is Devexin good for anxiety?

It has been shown to be effective in relieving symptoms of anxiety, though it is not approved for anxiety. It is used in anxiety disorders only when advised by the doctor.

Q. What time of the day is best to take Devexin?

Devexin can be taken either in the morning or in the evening. For best results, take this medicine at the same time each day. This will also help you remember to take it.

Q. Can Devexin be cut?

Devexin should be swallowed whole with water. It should not be cut, chewed, crushed or dissolved. Take it exactly as directed by your doctor.

Q. How can Devexin help treat depression?

Devexin belongs to a class of medicines known as serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). Serotonin and norepinephrine are chemical messengers in the brain which help maintain mental balance. Devexin works by increasing the levels of these two hormones in the brain.

Q. Will I gain weight while taking Devexin?

Weight gain may occur with Devexin, though not in everyone. In case you notice weight gain after taking Devexin, consult your doctor or a nutritionist. Take a low calorie food, including more vegetables and fruits in your diet and exercise regularly.

Q. Will Devexin affect my sex drive?

Taking Devexin may cause a decrease in sexual desire and ability. It may also cause a delay in orgasm and ejaculation and sometimes ejaculation failure. Discuss with your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms while taking Devexin.

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