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Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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₹8.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Dexanil Plus Tablet

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Uses of Dexanil Plus Tablet

Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Dexanil Plus Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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How to use Dexanil Plus 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. Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dexanil Plus Tablet works

Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

In Depth Information on Dexanil Plus Tablet

Expert advice for Dexanil Plus Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Dexanil plus to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Dexanil plus, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Dexanil plus, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Dexanil plus is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Dexanil Plus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Dexanil Plus Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dexanil Plus 10mg 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
Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
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Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dexanil Plus 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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If you miss a dose of Dexanil Plus 10mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Dexanil Plus Tablet

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Dexanil plus works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus with coffee?
There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Dexanil plus but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.
No. Dexanil plus is not addictive. Its abrupt discontinuation may cause some withdrawal symptoms. But still is not addictive as there is no drug-seeking behaviour and it has no abuse liability.
Dexanil plus increases the activity of serotonin a chemical which is also involved in the vomiting process so makes the person nauseating.
Tiredness is usually associated with depression. Dexanil plus can alter the sleep quality and can make the person feel tired most of the time.
Dexanil plus is not approved for the treatment of a migraine. It is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Dexanil plus should not be used for the treatment of bipolar disorder as it can aggravate the problem. Only in few cases, it can be used that too with caution with other drugs if depression is the more persistent feature of person's bipolar illness. But the person should be very regular with drugs prescribed for the mania part also called mood stabilisers.
There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Dexanil plus. It is very infrequent and it usually stops after the discontinuation of the drug. It can be very distressing for a person, especially for the females. So a person should tell his doctor if he is having hair loss with the use of Dexanil plus.
Dexanil plus may itself cause sleep disorders. So it is not recommended for the sleep problem.
Dexanil plus can be used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but there are better alternatives available, in case they don't work then Dexanil plus can be used. Although it is prescribed in a higher dose and for longer duration in case of OCD in comparison to depression.
Q. Which is better medication, Dexanil plus or sertraline?
Dexanil plus is the safest drug in its class. Sertraline can be used in case Dexanil plus doesn't work for depression. However, setraline can be preferred in case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Q. Which is better medication, Dexanil plus or citalopram?
Dexanil plus is more effective than citalopram for major depression. Although some studies have shown that there is no difference among two in case of effectiveness but some recent studies have shown Dexanil plus to be superior to citalopram for major depression.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus with diphenhydramine?
It is better to avoid diphenhydramine with Dexanil plus. Diphenhydramine can aggravate side effects of Dexanil plus and can cause dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus with aspirin?
It is usually avoided as it can increase the chances of bleeding.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus with Ibuprofen?
No. Combined these two drugs may increase the chances of bleeding especially in persons already on a blood thinner. Nasal bleeding is usually the first symptom.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus with methylphenidate?
It is better to avoid methylphenidate with Dexanil plus. Because methylphenidate can increase the blood levels of Dexanil plus and its effects and rarely can cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome with symptoms like anxiety, restlessness, extreme changes in heart rate and blood pressure, blurred vision, incoordination, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea.
Q. Can Dexanil plus be given with lisdexamfetamine?
It is better to avoid this combined therapy of lisdexamfetamine with Dexanil plus, it leads to increased anxiety, restlessness and sometimes serotonin syndrome. Serotonin syndrome includes vomiting, diarrhoea, extreme changes in blood pressure and even seizure may occur. It can be life-threatening.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus with alprazolam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus with clonazepam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can Dexanil plus be used with hydrocodone?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus with dextromethorphan?
You should not take Dextromethorphan with Dexanil plus. It can lead to the seotonin syndrome. Before taking any medications with Dexanil plus, your should consult with your doctor.
Q. Can I take Dexanil plus and paracetamol?
Yes. There is no known interaction between Dexanil plus and paracetamol.
Q. How does Dexanil plus differ from fluoxetine?
Dexanil plus and fluoxetin belongs to same class of medicine called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Q. How doses Dexanil plus differ from amitriptyline?
Dexanil plus is a newer drug belongs to class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) while amitryptiline is an older drug belonging to class tricyclic antidepressants (TCA). Both drugs are almost equally effective for treating depression but Dexanil plus has much lesser side effects in comparison to amitryptiline and so preferred over amitryptiline for the treatment of depression.
Q. How does Dexanil plus differ from imipramine?
Dexanil plus is much safer than imipramine and is preferred in most of the conditions over imipramine. However, imipramine can be preferred in bed-wetting in children.
You may experience withdrawal symptoms which can be in the form flu like symptoms, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, nausea or sleep problems. These symptoms usually last for one to two weeks. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
You should consult your doctor before stopping the treatment. It would depend on the number and severity of depressive episodes.The dose should be tapered slowly to prevent intense withdrawal symptoms.
No. Dexanil plus is not a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines decrease the anxiety and induce sleep. Dexanil plus belongs to the class of selective sertonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It may cause insomnia and restlessness initially as the side effect which usually goes away with time.
No. Dexanil plus is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Dexanil Plus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Dexanil Plus with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Dexanil Plus with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Dexanil Plus with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Dexanil Plus with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Dexanil Plus with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Dexanil Plus with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Dexanil Plus with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot
Dexanil Plus with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Dexanil Plus with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Dexanil Plus with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Dexanil Plus with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Dexanil Plus with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Dexanil Plus with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Dexanil Plus with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Dexanil Plus with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Dexanil Plus with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Dexanil Plus with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Dexanil Plus with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Dexanil Plus with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Dexanil Plus with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam
Dexanil Plus with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Dexanil Plus with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Dexanil Plus with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Dexanil Plus with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Dexanil Plus with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Dexanil Plus with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Dexanil Plus with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Dexanil Plus with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Dexanil Plus with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Dexanil Plus with Hyoscine butylbromide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil
Dexanil Plus with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine
Dexanil Plus with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Dexanil Plus with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
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