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Composition FOR DULANE 20mg capsule

Duloxetine(20mg)

food interaction for DULANE capsule

alcohol interaction for DULANE capsule

pregnancy interaction for DULANE capsule

lactation interaction for DULANE capsule

medicine interaction for DULANE capsule

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dulane 20mg capsule at a fixed time.
Dulane 20mg capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Dulane 20mg capsule 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Duloxetine(20mg)

    Dulane capsule uses

    Dulane 20mg capsule is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, diabetic nerve disease, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain and overactive urinary bladder.

    How dulane capsule works

    Dulane 20mg capsule works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline), natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance and stop the movement of pain signals in the brain.

    Common side effects of dulane capsule

    Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Sleepiness, Dizziness.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR DULANE 20MG CAPSULE

    Patients taking DULANE 20MG CAPSULE

    • 65%
      Once A Day
    • 21%
      Twice A Day
    • 7%
      Thrice A Day
    • 4%
      Twice A Week
    • 2%
      Thrice A week
    • 1%
      Four Times A Day
    • 1%
      Alternate Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR DULANE capsule

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      Rs. 8.30/capsule
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      Rs. 8/capsule
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      Rs. 80
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      Rs. 8.20/capsule
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      Rs. 82
      pay 11% more per capsule
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      Rs. 4.40/capsule
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      Rs. 44
      save 41% more per capsule

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    Expert advice FOR DULANE capsule

    • It can take 2 to 4 weeks for Duloxetine 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 Duloxetine, 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 DULANE 20mg capsule

    Duloxetine

    Q. Is duloxetine an SSRI, tricyclic antidepressant, opoid, or a pain-killer?
    Duloxetine is not a SSRI/tricyclic antidepressant/opoid analgesic or pain-killer. It is a SSNRI (selective serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor)
    Q. Does it contain MAOI?
    Duloxetine is a MAO inhibitor (MAOI)
    Q. Is duloxetine the same as Cymbalta?
    Yes. Cymbalta is the branded version of duloxetine available in the market
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    Q. Is duloxetine addictive?
    Duloxetine is not addictive; but it can produce withdrawal symptoms when treatment is stopped abruptly. Please consult your doctor, if you experience any withdrawal symptoms after stopping the therapy
    Q. Can I take Cymbalta forever?
    It is advisable to take this drug only for the duration prescribed by your doctor
    Q. Can I take duloxetine with tramadol, paracetamol, naproxen, Nytol, amitryptyline, citalopram, ibuprofen, or codeine?
    Duloxetine should not be taken with tramadol, amitriptyline, citalopram, diazepam, codeine or naproxen. It can be taken with paracetamol or ibuprofen only if prescribed by your doctor
    Q. Does duloxetine cause weight loss, acne, sweating, or hairloss?
    Duloxetine may cause weight gain instead of weight loss. It can also cause, sweating, hairloss or acne. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
    Q. Does duloxetine contain gluten?
    No. Deloxetine is gluten-free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT DULANE 20MG CAPSULE

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    80%
    Moderately effective
    20%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    60%
    No
    40%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)