DUVANTA 20MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DUVANTA 20mg tablet

Duloxetine(20mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Duvanta 20mg tablet at a fixed time.
Duvanta 20mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Duvanta 20mg 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DUVANTA 20mg tablet

    Duloxetine(20mg)

    Duvanta tablet uses

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

    How duvanta tablet works

    Duvanta 20mg tablet 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 duvanta tablet

    Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Sleepiness, Dizziness.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR DUVANTA 20MG TABLET

    Patients taking DUVANTA 20MG TABLET

    • 54%
      Once A Day
    • 33%
      Twice A Day
    • 7%
      Thrice A Day
    • 3%
      Four Times A Day
    • 1%
      Twice A Week
    • 1%
      Alternate Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR DUVANTA tablet

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      Rs. 5.40/tablet
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      Rs. 54
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      Rs. 7/tablet
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      Rs. 70
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    Expert advice FOR DUVANTA tablet

    • 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 DUVANTA 20mg tablet

    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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)