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DUVANTA 30 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DUVANTA

Duloxetine(30 mg)

food interaction for DUVANTA

alcohol interaction for DUVANTA

pregnancy interaction for DUVANTA

lactation interaction for DUVANTA

medicine interaction for DUVANTA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Duvanta 30 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Duvanta 30 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Duvanta 30 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR DUVANTA

Duloxetine(30 mg)

Uses

Duvanta 30 mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression and diabetic nerve disease

How it works

Duvanta 30 mg tablet works in depression by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.

Common side effects

Nausea, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Increased sweating, Insomnia, Decreased appetite, Constipation

COMMON DOSAGE FOR DUVANTA 30 MG TABLET

Patients taking DUVANTA 30 MG TABLET

  • 40%
    Twice A Day
  • 20%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Thrice A week
  • 10%
    Twice A Week
  • 10%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR DUVANTA

21 Substitutes
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  • SYMBAL 30MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 10.30/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 103
    pay 6% more per tablet
  • DULOTIN 30 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Icon Life Sciences
    Rs. 9.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 97
    same price
  • DULOXEE 30 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Talent Healthcare
    Rs. 7.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 77
    save 21% more per tablet
  • SYMPTA 30 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 9/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 90
    save 7% more per tablet
  • LOXET 30 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Kivi Labs Ltd
    Rs. 8.88/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 88.80
    save 8% more per tablet

Expert advice FOR DUVANTA

  • Take Duloxetine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take it more often or for a longer period of time. 
  • You may have to take Duloxetine at least for 4 weeks or longer before you begin to feel better. 
  • Do not discontinue the use of Duloxetine, unless the doctor has advised you. This may increase the chances of side effects.
  • Duloxetine should be taken with food to minimize the chances of an upset stomach. 
  • Avoid driving after taking as it may cause drowsiness, blurred vision, dizziness and confusion. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Duloxetine, it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness. 
  • Duloxetine may cause a higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviour changes. 
  • Duloxetine causes sleepiness, so it's good for people who have trouble sleeping (insomnia).

Frequently asked questions FOR DUVANTA

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

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 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)