Lupex-Plus Tablet

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Introduction

Lupex-Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat neuropathic pain. It works by protecting the nerve fibres against damage, repairing the damaged nerves. This way it effectively relieves the pain sensation and also elevates the mood.

Lupex-Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of the treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, constipation, headache, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), ejaculation disorder, erectile dysfunction, and low sexual desire. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.

You should avoid alcohol while taking Lupex-Plus Tablet, as it may worsen certain side effects. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.

Uses of Lupex-Plus Tablet

Benefits of Lupex-Plus Tablet

In Neuropathic pain

Lupex-Plus Tablet is a combination of medicines used to treat long-lasting (chronic) pain caused by nerve damage due to diabetes, shingles, or spinal cord injury. It reduces pain and its associated symptoms such as mood changes, sleep problems, and tiredness. It is thought to work by interfering with pain signals that travel through the damaged nerves and the brain. It also contains nutritional supplements that are essential for improving nerve conduction.
Lupex-Plus Tablet regularly will improve your physical and social functioning and overall quality of life. It takes a few weeks to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing any good. Once your symptoms have gone you should still keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

Side effects of Lupex-Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lupex-Plus

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Low sexual desire

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

How Lupex-Plus Tablet works

Lupex-Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Duloxetine and methylcobalamin. Duloxetine is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) which works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline) that stop the movement of pain signals in the brain. Methylcobalamin is a form of vitamin B which helps in the production of myelin, a substance that protects nerve fibres and rejuvenates damaged nerve cells. Together, they relieve neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lupex-Plus Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lupex-Plus Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lupex-Plus Tablet 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
Lupex-Plus Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lupex-Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lupex-Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild and moderate kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Lupex-Plus Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Lupex-Plus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lupex-Plus 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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Quick tips

  • Lupex-Plus Tablet is used to treat certain types of long-lasting pain caused by damage to nerves.
  • It may ease the pain within a few days but it may take 2-3 weeks before you see maximum benefit.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other pain-relieving medicines.
  • Along with taking this medicine, your doctor might advise you to undergo physiotherapy to get relief from pain.
  • You might experience low sexual desire after taking Lupex-Plus Tablet, talk to your doctor if it troubles you.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient concerns

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for body pain relief i taking dolokind - plus tablet I asking advise sir which is best for long time
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
for long time no pain killer is goodfirst need to diagnose the reason of pain
Swelling plus redness plus pain plus mucopurulent discharge left eye since 15 days. Suspected subacute viral conjunctivitis.
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Take treatment under supervision of immediately
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Door No.1406, 17-A Main 1 B Cross J.P. Nagar Bangalore Bangalore KA 560078 IN
Country of origin: India

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