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Madam 10 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Madam Tablet

Madam 10 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of depression. This medicine helps by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain which improves the mood.

Madam 10 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food but take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. It may be increased gradually. If you have trouble sleeping it may be best to take this medicine in the morning. It may take a few weeks before you start to feel better. Do not change the dose or stop taking it without talking to your doctor, even if you feel well. Your condition may get worse or you may suffer unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Let your doctor know if you do not see any improvement after four weeks.

Some common side effects of this medicine include low sexual desire, nausea, headache, vomiting, and insomnia (difficulty sleeping). Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may even cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Remember to inform doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts. Some people may also experience rapid weight gain but it is not common.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have epilepsy, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, heart problems, glaucoma, drug addiction or bipolar disorder. These may affect your treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines may affect the way it works, especially other antidepressants and medicines called MAO inhibitors. Please tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe.

Uses of Madam Tablet

Madam Tablet side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Stomach upset
  • Restlessness

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

How Madam Tablet works

Madam 10 mg 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.

Madam Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Madam 10 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Madam 10 mg 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Madam 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness.
Driving
UNSAFE
Madam 10 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Madam 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Madam 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Madam 10 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Madam 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Madam 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Madam Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Madam 10 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • It can take up to 8 to 12 weeks to see the medication's full effects on your mood.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • It causes less drowsiness as compared to other antidepressant medications.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Madam 10 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Madam 10 mg Tablet is when taken in combination with other drugs leads to Serotonin syndrome. Avoid serotonergic drugs like triptans, lithium, and tramadol.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Madam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Carz, Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX, Dulok
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Madam

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no one should first visit doctor get it examined properly and than only take medicines else u will have side effect of the disease
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FAQs

Q. What Madam used for?

Madam is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder

Q. Does Madam cause weight gain/ high blood pressure/ headaches?

Madam may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain

Q. Does Madam contain monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)?

Madam does not contain MAOI. However, Madam should not be taken if a MAOI inhibitor is taken in the past 14 days, as it may cause dangerous drug interaction.

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