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MDD XR 50 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of MDD Tablet ER

MDD XR 50 Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of depression. This medicine helps by increasing the level of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline) in the brain that maintains mental balance.

MDD XR 50 Tablet is taken by mouth with or without food. Take it at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as this may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes nausea, vomiting, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), and constipation. It may cause an increase in blood pressure, especially during the first month of treatment, monitor your blood pressure regularly. 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. It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts.

Uses of MDD Tablet ER

MDD Tablet ER side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Anxiety
  • Increased sweating
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Constipation
  • Decreased appetite
  • Sexual dysfunction

How to use MDD Tablet ER

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. MDD XR 50 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How MDD Tablet ER works

MDD XR 50 Tablet works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline), natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance.

MDD Tablet ER related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with MDD XR 50 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
MDD XR 50 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
MDD XR 50 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
MDD XR 50 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
MDD XR 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of MDD XR 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
MDD XR 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of MDD XR 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of MDD Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of MDD XR 50 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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Expert Advice

  • MDD XR 50 Tablet helps in treating depression and anxiety.
  • It may also  be used to treat nerve pain from diabetes and some other forms of chronic pain.
  • It may take 2 to 4 weeks for MDD XR 50 Tablet to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking MDD XR 50 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • It may cause a sensation of restlessness, especially when you first start taking it. Inform your doctor if this happens to you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking MDD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to MDD

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I take mdd xr 100 and qutan 100 and zapiz 0.5 mg two time in a dayI have panic attack and depression
Dr. Venkatraju Kalidindi
Psychiatrist
Dear 1mg user, all psychological cases can be recovered with counselling try counselling , if you are in Hyderabad visit to clinic or you can try online counselling that really helps you Pay Rs 99 and call me on my phone www.dontfeel.com
hello i am unable to sleep at night nd i am taking depression tablets from last 4 years right now i am taking mdd-xr 50 mg.i want to stop this tablets want to live a normal life.my age is only 21 how can i stop my self from taking this tablets
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Endogenous depression results from neurochemical disturbance in brain. It can start at any age and is treated with antidepressants. You psychiatrist can recommend dose and duration of treatment based on your clinical history and duration of symptoms. This response may be too late but I just got this querie in my inbox. In case you have further questions, you can send in a fresh querie.
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for MDD to work?

The symptoms of depression like change in appetite and sleep patterns may show improvement within 1-2 weeks of starting MDD. However, it may take about 5-6 weeks to see the full benefits of MDD.

Q. Is MDD good for anxiety?

It has been shown to be effective in relieving symptoms of anxiety, though it is not approved for anxiety. It is used in anxiety disorders only when advised by the doctor.

Q. What time of the day is best to take MDD?

MDD can be taken either in the morning or in the evening. For best results, take this medicine at the same time each day. This will also help you remember to take it.

Q. Can MDD be cut?

MDD should be swallowed whole with water. It should not be cut, chewed, crushed or dissolved. Take it exactly as directed by your doctor.

Q. How can MDD help treat depression?

MDD belongs to a class of medicines known as serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). Serotonin and norepinephrine are chemical messengers in the brain which help maintain mental balance. MDD works by increasing the levels of these two hormones in the brain.

Q. Will I gain weight while taking MDD?

Weight gain may occur with MDD, though not in everyone. In case you notice weight gain after taking MDD, consult your doctor or a nutritionist. Take a low calorie food, including more vegetables and fruits in your diet and exercise regularly.

Q. Will MDD affect my sex drive?

Taking MDD may cause a decrease in sexual desire and ability. It may also cause a delay in orgasm and ejaculation and sometimes ejaculation failure. Discuss with your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms while taking MDD.

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