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Milnace 25 Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Milnace 25 Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of fibromyalgia (a condition in which there are generalized pain and tenderness in the body) and depression. It works by increasing the level of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline), helping in faster recovery.

Milnace 25 Tablet may be taken with or without food. It is advised to take this medicine at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level in the blood. If you miss any doses, 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 as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, insomnia (difficulty sleeping), constipation, anxiety, decreased appetite, increased sweating, and sexual dysfunction. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. However, these side effects are temporary and usually resolve on their own in some time. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.

Before taking Milnace 25 Tablet, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your kidneys, heart, liver, or have a history of seizures (epilepsy or fits). Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or if you have any suicidal thoughts.

Uses of Milnace Tablet

Benefits of Milnace Tablet

In Fibromyalgia

Milnace 25 Tablet may also be used to treat pain in people with fibromyalgia. It reduces pain and also the mood changes, sleep problems, and tiredness that can be caused by the pain. It interferes with pain messages travelling through the brain. Taking this medicine regularly will have an impact on your overall quality of life. Keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

In Depression

Milnace 25 Tablet helps in maintaining the balance of certain chemicals in the brain that affect mood and behavior. This improves your mood, relieves anxiety, tension, helps you sleep better and increases your energy levels. Milnace 25 Tablet prevents extreme changes in mood and helps you feel less agitated. You may experience fewer episodes of depression and low mood.

Side effects of Milnace 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 Milnace

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

How to use Milnace 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. Milnace 25 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Milnace Tablet works

Milnace 25 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Milnace 25 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Milnace 25 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Milnace 25 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
Milnace 25 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Milnace 25 Tablet may impair your thinking or reactions and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Milnace 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Milnace 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Milnace 25 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Milnace 25 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised in patients with the severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Milnace Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Milnace 25 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Milnace 25 Tablet
₹6.26/Tablet
Fibrocet 25mg Tablet
ADN Life Sciences
₹9.2/Tablet
47% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Milnace 25 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 Milnace 25 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 Milnace 25 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylacetamide Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Milnace with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Atazor, Atavir, Virataz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Attera, Atomoxet, Atonext
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Inbec, Indease, Indivan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nel
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Hi.I am suffering with lot's of nerves pain only in the right side of the body and also with lot's of dizziness please say me what type of problem do I have. I can't bare it any more.now,I stopped washing cloths.since from 4to5 days
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
cap duzela 20 mg bd , cud be fibromyalgia
Suggest anti depression tablet
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Firstly Depression patient need to be diagnosed in the clinic and based on that appropriate medication are prescribed
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FAQs

Q. Is Milnace 25 Tablet addictive?

Milnace 25 Tablet does not cause addiction

Q. Is Milnace 25 Tablet narcotic?

Milnace 25 Tablet is not a narcotic

Q. Is Milnace 25 Tablet a generic or a controlled substance?

Milnace 25 Tablet is a generic and not a controlled substance

Q. Does Milnace 25 Tablet cause weight loss?

Milnace 25 Tablet may cause this side effect. Call your doctor if you experience any unusual problems during your treatment.

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