MILPRAN 25MG CAPSULE

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for MILPRAN 25MG CAPSULE

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Primarily used for

Depression, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
37.4
₹3.74/capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of MILPRAN CAPSULE

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Uses of MILPRAN CAPSULE

Milpran 25mg capsule is used in the treatment of depression, fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain.
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Side effects of MILPRAN CAPSULE

Common

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

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How to use MILPRAN CAPSULE

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Milpran 25mg capsule at a fixed time.

How MILPRAN CAPSULE works

Milpran 25mg capsule 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.

In Depth Information on MILPRAN CAPSULE

Expert advice for MILPRAN CAPSULE

  • You may have to wait for 2 to 4 weeks to get the full effect.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Milnacipran, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It can cause a sensation of restlessness or an inability to sit or stand still. This is most likely to occur within the first few weeks of treatment. You should tell your doctor if this happens to you.
  • It may be more effective in some patients of depression who fails to respond to selective serotonin receptor inhibitors (SSRI) e.g. Fluoxetine.
Warnings
Special precautions for MILPRAN 25MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Milpran 25mg capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Milpran 25mg capsule 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
RITOMUNE 100MG CAPSULE, ATTENTROL 40MG CAPSULE, ATTERA 25MG TABLET, VIRITON 100MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Milnacipran, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for MILPRAN 25MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for Milnacipran

Q. Is Milnacipran addictive?
Milnacipran does not cause addiction
Q. Is Milnacipran narcotic?
Milnacipran is not a narcotic
Q. Is Milnacipran a generic or a controlled substance?
Milnacipran is a generic and not a controlled substance
Q. Does Milnacipran cause weight loss?
Milnacipran may cause this side effect. Call your doctor if you experience any unusual problems during your treatment.
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