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Milpran 25 mg Capsule

Prescription Required


Uses of Milpran Capsule

Milpran 25 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of depression, fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain.

Milpran Capsule side effects

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

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

How Milpran Capsule works

Milpran 25 mg 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.

Milpran Capsule related warnings

Milpran 25 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Milpran 25 mg 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.
Milpran 25 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Milpran 25 mg Capsule may impair your thinking or reactions and this may affect your ability to drive.
Milpran 25 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Milpran 25 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Milpran 25 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Milpran 25 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised in patients with the severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Milpran Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Milpran 25 mg Capsule, 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

  • Milpran 25 mg Capsule 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 Milpran 25 mg Capsule 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 Milpran 25 mg Capsule 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 Milpran with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Attera, Atomoxet, Axepta
Brand(s): Inbec, Indease, Indivan
Brand(s): Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Brand(s): Atazor, Atavir, Virataz
Brand(s): Nel, Neivex
Brand(s): Maximune, Saquin
Brand(s): Virem

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Milpran

What is meaning of PMUS/ intercystial cystitis & what's its remedy
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Interstitial cystitis (IC), also known as bladder pain syndrome, is a type of chronic pain that affects the bladder. Symptoms include feeling the need to urinate right away, needing to urinate often, and pain with sex. IC is associated with depression and lower quality of life.Many of those affected also have irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia. There is no cure for interstitial cystitis. Treatments that may improve symptoms include lifestyle changes, medications, or procedures. Lifestyle changes may include stopping smoking and reducing stress. Medications may include ibuprofen, pentosan polysulfate, or amitriptyline. Procedures may include bladder distention, nerve stimulation, or surgery.
Fibromyalgia medicine?. Is there any medicine?
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
you can take Ashwagandha tabet /capsule1-1 Capsule after lunch & dinner.
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Q. Is Milpran addictive?

Milpran does not cause addiction

Q. Is Milpran narcotic?

Milpran is not a narcotic

Q. Is Milpran a generic or a controlled substance?

Milpran is a generic and not a controlled substance

Q. Does Milpran cause weight loss?

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

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