Milpran 50mg Tablet

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Milpran 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathic pain
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Milpran Tablet


Uses of Milpran Tablet

Milpran 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain.

Side effects of Milpran Tablet


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


How to use Milpran 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Milpran 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Milpran Tablet works

Milpran 50mg 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.

In Depth Information on Milpran Tablet

Expert advice for Milpran Tablet

  • You may have to wait for 2 to 4 weeks to get the full effect.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Milpran, you should not discontinue it abruptly. Many patients tolerate decreasing 50% dose every 3 days however if the withdrawal symptoms emerge during tapering it would require more gradual tapering over few weeks.
  • 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 with depression who fails to respond to selective serotonin receptor inhibitors (SSRI) e.g. Fluoxetine.
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Special precautions for Milpran 50mg Tablet
Milpran 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Milpran 50mg Tablet 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 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Milpran 50mg Tablet may impair your thinking or reactions and this may affect your ability to drive.
Milpran 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Milpran 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Milpran 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Milpran 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Caution is advised in patients with the severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Ritomune 100mg Capsule, Atmosril 25mg Tablet, Daruvir 800mg 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Milpran 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Milnacipran

Milpran does not cause addiction
Milpran is not a narcotic
Milpran is a generic and not a controlled substance
Milpran may cause this side effect. Call your doctor if you experience any unusual problems during your treatment.

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