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Normaset 100 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Normaset Tablet side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Vomiting
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Diarrhea
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Stomach upset

How to use Normaset 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. Normaset 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Normaset Tablet works

Normaset 100 mg Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

Normaset Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Normaset 100 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Normaset 100 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Normaset 100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Normaset 100 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Normaset 100 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Normaset 100 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease as you may be given a smaller dose initially and then increased slowly as required.
Liver
CAUTION
Normaset 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Normaset 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Normaset 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Normaset Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Normaset 100 mg 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

  • Normaset 100 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
  • It is one of the more effective and better tolerated antidepressant medication.
  • It causes less sleepiness than other antidepressants.
  • It has been proven safe for depressed patients with recent myocardial infarction or angina.
  • Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Normaset 100 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Normaset 100 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Normaset with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Normaset

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I have compulsive thoughts and cleanliness phobia also I take 1hr 10 min while bathing. Please suggest way to improve.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over. It's a neurochemical disturbance in brain and worsens due to stressful environment. OCD is typically treated with medication, psychotherapy or a combination of the two.
Sir I am ocd patient and on medication for 2 years. Medication has reduced my symptoms upto 70%. I take 25mg paroxetine twice daily and 100mg quetiapine thrice daily. Sir please tell me how long I should continue medication and how to lower dose to discontinuation. I will be much greatful to you.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over. It's a neurochemical disturbance in brain and worsens due to stressful environment. OCD is typically treated with medication, psychotherapy or a combination of the two. Treatment duration depends upon the intensity and frequency of episodes and may be needed throughout life.
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FAQs

Q. Is Normaset addictive?

Normaset is not addictive. However, sudden discontinuation or decrease in dose of Normaset may cause effects like dizziness, numbness, sleep disturbances, agitation or anxiety, headaches, nausea, vomiting and shaking. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use and discontinuation

Q. Is Normaset a mono amine oxidase inhibitor/steroid?

No, Normaset belongs to a class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which alter the levels of a chemical called serotonin in the brain and help improve depression

Q. Is Normaset safe?

Normaset is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Does Normaset cause insomnia/hair loss/ weight gain or loss/acne/sick feeling?

Insomnia, headache, weight gain or weight loss and sick feeling are side effects reported with the use of Normaset. However acne has not been reported. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects

Q. Can I take Normaset for anxiety?

Normaset is used for the treatment of social anxiety disorder. But, consult your doctor regarding the use of Normaset for your anxiety complaints

Q. Is Normaset a stimulant?

No, Normaset belongs to a class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants. It does not stimulate the brain, but improves depression by increasing the levels of a chemical called serotonin in the brain

Q. Can I take sertraline with diazepam/ Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine)/ alcohol/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ mirtazapine/ amoxicillin/ Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine)/ Co codamol (paracetamol and codeine)/ ibuprofen?

With tramadol there is an increased risk of hypertension, amitriptyline may possibly change the blood levels of fluoxetine, and alcohol may alter the effect of fluoxetine. No clinically observed drug interaction has been reported with diazepam, Co codamol, Nyquil, ibuprofen and mirtazapine. Please consult your doctor when using concomitantly

Q. How long can I take Normaset/ Can I take Normaset forever?

It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor

Q. Does Normaset expire?

Yes, like all drugs, Normaset has an expiry date. Please refer to the package insert or the information on the tablet strip to find out when your medicine expires.

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