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Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of depression. This medicine helps by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that have a calming effect on the brain and relax the nerves, thus treating your depression.

Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. 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 without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention, blurred vision, increased heart rate, muscle rigidity, restlessness, and tremor. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking it, inform your doctor if you are suffering from thyroid or kidney disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, or any heart disease. You should not take this medicine if you are under the influence of alcohol or any sleep-inducing, cough, and/ or allergy medication. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly.

Uses of Nuanixt Tablet

Side effects of Nuanixt Tablet

Common
  • Constipation
  • Urinary retention
  • Weight gain
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Increased heart rate
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Tremor
  • Restlessness

How to use Nuanixt 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. Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nuanixt Tablet works

Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Flupenthixol and Melitracen. Flupenthixol is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. Melitracen is a tricyclic antidepressant which increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg 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
Information regarding the use of Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet helps treat anxiety and depression.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine because it can make drowsiness worse.
  • It can cause changes in your blood sugar levels. Monitor your blood sugar regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease, thyroid disorder, severe heart disease, or a urinary disorder.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Let your doctor know you are taking Nuanixt 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet before undergoing any surgical procedure.

Patient Concerns

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I am using nexito 10 mg tablet Doctor wwrote nexito lite But it is not available anywhere so I am using nexito 10 mg tablets
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Nexito lite is a combination of escitalopram 5 mg and clonazepam. You can take clonazepam separately if you are anxious but clonazepam should not be used regularly for more than few weeks. If you have depression/ anxiety issues, see a psychiatrist for management.
Anxiety disorder from.past 4 years taking paroxitine and clonazepam 12.5 /0.5 mg
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Based in your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
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FAQs

Q. What is Nuanixt?

Nuanixt is a combination of two medicines: Flupenthixol and Melitracen. This medicine is used to treat various forms of mood disorders. It works by balancing the amount of certain natural substances in the brain that are responsible for mood swings.

Q. Can Nuanixt be stopped when symptoms are relieved?

No, Nuanixt should be continued even if the patient feels well. Instead of stopping the dosage yourself, consult your doctor who might gradually decrease the dosage.

Q. Can the Nuanixt cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Nuanixt may make you drowsy or may cause you to suddenly fall asleep during your daily activities. You might not feel drowsy or have any other warning signs before you suddenly fall asleep. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medication affects you. If you suddenly fall asleep while you are doing something such as watching television, talking, eating or riding a car, or if you become very drowsy, especially during the daytime, call your doctor.

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References
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  2. Medindia. Melitracen. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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