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Obnil 75mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Obnil 75mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is used in adults to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It also treats muscular weakness (cataplexy) associated with repeat attacks of sleepiness (narcolepsy) and can manage depression that is unresponsive to other medicines.

Obnil 75mg Tablet works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that stabilizes and enhances the mood. It is better to take it before bedtime because it can make you feel sleepy. It can be taken with or without food, but you should take it at a fixed time each day for better efficacy. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any dose and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication must not be stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor. Your dose may be modified or gradually decreased before stopping the medication.

The most common side effects of this medicine include indigestion, loss of appetite, dryness in the mouth, nausea, and constipation among others. It may also cause dizziness and drowsiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. To lower the chances of dizziness, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.  It may also lead to weight gain in some people. Most of the common side effects tend to be mild and temporary. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing side effects if they bother you or do not go away. Serious side effects associated with this medicine are rare.

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same or any other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. This medicine is not addictive, but you can experience additional side effects (withdrawal symptoms) if you stop taking it suddenly. If you notice any sudden mood change or get suicidal or self-harm thoughts, you must consult the doctor without delay. Also, remember to take this medicine strictly as advised by the doctor as an overdose of this medication may lead to a serious health emergency.

Uses of Obnil Tablet

Benefits of Obnil Tablet

In Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disorder that affects mental health. People may develop a cycle of obsessions and compulsions, irrespective of age. Obsessions are unwanted, repeated thoughts, images, or urges that trigger excessively distressing feelings. Obnil 75mg Tablet helps relieve symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder by increasing the level of a chemical called serotonin in your brain. It has fewer side effects than other medicines and is normally taken once a day. Keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

In Depression

Obnil 75mg Tablet is thought to work by affecting the balance of certain chemicals (such as serotonin) in the brain. It helps improve mood and feelings of wellbeing, relieve anxiety and tension, help you sleep better, and increase your energy level. It is used to treat depression that is unresponsive to other medicines. You need to take it regularly as it is prescribed for it to be most effective and should not stop taking it suddenly.

Side effects of Obnil Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Obnil

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Altered libido
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Impotence
  • Increased appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle twitching
  • Sweating
  • Tremor
  • Weight gain
  • Drowsiness
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Nervousness
  • Visual disorder

How to use Obnil 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. Obnil 75mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Obnil Tablet works

Obnil 75mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant. It 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 Obnil 75mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Obnil 75mg 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
Obnil 75mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Obnil 75mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
If you feel dizzy, tired, have blurred vision, have difficulty concentrating, or have other effects such as confusion, disorientation or your depression gets worse with Obnil 75mg Tablet, do not drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Obnil 75mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be exercised in patients with underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Obnil 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Obnil 75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable when you are taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Obnil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Obnil 75mg 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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Quick Tips

  • It may take 4 to 6 weeks for Obnil 75mg Tablet to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • It may cause sleepiness. Take it at bedtime and do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Obnil 75mg Tablet as it may cause excessive sleepiness.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as this medicine can cause weight gain and increased appetite.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dibenzoxepin Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Obnil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Trima, Rimarex, Morex
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Brand(s): Moxicheck, Moxonex, Unsym
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Patient Concerns

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I have Obsessive compulsive Disorder. Prescribe the medication.
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FAQs

Q. Can Obnil 75mg Tablet cause impotence?

Yes, Obnil 75mg Tablet can cause impotence. Both men and women may experience decreased sexual desire and inability to have an organsm. In males, difficulty in maintaining erection (impotence) or painful ejaculation may be observed. You should consult your doctor immediately if you face any such problems while taking Obnil 75mg Tablet.

Q. Is Obnil 75mg Tablet safe?

Yes, Obnil 75mg Tablet is safe to use if taken in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Obnil 75mg Tablet is a medicine that treats Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), stabilises mood and behavior. It restores the chemical imbalance in the brain and creates a feeling of well being.

Q. What are the side effects of Obnil 75mg Tablet?

Obnil 75mg Tablet may cause side effects like difficulty or inability to pass urine, altered libido, constipation, dryness in mouth, ejaculation disorder, indigestion and sleepiness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects worry you. The doctor may suggest ways to treat or prevent them.

Q. What happens if I take an overdose of Obnil 75mg Tablet?

If you have taken an overdose of Obnil 75mg Tablet, you may experience symptoms such as drowsiness, restlessness, agitation and delirium (disturbed state of mind with restlessness and mental confusion). You may also experience severe sweating, fast heartbeat, feeling of faint, seizures (fits), and you may even go into a state of coma. Immediately consult your doctor and seek medical help if you think you have taken too much of this medicine.

Q. If I am feeling better, can I stop taking Obnil 75mg Tablet?

No, do not stop taking Obnil 75mg Tablet suddenly even if you are feeling better as it may worsen your condition and also cause withdrawal symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headache, weakness, sleep problems, fever, and irritability. Continue taking Obnil 75mg Tablet for the duration as prescribed by your doctor to get maximum benefit. If any of the side effects are bothering you, consult your doctor. In case you have completed your course of treatment, your doctor will reduce your dose gradually before taking you off this medicine completely.

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