Medicine Overview of Prestiq Tablet
Uses of Prestiq Tablet
Prestiq 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.
Side effects of Prestiq Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Anxiety, Increased sweating, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Constipation, Decreased appetite, Sexual dysfunction.
How to use Prestiq 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 Prestiq 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Prestiq Tablet works
Prestiq 50mg tablet works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline), natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance.
In Depth Information on Prestiq Tablet
Expert advice for Prestiq Tablet
- You may have to wait for 2 to 4 weeks to get the full effect.
- If your doctor asks you to stop Prestiq, 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.
Special precautions for Prestiq 50mg Tablet
Prestiq 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prestiq 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Prestiq 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Prestiq 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Prestiq 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prestiq 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Prestiq 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prestiq 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Ritomune 100mg Capsule, Atmosril 25mg Tablet, Daruvir 800mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Desvenlafaxine, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Prestiq 50mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Desvenlafaxine
No. Prestiq is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Prestiq ER or XR both means extended release preparation which releases the medication slowly into the body and maintains a constant needed medications levels. The advantage of taking ER/XR tablets is the frequency of dosage can be decreased.
Weaning of Prestiq can be done by a gradual reduction in the dose rather than abrupt cessation is recommended whenever possible. Abrupt cessation of the therapy leads to a lot of adverse effects.
Q. How is Prestiq different from venlafaxine?
Prestiq is an active metabolite of venlafaxine. It is the same medication in an active form.
Prestiq is a potent and selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). Prestiq is thought to be related to the potentiation of the neurotransmitters in the central nervous system.
Take Prestiq exactly as advised by your doctor. Take Prestiq at about the same time each day with or without food. Swallow Prestiq tablets in whole, with fluid. Do not crush, cut, chew, or dissolve the tablets because the tablets may be time-released.
Q. Can Prestiq be switched to sertraline?
Yes. It can be switched but discontinuation symptoms are common while changing the therapy. So, tapering of the antidepressant may be necessary to minimise discontinuation symptoms. The switch over of the therapy from Prestiq should be done by the doctor. Do inform your doctor about all your present medications before starting the therapy.
Yes. There are many alternatives to Prestiq. You should use the alternative under the guidance of your doctor.
Prestiq can be taken in anxiety and panic disorders. It is also used for the treatment of depression.
Yes. Prestiq is known to cause sedation. Do not take this medication with other sleep inducing drugs it may lead to excess sleepiness, drowsiness, decreased concentration and difficulty in work. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Prestiq is approved for treatment of depression but few types of research have shown the efficacy of desvenlafaxine in the treatment of hot flashes.
Prestiq is not approved for the treatment of IBS. It is approved for treatment of depression but few types of research have shown the efficacy of desvenlafaxine in the treatment of IBS.
Yes. Prestiq is a medication approved for the treatment of depression. Do not start Prestiq by yourself. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
No. Prestiq is approved for treatment of a migraine. It is used in the treatment of depression.
Prestiq is not approved for treatment of depression but few types of research have shown the efficacy of desvenlafaxine in the treatment of hot flashes.
Prestiq is approved for treatment of depression but few types of research have shown the efficacy of desvenlafaxine in the treatment of social anxiety.
Prestiq is not approved for treatment of neuropathic pain. It is an antidepressant. It is used off-label for treatment of neuropathic pain.
Q. Which medication is best, Prestiq or escitalopram?
Both are antidepressant medication and the therapy is decided by the type of patient, however, some studies show escitalopram is almost similar to Prestiq.
Q. Can I take tramadol along with Prestiq?
No. Tramadol should be absolutely avoided with Prestiq. They both cause an increase in the levels of serotonin in the body increasing the chances of potentially life-threatening serotonin syndrome.
Q. Can venlafaxine be switched to Prestiq abruptly?
No. You should not change or switch over to any other drug. It may lead to various adverse effects called as discontinuation symptoms. Talk to your doctor if you are not comfortable with Prestiq and it should be tapered slowly and then stopped.
You should avoid taking any other antidepressants medications, medicines to treat migraine headaches known as triptans,medicines used to treat mood, anxiety, psychotic, or thought disorders, including tricyclics, lithium, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), antipsychotic drugs, or other dopamine antagonists, such as metoclopramide.
Prestiq is an antidepressant medication. These medications are to be taken for a long duration of months or year. The exact duration of treatment is decided by the improvement of the symptom.
There are few cases reports to suggest that it effect sex drive but not all patients suffer from that.
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