Prodep 40 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Prodep Capsule

Prodep 40 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Prodep Capsule side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Stomach upset
  • Restlessness

How to use Prodep Capsule

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. Prodep 40 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prodep Capsule works

Prodep 40 mg Capsule 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.

Prodep Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Prodep 40 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prodep 40 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Prodep 40 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Prodep 40 mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Prodep 40 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prodep 40 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Prodep 40 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prodep 40 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Prodep 40 mg Capsule effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
  • It may be better for older people as it does not affect the heart.
  • Take it in the morning since it can keep you awake if taken late at night.
  • It may cause anxiety and agitation when you first start taking it.
  • It may cause weight loss and decreased appetite.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Prodep 40 mg Capsule affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Prodep 40 mg Capsule is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Prodep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
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Brand(s): Antep
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Brand(s): R Zep
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Prodep

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Can oliza5mg and prodep-cHJvZGVw">prodep 10 mg will be taken togetherAfter taking prodep with oliza from 30days i feel ghabrahat,abnormal dreams ,before taking prodep. i have no such problem . Previously i am taking oliza 5 one in night
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Prodep is activating drug and should be taken in morning. take Oliza at bedtime .
I have been taking prodep 30 since2yrs as prescribed by dr,should i continue it or not,its side effect
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
Any medications should be stopped after its effect are over or need is over. Please discuss this with your psychiatrist in next visit. Side effects are stomach related like bloating sensation, acidity like wise
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FAQs

Q. Is Prodep a selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitor (SSRI)?

Prodep is an antidepressant drug and belongs to the class of selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRIs). In adults, this medicine is used to treat major depressive episodes, eating disorder (bulimia nervosa) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In children and adolescents aged eight years and above, it is used to treat moderate to severe major depressive disorder. Consult a doctor if you think you are suffering from depression as the treatment should always be taken as advised by a doctor.

Q. Is Prodep a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs)?

Prodep is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs). It is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

Q. Does Prodep cause sleepiness?

Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect associated with the use of Prodep. However, Prodep can also cause other sleep problems like insomnia (inability to sleep) and abnormal dreams. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Prodep.

Q. Does Prodep cause constipation?

Prodep has not been reported to cause constipation. Talk to your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Prodep.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with citalopram?

Fluoxetine and citalopram both increase the serotonin levels and when used together can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). ECG monitoring may also be required as there could be some changes in your heart rhythm (prolonged QTc interval). Talk to your doctor as you may need an alternative for one of these medicines.

Q. Is Prodep a placebo?

Prodep is not a placebo, it is an active drug, an antidepressant which belongs to the class of medications known as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

Q. Is Prodep a stimulant?

Prodep is not a stimulant. It is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with diazepam?

Fluoxetine can be taken with diazepam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does Prodep cause weight gain?

Prodep does not cause weight gain, rather it causes weight loss, which is a common side effect seen with its use. Weight loss is usually proportional to baseline body weight. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Prodep.

Q. Does Prodep make you tired?

Prodep can make you feel tired. Fatigue (extreme tiredness) is a very common side effect of Prodep. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking it as the dose may need to be changed.

Q. Does Prodep expire?

Yes, like any other medicine Prodep has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.

Q. Does Prodep help in anxiety?

Prodep is used for the treatment of anxiety and other associated conditions like panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias. It also helps in depression associated with or without anxiety. Consult a doctor for the right treatment of your anxiety before starting any medicines.

Q. Does Prodep cause acne?

Prodep has not been reported to cause acne. Talk to your doctor if you develop acne while taking Prodep.

Q. Does Prodep work?

Prodep works if taken for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Prodep cause a headache?

Headache is a very common side effect of Prodep. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive headache while taking Prodep.

Q. Does Prodep cause nausea?

Nausea is a very common side effect of Prodep. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Prodep.

Q. Can I take Prodep for life?

You should take Prodep only for the duration as advised by your doctor. Also, you should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. How long can I take Prodep for?

You should take Prodep only for the duration as advised by your doctor. You should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. Can I take Prodep for hot flushes?

Prodep is not used for the treatment of hot flushes. It is used for the treatment of depression and belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with paracetamol?

Fluoxetine can be taken with paracetamol, however, when taken together paracetamol can increase the antidepressant effect of fluoxetine. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines as there could be other effects of using the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with amitriptyline?

Fluoxetine may possibly change the blood levels of amitriptyline. Your doctor may need to lower the dose of amitriptyline when administered with fluoxetine. Talk to your doctor before taking these two medicines together.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with alcohol?

Fluoxetine when taken with alcohol, does not increase the effects of alcohol, however, it may affect your judgment or coordination and make you dizzy. Talk to your doctor regarding the use of alcohol when you are taking fluoxetine.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with lorazepam?

Fluoxetine can be taken with lorazepam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with omeprazole?

Fluoxetine may increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its metabolism. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Prodep with birth control?

Prodep can be taken with birth control pills. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with amoxicillin?

Fluoxetine can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with ibuprofen?

Fluoxetine, when given with ibuprofen, may increase the risk of gastric side effects. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Prodep with phentermine?

Prodep. when given with phentermine, may increase the effects of phentermine like nervousness, anxiety, restlessness. There could also be an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). The reason for an increase in toxicity is not clear. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with tramadol?

Fluoxetine when taken along with tramadol, can lead to an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Is Prodep safe?

Prodep is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Prodep addictive?

Prodep is not addictive in nature. No habit forming potential has been seen with its use. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding the duration of its use.

Q. Is Prodep safe in pregnancy?

There have been some reports showing an increased risk of birth defects affecting the heart in babies when the mother took Prodep during the first few months of pregnancy. When taken during the last three months of pregnancy, it may increase the risk of a serious condition in babies, called persistent pulmonary hypertension of the new born (PPHN), making the baby breathe faster and appear bluish. These symptoms usually begin during the first 24 hours after the baby is born. So, it is advisable not to use Prodep during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or you are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

Q. Is Prodep a controlled substance?

Prodep is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription.

Q. Is Prodep a narcotic?

Prodep is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.

Q. Is Prodep a benzodiazepine?

Prodep is not a benzodiazepine. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) antidepressants.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with naproxen?

Fluoxetine, when given with naproxen, may increase the risk of gastric side effects. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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