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Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of depression. It is a combination medicine that calms the brain by relaxing the nerve cells. It also increases the level of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood.

Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to 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 advised by your doctor as it has habit-forming potential. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as this can cause withdrawal effects like depression and difficulty sleeping.

Some common side effects of this medicine include constipation, difficulty in urination, weight gain, confusion, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing). This medicine may cause weight loss. In case of losing weight, consult a dietitian for dietary supplements or try to increase your food portion. Most of the common side effects tend to be mild. 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 are rare. Remember to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Theodep Tablet

Side effects of Theodep Tablet

Common
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Weight gain
  • Confusion
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Tiredness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Increased heart rate
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Depression
  • Memory impairment

How to use Theodep 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. Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Theodep Tablet works

Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diazepam and imipramine which treat depression. Diazepam is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Imipramine 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 Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Theodep 2 mg/25 mg 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
Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet may impair your alertness or cause drowsiness or blurred vision, and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Theodep 2 mg/25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

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I consulted a neurologist with problem of severe head ache which I faced for 45 days before consulting him .I informed him I don't get sleep till 3-4 am and I m having anxiety oval syndrome. After the tests he told me I was having vascular headache and suggested me the below tablets : gabacap 300mg , amnurite 10 , nexito 5 . But i casually checked in Internet and came to know most of them are meant for depression and side effects include decreased libido and delayed ejaculation . Can I believe those articles ? Please suggest me . If there are any alternative medications please suggest me
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