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Uvox 50 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Uvox Tablet

Uvox 50 mg Tablet is an antidepressant medicine. It is used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression. It should be taken at night with or without food. This medicine should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine abruptly.

Uvox Tablet side effects

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

How to use Uvox 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. Uvox 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Uvox Tablet works

Uvox 50 mg Tablet 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.

Uvox Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Uvox 50 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Uvox 50 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Uvox 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Uvox 50 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Uvox 50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Uvox 50 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Uvox 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Uvox 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Uvox Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Uvox 50 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • It should be taken at night with or without food.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Uvox 50 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Take caution while taking Uvox 50 mg Tablet if you are using Benzodiazepines and MAO inhibitors previously.
  • Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Uvox 50 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Uvox 50 mg Tablet is when taken in combination with other drugs, leads to Serotonin syndrome. Avoid serotonergic drugs like triptans, lithium, and tramadol.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Questions Related to Uvox

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Hi sir/madam,I have obsessive compulsive disorder(OCD),now I am in sertraline 50mg/day hs,can you suggest me any foods to get relief from this condition,it would be more helpful
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
i am ocd patient i having taking tablet of jolivel 50 at night flumeg 60 at mrg how long it takes to cure
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over. It's a neurochemical disturbance in brain and worsens due to stressful environment. OCD is typically treated with medication, psychotherapy or a combination of the two. Treatment duration depends upon the intensity and frequency of episodes and may be needed throughout life.
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FAQs

Q. How long does Uvox take to work?

Some of your symptoms may improve within 1-2 weeks of taking Uvox. Improvement of your symptoms is a signal of this medicine working. However, this medicine may take 6-8 weeks to work.

Q. How long does Uvox stay in the body?

Uvox stays for 3-5 days in the body. This duration is very less when compared with other medicines of its class.

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