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Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Versidep Tablet

Versidep Tablet side effects

Common
  • Constipation
  • Urinary retention
  • Weight gain
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Increased heart rate
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Tremor
  • Restlessness

How to use Versidep 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. Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Versidep Tablet works

Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Flupenthixol and Melitracen. Flupenthixol is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. Melitracen is a tricyclic antidepressant which increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

Versidep Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Versidep 0.5mg/10mg 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet helps treat anxiety and depression.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine because it can make drowsiness worse.
  • It can cause changes in your blood sugar levels. Monitor your blood sugar regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease, thyroid disorder, severe heart disease, or a urinary disorder.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Let your doctor know you are taking Versidep 0.5mg/10mg Tablet before undergoing any surgical procedure.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Versidep

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I get depressed most of the time and I also get scared.I am a known diabetic. but do not have blood pressure. I take 1/4 of Alprozam of 0.5mg tablet once in three days.Another thing my sex drive is a low .pl help me in this regard.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Aplrazolam doesnot treat depression. Low sex drive is one of the symptoms of depression. Take a psychiatric consultation so that treatment can be given.
Sir, I am in depression from 8 months.now I came to the doctor and they advised me to take following tablet---- T. QUESTA 10 Mg (two times in a day.) T. ETILAAM 0.5Mg(one time in a day.) Please tell me that these tablets are good for me or not.please tell me that I can take these tablets or not.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Escitalopram is a good medicine for depression. And if you are taking advice from a doctor, you will need to trust him/ her and clarity your doubts. Psychiatric illnesses are better treated by a psychiatrist.
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FAQs

Q. What is Versidep?

Versidep is a combination of two medicines: Flupenthixol and Melitracen. This medicine is used to treat various forms of mood disorders. It works by balancing the amount of certain natural substances in the brain that are responsible for mood swings.

Q. Can Versidep be stopped when symptoms are relieved?

No, Versidep should be continued even if the patient feels well. Instead of stopping the dosage yourself, consult your doctor who might gradually decrease the dosage.

Q. Can the Versidep cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Versidep may make you drowsy or may cause you to suddenly fall asleep during your daily activities. You might not feel drowsy or have any other warning signs before you suddenly fall asleep. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medication affects you. If you suddenly fall asleep while you are doing something such as watching television, talking, eating or riding a car, or if you become very drowsy, especially during the daytime, call your doctor.

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References
  1. ACI Limited. Flupenthixol+Melitracen. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medindia. Melitracen. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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