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Vivax 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Vivax 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Vivax 5 mg Tablet

Preventive treatment of migraine, Neuropathic pain, Depression
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Vivax Tablet

Uses of Vivax Tablet

Vivax 5 mg Tablet is used for preventive treatment of migraine, neuropathic pain and depression. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.

Vivax Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Vivax are Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

How to use Vivax 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. Vivax 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Vivax Tablet works

Vivax 5 mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood and treat depression. It also stops the movement of pain signals from nerves to the brain thereby relieving neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).

In Depth Information on Vivax Tablet

Expert advice for Vivax Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Vivax 5 mg Tablet for treatment of migraine/ neuropathic pain.
  • Take it at bedtime to avoid feeling sleepy during the day.
  • It may take 4 to 6 weeks for Vivax 5 mg Tablet to start working.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as Vivax 5 mg Tablet can cause weight gain and increased appetite.
  • It may change your urine color to blue-green.
  • It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Vivax 5 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Vivax 5 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
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Vivax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Vivax Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Vivax 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vivax 5 mg Tablet 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
Vivax 5 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Vivax 5 mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Vivax 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vivax 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Vivax 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vivax 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vivax 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Vivax Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Vivax 5 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.

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Vivax 5 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Vivax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amitriptyline

Q. Is Vivax safe?
Vivax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Vivax a steroid?
No, Vivax is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
Q. Can I take Vivax with Betahistine?
Vivax has not been clinically studied when used along with Betahistine. So there are no reports of any drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when these are used together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Vivax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vivax with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Vivax with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Vivax with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Vivax with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Vivax with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Vivax with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Vivax with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Vivax with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin
Vivax with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Vivax with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Vivax with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Vivax with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb
Vivax with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Acicod, Montokuf
Vivax with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Boxamine, Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin
Vivax with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Vivax with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Vivax with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
Vivax with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx, Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway
Vivax with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Vivax with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Vivax with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine
Vivax with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Vivax with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Vivax with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Vivax with Lithium
SERIOUS
Vivax with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium
Vivax with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Vivax with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
Vivax with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra

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