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Voxinix 100 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Voxinix Tablet

Voxinix 100 Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. This medicine helps by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain and it helps to improve mood and physical symptoms of the disease.

Voxinix 100 Tablet is taken at night with or without food. It is advisable to take it at the same time each day to maintain consistent level of medicine in the blood. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as this may result in harmful effects.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes low sexual desire, nausea, headache, delayed ejaculation and insomnia (difficulty in sleeping). Initially, this medicine may cause sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may even cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain, have a balanced diet and exercise regularly to manage it. It is important to inform doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts.

Voxinix 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 Voxinix 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. Voxinix 100 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Voxinix Tablet works

Voxinix 100 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.

Voxinix Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Voxinix 100 Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Voxinix 100 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
Voxinix 100 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
SAFE
Voxinix 100 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Voxinix 100 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Voxinix 100 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Voxinix 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Voxinix 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Voxinix Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Voxinix 100 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • It should be taken at night with or without food.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Voxinix 100 Tablet is very less.
  • Take caution while taking Voxinix 100 Tablet if you are using Benzodiazepines and MAO inhibitors previously.
  • Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Voxinix 100 Tablet affects you.
  • Voxinix 100 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 Voxinix with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX, Dulok
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Carz, Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cizonil
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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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. Usual dose of clomipramine for treatment of OCD is per day in divided doses.
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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. Is Voxinix used for anxiety?

Yes, Voxinix is used to treat social anxiety disorder. It is anxiety related to interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life. Voxinix is also used for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic attacks. In OCD, a person experiences bothersome thoughts that do not go away and the irresistible desire to perform certain actions over and over.

Q. Can Voxinix get you high?

There is no evidence that Voxinix causes dependence. But, it is possible that patients may experience withdrawal symptoms on sudden discontinuation of Voxinix. Usually, the withdrawal symptoms are mild and go away on their own within 2 weeks.

Q. Who should not take Voxinix?

You should not take Voxinix if you are allergic to it, if you are taking another medicine to treat depression called a Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (MAOI), or if you have stopped taking an MAOI within the last 14 days. This is because taking both these medicines close in time together may cause serious and sometimes fatal reactions like high body temperature, convulsions, and even coma.

Q. Does Voxinix make you sleepy?

Yes, a common side effect of Voxinix is sleepiness. It may also affect your ability to think clearly, make decisions, or react quickly. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery until and unless you know how Voxinix affects you.

Q. Does Voxinix have any serious health risks associated with it?

Yes, the use of Voxinix may cause serious health risks. These may include increased risks of suicidal thoughts and actions, mania, bleeding problems, convulsions, visual problems, and low sodium levels in the blood.

Q. How quickly does Voxinix work?

It takes long for Voxinix to start working. However, you may see an improvement in sleep, appetite, and energy levels within 1-2 weeks of starting Voxinix. While, conditions like depressed mood and lack of interest in activities may take about 6-8 weeks to improve.

Q. Can I stop Voxinix if I am better now?

Consult your doctor who will gradually reduce the dose before stopping it completely. This is done because sudden discontinuation of Voxinix may cause withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms include anxiety, irritability, high or low mood, feeling restless or changes in sleep habits, headache, sweating, nausea, dizziness, electric shock-like sensations, shaking, and confusion.

Q. Does Voxinix cause weight gain?

Voxinix may either cause weight gain or weight loss. The weight loss could be due to loss of appetite. However, the frequency of weight gain or loss is not known. As compared to other anti-depressants, there is no significant change in body weight with Voxinix in majority of people.

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