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XeFexor-Duo Tablet


Overview

Uses of XeFexor-Duo Tablet

XeFexor-Duo Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Sedation
  • Weight gain
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Urinary retention
  • Dizziness
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Restlessness
  • Tremor

How to use XeFexor-Duo 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. XeFexor-Duo Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How XeFexor-Duo Tablet works

XeFexor-Duo Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Flupenthixol and Escitalopram Oxalate which have anxiety-lowering and mood-elevating effects. Flupenthixol is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. Escitalopram Oxalate is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which increases the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger that improves mood.

XeFexor-Duo Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
XeFexor-Duo Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
XeFexor-Duo 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
XeFexor-Duo Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
XeFexor-Duo Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
XeFexor-Duo Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of XeFexor-Duo Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
XeFexor-Duo Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of XeFexor-Duo Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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References
  1. Flupenthixol. Everard Close, Abbey View St Albans: Lundbeck Limited; 1982 [revised Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Escitalopram. Copenhagen, Denmark: H Lundbeck A/S; 2016. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Flupenthixol. Denmark: Lundbeck; 2013. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Escitalopram Oxalate. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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