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Zovane 40 Tablet

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Product introduction

Zovane 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of depression. This medicine helps by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that relax the nerves and have a calming effect on the brain.

Zovane 40 Tablet should be taken with food. It is advised to take this medicine at a fixed time each day. You should never skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication mustn't be stopped suddenly as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, insomnia (difficulty sleeping), and diarrhea. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus. Moreover, most of the side effects are immediate and often go away with time. Please consult your doctor if these bother you or do not go away.

Before taking Zovane 40 Tablet, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your kidneys, heart, or liver problems or have a history of seizures (epilepsy or fits). Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or if you have any suicidal thoughts.

Uses of Zovane Tablet

Benefits of Zovane Tablet

In Depression

Zovane 40 Tablet helps in maintaining the balance of certain chemicals in the brain that affect mood and behavior. This improves your mood, relieves anxiety, tension, helps you sleep better, and increases your energy levels. Zovane 40 Tablet prevents extreme mood changes and helps you feel less agitated. You may experience fewer episodes of depression and low mood.

Side effects of Zovane Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zovane

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea

How to use Zovane 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. Zovane 40 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Zovane Tablet works

Zovane 40 Tablet works in depression by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is one of the chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.

Safety advice

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Zovane 40 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Zovane 40 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.
Breast feeding
Zovane 40 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Zovane 40 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Zovane 40 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zovane 40 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Zovane 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zovane 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available for use of Zovane 40 Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Quick tips

  • Zovane 40 Tablet should be taken with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Zovane 40 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine because it can make drowsiness worse.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
N-Arylpiperazines Derivative
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class
Action Class
Serotonin partial agonist reuptake inhibitor (SPARI)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Zovane with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Terfed, Tedin, Tofrin
Brand(s): Diabinese
Brand(s): No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con
Brand(s): Diabic

Patient concerns

Hello Sir,i am.talking lithosun 300 from past one year, along with zovane and lonazep,as last year i had extreme period of depression and suicidal tendencies,i used to have hallucinations and i used to see ghosts faces in people faces,i could not sleep at all,i lost aroud 20 kgs weight,i dont know if i had bipolar or something else,i am a topper in class,i just wanted to ask you that lithosun as i have heard is excreted from kidneys, so almost one year has passed i am.taking it,what effects could it cause on my kidneys,moreover i wanna say that i am comletely recovered from the disease,i am healthy,i eat healthy,i have good appetite,i go to gym,i gained about 10 kgs of weight from last year by going to gym and eating healthy,one.more thing, everything is fine except sometimes i cannot recognise myself peoperly in photos,and i find difficulty in driving due to detachment and forgetting directions often,beside this i am fit ad fine,i will be thankful if u answer my queries Moreover i wanna say i am taking treatment from Dr. B.L. Goyal ,he is the director of Mental health association Amritsar
Dr. Varun Mehta
Dear PATIENT apologies for the delayed replyLong term use of Lithium carbonate can indeed have effects on the Kidney impairing it's excreting capacityIt is advisable to repeat renal function tests every six months when on this drug for regular monitoringForgetfulness could be some of the residual symptoms of illness or a side effect of Lithium carbonateSo, you need to consult with your psychiatrist who could do an evaluation in these lines
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Depression is a persistent state of sadness that is the result of interaction between one's inner biological and psychological state and gets triggered of with environmental stressors. Reactive depression is in response to a situation like loss, sickness, trauma etc. Endogenous depression occurs without any noticeable environmental stressors. Psychological symptoms include lack of interest, negative thinking, irritability, frustration, feeling demotivated etc. Somatic symptoms like fatigue/ weakness/ lack of sleep/ lack of appetite and other physical symptoms are common. Anxiety is common. In severe cases one may feel helpless and hopeless enough to wish for death or attempt suicide. Treatment includes physical and psychiatric work up following which medicines can be prescribed. In milder cases, psychotherapy or counselling is recommended.

User feedback


Q. Is Zovane 40 Tablet a narcotic?

No, Zovane 40 Tablet is not a narcotic

Q. Does Zovane 40 Tablet help in anxiety?

Yes, Zovane 40 Tablet helps in relieving anxiety symptoms in patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).

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Country of origin: India

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