1mg, best e pharmacy in India

Milnacipran

Information

Uses

Milnacipran is used in the treatment of depression and diabetic nerve disease.

How it works

Milnacipran increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating the mood and treat depression.

Common side effects

Headache, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Decreased libido, Sleepiness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Weakness, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Agitation, Lethargy, Dyspepsia, Increased sweating, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Fatigue, Anxiety, Chills, Diarrhoea, Vertigo, Increased blood pressure, Decreased appetite, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Constipation, Sleep disorder, Tremor

Available Medicine

  • ₹57 to ₹104
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹52 to ₹95
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹77
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹74
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹37 to ₹66
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    2 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • Take Milnacipran only as directed by your doctor. Do not take it more often or for a longer period of time. 
  • You may have to take Milnacipran at least for 4 weeks or longer before you begin to feel better. 
  • Do not discontinue the use of Milnacipran, unless the doctor has advised you. This may increase the chances of side effects.
  • Milnacipran should be taken with food to minimize the chances of an upset stomach. 
  • Avoid driving after taking Milnacipran as it may cause drowsiness, blurred vision, dizziness and confusion.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Milnacipran, it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness. 
  • Milnacipran may cause a higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviour changes. 
  • Milnacipran causes sleepiness, so it's good for people who have trouble sleeping (insomnia).

Frequently asked questions

Milnacipran

Q. Is Milnacipran addictive?
Milnacipran does not cause addiction
Q. Is Milnacipran narcotic?
Milnacipran is not a narcotic
Q. Is Milnacipran a generic or a controlled substance?
Milnacipran is a generic and not a controlled substance
Show More
Q. Does Milnacipran cause weight loss?
Milnacipran may cause this side effect. Call your doctor if you experience any unusual problems during your treatment.

Content on this page was last updated on 25 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)