Deprid 25mg Tablet is mainly used to treat depression. It is also used to treat bed wetting in children older than 6 years of age. It works by restoring the chemical imbalance in the brain, thereby enhancing mood and behavior.
Q. What are the side effects of Deprid 25mg Tablet?
Deprid 25mg Tablet may cause side effects like increased heart rate, blurred vision, dryness in mouth, difficulty in urination, constipation and orthostatic hypotension (sudden decrease in blood pressure on standing). Consult your doctor if these side effects do not go away or worry you.
Q. Can I just stop taking Deprid 25mg Tablet?
No, you must not stop taking Deprid 25mg Tablet suddenly even if you are feeling good as it may worsen your condition. Continue taking Deprid 25mg Tablet for the duration prescribed by your doctor to get maximum benefit. If any of the side effects are bothering you, consult your doctor. In case you have completed your course of treatment, your doctor will reduce your dose gradually before taking you off this medicine completely.
Q. Can a pregnant woman take Deprid 25mg Tablet?
No, pregnant women should avoid taking Deprid 25mg Tablet, unless recommended by the doctor. Studies have shown significant risks to the developing baby and it is given only if the benefits are clearly more than the risks involved. Taking this medicine during the last trimester of the pregnancy may cause symptoms such as breathing problems, weakness, irritability, changes in blood pressure, tremors, and spasms in the newborn. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
Q. Does Deprid 25mg Tablet make you sleepy?
Yes, Deprid 25mg Tablet may make you feel sleepy. Therefore, it is advised that you should not drive, use any heavy machinery or do any work that requires concentration while taking Deprid 25mg Tablet. Also, refrain from taking alcohol if you are being treated with Deprid 25mg Tablet as it will increase your drowsiness.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 2nd Mar 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.