Q. How long does it take for Deven-LA 50mg Tablet to work?
The symptoms of depression like change in appetite and sleep patterns may show improvement within 1-2 weeks of starting Deven-LA 50mg Tablet. However, it may take about 5-6 weeks to see the full benefits of Deven-LA 50mg Tablet.
Q. Is Deven-LA 50mg Tablet good for anxiety?
It has been shown to be effective in relieving symptoms of anxiety, though it is not approved for anxiety. It is used in anxiety disorders only when advised by the doctor.
Q. What time of the day is best to take Deven-LA 50mg Tablet?
Deven-LA 50mg Tablet can be taken either in the morning or in the evening. For best results, take this medicine at the same time each day. This will also help you remember to take it.
Q. Can Deven-LA 50mg Tablet be cut?
Deven-LA 50mg Tablet should be swallowed whole with water. It should not be cut, chewed, crushed or dissolved. Take it exactly as directed by your doctor.
Q. How can Deven-LA 50mg Tablet help treat depression?
Deven-LA 50mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). Serotonin and norepinephrine are chemical messengers in the brain which help maintain mental balance. Deven-LA 50mg Tablet works by increasing the levels of these two hormones in the brain.
Q. Will I gain weight while taking Deven-LA 50mg Tablet?
Weight gain may occur with Deven-LA 50mg Tablet, though not in everyone. In case you notice weight gain after taking Deven-LA 50mg Tablet, consult your doctor or a nutritionist. Take a low calorie food, including more vegetables and fruits in your diet and exercise regularly.
Q. Will Deven-LA 50mg Tablet affect my sex drive?
Taking Deven-LA 50mg Tablet may cause a decrease in sexual desire and ability. It may also cause a delay in orgasm and ejaculation and sometimes ejaculation failure. Discuss with your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms while taking Deven-LA 50mg Tablet.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.