Survector 100mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat depression that is not responsive to any alternative medicines. It helps to elevate the mood and enhances the behavior by creating a feeling of well being.
Q. What are the side effects of Survector 100mg Tablet?
The most common side effects of Survector 100mg Tablet are increased heart rate, dryness in mouth, weight gain, difficulty in urination, constipation and orthostatic hypotension (sudden decrease in blood pressure on standing). Please consult your doctor if these side effects worry you, to know about ways of treating or preventing them.
Q. Does Survector 100mg Tablet cause any effect on pregnancy or the newborn?
Do not take Survector 100mg Tablet during pregnancy unless recommended by the doctor. If you take this medicine during the last trimester of the pregnancy, the newborn may develop symptoms such as irritability, rigidity, irregular body movements, irregular breathing, poor drinking, loud crying, difficulty in urinating and constipation.
Q. I have been taking Survector 100mg Tablet for depression since a week and recently I have been wanting to harm myself. What should I do? Is it because of the medicine?
If you get suicidal thoughts or want to harm yourself, immediately consult your doctor or go to the hospital. Your suicidal tendencies may have increased because of the medicine or because of your disease. This is more common in people who have previously had suicidal tendencies or are young adults (less than 25 years old). However, the effect of medicine differs from individual to individual. Generally, it takes about 2 weeks to show its effect but may take longer.
Q. Can Survector 100mg Tablet cause urinary problems?
Yes, Survector 100mg Tablet can cause urinary problems. It is more commonly seen in elderly patients who are more than 65 years old. The patient may face difficulty in passing urine which can further lead to a urinary tract infection. You should consult your doctor immediately if you develop these symptoms.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 5th Mar 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.