DULOXET 40mg Capsule 14s

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Drug Strength: 40mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 14s

Duloxetine Hydrochloride:40mg | Drugs used in depression

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Gray’s Product Form : CapsulePack Size : 14sIngredients : Duloxetine Hydrochloride:40mgGeneric Category : Drugs used in depression

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How it works

DULOXET 40mg Capsule 14s works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances (serotonin and norepinephrine) in the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for DULOXET 40mg Capsule 14s

  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Body pain
  • Abnormal ejaculation
  • Loose stools
  • Shaking of hands or feet
  • Heartburn

Uses of DULOXET 40mg Capsule 14s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Major depressive disorder

    This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of depression like feeling sad, irritable and loss of interest in activities.

  • Generalized anxiety disorder

    This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder like feeling restlessness, difficulty in concentrating and irregular heartbeat.

  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    This medicine is used to relieve the symptoms like pain in the diabetic peripheral neuropathy which is a complication of diabetes characterized by nerve damage.

  • Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

    This medicine is used to relieve chronic low back pain and pain due to osteoarthritis due to wear and tear of muscle tissue during daily activities.

  • Fibromyalgia

    This medicine is used to relieve the symptoms like pain in the tender points like neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms, and legs.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during the treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of liver injury. Monitoring of liver enzymes is necessary. Any symptoms of abdominal pain, yellow discoloration of skin and eyes should be reported to the doctor on priority.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are known allergic to DULOXET 40mg Capsule 14s or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) due to the increased risk of serious and life-threatening side effects. A time gap of at least 14 days should be maintained between stopping therapy with MAOIs and starting therapy with this medicine.

  • Narrow angle glaucoma

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Suicidal thoughts

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of suicidal tendencies. Patients should be closely monitored for any change in mood or behavior. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • Orthostatic Hypotension and fall

    Use of this medicine is known to cause orthostatic hypotension especially during the 1st week of the treatment. This effect can increase the risk of fall in the elderly population. Any symptoms of dizziness, unsteady walking should be reported to the doctor. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Abnormal bleeding

    This medicine may increase the risk of bleeding especially in the patients receiving nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin, and warfarin. Monitoring of blood cell count should be performed. Any symptoms of abnormal bleeding should be reported to the doctor.

  • Low sodium levels

    This medicine is known to lower the sodium levels in the body. This risk is more in the elderly population and in the patients receiving diuretics. Monitoring of sodium levels should be performed. Any symptoms of unsteadiness, headache, difficulty in concentration should be reported to the doctor o priority.

  • Withdrawal symptoms

    Abrupt discontinuation of this medicine may increase the risk of adverse effects, especially if you have been using a high dose for a long duration. A gradual dose reduction is recommended to avoid these reactions. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

  • Skin reactions

    This medicine is known to cause rare but serious skin reactions like erythema multiforme and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Discontinue the treatment and inform the doctor if symptoms like itching, peeling skin, rashes appear.

  • Kidney/Liver Diseases

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney/liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of the kidney/liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Ciprofloxacin severe
  • Aspirin moderate
  • Diuretics moderate
  • Dextromethorphan severe
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of alteration in the blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma due to the risk of an increase in the fluid pressure in the eye. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

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