Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s

 500.00

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Drug Strength: 150 mg
Drug Form : Tablet SR
Pack Size : 10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Zaxine tablet SR contains Venlafaxine | belongs to Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor

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    How it works

    This medicine works by affecting the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain by preventing the reuptake and thus increasing their activity.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s

    • Suicidal thinking and behaviour severe
    • Serotonin syndrome (agitation, hallucinations, seizures, nausea) severe
    • Irregular heartbeat severe
    • Shaking of the hands or feet
    • Dizziness when getting up suddenly from a sitting position
    • Chills or cold sweats severe
    • Blurred or double vision
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Dry mouth
    • Muscle and joint pain
    • Decreased sexual urge
    • Difficulty in passing urine
    • Rapid weight gain/loss
    • Ringing or buzzing in the ears

    Uses of Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Depression

      This medicine is used to treat depression and symptoms associated with major depressive disorder.

    • Panic disorder

      This medicine is used for the treatment of panic disorders characterized by an attack of sudden and unexpected extreme fear under normal circumstances.

    • Anxiety

      This medicine is also used for the treatment of anxiety and excessive worrying associated with generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine is cumulative and takes 4-8 weeks to show in most cases.

    • Duration of Effect

      The time duration for which this medicine remains effective is 20-25 days.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while using this medicine. It is advised to refrain from driving vehicles and operating heavy machinery while using this medicine.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine should be used by pregnant women only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women. It is advised to discontinue breastfeeding before starting the treatment with this medicine. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s or any other component present in the medicine.

    • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

      This medicine is not recommended for use while a MAOI (Rasagiline/Selegiline/methylene blue etc.) is being consumed. This medicine should be consumed at least 14 days after stopping the use of MAOI medicines.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine should be used by pregnant women only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women. It is advised to discontinue breastfeeding before starting the treatment with this medicine. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Suicidal thinking and behavior

      Use of this medicine may cause suicidal thought and change the behavior of the user. This risk is increasingly high in young patients. It is recommended to screen the patient for such behavior before starting the treatment. Any change in behavior and thought process after taking this medicine should be reported to the doctor immediately.

    • Serotonin syndrome

      Use of this medicine with other medicines to treat depression may cause nausea, agitation, seizures and hallucinations (symptoms of serotonin syndrome)

    • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

      Use of this medicine may cause Neuroleptic malignant syndrome characterized by high fever, muscle stiffness, extreme changes in blood pressure, excessive sweating and salivation. The use of this medicine should be stopped as soon as these side effects are experienced.

    • Hypertension

      Use of this medicine is associated with a sharp increase in blood pressure levels. It is recommended to control hypertension using appropriate medicines before starting the treatment with Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s .

    • Bleeding disorders

      Use of this medicine may cause unusual bleeding and bruising and hence should be used with caution in patients suffering from bleeding disorders. Use of medicines that are known to cause gastrointestinal bleeding, (example: aspirin, paracetamol, ibuprofen etc), should be avoided while taking des Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s .

    • Glaucoma

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from angle closure glaucoma. The symptoms of this disease may worsen upon using Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s and hence caution is advised.

    • Seizure disorder

      Use of this medicine may cause seizures and hence should be used with caution in patients suffering from epilepsy.

    • Manic episodes

      Use of this medicine may cause agitation and aggressive behavior in some patients. The patient should be screened for bipolar disorder before starting the treatment course with this medicine.

    • Heart disease

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from a heart or blood vessel disorder.

    • Hyponatremia

      This medicine may decrease the sodium levels in the body and hence should be used with caution in patients taking diuretic medicines.

    • Bone fractures

      Use of this medicine has been associated with an increase in the incidence of bone fractures. Report any incidence of bone pain to the doctor while taking Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s .

    • Drowsiness and cognitive impairment

      Use of this medicine has been associated with drowsiness and impairment of cognition. It is advised to refrain from driving vehicles or operating heavy machinery while taking this medicine.

    • Sexual dysfunction

      Use of this medicine may cause sexual dysfunction. These dysfunctions may include a decrease in libido, erectile disorders, or unusual orgasm.

    • Withdrawal symptoms

      Use of this medicine should not be discontinued abruptly. It is advised to gradually reduce the dose of this medicine.

    • Monoamine oxidase inhibitor drugs

      This medicine should be used at least 14 days after stopping the use of MOAI drugs. Use Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s should stop at least 7 days before using the other medicine.

    • Pediatric use

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients aged below 18 years.

    • Use in elderly

      This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients as the risk of adverse effects is significantly high.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If the next scheduled dose is less than 4 hours away, then the missed dose should be skipped.

    • Overdose

      Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include agitation, hallucinations, convulsions, and nausea.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Linezolid severe
    • Lithium severe
    • Sertraline severe
    • Warfarin moderate
    • Aspirin moderate
    • Methylene severe
    • Indinavir severe
    • Sumatriptan severe
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an impaired kidney functions. Suitable dose adjustments should be made based on the serum creatinine levels for moderate to severe impairment.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients having narrow-angle glaucoma. The symptoms of the disease might worsen if this medicine is used in such patients.

    • moderate

      This medicine may cause an increase in the blood pressure levels and hence should be used with caution in patients with hypertension. The blood pressure level should be constantly monitored before and during the course of treatment.

    Lab interactions

    General Instructions

    Take Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s as instructed by the doctor. Do not use in smaller or larger than the recommended dose. The dose is likely to change over time based on your response and hence adherence to the changes is a must. Do not stop the use of this medicine abruptly.

    Other details

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

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    what are the adverse effects of Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s?

    Dizziness, dry mouth, insomnia, nervousness, somnolence, agitation, anxiety, confusion, hypertonia, paraesthesia, tremor, nausea, sweating, sexual dysfunction. Rarely, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, GI bleeding.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s?

    Adults: Generalized Anxiety Disorder/Social Anxiety Disorder: Initial: 75 mg/day, or 37.5 mg/day increase to 75 mg/day after 4-7 day. Titrate: Increase by 75 mg/day at intervals of no less than 4 days. Max: 225 mg/day.
    Depression: Initial: 37.5 mg twice daily or 25 mg three times daily. Titrate: Increase by 75 mg/day every 4 day to 150-225 mg/day. Max: 375 mg/day.
    Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Zaxine tablet SR 150 mg 10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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