FAQs ABOUT DULARO 30 TABLET
What if I miss a dose of DULARO 30 TABLET?
If you forget a dose of DULARO 30 TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the forgotten one and take only a single dose as usual. Leave out the missed dose if it's almost time for the next one. Do not take more than the daily amount of DULARO 30 TABLET that has been prescribed for you in a day.
Can I stop taking DULARO 30 TABLET on my own?
No. Do not stop taking DULARO 30 TABLET without your doctor’s advice even if you feel better. Your doctor may gradually reduce the dose before stopping treatment altogether. If you stop taking DULARO 30 TABLET suddenly, you may have symptoms such as dizziness, tingling feelings or electric shock-like feelings, sleep disturbances, extreme tiredness, sleepiness, restlessness, agitation, anxiety, nausea, vomiting, shaking, headaches, muscle pain, irritability, diarrhoea, excessive sweating or spinning sensation. If any of these bother you, ask your doctor for advice.
How soon can I see the effects of DULARO 30 TABLET?
DULARO 30 TABLET starts to work in most people with depression or anxiety within two weeks of starting treatment, but it may take 2-4 weeks before you feel better. Your doctor may continue to give you DULARO 30 TABLET when you are feeling better to prevent your depression or anxiety from returning. In people with diabetic neuropathic pain, it can take a few weeks before you feel better. Tell your doctor if you do not start to feel better after this duration.
Can DULARO 30 TABLET be given to children?
No. DULARO 30 TABLET is used for adults and generally not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Your doctor may prescribe DULARO 30 TABLET for patients under 18 if decided that this is in their best interests. If your doctor has prescribed DULARO 30 TABLET for your child and you want to discuss this, please go back to your doctor. Inform your doctor if you see your child experiencing any symptoms like suicide attempt or ideas, aggression, oppositional behaviour and anger.
Can DULARO 30 TABLET make me have suicidal thoughts?
During initial treatment with DULARO 30 TABLET, you might have suicidal thoughts. In such case, call your doctor or go to a hospital straight away. You may find it helpful to confront a relative or close friend and ask them to tell you if they think your depression or anxiety is worsening or if they are concerned about changes in your behaviour.
Can I take DULARO 30 TABLET on an empty stomach?
Take DULARO 30 TABLET as advised by your doctor. You can take DULARO 30 TABLET with or without food. Try taking DULARO 30 TABLET at same time each day which will help you in remembering your dose. Consult your doctor for further queries.