Duxet 20mg Tablet 10'S


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Drug Information for Duxet 20mg Tablet 10'S

What is DUXET 20MG TABLET used for?

DUXET 20MG TABLET capsule/tablet is used for the treatment of the following:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy in diabetic patients
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic back pain

DUXET 20MG TABLET may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does DUXET 20MG TABLET work?

DUXET 20MG TABLET belongs to the class of drugs called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). The drug acts by stabilizing the action of certain chemicals in the CNS that cause depression and anxiety. Thus, it inhibits the pain signals from reaching the brain and controls the actions associated with serotonergic and noradrenergic activity in the central nervous system.

How to take DUXET 20MG TABLET?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take DUXET 20MG TABLET capsule/tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet/capsule Do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule. Do not tear open the capsule. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of DUXET 20MG TABLET, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of DUXET 20MG TABLET include the following:

  • Severe drowsiness
  • Fainting
  • Trouble breathing
  • Agitation
  • Lack of coordination
  • Restlessness
  • Shivering
  • Trembling
  • Loss of bladder control

You must seek immediate medical care if you experience any of the above symptoms.

What are the drugs that interact with DUXET 20MG TABLET?

Drugs that interact with DUXET 20MG TABLET include the following:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Aspirin
  • Chlorpheniramine
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Ergotamine
  • Fluoxetine
  • Imipramine
  • Methenamine
  • Naltrexone
  • Pentazocine
  • Salicylamide
  • Tramadol
  • Zolmitriptan

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of DUXET 20MG TABLET?

The following are the most common side effects of DUXET 20MG TABLET:

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Increased sweating
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Hallucinations
  • Muscle twitching
  • Profuse sweating
  • Lack of coordination
  • Tremors
  • Seizures
  • Changes in blood pressure

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking DUXET 20MG TABLET?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to DUXET 20MG TABLET or similar drugs.
  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on DUXET 20MG TABLET.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Discontinuing the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of DUXET 20MG TABLET .
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if DUXET 20MG TABLET causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Be cautious while taking DUXET 20MG TABLET in geriatric patients as they are more sensitive to the risk of side effects.

You are advised not to take DUXET 20MG TABLET if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking DUXET 20MG TABLET?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of drug addiction or suicidal thoughts.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of severe kidney or liver diseases.
  • Inform your doctor before taking DUXET 20MG TABLET during breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.

Frequently Asked Questions about DUXET 20MG TABLET

  1. What are the contraindications of DUXET 20MG TABLET?
  2. Avoid DUXET 20MG TABLET medicine if you are using MAO indicators. Please consult your doctor before taking DUXET 20MG TABLET.

  3. Is it safe to take DUXET 20MG TABLET while suffering from Parkinson’s disease?
  4. Inform your doctor before taking DUXET 20MG TABLET medication while suffering from Parkinson’s disease.

  5. Is it safe to alter the dose of DUXET 20MG TABLET?
  6. No. Altering the dose of DUXET 20MG TABLET is not advisable as it can increase the risk of side effects.

  7. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking DUXET 20MG TABLET?
  8. Diabetic patients need to monitor their blood glucose levels as DUXET 20MG TABLET can affect the sugar levels in the body.

  9. Is it safe to take DUXET 20MG TABLET during pregnancy?
  10. Consult your doctor before taking DUXET 20MG TABLET medication during pregnancy as it can cause harm to the unborn baby.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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