FAQs ABOUT ELATE 75
What is ELATE 75 and why is it given?
ELATE 75 contains Dosulepin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidepressants. It is used in the treatment of depression and also helps to reduce the feelings of anxiety, this medicine is used only when other medicines are not suitable.
Can I stop taking ELATE 75 on my own?
You should not stop taking ELATE 75 suddenly on your own without the advice of your doctor. Your doctor may gradually withdraw the dose in case of stopping the medicine. If you stop taking ELATE 75 suddenly you may experience some withdrawal symptoms like irritability, insomnia and excessive perspiration (sweating).
Is ELATE 75 safe to use in pregnant and breast-feeding women?
ELATE 75 should be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women only if clearly advised by the doctor. Consult your doctor before taking ELATE 75 if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breast-feeding your child.
Can I drive or operate heavy machines after taking ELATE 75?
ELATE 75 can cause drowsiness. Therefore, it is not advisable to drive or use machineries and tools until you feel normal again. Consult your doctor for advice before taking ELATE 75.
Can ELATE 75 be used in elderly patients?
ELATE 75 should be used with caution in elderly patients due to increased risk of side effects such as agitation, confusion and light headedness. Consult your doctor before taking it.