FAQs ABOUT EXODEP 25
What is EXODEP 25 and why is it given?
EXODEP 25 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 EXODEP 25 on my own?
You should not stop taking EXODEP 25 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 EXODEP 25 suddenly you may experience some withdrawal symptoms like irritability, insomnia and excessive perspiration (sweating).
Is EXODEP 25 safe to use in pregnant and breast-feeding women?
EXODEP 25 should be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women only if clearly advised by the doctor. Consult your doctor before taking EXODEP 25 if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breast-feeding your child.
Can I drive or operate heavy machines after taking EXODEP 25?
EXODEP 25 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 EXODEP 25.
Can EXODEP 25 be used in elderly patients?
EXODEP 25 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.