Prestiq 50mg Tablet 10'S

Depression Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

PRESTIQ 50MG contain desvenlafaxine which belongs to a group of medicine called SNRIs (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors). It is used to treat depression. This medicine works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers such as serotonin and noradrenaline in the brain that help maintain mental balance.

Always take PRESTIQ 50MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in children and adolescents. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, sweating, dizziness, insomnia, constipation, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, anxiety, decreased sex drive, delayed orgasm, and ejaculation.

USES OF PRESTIQ 50MG

  • Treat depression

HOW PRESTIQ 50MG WORKS

PRESTIQ 50MG works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers such as serotonin and noradrenaline, natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take PRESTIQ 50MG exactly as your doctor has told you. It must be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PRESTIQ 50MG

SERIOUS

  • serious mental illnesses and suicidal thoughts
  • serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • restlessness
  • hallucinations
  • increase in blood pressure
  • loss of coordination or coma
  • fast heartbeat
  • increased body temperature
  • muscle stiffness
  • new or worsened high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • abnormal bleeding or bruising
  • glaucoma
  • increased cholesterol and triglyceride level in blood
  • abnormal dreams and confusion
  • seizures (convulsions)
  • allergic reactions such as swelling beneath the skin (e.g.throat, face, hands)

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting, headache
  • dry mouth
  • sweating
  • dizziness, insomnia or sleepiness
  • constipation, diarrhoea
  • loss of appetite
  • tiredness, anxiety, tremor
  • dilated pupils
  • decreased sex drive
  • delayed orgasm and ejaculation
  • feeling that your surroundings are spinning or moving

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea and vomiting:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Dry mouth:

Chew sugar-free gum or suck on sugar-free hard candies. Control your caffeine intake. Do not use mouthwashes. Sip water regularly.

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.  

Constipation: 

Eat fibre rich foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluids such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicines without talking to a doctor.

Sleepiness:

Get up and move around to feel awake. Take a nap to take the edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid weakness.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

PRESTIQ 50MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

PRESTIQ 50MG should be used with caution in breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how PRESTIQ 50MG affects you.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with PRESTIQ 50MG.

KIDNEY

PRESTIQ 50MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

PRESTIQ 50MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take PRESTIQ 50MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to desvenlafaxine or any other ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

PRESTIQ 50MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have

  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol or high triglycerides
  • a history of a stroke
  • or had depression, suicidal thoughts or behavior
  • glaucoma
  • or had bleeding problems
  • or had seizures or convulsions
  • mania or bipolar disorder
  • low sodium levels in your blood

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • triptans (used to treat migraine headaches)
  • tricyclics, lithium, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs), serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRIs), antipsychotic drugs, or other dopamine antagonists, such as metoclopramide (used to treat mood, anxiety, psychotic, or thought disorders)
  • silbutramine
  • tramadol
  • St. John’s Wort
  • MAOIs (including linezolid, an antibiotic)
  • tryptophan supplements
  • other medicines containing venlafaxine

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Desvenlafaxine
Pharmacological Category :  

Antidepressant, Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor

Therapeutic Indication :  

Depression

Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT PRESTIQ 50MG

Will PRESTIQ 50MG affect my sex drive?

This medicine may cause a decrease in sexual desire and ability. It may also cause delay in orgasm and ejaculation and sometimes ejaculation failure. Discuss with your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms while taking this medicine.

Can PRESTIQ 50MG cause Constipation?

Yes, this medicine may cause constipation in some individuals. Eat fibre rich foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

Is PRESTIQ 50MG good for anxiety?

It has been shown to be effective in relieving symptoms of anxiety, though it is not approved for anxiety. It is used in anxiety disorders only when advised by the doctor.

REFERENCES

1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page – 1088-1092.

2. Daniel Z Lieberman and Suena H Massey. Desvenlafaxine in major depressive disorder: an evidence-based review of its place in therapy. US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. 15 Jun 2010. [Accessed 01 Dec 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2899788/

3. Wyeth pharmaceuticals Inc,2008; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised on Oct 2011] [Accessed 01 Dec 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/021992s030lbl.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    Desvenlafaxine Succinate Er 50 MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Prestiq 50mg Tablet 10'S

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