Prodep 20mg Suspension 60ml

Depression Rx required
Mfr: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.37.28

What is PRODEP 20MG?

  • PRODEP 20MG contains Fluoxetine which belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants
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What PRODEP 20MG is used for?

PRODEP 20MG used to treat adults with,

  • Major depressive episodes
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (also called OCD)

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Driving & Using Machines

Tell your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to fluoxetine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have epilepsy or fits
  • have diabetes
  • suffer from glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
  • have any liver or kidney problems
  • are an alcoholic
  • Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are pregnant or might be pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding
  • PRODEP 20MG should not be used in children and adolescents under the age of 18
  • Do not drive or use machinery unless you are sure that you are not affected

Tell your doctor, if you are taking medicines such as:

  • lithium, pimozide, haloperidol or phenothiazines (e.g. chlorpromazine) for mental illness
  • sparfloxacin, moxifloxacin, erythromycin, pentamidine (antibiotics, used to treat infections)
  • halofantrine (used for anti-malaria treatment)
  • iproniazid, linezolid and methyl thioninum chloride (methylene blue) (non-selective MAOI’s – monoamine oxidase inhibitors)
  • metoprolol (used for heart failure)
  • nebivolol (used to treat high blood pressure)
  • propafenone (used to treat abnormal heart rhythms)
  • atomoxetine (used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • risperidone (used to treat psychotic disorders)
  • diuretics (water tablets)
  • desmopressin (used to reduce amount urine produced by kidneys)
  • oxcarbazepine (used to treat epilepsy)
  • mefloquine, chloroquine (anti-malaria)
  • astemizole, mizolastine, mequitazine, cyproheptadine (anti-histamines)
  • flecainide or encainide for the heart
  • carbamazepine or phenytoin for epilepsy or other conditions
  • medicines for depression e.g. tricyclic anti-depressants, SSRI’s (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor)
  • selegeline for Parkinson’s disease
  • tramadol for pain relief
  • bupropion (used to help stop smoking)
  • triptans (e.g. sumatriptan) for migraine or cluster headaches
  • medicines to thin the blood (e.g. warfarin)
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, e.g. ibuprofen)
  • aspirin (for pain relief)
  • tryptophan (an amino acid)
  • tamoxifen (used to treat breast cancer)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Do not take more medicine than your doctor tells you
  • Measure the right amount of medicine using the measuring cup, syringe or a measuring spoon, then drink it

The recommended dosage for certain conditions are as follows

  • Depression: The recommended dose is 5ml (20 mg) daily
  • Bulimia nervosa: The recommended dose is 15ml (60 mg) daily
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder: The recommended dose is 5ml (20 mg) daily

If you take more PRODEP 20MG

  • If you take too much, go to your nearest hospital emergency department (or casualty) or tell your doctor straight away

If you forget to take PRODEP 20MG

  • If you miss a dose, do not worry. Take your next dose the next day at the usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking PRODEP 20MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without asking your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • allergic reaction such as rash, itching, swollen lips, tongue or face, wheezing or shortness of breath
  • faster breathing or heart rate, sweating, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, extreme agitation or sleepiness
  • prolonged and painful erection
  • irritability and extreme agitation
  • heart problems, such as fast or irregular heart rate, fainting, collapsing or dizziness upon standing which may indicate abnormal functioning of the heart rate
  • inexplicable vaginal bleeding
  • inexplicable bruises or bleeding or bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract
  • fits
  • uncontrollable movements
  • poor appetite
  • change in taste
  • nervousness, anxiety
  • feeling tensed
  • decreased sex drive or sexual difficulties (including low sexual performance and ejaculation problems)
  • sleep problems or unusual dreams
  • tremor
  • drowsiness
  • blurred vision
  • flushing
  • yawning
  • indigestion, vomiting
  • joint pains
  • passing urine too frequently
  • feeling shaky or chills
  • weight loss
  • headache, dry mouth
  • feeling detached from yourself
  • abnormal thinking
  • abnormally high mood
  • orgasm problems
  • teeth grinding
  • disturbances of motion sequence or coordination
  • muscle twitching
  • involuntary impaired balance
  • memory impairment
  • enlarged pupils
  • ringing in the ears
  • low blood pressure
  • nose bleeds
  • difficulties in swallowing
  • hair loss
  • cold sweat
  • feeling hot or cold
  • low levels of sodium in the blood
  • low numbers of blood cells
  • low number of manic reactions (untypical wild behavior)
  • hallucinations
  • uproariousness, aggression
  • panic attacks, stuttering or agitation
  • bucco glossal syndrome
  • arrhythmias and QT prolongation
  • inflammation of blood vessels and vascular
  • dilation
  • pharyngitis
  • esophageal pain
  • lung problems
  • sensitivity to sun light
  • muscle aches
  • producing breast milk
  • serum sickness (rash, joint aches, fever, swelling of lymph nodes, shock, low blood pressure)
  • impaired ADH secretion
  • increased prolactin levels in the blood
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • bone fractures - an increased risk of bone fractures has been observed in patients taking this type of medicines

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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Protect from light
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