FAQs ABOUT VIPCA 20 TABLET
What is the use of VIPCA 20 TABLET?
VIPCA 20 TABLET is used to depression (major depressive episodes) in adults.
Is VIPCA 20 TABLET a strong antidepressant?
Yes. VIPCA 20 TABLET is a strong antidepressant that effectively controls signs of depression. It works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals (serotonin) within the brain that stabilizes mental health.
What is the best time to take VIPCA 20 TABLET?
Take VIPCA 20 TABLET approximately at the same time each day. You can take VIPCA 20 TABLET either in the morning or in the evening as per doctor’s instructions. Taking it at the same time each day will have the best effect and it would also help you remember your daily dose.
Can VIPCA 20 TABLET be used to reduce anxiety?
VIPCA 20 TABLET is a prescription medicine used to treat depression. It has been shown to reduce anxiety. However, there are no proper evidence to prove that. If you wish to control anxiety using VIPCA 20 TABLET, speak with your doctor for advice.
How does VIPCA 20 TABLET works?
VIPCA 20 TABLET works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals within the brain (such as serotonin) that controls mood and mental health. As a result, it elevates mood and makes you feel active and energetic.
Will the use of VIPCA 20 TABLET make you feel dizzy?
Yes, VIPCA 20 TABLET may make your feel dizzy. Do not drive or handle heavy machines or tool if you feel dizzy. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it can aggravate your dizziness.
Can VIPCA 20 TABLET be used in children?
VIPCA 20 TABLET is generally not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before administration.
What to do if I forget to take a dose of VIPCA 20 TABLET?
If you forget to take a dose of VIPCA 20 TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one at regular times. Do not take a double dose of VIPCA 20 TABLET to compensate a missed dose, as it could lead to toxicity.
Will taking a higher dose of VIPCA 20 TABLET than the prescribed one be beneficial?
No, taking a higher dose of VIPCA 20 TABLET will not be effective rather it can lead to toxicity. Always take the dose prescribed by your doctor. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor might increase the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.
Can I stop taking VIPCA 20 TABLET once my symptoms subside?
No. Do not stop taking VIPCA 20 TABLET without consulting your doctor even if you feel better during the mid-way of the therapy. You may feel better only after 2 weeks of therapy with VIPCA 20 TABLET, but it might take several weeks for you to experience complete benefits.
Can VIPCA 20 TABLET be taken daily?
Yes. VIPCA 20 TABLET can be taken daily as per your doctor’s instruction. However, if you are doubtful, consult your doctor.
Can VIPCA 20 TABLET be used in pregnant women?
VIPCA 20 TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women as it may harm the growing fetus. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
How to take VIPCA 20 TABLET?
Take VIPCA 20 TABLET as advised by your physician. It can be taken with or without food. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not chew or crush the medicine.
Can I stop taking VIPCA 20 TABLET once I started feeling better?
Do not stop taking VIPCA 20 TABLET without consulting your doctor as it may make your symptoms reappear.
How long will it take for VIPCA 20 TABLET to reduce my symptoms?
VIPCA 20 TABLET starts working after 1-2 weeks of the therapy. However, you may notice a difference in your condition only after 2-4 weeks of the therapy. It may take around 4-6 months for VIPCA 20 TABLET to completely reduce the symptoms of depression. Therefore, take VIPCA 20 TABLET consistently as advised by your physician to achieve better results.
What are the side effects of VIPCA 20 TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking VIPCA 20 TABLET are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, dizziness, itching of the whole body, abnormal dreams (nightmares) and increased sweating. These side effects are usually temporary and will resolve on its own within 2 weeks of therapy. However, consult your doctor if they worsen.
Can VIPCA 20 TABLET cause constipation?
Yes. Constipation is a common side effect of taking VIPCA 20 TABLET. Eat plenty of fiber rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables, cereals as well as drink plenty of water and exercise more regularly when taking this medicine. Contact your doctor if this side effect bothers you.
Is VIPCA 20 TABLET safe?
VIPCA 20 TABLET is safe at doses prescribed by the doctor. Do not alter the dosage of VIPCA 20 TABLET without consulting your doctor.