WELLSTAB Tablet 10's

Depression Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

WELLSTAB contains Tianeptine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidepressants. It is used to treat neurotic or reactive states of depression, anxiodepressive states with complaints such as digestive problems and anxio-depressive states observed in the alcoholics undergoing detoxification.

Before taking WELLSTAB inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver disease. WELLSTAB is not recommended for use in pregnancy and breastfeeding women.

WELLSTAB should not be given to children and adolescents below 15 years of age. The medicine should be used with caution in patients who have to undergo any kind of surgery. It should be used with caution in elderly patients above 70 years of age.

WELLSTAB could cause some specific serious side effects such as suicidal thoughts. The most common side effects of taking WELLSTAB are loss of appetite, insomnia, somnolence, nausea, constipation, abdominal pain, headache, dizziness and nightmares etc. Consult with your doctor if any of these above side effects worsen or don’t improve.

USES OF WELLSTAB

  • Treats Depression

HOW WELLSTAB WORKS

WELLSTAB helps in the treatment of depression by acting on the central nervous system. It increases the levels of certain chemical messengers (serotonin) in the brain which alleviates the mood and helps in decreasing anxiety and depression.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take WELLSTAB as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicines with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dose and duration of WELLSTAB for you depending upon your age, disease condition and body weight.

SIDE EFFECTS OF WELLSTAB

COMMON

  • loss of appetite
  • nightmares
  • insomnia, somnolence
  • dizziness, headache, malaise, tremors
  • stomach ache, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, constipation, flatulence
  • palpitations, chest pain
  • hot flushes, difficulty in breathing
  • muscle pain or lower back pain
  • tiredness
  • lump feeling in throat

UNCOMMON

  • skin rash, itching, urticaria
  • drug abuse and dependence (patients less than 50 years with a history of drug or alcohol dependence)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Take WELLSTAB with, or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating rich or spicy food. If nausea does not improve, consult with your doctor.

Vomiting:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks, eat light, bland foods and avoid fried, oily, or sweet foods. If the vomiting does not improve, consult with your doctor.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slow or try to have smaller and frequent meals. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. If the stomach pain does not improve, consult with your doctor.

Headache:

Try to take rest and do not involve yourself in exertive activities. Apply a pain-relieving balm to your forehead. If the headache doesn’t improve, consult with your doctor.

Constipation:

Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods such as vegetables, fresh fruits, and cereals and drink plenty of water while taking WELLSTAB. Exercise more regularly. If constipation does not improve, consult with your doctor.

Flatulence:

Eat small meals but take them frequently. Eat and exercise regularly. Contact your doctor if flatulence persists.

Itchy skin:

Do not scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Regularly use unscented moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. Contact your doctor if the itching worsens.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

WELLSTAB is not recommended for use in pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

WELLSTAB is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel drowsy and decreased alertness after taking WELLSTAB.

ALCOHOL

Avoid alcohol consumption while taking WELLSTAB.

KIDNEY

WELLSTAB should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Contact your doctor before taking.

LIVER

WELLSTAB should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Contact your doctor before taking.

ALLERGY

Do not take WELLSTAB if you are allergic to Tianeptine or to sucrose.

OTHERS

WELLSTAB is not recommended for use if you:

  • have rare inherited diseases such as fructose intolerance, glucose and galactose malabsorption syndrome and sucrase-isomaltase deficiency

Before taking WELLSTAB, inform your doctor if you:

  • have to undergo surgery which requires general anaesthesia

Use in paediatrics:

WELLSTAB is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 15 years of age. Consult with your doctor before taking.

 Use in geriatrics:

WELLSTAB should be used with caution in elderly patients above 70 years of age. Consult with your doctor before taking.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before taking WELLSTAB, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine, isocarboxazid and mianserin (used to treat depression)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of WELLSTAB, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdosage include alertness disorders.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Tianeptine
Pharmacological Category :   Tricyclic Antidepressant
Therapeutic Indication :  

Treats Depression

Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep WELLSTAB out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT WELLSTAB

What is WELLSTAB and why is it prescribed?

WELLSTAB contains Tianeptine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidepressants. It is used to treat neurotic or reactive states of depression, anxiodepressive states with complaints such as digestive problems and anxio-depressive states observed in the alcoholics undergoing detoxification.

How does WELLSTAB make you feel?

WELLSTAB acts on the central nervous system. It increases the levels of certain chemical messengers (serotonin) in the brain which alleviates the mood and helps in decreasing anxiety and depression.

Can I consume alcohol while taking WELLSTAB?

You must avoid the consumption of alcohol while taking WELLSTAB. Doing so may cause worsening of the side effects.

Can WELLSTAB raise blood pressure?

No. WELLSTAB does not raise blood pressure or cause any changes in heart rate. However, ask for your doctor’s advice before taking it.

Does WELLSTAB affects the ability to drive?

WELLSTAB may cause drowsiness as a common side effects. Therefore, it is advised not to drive or use any machineries if you feel drowsy and decreased alertness after taking WELLSTAB. You can carry on with all the activities once you feel normal again.

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    TIANEPTINE 12.5 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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