Duloxee 40mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:33 am

Duloxee 40mg Tablet

Uses of Duloxee 40mg Tablet

Duloxee 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

Side effects of Duloxee 40mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Duloxee 40mg Tablet are – Nausea, Dry Mouth, Constipation, Insomnia, Dizziness, Fatigue, Diarrhea, Drowsiness, Vomiting, Blurred Vision

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Duloxee 40mg Tablet

Do not use Duloxee 40mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Duloxetine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Duloxee 40mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Duloxee 40mg Tablet works

Duloxee 40mg Tablet contains – Duloxetine

Duloxetine inhibits neuronal serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine reuptake to potentiate serotonergic and noradrenergic activity in the CNS. These activities may elevate mood and inhibit pain signals stemming from peripheral nerves adversely affected by chronically elevated serum glucose level.

Dosage of Duloxee 40mg Tablet

The dosage of Duloxee 40mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Duloxee 40mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Duloxee 40mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Duzac 40mg Capsule  ( Cipla Ltd. )

80.93  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Loxet 40mg Tablet  ( Kivi Labs Ltd. )

106.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Sylonex 40mg Tablet  ( Psycormedies )

101.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- Alcohol increases risk of hepatic injury. CYP1A2 and CYP2D6 inhibitors e.g., fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, quinidine, quinolone antimicrobials may increase plasma concentration. MAOIs may cause serotonin syndrome autonomic hyperactivity, coma, diaphoresis, excitement, hyperthermia, rigidity.

Aspirin, NSAIDs may increase risk of bleeding. May increase concentration, potential toxicity of tricyclic antidepressants. Serotonergic drugs e.g., triptans, lithium, tramadol may increase risk of serotonin syndrome.

Herbs :- Gotu kola, kava kava, St. John's wort, valerian may increase CNS depression. St. John's wort may increase risk of serotonin syndrome.

Lab Values :- May increase serum bilirubin, ALT, AST, alkaline phosphatase.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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