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Daxid 100mg Tablet

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Daxid 100 MG Description

Daxid tablets are an antidepressant that has the active ingredient Sertraline. The medicine is used to treat depression, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder a

nd social anxiety disorder. The medication is also effective in relieving the symptoms of the premenstrual dysphoric disorder (a severe form of PMS), which includes symptoms like irritability, mood swings, breast tenderness and bloating. Daxid Tablets belong to a class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs. The medicine increases the amount of Serotonin in the brain. It is a natural substance that helps in maintaining mental balance. Some common side effects with the use of Daxid Tablet are nausea, loss of appetite, excess sweating, tremors, and diarrhoea. Before taking Daxid tablets, inform your doctor if you have a history of epilepsy, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, heart disease, or glaucoma.

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Product Summary

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ContainsSertraline(100.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorde
Side effectsNausea, constipation, diarrhoea, vomiting, heartburn, dry mouth
TherapyANTI-DEPRESSANT
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uses

Uses of Daxid 100 MG

  • For the treatment of -
  • Depression
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (a severe form of premenstrual symptoms like mood shifts)
  • Panic Attacks (immense fear or anxiety not proportional to the cause)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (a pattern of unwanted thoughts and repetitive behaviours)
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Failure to recover due to experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event with symptoms like flashbacks and sweating)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder (A mental health condition where social interactions may cause excessive anxiety)
contraindications

Contraindications of Daxid 100 MG

  • If you’ve used MAOIs that are intended to treat psychiatric disorders
  • If you’re on Linezolid or intravenous methylene blue
  • If there is concomitant use in patients taking pimozide
  • If you’ve a hypersensitivity to sertraline
  • If you’re sensitive to any ingredients in Daxid Tablets
sideEffects

Side effects of Daxid 100 MG

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Talk to your doctor if the symptoms of some or most of the side effects are severe and do not go away.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Daxid 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Daxid Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Daxid Tablets may be better avoided during pregnancy as exposure to this medication may increase chances of developing complications in the child that require prolonged hospitalisation. The complications might arise immediately upon delivery. Consult your doctor before starting this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Daxid Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known whether or not Daxid Tablet or any of its components are excreted in human milk. Better to avoid it if you are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before starting this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Daxid Tablet?
A:
It is advised to avoid driving or undertake any activity that requires attention immediately after consuming a Daxid Tablet as it might cause dizziness and headache.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Daxid Tablet?
A:
Daxid Tablets may cause excess sedation with alcohol. The use of Daxid Tablet with alcohol is not recommended.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver conditions.
  • You have any kidney or heart conditions before starting the medicines.
  • You’ve a history of seizures or convulsions.
  • You suffer from high blood pressure.
  • The use of Daxid Tablet among children or adolescents is cautioned, and the potential risks must be assessed before such use. Do not administer this medication to children without consulting your doct...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Daxid 100 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in Daxid Tablets is Sertraline. It belongs to the class of SSRIs or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. SSRIs increase the amount of Serotonin in the human brain. Serotonin ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Daxid 100 MG

  • Daxid Tablet is to be taken orally at the same time every day.
  • Follow directions on the prescription label of your medicine.
  • Take Daxid exactly as directed by the physician or the doctor.
  • Do not take more or less than is prescribed by your doctor.
  • It might take a few weeks before you start to feel the benefit of Daxid.
  • Continue to take Daxid even when you feel better.
  • The patient should not stop using this medication without consulting your doctor.
  • If you stop taking this medication, you might experience withdrawal symptoms like nausea, depression, sweating, mood changes or abnormally excited mood.
interactions

Interactions of Daxid 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Daxid Tablets may have interactions with :
  • Psychotropic medications that interfere with serotonin reuptake
  • NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
  • Aspirin
  • Warfarin

Interactions with food items

  • Daxid Tablets can be administered after having a meal or without food. The patient must take it at a fixed time daily to ensure the best results. Daxid Tablets may cause excess sedation with alcohol.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Daxid 100 MG

Keep Daxid tablet in its original container and close it tightly. It should be kept out of reach of children. Store the medicine at room temperature and store it away from excessive heat and moisture....
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dosage

Dosage of Daxid 100 MG

Overdose

In case of an overdose of Daxid Tablet, one may experience symptoms like drowsiness, agitation, hallucinations, fever, sweating, confusion, fast heartbeat, shivering, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, exce...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Daxid as soon as you remember it. However, in case of time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue the schedule. Don’t take a double dose in order to make up for m...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Anuj Tiwari

MBBS, DNB Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Daxid Tablets cause weight gain?

A: Daxid Tablets may cause you to gain weight due to the excessive urge to eat. It may cause weight loss in some cases. Consult your doctor to create a diet if you are gaining weight.

Q: Can I increase the dose of the Daxid tablet if it does not relieve my symptoms?

A: Increasing the dose of Daxid tablets may cause severe adverse effects like excessive drowsiness, sedation, tremors or sexual dysfunction. Do not increase the dose of the medicine on your own. Consult your doctor regarding the same.

Q: How long does it take for Daxid Tablet to show its action?

A: You may start noticing betterment in your symptoms within a week of taking Daxid Tablets. It may take some time for a complete response to develop. This also varies from person to person.
Product Details
Brand
DAXID
Expires on or After
29/08/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2022 | 10:40 AM (IST)
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