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Daxid 25mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Medical Description

Daxid 25mg Tablet is used for treating the symptoms of hopelessness, mood swings, sleep disturbances, anxiety and social fear. Daxid 25mg Tablet belongs to a class of antidepressants with sertraline ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsSertraline(25.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Anxiety, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, social phobia
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhoea, gas, heartburn, irregular menstruation
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Daxid 25 MG

  • Major depression (characterised by symptoms of hopelessness, mood swings and sleep disturbances)
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (excessive thoughts that are difficult to control)
  • Panic Disorder (all symptoms resembling that of a heart attack)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder (fearful of socialising and communicating with people)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (a condition causing repeated thoughts, ideas, feelings, and sensations
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (Frightening flashbacks of the traumatic incident)
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (mood swings, depression, anxiety)
  • Hot flashes on the face, neck and chest in menopausal women

Contraindications of Daxid 25 MG

If you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients present in the medicine If you are taking antidepressant medications such as moclobemide or similar medicines like linezolid If you are taki...
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Side effects of Daxid 25 MG

  • Most of the side effects are minor and will disappear once the body adjusts to the medicine. However, immediately consult your doctor if the
  • symptoms persist or become worse.
  • Common side effects:
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Daxid 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Daxid 25mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, Daxid 25mg Tablet is not safe to be taken during pregnancy as it is known to cause problems in the newborn when taken during late pregnancy. However, if you are pregnant, consult your doctor before starting any medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Daxid 25mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid taking Daxid 25mg Tablet while breastfeeding as it is found to be excreted in breast milk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Daxid 25mg Tablet?
A:
No, it is not safe to drive when taking Daxid 25mg Tablet as it is known to cause impairment of mental and physical abilities required while driving a car. It may also induce sleepiness, dizziness, confusion, forgetfulness and affect your judgement and thinking ability. Hence, it is not recommended to drive a car when under this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Daxid 25mg Tablet?
A:
No, alcohol must be avoided with Daxid 25mg tablet. Consult your physician about safe usage of alcohol while taking Daxid 25 mg tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have fits or have a history of fits (seizure)
  • You have a headache, eye pain, blurred vision, or glaucoma (an eye disorder)
  • You have liver disease, diabetes, or any blood-related disorder
  • You are taking medicines for the treatment of high blood pressure

Mode of Action of Daxid 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Daxid 25mg Tablet contains sertraline as an active ingredient, known to act by raising the hormone (serotonin) level in the human body that lightens the mood and maintains a mental balance. Serot...
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Directions for Use of Daxid 25 MG

  • Daxid 25mg Tablet must be taken as per doctor’s prescription.
  • Daxid 25mg Tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • Make sure to swallow the Daxid 25mg Tablet as a whole and not chew, crush or break it.
  • Daxid 25mg Tablet must be taken at the same time as per prescription to ensure better efficacy and benefits.

Interactions of Daxid 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Seek medical advice before taking Daxid 25mg Tablet if you are taking:
  • Medicines to treat severe pain (tramadol)
  • Medicines to decrease the risk of bleeding (warfarin)
  • Medicines for migraine (sumatriptan, almotriptan)
  • Medicines for high blood pressure treatment (diltiazem)
  • Medicines for infection (erythromycin)
  • Medicines for acidity (omeprazole, cimetidine)
  • Medicines to treat fungal infections (ketoconazole)
  • Medicines to treat depression (amitriptyline)
  • Medicines for the treatment of diabetes (tolbutamide)
  • Painkillers such as ibuprofen and aspirin

Interactions with food items

  • Daxid 25mg Tablet may interact adversely with:
  • Tryptophan containing dietary supplements
  • Grapefruit juice

Storage and disposal of Daxid 25 MG

Daxid 25mg Tablets must be stored in a dry place, away from sunlight, at room temperature away from the reach of children. It must be disposed of in a way that it is out of reach of children and c...
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Dosage of Daxid 25 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose of Daxid 25mg Tablet can be fatal. Overdose may also produce serious symptoms like uncontrolled shaking of a part of the body, seizure (fits), difficulty in breathing, fainting...
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  • If you happen to take too much of the Daxid 25mg Tablet, reach out to your doctor or the nearest hospital
  • immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Daxid 25mg Tablet, take it immediately when you remember it. However, you should skip a missed dose when enough time has passed, and it is time for your next dose. Do n...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I give Daxid 25mg tablets to children?

A: Daxid 25mg tablets are not meant to be given to children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Hence, you should not give this medicine to children.

Q: I have been taking Daxid 25mg tablets for a week now but do not see much improvement in my condition. Should I stop taking it?

  • No, you should not stop taking Daxid 25mg tablets suddenly without consulting your doctor, as it may cause
  • symptoms of withdrawal like mood changes, depression, anxiety, headache, disturbed sleep, confusion and
  • sweating.
Product Details
Brand
DAXID
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 03 Feb 2022 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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