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Dulane 20mg Capsule

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Dulane 20 MG Description

Dulane Tablets is a prescription medicine used for patients suffering from depression and anxiety. Depression refers to the feeling of hopelessness, sadness and loss of interest that affects everyday ...
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ContainsDuloxetine(20.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Anxiety, Diabetic neuropathy, Fibromyalgia
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Decreased appetite
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Dulane 20 MG

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Diabetic neuropathy (numbness and tingling due to diabetes)
  • Fibromyalgia (condition with chronic pain, muscle stiffness and pain)
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence (inability to control passing the urine)

Contraindications of Dulane 20 MG

  • One should not take Dulane Tablets if -
  • Allergic to the medicine
  • Taking Monoamine Oxidase (MAO) Inhibitors
  • Suffering from glaucoma (optic nerve issue)
  • You have suicidal thoughts

Side effects of Dulane 20 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Decreased appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain

Precautions and Warnings of Dulane 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dulane Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Dulane Tablets has proven to be harmful to the baby. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning a baby. The doctor will weigh the benefits in the situation and advise the best for you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dulane Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Dulane Tablets are not recommended if a woman is breastfeeding. You need to consult a doctor; he will advise you according to the situation.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Dulane Tablets?
A:
Dulane Tablets tends to increase the feeling of drowsiness and dizziness. Hence, driving after taking medicine should be avoided to ensure safety.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Dulane Tablets?
A:
Dulane Tablet increases the feeling of drowsiness and can cause certain side effects with alcohol consumption. Alcohol is generally avoided while taking Dulane Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of kidney, liver, mental disorders.
  • You or any family member has a history of depression, bipolar disorder or has had suicidal thoughts.
  • You take any medicine, vitamins or supplements regularly, even if the supplement is ayurvedic, herbal, or any other category.
  • You should be regular with the dose; Dulane Tablets cannot be stopped without a doctor's recommendation.
  • You should stay away from driving or operating any heavy machinery after taking Dulane Tablets.
  • Proper and complete medical history should be given to the doctor.

Mode of Action of Dulane 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Dulane Tablets has Duloxetine as the main ingredient. Duloxetine is a Selective Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRI). It acts as an antidepressant by increasing serotonin and noradrenaline levels...
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Directions for Use of Dulane 20 MG

  • Dulane Tablet should be taken only according to the recommendation of a doctor. It is generally prescribed for a longer duration and should be taken regularly.
  • It might take up to four weeks to see any results after taking Dulane tablet, but you need to continue taking medicine.
  • Dulane tablets can be taken with or without food. Always maintain a schedule and try to have the medicine at the same time every day.
  • Do not discontinue taking the Dulane tablet without consulting your doctor.
  • The tablet needs to be taken orally with water. Dulane tablets should not be altered in any way by chewing, crushing or breaking them into smaller pieces.

Interactions of Dulane 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The following medicines can interact with Dulane Tablets-
  • MAO inhibitors like selegiline can cause serious side effects if taken along with Dulane tablet
  • Blood thinners like warfarin and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding or bruising
  • Antidepressants like Amitriptyline, Desipramine can interfere with the duration and procedure of getting rid of Dulane from the body
  • Antihistamines (medicines used for allergies) and Antianxiety medicines (medicines used to treat anxiety) can interfere with the medicine’s efficacy and also increase the feeling of drowsiness.

Interactions with food items

  • Dulane does not interact with any particular food item.

Storage and disposal of Dulane 20 MG

Store the medicine at room temperature. Always avoid keeping Dulane tablets in direct sunlight. The medicine should not be kept in a refrigerator. Keep such medication away from the reach of childre...
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Dosage of Dulane 20 MG

Overdose

Always take the Dulane tablet according to the dose prescribed by the doctor. Overdose can exhibit severe side effects. Seek immediate help in case of overdose. Do not share Dulane with someone you fe...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of the Dulane tablet, take the pill as soon as you remember. But if it is almost the time for the next dose, don’t take Dulane at that time and continue with the usual next dosage. ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have been taking Dulane Tablets for five days but can’t see any improvement. Is it normal?

A: Dulane Tablets might take up to four weeks to show any effects; keep taking medicine as per the doctor’s recommendation.

Q: I feel I have high blood pressure since I am taking Dulane Tablets. Is it normal?

A: Dulane Tablet tends to increase the blood pressure in some individuals. Kindly consult your doctor to find a solution.

Q: I am already feeling better. Can I stop taking the Dulane Tablets?

A: No, Dulane Tablets cannot be discontinued without a doctor’s recommendation. It can cause certain withdrawal symptoms. Never alter the dose of Dulane without consulting a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
DULANE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2022
Last Updated on: 09 Feb 2022 | 08:40 AM (IST)

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