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Dulot 20mg Capsule

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Medical Description

Dulot Capsule is an antidepressant and a reuptake inhibitor of serotonin and noradrenaline -SNRI (mood-enhancing chemicals). It functions by boosting serotonin and noradrenaline levels in the brain, w...
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Product Summary

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ContainsDuloxetine(20.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder, Anxiety, Diabetic neuropathic pain, Chronic muscle or joint pain
Side effectsSleepiness, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, constipation, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Dulot 20 MG

  • Dulot Capsule is used for:
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Diabetic neuropathic pain
  • Chronic muscle or joint pain
  • Fibromyalgia (Unexplained muscle pain and weakness)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Feeling of always being tired and worn o

Contraindications of Dulot 20 MG

  • Capsule Dulot Capsule may be contraindicated in patients with:
  • Previous allergy to Duloxetine or any ingredient of Dulot capsule
  • Glaucoma
  • 14 days after using MAO inhibitors
  • Severe kidney disease
  • Severe liver disease

Side effects of Dulot 20 MG

  • There may be some side effects of Dulot Capsule. They are
  • Sleepiness
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Body ache
  • Cough
  • Dry mouth
  • Some of the adverse effects might not necessitate medical intervention. However, talk to your doctor if these symptoms don’t go away.

Precautions and Warnings of Dulot 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dulot Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Dulot Capsule should only be used during pregnancy if your doctor recommends it. This medication may increase the chance of abnormalities in babies; it is essential to inform your doctor if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dulot Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Dulot Capsule can only be taken while breastfeeding if your doctor recommends it. Dulot Capsule may pass into breast milk; it is essential to inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding your child.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Dulot Capsule?
A:
Dulot Capsule can make you sleepy and impair your driving skills. Therefore you should avoid driving or doing anything that requires your full attention while taking this medicine

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dulot Capsule?
A:
Alcohol should not be consumed with Dulot Capsule. It may increase the chances of liver injury or worsen the sedative side effect of the drug

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Make no changes to your dose schedule without consulting your doctor about your condition and other circumstances.

Mode of Action of Dulot 20 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient of Dulot Capsule is Duloxetine. Dulot Capsule works by increasing the brain's mood levels, enhancing neurotransmitters serotonin and noradrenaline. This helps balance out the neg...
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Directions for Use of Dulot 20 MG

  • The doctor will prescribe the dose strength based on the disease to be treated.
  • Swallow the tablet whole without crushing, chewing or breaking it.
  • Do not increase or reduce the dosage since this may produce side effects.
  • This medicine can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not self medicate.

Interactions of Dulot 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Because of the increased risk of serotonin syndrome, Dulot Capsule should be avoided with: Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI).

Interactions with food items

  • Dulot Capsule may react with alcohol, so it's best to avoid it since it has a risk of developing the liver illness.

Storage and disposal of Dulot 20 MG

Keep Dulot capsule in the container it came in. Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Keep the capsule at room temperature, away from direct heat and moisture. Unused medication should be dispos...
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Dosage of Dulot 20 MG

Overdose

In case of Dulot capsule overdose, seek medical help or contact your doctor immediately. It can cause fever, nausea, vomiting or loss of coordination.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose just when you remember. Skip the missed dose if the next dose is approaching. To compensate for a missed dose, don't double it.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What will happen if I stop taking Dulot Capsule suddenly?

A: You may feel dizzy, restless, anxious, and irritable if you suddenly stop taking Dulot Capsule. Sleep disturbances, nausea, vomiting, shaking, diarrhoea, excessive sweating or vertigo are possible side effects. Before stopping Dulot Capsule, always see your doctor. Your doctor will progressively reduce the dose.

Q: Does Dulot Capsule affect fertility?

A: There is no conclusive evidence that duloxetine (the active ingredient of Dulot Capsule) reduces fertility in either men or women. If you're trying to conceive, consult your doctor before taking it.

Q: Can Dulot Capsule be taken if I am suffering from liver disease?

A: The use of Dulot Capsule is restricted in people with liver problems. If you have a history of liver illness, tell your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
DULOT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
16/08/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2022 | 10:40 AM (IST)
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