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Mdd Xr 50mg Tablet

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Mdd Xr 50 MG Description

MDD XR 50 mg tablet is a prescription medicine mainly used for depression. It is composed of desvenlafaxine 50 mg. It is an antidepressant medicine, which belongs to a group of medications called Ser

otonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRI). It increases certain chemical messengers in the brain, which helps tackle symptoms of depression and elevates mood. Major depressive disorder is a mental health disorder. It is also known as clinical depression. It causes intense sadness, loneliness, and loss of interest in everything. MDD XR tablet helps reduce these symptoms. This medicine can have specific side effects like drowsiness, sexual dysfunction, loss of appetites, etc. Consult your doctor if you have any of them for a long duration. Do not stop taking this without consulting your doctor, as it can cause withdrawal symptoms like sweating, tremors, dizziness, irritability, etc. The dose of this medicine should be monitored because it can cause severe harmful and suicidal thoughts when used for a long duration. You should not drink or drive after taking this. It should not be given to children without consulting a doctor due to the increased risk of suicidal behaviour.


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ContainsDesvenlafaxine(50.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder.
Side effectsDizziness, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, drowsiness, blurred vision, headache, fatigue, balance-problems, slight tremor, anxiety, changes in blood pressure, confusion, agitation, sleep disturbances, mental status changes, changes in heart rate, delirium, seizures, and coma.
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Uses of Mdd Xr 50 MG

  • Depression

Contraindications of Mdd Xr 50 MG

Do not use an MDD XR tablet without consulting your doctor if you have the following conditions: If you are allergic to the components of this medicine. If you are already using other antidepressa...
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Side effects of Mdd Xr 50 MG

  • Decreased appetite
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Tremors
  • Drowsiness
  • Dilated pupils
  • Inability to stay still
  • Fatigue
  • Sweating
  • Vomiting
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Disclaimer - Most of these side effects do not require medical treatment, and they will disappear once you have adjusted to the dose. But, if any of these conditions persist for a long duration, consu...
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Precautions and Warnings of Mdd Xr 50 MG



Can I take the MDD XR tablet during pregnancy?
No, do not take an MDD XR 50 mg tablet without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant. It can be unsafe to use in pregnancy. Even though there are limited human studies, animal studies have shown harmful effects on unborn babies. Please consult your doctor, so they can weigh the benefits and risks before prescribing it to you.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the MDD XR tablet while breastfeeding?
No, you should consult your doctor before taking the MDD XR tablet. It can be unsafe during breastfeeding. The medicine may pass into the milk and to your baby. Discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks.


Can I drive if I have taken the MDD XR tablet?
Driving is not advisable after taking the MDD XR tablet. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, and blurred vision that can affect your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with the MDD XR tablet?
No, you cannot consume alcohol with an MDD XR tablet. It can interfere with the function of the medication and cause exaggerated side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an older person, the dose of this medicine should be carefully monitored.
  • You are on medication for blood pressure, consult your doctor before the consumption of the same.
  • You notice unusual bleeding or bruising.
  • You are prone to bone fractures; talk to your doctor. This tablet can lower bone density.
  • You are using any herbal medicine or supplements, talk to your doctor first.
  • Do not stop using MDD XR tablets suddenly, as they can cause withdrawal symptoms like tremors, excessive sweating, vomiting, irritation, etc.
  • This medicine may lower your sexual desire and cause sexual dysfunction.

Mode of Action of Mdd Xr 50 MG

How Does It Work?

MDD XR 50 tablet contains desvenlafaxine, an antidepressant medicine. It belongs to the SNRI group of antidepressants. It works by blocking specific receptors and reducing the reuptake of chemical sub...
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Directions for Use of Mdd Xr 50 MG

  • Take the MDD XR tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • You can take it with or without consuming food.
  • Do not break this tablet or chew it.
  • Try to take the tablet as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not take if the package has been opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medication, as it can have adverse effects.

Interactions of Mdd Xr 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take the MDD XR tablet with alcohol. It can interfere with the effects of the medicine and increase the severity of side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, mood disorders, tremors, etc. It doe...
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Interactions with food items

  • If you use blood thinners and antiplatelet meds, MDD XR tablets can increase bleeding or bruising.
  • If you are using different antidepressants like linezolid, methylene blue, etc., do not take this medicine, as it can cause severe and sometimes fatal reactions.
  • If you are taking medicines that increase serotonin-like St John’s wort or antidepressants like fluoxetine, they can cause serotonin toxicity, which results in life-threatening adverse effects.
  • If you are using opioid painkillers, cough medicine, sleeping pills, or antihistamines like cetirizine, do not take MDD XR tablets, as it can cause excessive drowsiness.

Storage and disposal of Mdd Xr 50 MG

Store MDD XR tablet in dry conditions. Keep it away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging carefully after using it. Throw it away if the package has been a...
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Dosage of Mdd Xr 50 MG


  • The MDD XR tablet overdose can cause dizziness, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, drowsiness, slight tremor, anxiety, changes in blood pressure, confusion, agitation, sleep disturbances. Large overdoses can...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the MDD XR tablet, take it as soon as possible. If it's already time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the next one. Do not take both doses togethe...
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Content Details


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is MDD XR 50 tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: When used in prescribed doses, MDD XR is not a habit-forming medicine. Do not change the dose and stop it suddenly without notifying your doctor, as it can yield side effects and worsen your condition.

Q: How much dosage of MDD XR tablet and how long should I take this medicine to see the effects?

  • The amount and the duration it takes for the MDD XR tablet to show the effects on tackling depression is not clinically established. It may vary from person to person. Do not change the dose yourself ...
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