Morex 150mg Tablets
Morex 150 MG Description
Morex Tablet is a prescription medication that is used for the management of Depression and Social Phobia. Depression is a mental disorder characterised by episodes of sadness, mood swings, loss of i
nterest, hopelessness etc. Social phobia is anxiety characterised by episodes of fear, worry, and nervousness in social situations. Morex Tablet contains Moclobemide as an active ingredient. Moclobemide is an antidepressant that belongs to the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) class of medication. Morex Tablet should be taken after the doctor’s consultation. Many unwanted effects are associated with this medicine, so dosage must be carefully monitored. Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dry Mouth, Confusion, and Drowsiness are some of the side effects of Morex Tablets. Do not stop taking Morex Tablets suddenly without consulting your doctor, as it can cause clinical worsening of your condition or may lead to withdrawal symptoms.
Uses of Morex 150 MG
- As per CDSCO, the Morex Tablet is used for:
- Management of Depression
Contraindications of Morex 150 MG
- If you are allergic to any of the components of the Morex Tablet, i.e. Moclobemide.
- If you are already using other antidepressants or anti-anxiety or sedative medications.
- If you have an adrenal gland tumour.
- If you have lactose intolerance.
- If you have liver or kidney disease.
- If you have a thyroid disorder.
- If you have a heart condition.
- If you are pregnant or lactating.
Side effects of Morex 150 MG
- Dry Mouth
Precautions and Warnings of Morex 150 MG
Other General Warnings
- You have any allergic reactions to Morex Tablet.
- You are taking other prescription medications, herbal products, vitamins and nutritional supplements you are taking or planning to take as there is a chance of Drug Interaction.
- You experience any self-harming thoughts or suicidal ideation.
- You notice sudden vision changes.
- You experience severe side effects persistently.
- You have a history of mild or severe liver and kidney disease; this medicine may need a dose adjustment.
- You are pregnant or planning a pregnancy during the course of this medicine.
- You are using any ayurvedic/ herbal medicines, vitamins, and other health supplements.
Mode of Action of Morex 150 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Morex 150 MG
- Take the Morex Tablet as prescribed by the physician.
- Take it on a regular schedule, preferably at the same time every day.
- Take the whole tablet orally with a glass of water. Do not chew or break this medicine.
- Do not take Morex Tablets with other medications without consulting your doctor.
- Morex Tablets can be taken with or without food or as prescribed by the doctor.
- Don’t stop taking Morex Tablets suddenly, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.
- Don’t exceed the dosage of Morex Tablet on your own, even if you cannot feel its effects.
Interactions of Morex 150 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Antidepressants like venlafaxine, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, clomipramine, citalopram, escitalopram, lithium, triptans, buspirone, amphetamines, tramadol, and tryptophan are strictly contraindicated with Morex Tablet as they may cause serotonin syndrome....
- Morex Tablet should not be given with antiarrhythmics, cisapride, macrolide antibiotics, antihistamines, or certain diuretics as they affect the metabolism of Morex Tablet, leading to side effects.
- Morex Tablet interaction with NSAIDs, Aspirin, and other medications which affect coagulation may increase the risk of bleeding and bruising.
Interactions with food items
- You should avoid consuming foods that are high in tyramine, such as aged cheese, cured meats, yeast-extract spreads and soy products. Morex Tablet may also interact with Herbal supplements like St. John’s Wort and can lead to severe side effects....
Storage and disposal of Morex 150 MG
Dosage of Morex 150 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Are there any alternatives to the Morex Tablet?
Q: How long do I need to take the Morex Tablet before seeing improvement in my symptoms?
Q: Does suddenly stopping the consumption of Morex Tablet lead to withdrawal symptoms?
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