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Nexvenla Od 50mg Tablet

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Nexvenla Od 50 MG Description

Nexvenla Od Tablet is a prescription medication used for the treatment, control and prevention of depression. Depression is a disorder that causes a feeling of sadness, hopelessness and leads to t...
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ContainsDesvenlafaxine(50.0 Mg)
UsesDepression
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, dry mouth, sweating, dizziness, insomnia, constipation, loss of appetite
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

  • The medicine has usage in depression and major depressive disorder (a type of depression with a consistent feeling of sadness and low mood).
  • It may also help manage symptoms like hot flashes in women experiencing menopause.

Contraindications of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

  • If you are allergic or hypersensitive to Desvenlafaxine which is the main ingredient of the tablet.
  • If you are on MAO Inhibitors (type of antidepressants)- Nexvenla Od can be consumed only after 14 days of stopping MAO Inhibitors.

Side effects of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry Mouth
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Reduced sex drive

Precautions and Warnings of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nexvenla Od Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Nexvenla is considered unsafe and should be avoided during pregnancy. Please inform the doctor about pregnancy or if you are planning a baby. The doctor will weigh all the options and will advise the best for you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nexvenla Od Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding while being on Nexvenla Od is considered unsafe. You need to consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding for the best advice.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Nexvenla Od Tablet?
A:
Nexvenla Od is known to cause drowsiness, dizziness and decreased concentration. Hence, it is advised not to drive after taking the medication to ensure safety.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Nexvenla Od Tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption is not recommended while taking Nexvenla Od. Alcohol may increase the feeling of drowsiness and confusion, which can lead to serious side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You will have to wait for 2-4 weeks to see any effect of the Nexvenla Od Tablet. Continue taking medicine as advised.
  • Report to the doctor if you continue feeling restless. It can happen within weeks of starting the medicine.
  • Nexvenla Od has been shown to cause increased suicidal thoughts, hallucinations in individuals from 18-24 years of age; hence it is avoided in this age group.
  • Nexvenla Od causes dizziness, drowsiness, and reduced concentration. Hence, one should not operate heavy machinery or drive a vehicle while taking Nexvenla Od.
  • One should avoid smoking and drinking alcohol while on this medicine.
  • Monitor your blood pressure and report an uncontrolled increase in blood pressure muscle stiffness
  • Consult a doctor if you feel pressure in your eyes.
  • Do not stop taking the dose without consulting your doctor. It can worsen your situation.
  • Nexvenla Od is known to interact with certain medications, and hence you should share proper medical history.

Mode of Action of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Nexvenla Od tablet has Desvenlafaxine as the active ingredient. It works by maintaining the balance of serotonin and norepinephrine, which are chemicals that stabilise the mood and promote a feeling o...
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Directions for Use of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

  • Nexvenla Od tablet should be taken according to the recommendation of a doctor. It is usually taken as a long term medicine every day.
  • You can take it with or without food. Try to maintain a schedule and have the medicine at the same time every day.
  • Swallow the tablet orally with a glass of water. The tablet should not be chewed, crushed or broken.

Interactions of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Seek medical advice before taking the Nexvenla Od tablets with antiplatelet medicines like clopidogrel, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin or with blood thinners. It increases...
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  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) (a type of antidepressant) like selegiline can have risk of serious and sometimes fatal, drug interactions when given along with Nexvenla Od Tablet. Thus, the whol...
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Interactions with food items

  • Nexvenla Od Tablet can be taken with or without food. Food does not interfere with absorption of Nexvenla Od Tablet from gut.

Storage and disposal of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

Store the medicine at room temperature away from any source of direct heat. Try to avoid keeping the medicine in direct sunlight. The medicine does not need to be refrigerated. Keep it away from the r...
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Dosage of Nexvenla Od 50 MG

Overdose

  • Some common symptoms of an overdose with Nexvenla Od are headache, vomiting, agitation, dizziness. If you happen to take too much of the Nexvenla Od, reach out to your doctor or the nearest hospital i...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, try to take the tablet as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time of the next dose, do not take the double dose. Try to stick to the previous schedule. Consider setting t...
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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: Is there any specific diet I need to follow while taking Nexvenla Od?

A: There are no special dietary instructions to be followed. Try to maintain a healthy balanced diet. Try to keep yourself active by exercising regularly.

Q: Is the Nexvenla Od habit forming?

A: No, Nexvenla Od has not been proven to be habit-forming. One needs to take the dose regularly, as mentioned by the doctor.

Q: Can Nexvenla Od cause constipation?

A: Yes, Nexvenla Od can lead to constipation in some people. Eat a fibre-rich diet, including plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Product Details
Brand
NEXVENLA OD
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
08/11/2022

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