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Symbal 10mg Tablets

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Symbal 10mg Tablets Description

Symbal 10mg Tab belongs to a class of antidepressants called SNRI’s (Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors). Symbal Tab contains Duloxetine as its chief ingredient. It is used to treat depre...
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ContainsDuloxetine
UsesDepression, Anxiety disorder, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathic pain, Diabetic neuropathy pain, Urinary incontinence.
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Sweating, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Difficulty sleeping, Increased libido.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Symbal 10mg Tablets

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Fibromyalgia (condition with widespread muscle and joint pain)
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Diabetic neuropathic pain

Contraindications of Symbal 10mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Duloxetine
  • If you are taking medication for Glaucoma
  • If you are taking medication, specifically monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors for depression.
  • If you are undergoing the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
  • If you have a history of fits (seizure or epilepsy)
  • If you have kidney or liver problems

Side effects of Symbal 10mg Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Increased libido

Precautions and Warnings of Symbal 10mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Symbal 10mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Taking Symbal 10mg Tab during pregnancy is not advised. It may affect a developing baby. If needed, your doctor will weigh the benefits and risks of prescribing the medication and discuss the same with you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Symbal 10mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
You should always consult your doctor first before taking the Symbal 10mg Tab. It can be unsafe during breastfeeding. There is restricted data on the effects of this tablet on the breastfeeding baby. Studies have suggested that the medicine may pass into the milk and cause undesirable effects on the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Symbal 10mg Tab?
A:
Symbal 10mg Tab may cause side effects that affect your driving ability. The tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy and lightheaded. Do not drive if you are experiencing side effects after taking a Symbal Tab.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Symbal 10mg Tab?
A:
It is advisable to avoid alcohol with a Symbal 10mg Tab. It can interfere with the function of the medicine and cause exaggerated side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You get thoughts about harming yourself or ending your life
  • You experience hallucinations or become aggressive and angry
  • You experience unusual bruising or bleeding
  • You have overdosed.
  • You are experiencing severe side effects.

Mode of Action of Symbal 10mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

Symbal 10mg Tab capsules belong to a class of medicine called SNRI, which works by increasing chemical messengers like Serotonin and Noradrenaline in the brain. This helps to maintain a proper mental ...
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Directions for Use of Symbal 10mg Tablets

  • Take the Symbal 10mg Tab precisely as prescribed by the doctor. Read the prescription pamphlet carefully before using it. Talk to your doctor if you are unclear about the instructions
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Do not break the tablet or chew it.
  • Take the pill 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 lead to withdrawal effects.

Interactions of Symbal 10mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about any medicine you are taking as there is a chance of drug interaction with the following medication-
  • Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, such as Isocarboxazid, linezolid, can exaggerate side effects.
  • Antidepressants such as Amitriptyline, Amoxapine, Clomipramine, Desipramine, Imipramine etc., can interfere with duloxetine and cause very high blood pressure.
  • Diazepam, Chlorphenamine interaction can make you more sleepy.
  • Warfarin, Ibuprofen interaction may lead to bruises or make you bleed easily.

Interactions with food items

  • No, such interaction with any food is known for Symbal 10mg Tab. Talk to your doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you are currently taking before using this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Symbal 10mg Tablets

Store Symbal 10mg Tab at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep the medication away from animals and children in a locked cabinet. Do not remove the drug from its packet and...
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Dosage of Symbal 10mg Tablets

Overdose

Symbal 10mg Tab overdose can cause symptoms like agitation, hallucination (seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist), fast heartbeat, fever, loss of coordination. If you overdose on this medi...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose, check the information leaflet given with the medication or ask your doctor about the same. Take the next dose of Symbal 10mg Tab as and when you remember it. If it is time for th...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should I discontinue Symbal 10mg Tab after seeing improvement in my symptoms?

A: No, you should not discontinue it immediately, as it may cause severe withdrawal symptoms like headache, dizziness, irritability, diarrhoea, fever, chills, etc. Thus, consultation by a doctor is necessary before discontinuing the Symbal tab.

Q: Does Symbal 10mg Tab affect the sleep cycle?

A: It has been seen in a few cases that the Symbal tab may hamper the sleeping pattern and may cause Insomnia in some people. On the other hand, if you feel drowsy after taking this medication, they should prefer to eat it in the evening before going to bed.

Q: What is the duration of action of the Symbal 10mg Tab?

A: The effect of Symbal 10mg Tab is seen within two weeks in people who suffer from anxiety or depression. It takes about 2-4 weeks for patients to feel better. Consult a doctor in case you do not see improvements after two weeks. In people who have diabetic neuropathic pain, it may take a few more weeks to feel better. Consult a doctor if the patient does not feel better after two months.
Product Details
Brand
SYMBAL
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 02 Feb 2022 | 10:57 AM (IST)

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