VALDOXAN table. 25mg. 28 tab
VALDOXAN table. 25mg. 28 tab
VALDOXAN WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR ?
VALDOXAN belongs to a group of medicines called antidepressants and you VALDOXAN appointed you to treat your depression.
Depression is a persistent mood disorder that interferes with normal life. Symptoms of depression vary for each person but often include deep sadness, feelings of worthlessness , loss of interest in favorite activities , sleep disturbances , feeling of delayed reactions , anxiety , changes in body weight.
BEFORE YOU TAKE VALDOXAN
Do not take VALDOXAN
- If you are allergic to agomelatine or any of the other ingredients of VALDOXAN =
- Are taking fluvoxamine or ciprofloxacin
- If your liver is not functioning properly
Take special care with VALDOXAN
There could be reasons why VALDOXAN is suitable for you :
If you feel you or if you develop symptoms of mania , talk to your doctor before you start taking or continue taking this medicine.
If you are taking medication that is known to affect the liver. Ask your doctor about medicine.
Some patients may experience increased fault of liver enzymes in their blood at the time of treatment. Therefore, your doctor will conduct laboratory tests to check that your liver is working normally at the beginning of treatment and periodically during treatment . Based on the evaluation of these tests your doctor will decide whether to continue taking VALDOXAN or not.
If you suffer from dementia , your doctor will make an individual assessment of whether it is safe for you to take VALDOXAN
VALDOXAN is not intended for use by children and adolescents / aged less than 18 years /
Taking other medicines:
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines including those that are granted without a prescription.
Talk to your doctor if you become pregnant while taking VALDOXAN
Talk to your doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed . Breastfeeding should be stopped if you are taking VALDOXAN.
Important information about some of the ingredients of VALDOXAN
This medicine contains lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars , talk to your doctor before taking VALDOXAN
HOW TO TAKE VALDOXAN
The recommended dose is one tablet at bedtime . In some cases, your doctor may prescribe a higher dose, ie two tablets to be taken together at bedtime .
VALDOXAN begins to act on symptoms of depression in most depressed within two weeks after the start of treatment. Your doctor may continue to give you VALDOXAN, even if you feel well enough to protect you against the return of depression.
Do not stop taking your medication without consulting your doctor.
VALDOXAN is intended for oral administration . You should swallow the tablet with some water. VALDOXAN can be taken with or without food.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Common - dizziness , drowsiness, difficulty sleeping, migraines , headaches, feeling sick , diarrhea, constipation , pain under the ribs , sweating , back pain , fatigue , anxiety, elevated liver enzymes in the blood.
Uncommon - tingling in the fingers and feet , blurred vision and eczema;
Rare - serious skin rashes, hepatitis
Other possible side effects - suicidal thoughts or behavior.
What does VALDOXAN:
The active ingredient is agomelatine . Each tablet contains 25 mg of agomelatine .
Other ingredients are:
- In the tablet core : lactose monohydrate, maize starch , povidone , sodium starch glycolate type A, stearic acid , magnesium stearate, colloidal anhydrous silica
- In the film coating of the tablet : hypromellose , glycerol, macrogol, magnesium stearate , iron oxide yellow and titanium dioxide
- In printing ink - shellac, propylene glycol and indigotine aluminiet polish