VELAXIN table. 75mg. 28 tablets
VELAXIN table. 75mg. 28 tablets
VELAXIN WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED
Velaxin is a drug that acts on the central nervous system and is used to treat depressive symptoms, and then improvement and prevent recurrence of new depressive episodes.
Velaxin also applies to the treatment of social phobia and generalized anxiety.
BEFORE YOU TAKE VELAXIN
Do not take Velaxin
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to venlafaxine or to any of the excipients Velaxin.
If you are currently taking or have recently premiums (within 14 days) antidepressants such as MAO inhibitors.
It is not recommended for use in patients under the age of 18 years.
If you suffer from heart disease such as heart failure, coronary heart disease, but set EKG abnormalities such as QT-interval prolongation, patients with electrolyte disturbances or patients with uncontrolled hypertension.
Particular attention should be paid to:
This medicine can be applied in the following cases as determined by your doctor:
If you have liver or kidney disease bet, as the elimination of the drug can be reduced and this can lead to amplification of its effect and overdose.
If you have had episodes of abnormally elevated mood (hypomania / mania), the medicine to be administered only under strict medical supervision.
If you have had prior epipeptichni seizures.
If you have narrow-angle glaucoma, but because drug use may be associated with dilation of the pupils, so it is recommended checking the intraocular pressure.
If you have bleeding as Velaxin hard capsules prolonged RELEASE similar to other drugs affecting the mood of the group of inhibitors SSRIs reuptake (SSRI), able to increase the risk of bleeding into the skin or mucous membranes.
Risk of suicide
Thoughts of suicide or self harm may only be part of a depressive disorder and may occur or be intensified until the onset of the antidepressant effect. Tell your doctor immediately if you have disturbing thoughts or experiences.
Children and adolescents (under 18 years):
Velaxin generally should not be administered to children and adolescents under 18 years of age. It should also be recognized that patients under 18 years when they take this class of drugs have an increased risk of side effects such as thoughts and suicide attempts, hostility. However, it is possible that your lekor Velaxin prescribe for patients under the age of 18, she decides that it is in their interest. If your doctor has painted Velaxin as hard prolonged-release capsules but patients under the age of 18 and you want to discuss this, please go back to your lekor. You should tell your doctor if you develop any of the above symptoms or worsen while taking Velaxin hard prolonged-release capsules in patients under 18 years of age. The long term safety profip on growth, sexual maturation, and cognitive and behavioral development of Velaxin in this age group have not yet been studied.
Pregnancy and lactation
The safety of the drug Velaxin hard capsules udapzheno release - venlafaxine, pregnant yet been determined, so the drug should not be used during pregnancy or in patients with suspected pregnancy unless its use is not clearly justified. Check with your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. Women of childbearing potential should use effective contraception during treatment with venlafaxine.
The substance of the claims Velaxin prolonged-release capsules and its active metabolite are excreted in human milk. As the safety of these substances lri newborns has not been established, you should consult with your doctor whether to continue treatment or the last to be gradually phased out. If venlafaxine is used until or shortly before birth, should be taken into account symptoms caused after stopping treatment in the neonate.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, it is necessary to consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using any medicine.
Driving and operating machinery
According to the results of clinical studies in healthy volunteers, the drug did not affect psychomotor reactions. However, drugs that affect the nervous system can have a negative impact on the assessment, cognitive function and psychomotor performance and therefore need to pay particular attention to the properties at the beginning of treatment.
Velaxin hard prolonged-release capsules may adversely affect the ability to drive and use machines, so in each case your doctor may need to adjust the dose and route of administration to allow drive and use machines.
Taking other medicines
Please note that the potential for drug interactions may also apply to medicines taken some time ago or to be taken in the future. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist about the medicines you are taking, have recently taken, including non-prescription medicines.
Special measures are required if Velaxin used with certain medications. Therefore, it is important to tell your doctor especially in the following cases:
If you are taking or have taken in the last 14 days on the type of antidepressant MAO inhibitors as therapy Velaxin can not be started earlier than 14 days after discontinuation of an irreversible MAOI. Antidepressants such as MAO inhibitors should not be initiated earlier than seven days after the full stop Velaxin.
If you are taking antidepressants such as SSRI, lithium or triptans (migraine medications).
If you use anticoagulants (anti-clotting drugs) as a Velaxin concomitant use may increase the risk of bleeding and therefore in these cases have increased medical supervision.
If you are taking clozapine or haloperidol as the concomitant use of these drugs and Velaxin can lead to exaggerated effects and can increase the incidence and severity of adverse reactions.
If using antihypertensives (drugs high blood pressure) or Antidiabetic agent.
If you use antacids (medicines to increase gastric acidity) and you suffer from liver disease because concurrent use may increase the effects of both drugs.
Taking Velaxin hard prolonged-release capsules with food or liquid
Do not drink alcohol during treatment.
HOW TO TAKE VELAXIN
Always hard Velaxin prolonged-release capsules exactly as prescribed manner and determined by your doctor. You should consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.
Usual doses than eye doctor that others are appointed:
The recommended dose is 75 mg once daily. Most patients respond to this dose. However, given your condition, your doctor may change the dose range of 37.5-375 mg daily.
Velaxin hard prolonged-release capsules should be taken with food. Each capsule should be swallowed whole with liquid. Do not open, crush, chew and do not place a capsule in water.
Velaxin hard prolonged-release capsules should be taken once daily at approximately the same time in the morning or evening.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist if Velaxin effect of hard prolonged-release capsules will be too weak or too strong.
If you take more Velaxin hard prolonged-release capsules than prescribed:
Signs of overdose: irregular heartbeat, fast or slow pulse, low blood pressure, convulsions, drowsiness, coma.
In case of overdose or suspected overdose, get medical help immediately, as the patient may need emergency life-saving intervention. In relation to the risk of seizures and aspiration should be avoided induce vomiting. Until the arrival of medical assistance may be given activated charcoal to reduce the amount of drug absorbed.
If you forget to take your capsules:
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is time for your next dose, do not take a double dose. It will not compensate the missed dose and overdose risk.
Adverse events associated with abrupt discontinuation of treatment:
The following symptoms may occur with abrupt discontinuation Velaxin, especially after high doses: fatigue, drowsiness, headache, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, dizziness, diarrhea, insomnia, restlessness, anxiety, nervousness, confusion, unusual elevated mood, numbness, sweating, and dizziness. These symptoms are usually mild and spontaneously. However, like other antidepressants, it is important that treatment be discontinued gradually, especially when used in high doses. The manner and duration of dose reduction depends on the dose, duration of treatment and your sensitivity. Never stop taking unwarranted if you feel better without you asked your doctor.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Velaxin hard prolonged-release capsules can also cause side effects.
If you have side effects usually are not serious and will not last long. However, you should tell your lekor without delay if you have:
allergic reactions like skin rash, swollen face or tongue, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
High fever with muscle stiffness, seizures, confusion or anxiety and sweating or have involuntary muscle movements you can not control.
Mania or hypomania (abnormally high mood).
If any of these symptoms are severe or start to worry you should contact your doctor immediately:
Unusual bruising or bleeding, black tarry stools;
fast or irregular heartbeat, flushing IME pallor;
Change in appetite or bowel movements, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, feeling or state of malaise, loss or weight gain;
Unusual tiredness or weakness, headache, clenching and teeth grinding, yawning, chills, fever;
Sore muscles or joints, muscle spasms;
stiff muscles, rarely instability or loss of balance, merging of words or difficulty speaking, tremors, strange sensation in the skin like "pins and needles" or burning;
Dizziness, dry mouth, difficulty sleeping or abnormal dreams, somnolence, nervousness, anxiety, confusion, hallucinations;
Difficulty urinating or feeling needed visit the toilet more often than usual;
Abnormal ejaculation / orgasm, decreased sexual desire, erectile disorders, menstrual disorders in women, rarely abnormal production of breast milk;
Sweating, skin rash, itching, increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight;
Blurred vision, ringing in the ears;
unusual hair loss.
You should tell your doctor if you have any side effects other than those mentioned above. Some patients may feel dizzy or unsteady when standing due to low blood pressure. Velaxin can sometimes cause side effects, which you do not pay attention to such increase or decrease in blood pressure or abnormal heartbeat, slight changes in serum levels of liver enzymes, cholesterol, and sodium or less impaired platelet (blood platelets).
After taking Velaxin hard prolonged-release capsules, you may notice many small granular particles in your stools, which is normal.
Store below 30 ° C in a dry place.
Velaxin 75 mg hard capsules extended release Mikrokristolna cellulose, sodium chloride, ethyl cellulose, talc, micronized dimethicone, potassium chloride, copovidone, silica colloidal anhydrous, xanthan gum, yellow iron oxide (E172).
Capsule shell: C0NI-SNAP-2 hard gelatin capsule. Gelatin, yellow iron oxide (E172), iron oxide red (E172), titanium dioxide (E171).