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Exidep 20mg Tablet

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Duloxetine(20 mg)

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Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Exidep 20mg Tablet


Exidep 20mg Tablet is a type of antidepressant belonging to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) group of medicines. It is widely prescribed to treat depression and other mental health conditions like panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Besides this, it is also used to treat neuropathic pain (nerve damage due to high blood sugar causing burning, stabbing, stinging, shooting or aching feeling in the affected area) and fibromyalgia (widespread pain in the body) and stress urinary incontinence in women. Stress Urinary Incontinence is a condition in which there is accidental leakage of urine during physical exertion or activities like laughing, sneezing, coughing, lifting or exercise.

Exidep 20mg Tablet helps many people to recover from depression by improving their mood and relieving anxiety and tension. It is also used to treat bulimia nervosa (an eating disorder), where it reduces binge-eating and purging (vomiting).

The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. Your doctor may start you on a lower dose and increase it gradually. Do not change the dose or stop taking it without talking to your doctor, even if you feel well. Doing so may make your condition worse or you may suffer from unpleasant withdrawal symptoms (anxiety, restlessness, palpitations, dizziness, sleep disturbances, etc).To get the most benefit, take this medicine regularly at the same time each day. It may take a few weeks before you start feeling better. Let your doctor know if you do not see any improvement even after 4 weeks.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have epilepsy (seizure disorder or fits), diabetes, liver or kidney disease, heart problems, or glaucoma. These may affect your treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines may affect the way it works, especially other antidepressants and medicines called MAO inhibitors. Please tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe.


EXIDEP 20mg TABLET is used to treat:

  • Major depressive disorders
  • Diabetic neuropathic pain
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Stress urinary incontinence in women

Directions For Use:

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Exidep 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Side Effects:

Common side effects of Exidep 20mg Tablet include-

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza like syndrome
  • Loss of appetite
  • Depression
  • Low sexual desire
  • Nausea
  • Sore throat
  • Sweating
  • Tremors
  • Weakness
  • Yawning
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nervousness
  • Sleepiness
  • Sinus infection

Warning & Precautions:

Exidep 20 mg Tablet should not be allowed to be used within 5 days before or 14 days after taking an MAO inhibitor such as rasagiline, selegiline, or linezolid as it may result in serious drug interaction. Don't stop taking Exidep 20 mg Tablet  without consulting with a doctor as it may cause serious drug with drawl symptoms. At the time of consultation, tell your doctor about heart problems, high blood pressure, liver or kidney disease, slow digestion, and a seizure. You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding with your doctor.  Avoid doing any hazardous activity as these medicines cause sleepiness in the body, so rest only.

Exidep 20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breast feeding
Exidep 20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Exidep 20mg Tablet.

Exidep 20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Exidep 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Exidep 20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Exidep 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Exidep 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor


Q. What if I miss a dose of EXIDEP 20mg TABLET?
If you forget a dose of EXIDEP 20mg TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the forgotten one and take only a single dose as usual. Leave out the missed dose if it's almost time for the next one. Do not take more than the daily amount of EXIDEP 20mg TABLET that has been prescribed for you in a day.

Q. Can I stop taking EXIDEP 20mg TABLET on my own?
No. Do not stop taking EXIDEP 20mg TABLET without your doctor’s advice even if you feel better. Your doctor may gradually reduce the dose before stopping treatment altogether. If you stop taking EXIDEP 20mg TABLET suddenly, you may have symptoms such as dizziness, tingling feelings or electric shock-like feelings, sleep disturbances, extreme tiredness, sleepiness, restlessness, agitation, anxiety, nausea, vomiting, shaking, headaches, muscle pain, irritability, diarrhoea, excessive sweating or spinning sensation. If any of these bother you, ask your doctor for advice.

Q. Can EXIDEP 20mg TABLET be given to children?
No. EXIDEP 20mg TABLET is used for adults and generally not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Your doctor may prescribe EXIDEP 20mg TABLET for patients under 18 if decided that this is in their best interests. If your doctor has prescribed EXIDEP 20mg TABLET for your child and you want to discuss this, please go back to your doctor. Inform your doctor if you see your child experiencing any symptoms like suicide attempt or ideas, aggression, oppositional behaviour and anger.


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