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Is Deanxit dangerous?

Is Deanxit dangerous?

After much dillydallying, the Union Health Ministry has finally banned anti-depressant drugs sold under the trade names of Deanxit and Anxidreg, a combination of two psycho-active agents, after they were found to be risky to human life and their alternates were easily available.

What Deanxit is used for?

Deanxit Tablet is a Tablet manufactured by LUNDBECK INDIA. It is commonly used for the diagnosis or treatment of depression with or without anxiety , depression, behavioral disorders. It has some side effects such as Abnormal blood counts,Abnormal milk secretion from breasts,Abnormally rapid heart rate,Abdominal pain.

Are there any side effects to taking Deanxit?

In case, one is taking Deanxit due to lack of knowledge about its side effects, then at the minimum one should take the following precautions: Avoid alcoholic beverages during the phase of using this drug. Alcohol has effects on our brain, and may interfere adversely with the action of this medicine.

Why is Deanxit banned in the United States?

Why Is Deanxit Banned in the USA? The drug was produced in Denmark and distributed world wide. Recently, it was banned in the USA, the UK, Australia, Canada, Japan and Ireland. In addition, it was also banned in Denmark- its country of origin. This is due to its potentially serious neurological side effects. Flupentixol gives more side effects.

How old do you have to be to take Deanxit tablets?

Deanxit Tablet is a combination of medicine is used for the treatment of depression. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

How long does it take for Deanxit to show action?

Deanxit takes around 2 weeks to show its action. Initial phases are uncomfortable, one may get insomnia and other side effects. The patients gradually get used to these effects. A medication called Truxal,15 to 30 mg, is sometimes given in the initial phase to cover side effects. Side Effects

Do you have withdrawal symptoms after stopping Deanxit?

Because Deanxit is a habit forming drug (can lead to addiction), stopping it suddenly will precipitate withdrawal symptoms. As such, it must be tapered off gradually. It’s a habit forming drug, and does not allow easy withdrawal.

What are the side effects of the drug Deanxit?

This is because the drug causes some orthostatic hypotension. Indigestion, stomach upset or vomitingsensations. Many have reported sleeping problemswith this drug. There may be problems with initiating sleep, having disturbed dreams, restlessness are common. Drug affects the bone marrowand decreases the production of new blood cells.

What can I take in place of Deanxit?

One should consider some other drug instead of Deanxit. Modern practice recommends using another class of drugs called SSRIs (Paxil, Lexapro, or Prozac) for similar disease conditions. These are safer choices. You may discuss taking them with your doctor.

Why Is Deanxit Banned in the USA? The drug was produced in Denmark and distributed world wide. Recently, it was banned in the USA, the UK, Australia, Canada, Japan and Ireland. In addition, it was also banned in Denmark- its country of origin. This is due to its potentially serious neurological side effects. Flupentixol gives more side effects.