About Depsol 25mg Tablet
DEPSOL 25MG TABLET belongs to a group of medicines called ‘tricyclic anti-depressants’ used to treat depression. Additionally, DEPSOL 25MG TABLET is also used to treat bed-wetting at night in children aged 6 years and older. Depression is a mood disorder characterised by sadness, unhappiness, anger, hopelessness or loss that interferes with a person’s daily activities.
DEPSOL 25MG TABLET contains ‘Imipramine’, which increases the activity of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain required for mental balance, thereby regulating mood and treating depression. It also reduces childhood enuresis or bed-wetting in the children older than 6-7 years of age by relaxing the urinary bladder muscle, which lightens the sleep.
Take DEPSOL 25MG TABLET with or without food. Swallow DEPSOL 25MG TABLET as a whole with water, do not crush, or chew the tablet. You are advised to take DEPSOL 25MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition and response to the treatment. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, increased blood pressure, lack of coordination, swelling of the breast and weakness. You are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.
Please do not stop taking DEPSOL 25MG TABLET without consulting your doctor as it could lead to withdrawal symptoms. Do not take DEPSOL 25MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor. Avoid driving or operating machinery as DEPSOL 25MG TABLET may cause impaired alertness, drowsiness or blurred vision. DEPSOL 25MG TABLET is not recommended for children below 6 years as the safety and effectiveness have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with DEPSOL 25MG TABLET as it could lead to increased drowsiness. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.
Uses of Depsol 25mg Tablet
Depression, Nocturnal enuresis (bed-wetting in children)
DEPSOL 25MG TABLET belongs to a group of medicines called tricyclic anti-depressants. DEPSOL 25MG TABLET is used to treat depression. DEPSOL 25MG TABLET works by increasing the activity of certain natural substances in the brain needed for mental balance, thereby regulating mood and treating depression. Additionally, DEPSOL 25MG TABLET is used as an adjunct therapy in reducing bed-wetting at night in children aged 6-7 years and older. DEPSOL 25MG TABLET helps to control childhood enuresis or bed-wetting as a part of its anti-depressant effect.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Depsol 25mg Tablet
- Dry mouth
- Increased blood pressure
- Lack of coordination
- Swelling of breast
- Trouble urinating
- Blurred vision
- Breast swelling in men and women
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not take DEPSOL 25MG TABLET if you are allergic to any of its contents; if you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) or have taken them in the last 14 days, if you have heart diseases, mania, porphyria, glaucoma or unable to pass urine. Avoid taking buprenorphine/opioids with DEPSOL 25MG TABLET as it could lead to serotonin syndrome. Inform your doctor before taking DEPSOL 25MG TABLET if you have/had schizophrenia or manic depression, alcohol withdrawal, enlarged prostate, overactive thyroid, epilepsy, low blood pressure, poor circulation, panic attacks, a tumour of the adrenal gland, or if you are being given electroconvulsive therapy. Talk to your doctor immediately if you have suicidal thoughts such as killing or harming yourself. Do not take DEPSOL 25MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor. Avoid driving or operating machinery as DEPSOL 25MG TABLET may cause impaired alertness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. DEPSOL 25MG TABLET is not recommended for children below 6 years as the safety and effectiveness have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with DEPSOL 25MG TABLET as it could lead to increased drowsiness. Rise slowly from sitting or lying position as DEPSOL 25MG TABLET causes dizziness on standing suddenly.
Drug-Drug Interactions: DEPSOL 25MG TABLET may have interaction with anti-depressants (fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, duloxetine, escitalopram, sertraline), antipsychotics (aripiprazole, quetiapine), anti-convulsant (carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, pregabalin, topiramate), benzodiazepine (diazepam, nitrazepam, oxazepam, alprazolam, clonazepam), pain killer (aspirin, tramadol, codeine, dihydrocodeine), anti-HIV (ritonavir), antacid (cimetidine, esomeprazole), blood thinner (warfarin), skeletal muscle relaxant (cyclobenzaprine), anti-anxiety (alprazolam) and hormone (levothyroxine).
Drug-Food Interactions: Do not take St. John’s wort (herbal supplement to treat depression) along with DEPSOL 25MG TABLET. Avoid consuming alcohol along with DEPSOL 25MG TABLET as it may increase the sedative effects.
Drug-Disease Interactions: DEPSOL 25MG TABLET may have interactions with disease conditions such as epilepsy, low blood pressure, overactive thyroid, urination problems or enlarged prostate, glaucoma, diabetes, schizophrenia, mania, pheochromocytoma (tumour of the adrenal gland), heart, kidney or liver problems.