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Deprexit 20 mg. 20 capsules

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Deprexit is a medicinal product with pronounced antidepressant properties. Its action is due to the influence of endogenous substances (mediators) in the central nervous system, mainly targeting the neurotransmitter serotonin, which is essential in the disease processes in depression.

Quantity

What does your medicine contain?

Deprexit 20 mg capsules contain 22.93 mg fluoxetine hydrochloride equivalent to 20.00 mg fluoxetine as a drug.

Excipients: pregelatinized starch, anhydrous citric acid, magnesium stearate.

How does your medicine work?

Deprexit is a medicinal product with pronounced antidepressant properties. Its action is due to the influence of endogenous substances (mediators) in the central nervous system, mainly targeting the neurotransmitter serotonin, which is essential in the disease processes in depression.

Why should you take this medicine?

Deprexit use is indicated in patients with the following diseases:

1. Depression with or without accompanying anxiety, especially when sedation is not required

2. Obsessive-compulsive disorders (obsessive conditions)

3. Bulimia nervosa (eating disorder)

Which patients should not take Deprexit?

Deprexitis is contraindicated in:

1. Hypersensitivity to fluoxetine hydrochloride;

2. Severe renal failure (clearance less than 10 ml / min);

3. Pregnancy or breastfeeding;

4. Unstable epilepsy;

5. Co-administration with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO inhibitors).

Data from clinical studies conducted with fluoxetine in children and adolescents show an increased risk of side effects such as suicide attempts, suicidal thoughts and hostility (mainly aggression, opposition and anger).

What else do you need to know before you start taking Deprexit *?

Do not take the medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately if any of the following applies to you:

• If you have ever had (or think you may have) a rash or allergic reaction to fluoxetine or any of the excipients. Allergies may include rash, itching, swelling in the face or lips, or difficulty breathing.

• If you are taking (or have been taking within the last two weeks) medicines from the MAO inhibitor group.

Do not take MAO inhibitors for at least 5 weeks after stopping Deprexit treatment.

Tell your doctor if:

• You have epilepsy or have had seizures in the past;

• In the past you have suffered from mania;

• You suffer from diabetes (in this case, adjusting your insulin dosage or other antidiabetic treatment may be necessary);

• You have problems with your liver or heart;

• You are elderly and taking diuretics;

• You have undergone electroconvulsive therapy;

• In the past, you have an increased tendency to bleed.

• You are under 18 years of age

When selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and medicinal products based on St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) are used concurrently, a condition called "serotonin syndrome" may occur, which is characterized by disorders of consciousness and behavior such as confusion, anxiety, anxiety , as well as with other signs: fever, sweating, dilation of the pupils, increased heart rate, diarrhea, increased motor activity, chills. If you experience any of these symptoms, please seek medical advice immediately.

Can Deprexit be taken with other medicines?

Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription, such as aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Deprexitis can affect the effects of other medicines you take, such as lithium, tryptophan, haloperidol, clozapine, alprazolam and diazepam (these medicines are used to treat depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses); tramadol (a painkiller) or sumatriptan (a migraine medicine); flecainide or enkainide (for the treatment of heart disease); vinblastine (anticancer medicine); carbamazepine or phenytoin (for the treatment of epilepsy); tricyclic antidepressants (such as imipramine, desimipramine and amitriptyline); or warfarin (a medicine used to thin the blood).

Please take other medicines only if your doctor has confirmed that it is safe.Please do not take medicinal products based on St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum \ while you are being treated with Deprexit as this may increase the incidence of If you are already taking such medicines at the start of treatment with Deprexit, you should stop them and tell your doctor.

How to take your medicine?

1. Depression - The recommended starting dose is 20 mg Deprexit daily. If more than 20 mg is required, the dose should be divided into 2 doses in the morning and at noon. Typically, 20 mg is sufficient to achieve a satisfactory therapeutic response. Dose escalation should occur within a few weeks if a satisfactory term is not reached

What should you keep in mind during pregnancy?

Use of Deprexit should be avoided if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, as its safety has not been established.

What should you consider when driving and using machines?

Please do not drive or perform activities that require caution during treatment with Deprexit, as the medicinal product may adversely affect your ability to drive and use machines.

For use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age

Deprexitis is not usually used in children and adolescents under 18 years of age, unless your doctor expressly decides. There is insufficient information on the effect of Deprexit on growth, maturation, and mental and behavioral development as a result of prolonged use in this age group.

Keep in mind that patients under the age of 18 are at increased risk of side effects such as suicide attempts, suicidal thoughts, and hostility (mainly aggression, opposition, and anger) when using this class of medicines. Your doctor may prescribe Deprexit if you are under the age of 18, if you feel that treatment is in your favor. If you would like to discuss your treatment, please consult your doctor. Please tell your doctor if any of the above symptoms develop or worsen in patients 18 years of age taking this medicine.

What side effects can your medicine cause?

Like all medicines, Deprexit can cause side effects. Please tell your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

A rash or allergic reaction such as swelling of the lips or tongue, difficulty breathing; redness of the skin, after which it cracks or begins to turn white (this side effect is very rare).

Some patients experience:

A combination of symptoms including fever and shortness of breath, sweating, muscle stiffness, dizziness, increased nervousness or drowsiness; - Dizziness, drowsiness, decreased, ability to concentrate (especially in elderly patients receiving diuretics); Prolonged and painful erection;

Increased irritability.

If you experience any of the side effects listed above, please tell your doctor.If you continue to have any of the following side effects and you are concerned about this, please consult your doctor:

- General: chills, increased sensitivity to light, weight loss.

- Digestive system: diarrhea or gastric discomfort, indigestion, difficulty swallowing or changes in taste, dry mouth.

- Nervous system: headache, sleep disorders or unusual dreams, dizziness, decreased appetite, fatigue, high mood, increased movement activity, seizures, hallucinations, reduced attention, nervousness, anxiety, panic attacks.

- Urinary system: difficulty or too often urination, impotence.

- Other side effects: hair loss, blurred vision, bruising or bleeding, sweating, "hot flushes", feeling dizzy with sharp straightening, muscle or joint pain. Usually these reactions disappear after the first few weeks of treatment. Changes in liver function are rarely observed.

You may feel dizzy or have tinnitus, headaches, anxiety and nausea after you stop taking Deprexit. These symptoms are not serious and go away after a few days.

If you or someone you know is prone to suicidal thoughts and behavior while taking Deprexit, please tell your doctor

If you experience any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please consult your doctor. Please consult your doctor if you have any questions about any side effects.

How to store your medicine?

Keep out of the reach and sight of children!

Store below 25 ° C!

Keep away from light!

Keep the tablets in the original package.

Do not put them in another container as they may be mixed with other medicines!

Do not use the medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the pack!

This medicine is prescribed for you by a doctor and should not be given to other people. It can hurt them even if they have the same complaints as you.

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