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Depsol Forte

Depsol Forte Information

Depsol Forte Benefits & Uses

Depsol Forte is used to treat the following -

Depsol Forte Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Depsol Forte

Diazepam
Imipramine

Depsol Forte Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Depsol Forte is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Memory problems
  3. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  4. Dizziness Severe
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Fatigue Mild
  8. Depression Moderate
  9. Irritability
  10. Slurred speech
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Diarrhoea
  13. Vertigo Mild
  14. Cough Mild
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Nausea or vomiting
  18. Convulsion
  19. Shortness of Breath Severe
  20. Skin Rash Severe
  21. Loss of appetite
  22. Sleepiness
  23. Blurred vision
  24. Weight gain
  25. Difficulty urinating
  26. Rapid heart rate (pulse)
  27. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  28. Tremor
  29. Abdominal Pain Moderate

Depsol Forte Related Warnings

Is the use of Depsol Forte safe for pregnant women?

Depsol Forte may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Depsol Forte during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Depsol Forte safe during breastfeeding?

Depsol Forte should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Depsol Forte on the Kidneys?

Depsol Forte has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Safe

What is the effect of Depsol Forte on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Depsol Forte on [Organ] have been reported.

Safe

What is the effect of Depsol Forte on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Depsol Forte on [Organ] have been reported.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Depsol Forte with Other Drugs

Depsol Forte should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Depsol Forte Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Depsol Forte unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  2. Dementia
  3. Asthma
  4. Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Kidney Disease
  8. Heart Disease
  9. Suicidal Tendency
  10. Bipolar Disorder
  11. Schizophrenia
  12. Thyroid
  13. Diabetes
  14. Depression

Frequently asked Questions about Depsol Forte

Is this Depsol Forte habit forming or addictive?

No, Depsol Forte is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Depsol Forte. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Depsol Forte only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Depsol Forte has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

हाँ

Depsol Forte Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Depsol Forte

Taking Depsol Forte with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Depsol Forte

Consuming Depsol Forte with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe

Depsol Forte से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 12 months पहले

Can Depsol Forte cause depression?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Depsol Forte causes depression of the central nervous system and calms the brain.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Depsol Forte?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Take Depsol Forte as advised by your doctor. Do not take it longer than prescribed. Initially, a doctor prescribes this drug for a shorter duration and recommends his/her patient to follow- up/ re-visit to check for results. Taking this medicine longer than prescribed can lead to addiction because this is a habit-forming drug which can lead to drug dependency in patients.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Depsol Forte work?

ravi udawat MBBS, General Physician

Depsol Forte works by suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain through the increase in activity of a chemical messenger known as GABA. This calms the brain and provides relief to the patient.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Depsol Forte cause stomach upset?

Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

No, Depsol Forte, does not cause stomach upset. For mild stomach upset you are advised to eat light and non-spicy meals along with this drug initially. But if you are experiencing severe stomach upset after taking this medicine to inform your doctor immediately.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Depsol Forte cause constipation?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

Yes, constipation is a common side effect of this medicine, the exact cause of constipation associated with it is not known. However, if you are experiencing severe constipation after taking this drug, then please consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

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