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Symbal 20 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition

DULOXETINE-20MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Symbal 20 Tablet 10's

Product Details

About Symbal 20 Tablet 10's

Symbal 20 Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medicines known as 'Antidepressant' It is primarily used for the treatment of depression and anxiety. Besides this, it is also used to treat neuropathic pain such as fibromyalgia associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and can be used to treat stress urinary incontinence in women. Depression is a mental illness or disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life. Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear that can be mild or severe. Fibromyalgia also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. Urinary incontinence is the unintentional passing of urine. It's a common problem thought to affect millions of people.

Being an antidepressant, Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is a serotonin-noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). It works by enhancing the amount of mood-enhancing chemicals serotonin and noradrenaline in the brain. This action of Symbal 20 Tablet 10's balance out negative emotions and improves mood, sleep, and make a person to live a better life. In this way, Symbal 20 Tablet 10's gives relief in depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, and many more.

Depending upon the health condition of the patient, the doctor will suggest different dosing strengths of Symbal 20 Tablet 10's to the patient. This medicine is available in capsule form that needs to be swallowed as a whole without breaking or chewing or opening it. It may take about 4 weeks to see any improvement in the symptoms. A person's blood pressure needs to be checked more often while taking Symbal 20 Tablet 10's. 

Seek medical attention immediately if you notice any serious allergic reaction such as sore throat, fever, hives, difficult breathing, etc after taking the Symbal 20 Tablet 10's. Common side effects of the medicine include drowsiness, nausea, constipation, dry mouth, increased sweating, etc. A person taking this drug is not allowed to stop or reduce the dosage even if they start noticing an improvement in their condition without asking their doctor as it may cause unpleasant symptoms including vomiting, agitation, confusion, etc. 

One should avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it may increase the risk of liver damage.  The use of Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is not allowed within 5 days before or 14 days if you have used an MAO inhibitor, like methylene blue injection, phenelzine, selegiline, or tranylcypromine. It may result in serious drug interaction. Stay attentive to the mood changes or symptoms and do not drive.

Uses of Symbal 20 Tablet 10's

Major depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, neuropathic pain associated with diabetes, chronic muscle or joint pain, fibromyalgia

Directions for Use

Depending upon the condition to be treated, the doctor will prescribe the dosing strength accordingly. Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is available in capsule form, so take it as a whole without crushing, chewing, breaking, or opening. Do not increase or decrease the dose to get the results fast as increasing the dosage may cause side effects. This medicine can be taken with or without food however taking without meal or light meal helps in more effectiveness. This medicine will take about 4 weeks to improve the symptoms however one should keep taking it even if they are feeling well until their doctor ask them to stop. Stopping the medicine suddenly may lead to side effects including vomiting, agitation, sweating, dizziness, confusion, numbness, tingling. In case of stopping the medication, it is better to consult with the doctor as they will slightly lower the dose before completely stopping it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Symbal 20 Tablet 10's

Along with desired beneficial effects, Symbal 20 Tablet 10's may cause side effects including drowsiness, fatigue, hypersomnia, insomnia, nausea, constipation, diarrhoea, body aches or pain, cough, dry mouth, frequent urination, headache, loss of appetite, muscle aches, sleepiness, sneezing, dizziness, headache, etc. However, some of the side effects do not require any medical help. These side effects will go with time, and it happens initially because the body is adjusting to the new medication and will settle down with time. Seek medical attention immediately if you notice any serious allergic reaction such as sore throat, fever, hives, difficult breathing, etc. after taking the Symbal 20 Tablet 10's.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Symbal 20 Tablet 10's 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 Symbal 20 Tablet 10's 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 take rest only.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Taking the drug along with alcohol may increase the side effects such as confusion, drowsiness, and trouble in concentration. A few people may find it difficult in doing mental tasks. A person needs to limit the use of alcohol while being treated with this medicine.

  • Pregnancy

    Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is only suggested to use in pregnancy if suggested by the doctor. This medicine increases the risk of deformities in infants so one should tell their doctor if they are pregnant.

  • Breast Feeding

    Symbal 20 Tablet 10's can pass into breast milk so one should tell their doctor if they are breastfeeding their child. The use of Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is only allowed in breastfeeding if suggested by the doctor.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Symbal 20 Tablet 10's can cause sleepiness or may affect a person's ability to drive so one should avoid driving or doing any work that needs clear attention.

  • Liver

    Consult Your Doctor

    Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is restricted to use in patients dealing with liver disease. Tell your doctor if you have any preexisting liver disease.

  • Kidney

    Consult Your Doctor

    Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is not approved to use in patients dealing with severe kidney disease.

Other Information (SYM0019)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, a person taking Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is allowed to consume alcohol as it may worsen the symptoms of depression.

Although Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is not addictive in nature taking it higher or for prolonged use of time may cause drug dependence. Thus one should only take this medicine or the time suggested by the doctor. Do not try to increase the dose for fast results as it may worsen the side effects.

No, the person having a liver problem facing us, symptoms like itching, dark urine, right-sided upper stomach pain, jaundice is not allowed to use this medicine.

Tell your doctor if you are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like ibuprofen, aspirin, celecoxib, etc. as taking these medicines with Symbal 20 Tablet 10's may cause you to bleed easily.

Report it to your doctor on an urgent basis, as they will either change the dosing strength or change the medicine.

The use of Symbal 20 Tablet 10's is restricted if a patient has used an MAO inhibitor (Selegiline etc), within 5 days before or 14 days as it may result in serious drug interaction.

The use of Symbal 20 Tablet 10's in pregnancy is only allowed if prescribed by the doctor, so do not take it without a doctor's recommendation. The name of the pregnant lady should be listed on the pregnancy list to track the effects of medication in newborns.

There's no firm evidence to suggest that taking duloxetine will reduce fertility in either men or women. But speak to your doctor before taking it if you're trying to get pregnant.

If you have been feeling better for 6 months or more, your doctor may suggest coming off Symbal 20 Tablet 10's. Your doctor will probably recommend reducing your dose gradually over several weeks, or longer if you have been taking Symbal 20 Tablet 10's for a long time. This is to help prevent any extra side effects you might get as a reaction to coming off the medicine.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India

Symbal 20 Tablet 10's

Symbal 20 Tablet 10's

MRP: 107.80

Strip
1

10 Tablet in 1 Strip