Microdep

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Microdep 2 Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 7.8
Microdep 5 Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 35.5
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Microdep Information

Microdep is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Anxiety, Epilepsy are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Microdep has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Microdep depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

While these are the most often observed Microdep side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Microdep go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Microdep is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Microdep related warnings talks about Microdep's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Microdep can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Microdep in conditions like Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Liver Disease, Glaucoma. Some other conditions that can be affected by Microdep are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Microdep may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Microdep is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Microdep Benefits & Uses

Microdep is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Microdep 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 2 - 10 mg, 2 - 4 times daily, depends on severity of disease
Geriatric
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 2 - 2.5 mg, 1 - 2 times daily
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 1 - 2.5 mg, 3 - 4 times daily
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 1 - 2.5 mg, 3 - 4 times daily

Microdep Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Microdep safe for pregnant women?


    Microdep can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Microdep right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Microdep safe during breastfeeding?


    Microdep may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Microdep on the Kidneys?


    Microdep rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Microdep on the Liver?


    Side effects of Microdep on the liver are unknown because research on this has not been conducted yet.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Microdep on the Heart?


    Microdep is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Microdep with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Microdep Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Microdep

  • Is this Microdep habit forming or addictive?


    Yes, Microdep cause dependence in some cases. Talk to your doctor before taking it.

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


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

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Microdep is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


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

    Yes

Microdep Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Microdep


    Taking Microdep with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Microdep


    Taking alcohol with Microdep can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Microdep

Question over 5 years ago

How does Microdep work?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Microdep 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.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Microdep 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.

Question about 5 years ago

When to take Microdep?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Ideally Microdep can be taken with food or without food post evening because its absorption is not affected by food. However, you are recommended to take it as per a doctor's instructions.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Microdep safe to use?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Microdep is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, some side effects are observed at regular doses such as drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, constipation and changes in libido. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Microdep cause erectile dysfunction?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease

Yes, Microdep causes erectile dysfunction. If you experience erectile dysfunction after taking it, do not stop the drug without consulting your doctor. Discuss with your doctor, he/she will provide you solutions or prescribe alternative medicines.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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