Duzela 20 mg capsule: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: sun

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Trade name: Duzela

Strength: 20 mg

Type: Capsule

Active ingredient: Duloxetine

Category: Serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI).

Pregnancy category: Duloxetine belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: B3 And US FDA pregnancy category C.

FDA pregnancy categories

Uses duzela 20 mg capsule:

Duzela 20 mg capsule is mainly used to treat depression and anxiety. This medicine is also used to treat nerve pain in diabetic neuropathy, fibromyalgia.

How to use duzela 20 mg capsule:

Take Duzela 20 mg capsule orally with or with out food. Swallow whole, do not crush. To avoid side effects start with low dose and gradually increase the dose.

Side effects duzela 20 mg capsule

The following side effects may occur during the initial days.

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Dosage duzela 20 mg capsule:

Usual adult dose for Depression: 20 to 30 mg twice daily for first one week. After first week increase the dose at the increments of 30 mg per day. Maximum daily dose is 120 mg.

Usual adult dose for Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: 60 mg as a single dose or in two divided doses. Maximum daily dose is 60 mg.

Usual adult dose for Anxiety: 60 mg as a single dose or in two divided doses.Maximum daily dose is 120 mg. Usual adult dose for Fibromyalgia: For first one week 30 mg per day and then 60 mg per day. Maximum daily dose is 60 mg.

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Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: March 21st, 2016