for what disease we use versidep ? what is usage? has it side effect,

Question (Posted on :  17 Feb 2010 )


for what disease we use versidep ? what is usage? has it side effect,

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 17 Feb 2010 )


Hi,VERSIDEP conatins flupenthixol and melitracen.It is used in treatment of depression. Adult: Per tablet contains flupentixol 0.5 mg and melitracen 10 mg: 1 tablet in the morning and at midday. May double morning dose in severe cases. Not to exceed 4 tablets daily. Elderly: Per tablet contains flupentixol 0.5 mg and melitracen 10 mg: 1 tablet in the morning. For severe cases: 1 tablet in the morning and at midday. Its side effects include dry mouth, constipation, vomiting, indigestion abdominal pain, muscle rigidity,urinary retention. Increased appetite and wt.libido decreased. Get back to us for any further query.


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