Melev is a type of antidepressant belonging to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) group of medicines. It is widely prescribed to treat de... View More
Uses of Melev
Side effects of Melev
How to use Melev
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Melev may be taken with or... View More
How Melev works
Melev is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the bra... View More
Depression, Anxiety, Panic disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Social anxiety disorder, Premenstrual dysmorphic diso... View More
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to minimise GI upset.
Oral Depression, Anxiety, Posttraumatic stress disorder Adult: 20 mg daily, increase gradually, if necessary, by 10-mg increments wkly; max: 50 mg/day... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: Severe: 10 mg daily, increase to a max of 40 mg daily as necessary.
Use with or within 14 days of MAOIs; concurrent use with thioridazine or pimozide.
Mode of Action
Paroxetine selectively inhibits the reuptake of serotonin. It has limited direct action at other neurotransmitter sites including muscarinic receptors.
Epilepsy, glaucoma, history of mania, cardiac disease, DM, history of bleeding disorders, on drugs with increased risk of bleeding; renal and hepatic im... View More
>10% (Based on 40 mg Dose) Nausea (15-24%),Insomnia (11-24%),Dry mouth (9-18%),Headache (17%),Asthenia (10-15%),Constipation (10-15%),Diarrhea (9-12%),... View More
Levels/effects inhibited by cyproheptadine, phenytoin. Levels/effects increased by carbamazepine, cimetidine, CYP2D6 inhibitors (e.g. chlorpromazine, de... View More
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