The combination of two medicines Desvenlafaxine + Clonazepam is used as antidepressants. Depression is a common mood disorder that includes feeling sad, loss of energy, difficulty thinking, trouble sleeping, dieting, etc. Desvenlafaxine works as SNRI which increases the levels of chemical messengers that help in maintaining mental balance. Clonazepam helps in increasing the levels of gamma-amino-butyric acid (GABA) in your brain, which is a calming chemical. Both help in mood elevation in depression.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding women do not take Desvenlafaxine + Clonazepam unless prescribed by the doctor. Drowsiness and sleepiness are caused by Desvenlafaxine + Clonazepam so do not drive for a long duration. The use of heavy machinery is also prohibited.
DESVENLAFAXINE + CLONAZEPAM can be consumed with or without food. Their tablets should be swallowed whole with a glass of water and do not chew or crush. If any side effects like insomnia, memory impatient, etc. are experienced then talk to your doctor. Most of the time they resolve over time but if you still require medical attention it is necessary to take advice.
The age limit for treating depression is above 18 years so children should not consume Desvenlafaxine + Clonazepam, it might cause harm to their health. Desvenlafaxine + Clonazepam is habit-forming so be cautious with its intake and duration.
Proper information of health conditions should be given to your doctor before starting and avoid if you have any respiratory problems.
Desvenlafaxine + Clonazepam medicines may cause side effects. It is not necessary to experience them but in some cases, they can occur. If you observe consult your doctor. Here are the following side effects-
Desvenlafaxine and Clonazepam are used for the control, prevention, & improvement of major depressive disorder, treatment of seizure disorder, and other diseases, conditions, and symptoms related to depression.
Desvenlafaxine and Clonazepam tablets are stored in a cool and dry place. Keep it away from direct contact with sunlight.
You need to tell your doctor about other drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using. Because interaction with Desvenlafaxine and Clonazepam can cause serious side effects. The doctor will recommend the duration accordingly. Here are listed some drugs and products Desvenlafaxine / Clonazepam may interact with:
Q. Can Desvenlafaxine+Clonazepam cause sleepiness?
A. Yes, Desvenlafaxine+Clonazepam makes you sleepy so you should avoid physical tasks like driving, machinery use, working at high altitudes, etc. which may afterward prove to be dangerous.
Q. After my symptoms are gone can I stop the intake of Desvenlafaxine+Clonazepam?
A. No, if you stop using Desvenlafaxine+Clonazepam suddenly, withdrawal symptoms may occur and prove to be more serious. You should talk about it with the doctor so they will decrease your dosage and continue to take Desvenlafaxine+Clonazepam even if you feel better.