Desyrel is a psychoactive drug that has anti depressant anxiolytic, and hypnotic properties. It is used for treatment of depression, anxiety disorder (e.g., sleeplessness, tension) and chronic pain.
Desyrel is used as an aid to cure anxiety that can occur when consuming anti depressants and hence it is used in conjunction with SSRIs. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Use as recommended by your doctor. Should be taken after a meal or a light snack. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before stopping the drug.
If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember. However if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the Missed Dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Should be stored at room temperature (Store Desyrel at 68 – 77 °F (20 – 25 °C)). Store away from heat, moisture (bathroom) and light. Keep Desyrel out of reach of children.
It is recommended that you do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to this drug. If effects do not subside, then please seek medical attention. Stick to the recommended dosage.
It is known to cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision and these effects get aggravated when the drug is taken with alcohol or certain other medications.