Postpartum Depression: Now medicine will cure postpartum depression, know everything about this pill..


Postpartum Depression: Pregnancy is a beautiful experience for women, but during this time they also have to face many ups and downs. Be it mood swings or food cravings, a woman experiences a lot of different things during pregnancy, which is normal these days. However, women and their close ones need to be aware of the post-pregnancy phase.


Many women go through postpartum depression after pregnancy, but due to a lack of awareness, very few people know. It is the most common and serious problem in women after pregnancy, which can prove to be fatal in many cases. In such a situation, to deal with this problem, recently the Food and Drug Administration has approved the medicine for postpartum depression.

Will work for women
Talking about the drug named Zurzoove, Dr. Tiffany Farchione, Director of the Food and Drug Administration, said that the advent of oral medication for postpartum depression will be of great help to all the women who are suffering from this serious and at times life-threatening condition. are affected by.

What is postpartum depression?
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a type of mental disorder that is often seen in women after the birth of a child. It is distinguished from the "baby blues", which affects both women and men, although it more commonly affects women. If PPD is not treated in time, it can last for weeks, months, or even years and can prove to be fatal at times.

symptoms of postpartum depression
Like other forms of depression, having PPD can present with a variety of symptoms. The following are the main symptoms of postpartum depression-

sadness, irritability, or anxiety
loss of interest in activities
fatigue or lack of energy
changes in appetite or sleep patterns
difficulty concentrating or making decisions
isolation from family and friends
headache or digestive problems
thoughts of harming yourself or suicide (in severe cases)

Important things related to PPD medicine-
As per the guidelines, the pill has to be taken once a day for 14 days.

The labeling contains a boxed warning that Zurzuway may affect a person's ability to drive and perform other hazardous activities.

According to an FDA warning, the most common side effects of Zurzuway include sleepiness, dizziness, diarrhea, fatigue, nasopharyngitis (common cold), and urinary tract infection.

The agency also warned that patients should not drive or operate heavy machinery for at least 12 hours after taking the pill.

Access to oral medication would be beneficial for women with severe cases of postpartum depression.


Postpartum depression in India
This drug seems to be a progressive step in the direction of mental health care, but it still has a long way to go in India. Many people in India are still largely unaware of postpartum depression. When there is a lack of awareness about this, new mothers struggle to reach out to help. In such a situation, it is necessary to increase the conversation about it, so that women are helped to deal with it and doors are opened for other new mothers.
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