Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet

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Unimarck Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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₹5.77/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ambulax AD Tablet

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Uses of Ambulax AD Tablet

Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Side effects of Ambulax AD Tablet

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Fatigue.

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How to use Ambulax AD Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ambulax AD Tablet works

Ambulax ad 5mg tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

In Depth Information on Ambulax AD Tablet

Expert advice for Ambulax AD Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Ambulax ad to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Ambulax ad, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Ambulax ad, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Ambulax ad is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Rimarex 300mg Capsule, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Escitalopram, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ambulax AD 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Escitalopram

Ambulax ad works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.
Ambulax ad increases the activity of serotonin a chemical which is also involved in the vomiting process so makes the person nauseating.
Ambulax ad should not be used for the treatment of bipolar disorder as it can aggravate the problem. Only in few cases, it can be used that too with caution with other drugs if depression is the more persistent feature of person's bipolar illness. But the person should be very regular with drugs prescribed for the mania part also called mood stabilisers.
Ambulax ad is not approved for the treatment of a migraine. It is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Ambulax ad can be used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but there are better alternatives available, in case they don't work then Ambulax ad can be used. Although it is prescribed in a higher dose and for longer duration in case of OCD in comparison to depression.
Ambulax ad may itself cause sleep disorders. So it is not recommended for the sleep problem.
There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Ambulax ad. It is very infrequent and it usually stops after the discontinuation of the drug. It can be very distressing for a person, especially for the females. So a person should tell his doctor if he is having hair loss with the use of Ambulax ad.
Q. Which is better medication, Ambulax ad or sertraline?
Ambulax ad is the safest drug in its class. Sertraline can be used in case Ambulax ad doesn't work for depression. However, setraline can be preferred in case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Q. Which is better medication, Ambulax ad or citalopram?
Ambulax ad is more effective than citalopram for major depression. Although some studies have shown that there is no difference among two in case of effectiveness but some recent studies have shown Ambulax ad to be superior to citalopram for major depression.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad with diphenhydramine?
It is better to avoid diphenhydramine with Ambulax ad. Diphenhydramine can aggravate side effects of Ambulax ad and can cause dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad with aspirin?
It is usually avoided as it can increase the chances of bleeding.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad with Ibuprofen?
No. Combined these two drugs may increase the chances of bleeding especially in persons already on a blood thinner. Nasal bleeding is usually the first symptom.
Q. Can Ambulax ad be given with lisdexamfetamine?
It is better to avoid this combined therapy of lisdexamfetamine with Ambulax ad, it leads to increased anxiety, restlessness and sometimes serotonin syndrome. Serotonin syndrome includes vomiting, diarrhoea, extreme changes in blood pressure and even seizure may occur. It can be life-threatening.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad with methylphenidate?
It is better to avoid methylphenidate with Ambulax ad. Because methylphenidate can increase the blood levels of Ambulax ad and its effects and rarely can cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome with symptoms like anxiety, restlessness, extreme changes in heart rate and blood pressure, blurred vision, incoordination, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad with coffee?
There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Ambulax ad but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad with alprazolam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad with clonazepam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can Ambulax ad be used with hydrocodone?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad with dextromethorphan?
You should not take Dextromethorphan with Ambulax ad. It can lead to the seotonin syndrome. Before taking any medications with Ambulax ad, your should consult with your doctor.
Q. Can I take Ambulax ad and paracetamol?
Yes. There is no known interaction between Ambulax ad and paracetamol.
Q. How does Ambulax ad differ from fluoxetine?
Ambulax ad and fluoxetin belongs to same class of medicine called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Q. How doses Ambulax ad differ from amitriptyline?
Ambulax ad is a newer drug belongs to class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) while amitryptiline is an older drug belonging to class tricyclic antidepressants (TCA). Both drugs are almost equally effective for treating depression but Ambulax ad has much lesser side effects in comparison to amitryptiline and so preferred over amitryptiline for the treatment of depression.
Q. How does Ambulax ad differ from imipramine?
Ambulax ad is much safer than imipramine and is preferred in most of the conditions over imipramine. However, imipramine can be preferred in bed-wetting in children.
Tiredness is usually associated with depression. Ambulax ad can alter the sleep quality and can make the person feel tired most of the time.<br>
You may experience withdrawal symptoms which can be in the form flu like symptoms, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, nausea or sleep problems. These symptoms usually last for one to two weeks. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
You should consult your doctor before stopping the treatment. It would depend on the number and severity of depressive episodes.The dose should be tapered slowly to prevent intense withdrawal symptoms.<br>
No. Ambulax ad is not addictive. Its abrupt discontinuation may cause some withdrawal symptoms. But still is not addictive as there is no drug-seeking behaviour and it has no abuse liability.
No. Ambulax ad is not a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines decrease the anxiety and induce sleep. Ambulax ad belongs to the class of selective sertonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It may cause insomnia and restlessness initially as the side effect which usually goes away with time.
No. Ambulax ad is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
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