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C-Talo 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of C-Talo Tablet

C-Talo 10 mg Tablet is an antidepressant medicine which helps improve low mood and effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression. It has fewer unwanted side effects than older antidepressants. This medicine should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor and should not be stopped abruptly.

Uses of C-Talo Tablet

C-Talo Tablet side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Stomach upset
  • Restlessness

How to use C-Talo 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. C-Talo 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How C-Talo Tablet works

C-Talo 10 mg 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.

C-Talo Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
C-Talo 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
C-Talo 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
C-Talo 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness.
Driving
C-Talo 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
C-Talo 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of C-Talo 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of C-Talo 10 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
C-Talo 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of C-Talo 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of C-Talo Tablet?

If you miss a dose of C-Talo 10 mg Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • It can take up to 8 to 12 weeks to see the medication's full effects on your mood.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • It causes less drowsiness as compared to other antidepressant medications.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how C-Talo 10 mg Tablet affects you.
  • C-Talo 10 mg Tablet is when taken in combination with other drugs leads to Serotonin syndrome. Avoid serotonergic drugs like triptans, lithium, and tramadol.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking C-Talo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
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Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
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Brand(s): R Zep
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Brand(s): Antep
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Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
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Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
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Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
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Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to C-Talo

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I am in big depression,i m getting angry and get panic on any thing,c an I take cipralex
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Don't take any medication without prescription. A psychiatric evaluation is mandatory before treatment is started.
Sir from Jan 2016 I was prescribed C pram s 5mg for anxiety and stress related symtopmsHow to stop the medication
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Based in your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
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FAQs

Q. What C-Talo used for?

C-Talo is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder

Q. Does C-Talo cause weight gain/ high blood pressure/ headaches?

C-Talo may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain

Q. Does C-Talo contain monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)?

C-Talo does not contain MAOI. However, C-Talo should not be taken if a MAOI inhibitor is taken in the past 14 days, as it may cause dangerous drug interaction.

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