Celepra 20mg Tablet

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Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Celepra 20mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
40.97
₹4.1/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Celepra Tablet

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Uses of Celepra Tablet

Celepra 20mg 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 Celepra Tablet

Common

Sleep disorder, Fatigue, Nausea, Dry mouth, Increased sweating, Weakness.

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How to use Celepra 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 Celepra 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Celepra Tablet works

Celepra 20mg 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 Celepra Tablet

Expert advice for Celepra Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Celepra 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 Celepra, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Celepra, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Celepra is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Celepra 20mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Celepra 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Celepra 20mg 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
Celepra 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness.
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Driving
Celepra 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Celepra 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Celepra 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Celepra 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Celepra 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Celepra 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Citalopram, 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 Celepra 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Citalopram

Celepra is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Celepra may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
Celepra does not contain MAOI. However, Celepra 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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