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Cita 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cita Tablet

Cita 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.

Cita Tablet side effects

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

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

How Cita Tablet works

Cita 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.

Cita Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Cita 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cita 10 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cita 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
Cita 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Cita 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cita 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Cita 10 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Cita 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cita 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cita Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cita 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Cita 10 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression.
  • 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 Cita 10 mg Tablet affects you.
  • 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 Cita with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cita

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sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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FAQs

Q. What Cita used for?

Cita is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder

Q. Does Cita cause weight gain/ high blood pressure/ headaches?

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

Q. Does Cita contain monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)?

Cita does not contain MAOI. However, Cita 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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SCO-58, 59, Sector-17D Chandigarh-160017
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