Medicine Overview of Cita Tablet
Side effects of Cita Tablet
Sleep disorder, Fatigue, Nausea, Dry mouth, Increased sweating, Weakness.
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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cita 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Cita Tablet works
Cita 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 Cita Tablet
Expert advice for Cita Tablet
- It can take 2-3 weeks for Cita 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 Cita, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Cita, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Cita is very less.
- You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Special precautions for Cita 20mg Tablet
Cita 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cita 20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Cita 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness....
Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness.
Cita 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or+more
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Cita 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cita 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Limited information is available on the use of Cita 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease....
Limited information is available on the use of Cita 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Cita 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit+more
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cita 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml
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.
Frequently asked questions for Cita 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Citalopram
Cita is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Cita may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
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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