Substitutes for CITA TABLET
CITALENT 40MG TABLET
VOCITA 40MG TABLET
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CELICA 40MG TABLET
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ZETALO 40MG TABLET
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CITOLA 40MG TABLET
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 40mg tablet at a fixed time.
How CITA TABLET works
Cita 40mg tablet 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 Citalopram 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 Citalopram, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Citalopram, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Citalopram is very less.
- You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Special precautions for CITA 40MG TABLET
Cita 40mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cita 40mg 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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi+more
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
LINOWIN 2MG INJECTION, RIMAREX 300MG CAPSULE, GLI 2MG TABLET, CYBLEX 60MG XR TABLET
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 40MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Citalopram
Q. What citalopram used for?
Citalopram is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Q. Does citalopram cause weight gain/ high blood pressure/ headaches?
Citalopram may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
Q. Does citalopram contain monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)?
Citalopram does not contain MAOI. However, citalopram should not be taken if a MAOI inhibitor is taken in the past 14 days, as it may cause dangerous drug interaction.