Cita 40mg Tablet

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Crescent Therapeutics Ltd

Composition for Cita 40mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
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₹11.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cita Tablet

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Uses of Cita Tablet

Cita 40mg 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 Cita Tablet

Common

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

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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 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cita 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Cita 40mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cita 40mg 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
Cita 40mg 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
Cita 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Cita 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cita 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Cita 40mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Cita 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cita 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

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 Cita 40mg 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.

One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Cita 40mg Tablet: GNC, MPC, HEX, DYG, MMS, SJP, HGI, OIP, DFP, BLP, EQN, EMB, 9T9, JIV, SHP, IPL, ZVP, ATL, SWA, LHA, AGT, USF, SBL, PSP, DEL, PTS, RPP, FGH, OHM, ADT, NWP, PLT, OLT, AAY, GTK, DLP, JMJ, GPT, BTM, RUS, NDP, AAR, PNT, SAT, SSA, AYU, PEN, MAX, OWP, HIP, ATP, RSS, STA, BIO, KHH, NVL, MAK, DDR, HBV, DPP, LCC, SBA, RJH, WSI, BSN, SHM, MOM, RKS, GTC

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