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Citajoy 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Citajoy Tablet

Citajoy 10 mg Tablet is an anti-depressant medicine which effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety disorders. It is one of the most well-tolerated antidepressant. It can take 2-3 weeks for Citajoy 10 mg Tablet to start working.This medicine should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor and should not be stopped abruptly.

Uses of Citajoy Tablet

Citajoy Tablet side effects

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

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

How Citajoy Tablet works

Citajoy 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.

Citajoy Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Citajoy 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Citajoy 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Citajoy 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.
Driving
Citajoy 10 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Citajoy 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Citajoy 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Citajoy 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Citajoy 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Citajoy Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Citajoy 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.

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Expert Advice

  • It is one of the most well-tolerated antidepressant.
  • Citajoy 10 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Citajoy 10 mg Tablet to start working.
  • It has a lower chance of causing sexual dysfunction than other similar medications.
  • Take it in the morning since it can keep you awake if taken late at night.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Citajoy 10 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Citajoy 10 mg Tablet is when taken in combination with other drugs leads to Serotonin syndrome. Avoid serotonergic drugs like triptans, lithium, and tramadol.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Citajoy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Citajoy

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It's a stimulant used for ADHD and occasionally for depression
Erection problem.BP tablet nebicard 2.5mg and Roseday 10mg taking daily
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Erectile dysfunction is the condition in which a man is unable to maintain an erection of the penis that is sufficient for sexual intercourse. A person may be able to get an erection while masturbating but fails to get an erection when he is with the sexual partner. There are many reasons for this condition. It includes narrowing of the blood vessels to the penis, changes in hormones, anxiety, depression, relationship problem or any injury. Tips for controlling ED: Dried dates offer good strength to the body and have the ability to increase sexual drive in humans. Mix a handful of dried date, pistachio nuts, almonds and quince seeds in equal proportions and then pound them into fine powder. Mix this powder in a glass of milk and consume it daily to see effective results.
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FAQs

Q. Does Citajoy cause hair loss?

There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Citajoy. It is very infrequent and it usually stops after the discontinuation of the drug. It can be very distressing for a person, especially for the females. So a person should tell his doctor if he is having hair loss with the use of Citajoy.

Q. Can I take Citajoy with coffee?

There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Citajoy but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.

Q. Why does Citajoy cause nausea?

Citajoy increases the activity of serotonin, a chemical responsible for inducing vomiting.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Citajoy?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Citajoy can cause weight gain. If you maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. An important point to remember is that it is easier to prevent weight gain than to lose increased weight.

Q. Can I stop taking Citajoy when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue to take Citajoy even if you feel well. If you stop Citajoy suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually.

Q. Can the use of Citajoy cause sleepiness?

Yes, Citajoy can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities, until you know how this medicine affects you.

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