Medicine Overview of Citapad Tablet
Side Effects of Citapad are 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.
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. Citapad -20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Citapad -20 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 Citapad Tablet
Citapad -20 Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
- 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 Citapad -20 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.
Citapad Tablet related warnings
Citapad -20 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Citapad -20 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.
Citapad -20 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.
Citapad -20 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Citapad -20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Citapad -20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Citapad -20 Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Citapad -20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Citapad -20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Citapad -20 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.
Questions Related to Citapad
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
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
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
Doctor i m suffering from a major depression disoder i went to a psychiatrist 2 days back she prescribed tab paxidep cr 25mg, lithosun 300mg along with epitril 1mg for sleep purpose but still i m not getting sleep could you let me know that what is my rootcause & i would be on balance
Dr. Varun Mehta
Dear PATIENT are many causes of depression ranging from genetics to socialDifficulty in falling asleep is one of the symptoms of depressionThe medications take time to act and you should wait for atleast 7-10 days for observable effect to take place
I m in depression as I m not getting any job. Parents r forcing me for marriage bt i want to do something in my life nd now I m feeling like hell. What to do?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Dealing with Depression- Assess your thinking pattern. Become aware of negative thought patterns. Decide to trash negative thoughts and replace them by positive thoughts. Pursue hobbies that make you happy. Manage time by making a schedule that includes physical exercises and De stress routines. Communicate your thoughts to people you are comfortable with. Accept your limitations and work on them if possible, no one is born perfect and we don't need to be perfect, we need to be adaptive.
Diet control iam suffering from dipression and blood prassur
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Diet has no major role in depression. Just take your anti depressant medications regularly and follow up with your doctor periodically as advisedFor high bp, Take salt restricted diet, Avoid fatty foods. Walk daily for 30 mins
Hello sir i have taking the tablet of depression from three month this desease come out from dengue now i have taking ventab 25 mg proponol 10 mg and clozepam . 50mg but when i get off it again i feel anxient and sad. I feel freqeunt in mind only when i miss one or two days dose. I wanted to know that we will i stop these medicine i also wanted to get pregnant but due to this tablets i miss this chance sir please help me when will i conceive because have no baby and wanted to plan for this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
you have been diagnosed with depression as told by you. It is a treatable condition. your re already undergoing medical therapy and you consult your Doctor to add Psychotherapy but this decision has to be made by your treating doctor
I feel like tired and not Intrested in work if I go to work my mind won't be constant it swings itseems like all new my heart beat get faster feel like difficult to breath
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
It seems you might be suffering from depression. Please search internet for self help CBT" and use those techniques for your help. Along with this please continue medications and follow up regularly with your psychiatrist."
Frequently asked questions about Citapad Tablet
Q. What Citapad used for?
Citapad is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Q. Does Citapad cause weight gain/ high blood pressure/ headaches?
Citapad may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
Q. Does Citapad contain monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)?
Citapad does not contain MAOI. However, Citapad 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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