Citola 20mg Tablet

La Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Citola 20mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Citola Tablet


Uses of Citola Tablet

Citola 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Side effects of Citola Tablet


Sleep disorder, Fatigue, Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Increased sweating, Weakness.


How to use Citola 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. Citola 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Citola Tablet works

Citola 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 Citola Tablet

Expert advice for Citola Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Citola 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 Citola, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Citola, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Citola is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Citola Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Citola Tablet
Citola 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Citola 20mg 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.
Citola 20mg 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.
Citola 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Citola 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Citola 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Citola 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Citola 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Citola 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Trofentyl 50mcg Injection

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 about Citola Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Citalopram

Citola is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Citola may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
Citola does not contain MAOI. However, Citola 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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