Citola 40mg Tablet

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La Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Citola 40mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹11.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Citola Tablet

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Uses of Citola Tablet

Citola 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 Citola Tablet

Common

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

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Citola 40mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Citola Tablet works

Citola 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 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Citola 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Citola 40mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Citola 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
Citola 40mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Citola 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Citola 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Citola 40mg Tablet is recommended.

Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
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, Glychek 40mg 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 Citola 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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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