Medicine Overview of Citopam Tablet
Side effects of Citopam Tablet
Sleep disorder, Fatigue, Nausea, Dry mouth, Increased sweating, Weakness.
How to use Citopam 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 Citopam 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Citopam Tablet works
Citopam 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 Citopam Tablet
Expert advice for Citopam Tablet
- It can take 2-3 weeks for Citopam 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 Citopam, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Citopam, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Citopam is very less.
- You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Special precautions for Citopam 20mg Tablet
Citopam 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Citopam 20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Citopam 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness....
Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness.
Citopam 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Citopam 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Citopam 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Limited information is available on the use of Citopam 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease....
Limited information is available on the use of Citopam 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Citopam 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Citopam 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml
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.
Frequently asked questions for Citopam 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Citalopram
Citopam is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Citopam may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
Citopam does not contain MAOI. However, Citopam should not be taken if a MAOI inhibitor is taken in the past 14 days, as it may cause dangerous drug interaction.
User Submitted Feedback For Citopam 20mg Tablet
Patients taking Citopam 20mg Tablet
Once A Day
What were the side-effects while using this medicine?
No Side Effect
How do you take this medicine?
With or without food
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