Citox 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Citox 20mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
55.12
₹5.51/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Citox Tablet

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Uses of Citox Tablet

Citox 20mg 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 Citox Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Citox 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 Citox 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Citox Tablet works

Citox 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 Citox Tablet

Expert advice for Citox Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Citox 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 Citox, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Citox, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Citox is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Citox 20mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Citox 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Citox 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Citox 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness.
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Driving
Citox 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Citox 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Citox 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Citox 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Citox 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Citox 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Paliris 3mg 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 Citox 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Citalopram

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