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Depitame 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Depitame 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Depitame 5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Depitame Tablet

Depitame Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Depitame are Low sexual desire, Delayed ejaculation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Nausea, Weight gain, Erectile dysfunction, Stomach upset, Restlessness.

How to use Depitame 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. Depitame 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Depitame Tablet works

Depitame 5 mg 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 Depitame Tablet

Expert advice for Depitame Tablet

  • It is one of the most well tolerated antidepressant.
  • Depitame 5 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Depitame 5 mg Tablet to start working.
  • It may cause lesser sexual dysfunction than other similar medications.
  • Take it in the morning since it can keep you awake if taken late at night.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Depitame 5 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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Depitame Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Depitame Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Depitame 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Depitame 5 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Depitame 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Depitame 5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Depitame 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Depitame 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Depitame 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depitame 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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If you miss a dose of Depitame 5 mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Depitame Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Escitalopram

Q. How does Depitame work?
Depitame 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.
Q. Can I take Depitame with coffee?
There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Depitame but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.
Q. Is Depitame addictive?
No. Depitame is not addictive. Its abrupt discontinuation may cause some withdrawal symptoms. But still is not addictive as there is no drug-seeking behaviour and it has no abuse liability.
Q. Why does Depitame cause nausea?
Depitame increases the activity of serotonin a chemical which is also involved in the vomiting process so makes the person nauseating.
Q. Why does Depitame make me tired?
Tiredness is usually associated with depression. Depitame can alter the sleep quality and can make the person feel tired most of the time.
Q. Can I use Depitame for a migraine?
Depitame is not approved for the treatment of a migraine. It is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Q. Can I use Depitame for bipolar disorder?
Depitame should not be used for the treatment of bipolar disorder as it can aggravate the problem. Only in few cases, it can be used that too with caution with other drugs if depression is the more persistent feature of person's bipolar illness. But the person should be very regular with drugs prescribed for the mania part also called mood stabilisers.
Q. Does Depitame cause hair loss?
There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Depitame. It is very infrequent and it usually stops after the discontinuation of the drug. It can be very distressing for a person, especially for the females. So a person should tell his doctor if he is having hair loss with the use of Depitame.
Q. Can I use Depitame for sleep problem?
Depitame may itself cause sleep disorders. So it is not recommended for the sleep problem.
Q. Can I use Depitame for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?
Depitame can be used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but there are better alternatives available, in case they don't work then Depitame can be used. Although it is prescribed in a higher dose and for longer duration in case of OCD in comparison to depression.
Q. Which is better medication, Depitame or sertraline?
Depitame is the safest drug in its class. Sertraline can be used in case Depitame doesn't work for depression. However, setraline can be preferred in case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Q. Which is better medication, Depitame or citalopram?
Depitame is more effective than citalopram for major depression. Although some studies have shown that there is no difference among two in case of effectiveness but some recent studies have shown Depitame to be superior to citalopram for major depression.
Q. Can I take Depitame with diphenhydramine?
It is better to avoid diphenhydramine with Depitame. Diphenhydramine can aggravate side effects of Depitame and can cause dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating.
Q. Can I take Depitame with aspirin?
It is usually avoided as it can increase the chances of bleeding.
Q. Can I take Depitame with Ibuprofen?
No. Combined these two drugs may increase the chances of bleeding especially in persons already on a blood thinner. Nasal bleeding is usually the first symptom.
Q. Can I take Depitame with methylphenidate?
It is better to avoid methylphenidate with Depitame. Because methylphenidate can increase the blood levels of Depitame and its effects and rarely can cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome with symptoms like anxiety, restlessness, extreme changes in heart rate and blood pressure, blurred vision, incoordination, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea.
Q. Can Depitame be given with lisdexamfetamine?
It is better to avoid this combined therapy of lisdexamfetamine with Depitame, it leads to increased anxiety, restlessness and sometimes serotonin syndrome. Serotonin syndrome includes vomiting, diarrhoea, extreme changes in blood pressure and even seizure may occur. It can be life-threatening.
Q. Can I take Depitame with alprazolam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Depitame with clonazepam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can Depitame be used with hydrocodone?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Depitame with dextromethorphan?
You should not take Dextromethorphan with Depitame. It can lead to the seotonin syndrome. Before taking any medications with Depitame, your should consult with your doctor.
Q. Can I take Depitame and paracetamol?
Yes. There is no known interaction between Depitame and paracetamol.
Q. How does Depitame differ from fluoxetine?
Depitame and fluoxetin belongs to same class of medicine called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Q. How doses Depitame differ from amitriptyline?
Depitame is a newer drug belongs to class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) while amitryptiline is an older drug belonging to class tricyclic antidepressants (TCA). Both drugs are almost equally effective for treating depression but Depitame has much lesser side effects in comparison to amitryptiline and so preferred over amitryptiline for the treatment of depression.
Q. How does Depitame differ from imipramine?
Depitame is much safer than imipramine and is preferred in most of the conditions over imipramine. However, imipramine can be preferred in bed-wetting in children.
Q. What would happen if I stop taking Depitame?
You may experience withdrawal symptoms which can be in the form flu like symptoms, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, nausea or sleep problems. These symptoms usually last for one to two weeks. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. When and How to stop Depitame?
You should consult your doctor before stopping the treatment. It would depend on the number and severity of depressive episodes.The dose should be tapered slowly to prevent intense withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Depitame a benzodiazepine?
No. Depitame is not a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines decrease the anxiety and induce sleep. Depitame belongs to the class of selective sertonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It may cause insomnia and restlessness initially as the side effect which usually goes away with time.
Q. Is Depitame a narcotic?
No. Depitame is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Depitame with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Depitame with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Depitame with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Depitame with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Depitame with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Linezolid: Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide, Zenlid, Linolid, Adlid, Molzodin, Linonex, Linzomind, Linosyn
Depitame with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Depitame with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, SIB Trim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim
Depitame with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Depitame with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Depitame with Duloxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Duloxetine: DLX, Dutron, Dulok, Dulotek, Dutix, Dulex, Dutop, Zidane, Delok, Sympta
Depitame with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Depitame with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Depitame with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Depitame with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Depitame with Hyoscine butylbromide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide
Depitame with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Depitame with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclo
Depitame with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Depitame with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Depitame with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Depitame with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Depitame with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Depitame with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Depitame with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Depitame with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Depitame with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit
Depitame with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Depitame with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Depitame with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Depitame with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Depitame with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Imipra, Ira, Elidep, Elamin
Depitame with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Depitame with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
Depitame with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Depitame with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Depitame with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Depitame with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Depitame with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Depitame with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimolite, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep
Depitame with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Depitame with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
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