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Elcita Plus Tablet

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Primary uses of Elcita Plus Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Elcita Plus Tablet

Uses of Elcita Plus Tablet

Elcita Plus Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety disorder.

Elcita Plus Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Elcita Plus are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Confusion, Memory impairement, Uncoordinated body movements, Drowsiness, Tiredness, Delayed ejaculation, Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm), Low sexual desire.

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

How Elcita Plus Tablet works

Elcita Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and escitalopram which have anxiety-lowering and mood-enhancing effects. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which increases the action of GABA, a chemical messenger that suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Escitalopram is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which increases the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger that improves mood.

In Depth Information on Elcita Plus Tablet

Elcita Plus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Elcita Plus Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Elcita Plus Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Elcita Plus Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Elcita Plus Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Elcita Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Elcita Plus Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Elcita Plus Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Elcita Plus Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Elcita Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elcita Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Elcita Plus Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Elcita Plus Tablet

Q. Can the Elcita plus cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Elcita plus may make you feel drowsy or you may fall asleep suddenly during your routine activities like watching television, talking, eating or riding in a car. You might not feel drowsy or have any other warning signs before you suddenly fall asleep. Do not drive a car, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medication affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such symptoms.
Q. Are there any important warning related to Elcita plus?
Your behavior or mood may change in unexpected ways when you take Elcita plus. You may experience new or worsening depression, thoughts of harming or killing yourself, or planning or trying to do so. You may experience extreme worry, agitation, panic attacks, difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep, aggressive behavior, irritability, acting without thinking, severe restlessness, and frenzied abnormal excitement. Be sure that your family or caregiver knows which symptoms may be serious so that they can call the doctor if you are unable to seek treatment on your own. Your healthcare provider will want to see you often while you are taking Elcita plus, especially at the beginning of your treatment. Be sure to visit your doctor as advised.
Q. Are there any medications to avoid while taking Elcita plus?
Elcita plus may increase the risk of serious or life-threatening breathing problems (respiratory depression) or coma if used along with certain medications. Tell your doctor if you are taking or plan to take certain opiate medications for cough or pain such as codeine, hydrocodone, codeine, fentanyl, hydromorphone, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, and tramadol. Drinking alcohol or using street drugs during your treatment with Elcita plus may also increase the risk of these serious, life-threatening side effects. Call your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical care immediately if there is unusual dizziness, lightheadedness, extreme sleepiness, slowed or difficult breathing, or unresponsiveness. Be sure that your caregiver or family members know which symptoms may be serious so that they can call the doctor or emergency medical care if you are unable to seek treatment on your own.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, do not take higher than the recommended dose of Elcita plus. This can lead to increased chances of serious life-threatening side effects and toxicity. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms that is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Elcita plus expire?
Yes, Elcita plus does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Elcita plus after the expiry date.
Q. Any special instruction regarding storage and disposal of Elcita plus?
Keep Elcita plus in a container that is tightly closed and out of children's reach. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Unneeded medications should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children, and other people cannot consume them.
Q. What is Elcita plus?
Elcita plus is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and Escitalopram. This medicine is used to treat anxiety and mood disorders. Clonazepam works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Escitalopram works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps to improve mood.
Q. Can I stop taking Elcita plus when my symptoms are relieved?
No, you should not stop taking Elcita plus even if you feel well. Continue taking your medicine as advised. Your doctor may lower your dose gradually if your symptoms are improving.

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