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Enzycare 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Enzycare Tablet

Enzycare 10 mg Tablet is a type of antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It is used to treat depression and anxiety disorders such as anxiety, panic attacks, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Enzycare 10 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food but take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. It may be increased gradually. If you have trouble sleeping it may be best to take this medicine in the morning. It may take a few weeks before you start to feel better. Do not change the dose or stop taking it without talking to your doctor, even if you feel well. Your condition may get worse or you may suffer unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Let your doctor know if you do not see any improvement after four weeks.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes low sexual desire, delayed ejaculation, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), and vomiting. Initially, this medicine may cause sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly. It may even cause hair loss but this effect resolves after discontinuing the medicine. Remember to inform doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts and can be dangerous for you.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have epilepsy, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, heart problems, glaucoma, drug addiction or bipolar disorder. These may affect your treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines may affect the way it works, especially other antidepressants and medicines called MAO inhibitors. Please tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe.

Uses of Enzycare Tablet

Enzycare Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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

How to use Enzycare 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. Enzycare 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Enzycare Tablet works

Enzycare 10 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.

Enzycare Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Enzycare 10 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Enzycare 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Enzycare 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Enzycare 10 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Enzycare 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Enzycare 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Enzycare 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Enzycare 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Enzycare Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Enzycare 10 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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Expert Advice

  • It is one of the most well-tolerated antidepressant.
  • Enzycare 10 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Enzycare 10 mg Tablet to start working.
  • It has a lower chance of causing 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 Enzycare 10 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Enzycare 10 mg Tablet is when taken in combination with other drugs leads to Serotonin syndrome. Avoid serotonergic drugs like triptans, lithium, and tramadol.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Enzycare with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Enzycare

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Hello sir, I have been taking tablets for anxiety and depression for last one year. Gradually my doctor decreased dosage. Now iam using stresloc, Opiprol(antidepressant), and Alzolam 0.5. With capi gold vitamin tablet.I have generalised anxiety disorder. Six days ago I dint take that stresloc tablet. It's a combination of alprazolam and propranolol. And it's for morning and night. I decided to skip the morning dosage. First day I dint feel anything. But I couldn't sleep well. Second day I was feeling migraine in head. Anxiety has increased. On that day night I felt there was a fluid running in my head. At that same time , I heard some insect sounds coming from my head. It means insects are produced sound at night time and it's pitch level is high. That sound disturbed me a lot and my concentration was always on that. Before that incident I was watching movie through headphone with full sound in my mobile. I always used to watch movies or videos using headphone with full sound . After that incident I used to take that morning dosage also. Anxiety has controlled but still that ringing sound disturbed at some time . Not all time. My question is that ringing sound produced by any ear problem or that anxiety effects. Plz reply fast ly bcoz it affects my concentration Is that ear problem or anxiety effects??
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
See both ear and anxiety issues can cause ringing better get audiometry test if it is normal than ringing is due to anxiety
Having anxiety disorder and depression for the last 4 yrs undergone course for the same but symptoms persist and now having more negative feelings now taking peroxtine release and cloanezapam tablet daily night Suggest cure in homeopath.
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
In your case I advise you to visit a homeopathic doctor and take treatment under supervision. In homeopathy symptoms, history and examination is very important. In majority of cases, after a long case taking and case workout, we try to select a constitutional remedy which is used to treat the disease from its root cause. Taking a constitutional treatment shall also take care the reoccurrence of disease.
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Enzycare to work?

Usually, it will take about 2-4 weeks before you start feeling better, but do not stop taking Enzycare without consulting your doctor. Full benefits may take a little longer. Talk to your doctor if taking the medicine does not make you feel better or you feel worse even after taking the medicine.

Q. What are the most common side effects of Enzycare?

The most common side effects of Enzycare are headache and nausea. Other common side effects include blocked or runny nose, decreased or increased appetite, anxiety, restlessness, and abnormal dreams. You may also experience sleepiness or difficulty falling asleep, dizziness, yawning, tremors, tingling diarrhea, or constipation. Other side effects of Enzycare may be vomiting, dry mouth, increased sweating, fatigue, fever, increase in weight, and pain in muscles and joints. Using this medicine may even cause delayed ejaculation, problems with erection, decreased sexual drive and women may experience difficulties achieving orgasm.

Q. What is Enzycare used for?

Enzycare is used to treat depression and anxiety disorders such as social phobia, anxiety disorder, panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Q. Is Enzycare dangerous?

The use of Enzycare in children, adolescents and young adults may increase their risk of experiencing suicidal tendencies. You should always discuss the risks and benefits of taking Enzycare with your doctor before taking it. Remember that children younger than 12 years of age should not be given Enzycare.

Q. Is Enzycare better taken at night or in the morning?

It is usually recommended to take Enzycare once a day either in the morning or in the evening. You can take it with or without food. You should prefer taking it at the same time each day so that you remember to take it.

Q. Can I stop taking Enzycare on my own?

Enzycare should not be stopped abruptly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Though the withdrawal symptoms are usually mild and disappear within 2 weeks, it is not recommended to stop it without consulting your doctor. You should rather consult your doctor who will reduce the dose gradually.

Q. What are the withdrawal symptoms one may experience?

The withdrawal symptoms include dizziness, sleep disturbances like vivid dreams, nightmares and inability to sleep, anxiety, and headaches. You may also get burning sensations, electric shock sensations, and feelings like pins and needles. Withdrawal symptoms may also include nausea, sweating including night sweats, restlessness or agitation, tremors, confusion, irritability, diarrhea, visual disturbances, and palpitations.

Q. What if I accidentally take more than the recommended dose of Enzycare?

If you accidentally take more than the recommended dose of Enzycare, seek immediate medical attention in a nearby hospital or call your doctor immediately. The symptoms of overdose dizziness, tremor, agitation, convulsion, coma, nausea, and vomiting. You may also experience change in heart rhythm, decreased blood pressure and change in body fluid/salt balance.

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