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Escada 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Escada 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Escada 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Escada Tablet

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Escada Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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

How Escada Tablet works

Escada 10mg 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 Escada Tablet

Expert advice for Escada Tablet

  • May be among the best-tolerated antidepressants.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Escada 10mg Tablet 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 Escada 10mg Tablet, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Escada 10mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Escada 10mg Tablet is very less.
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Escada Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Escada Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Escada 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Escada 10mg 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
Escada 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Escada 10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Escada 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Escada 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Escada 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Escada 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Escada Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Escada 10mg 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 Escada Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Escitalopram

Escada 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 Escada with coffee?
There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Escada but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.
No. Escada 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.
Escada increases the activity of serotonin a chemical which is also involved in the vomiting process so makes the person nauseating.
Tiredness is usually associated with depression. Escada can alter the sleep quality and can make the person feel tired most of the time.
Escada 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.
Escada 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.
There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Escada. 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 Escada.
Escada may itself cause sleep disorders. So it is not recommended for the sleep problem.
Escada can be used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but there are better alternatives available, in case they don't work then Escada 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, Escada or sertraline?
Escada is the safest drug in its class. Sertraline can be used in case Escada doesn't work for depression. However, setraline can be preferred in case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Q. Which is better medication, Escada or citalopram?
Escada 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 Escada to be superior to citalopram for major depression.
Q. Can I take Escada with diphenhydramine?
It is better to avoid diphenhydramine with Escada. Diphenhydramine can aggravate side effects of Escada and can cause dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating.
Q. Can I take Escada with aspirin?
It is usually avoided as it can increase the chances of bleeding.
Q. Can I take Escada 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 Escada with methylphenidate?
It is better to avoid methylphenidate with Escada. Because methylphenidate can increase the blood levels of Escada 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 Escada be given with lisdexamfetamine?
It is better to avoid this combined therapy of lisdexamfetamine with Escada, 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 Escada 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 Escada 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 Escada 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 Escada with dextromethorphan?
You should not take Dextromethorphan with Escada. It can lead to the seotonin syndrome. Before taking any medications with Escada, your should consult with your doctor.
Q. Can I take Escada and paracetamol?
Yes. There is no known interaction between Escada and paracetamol.
Q. How does Escada differ from fluoxetine?
Escada and fluoxetin belongs to same class of medicine called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Q. How doses Escada differ from amitriptyline?
Escada 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 Escada has much lesser side effects in comparison to amitryptiline and so preferred over amitryptiline for the treatment of depression.
Q. How does Escada differ from imipramine?
Escada 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.
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.
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.
No. Escada is not a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines decrease the anxiety and induce sleep. Escada 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.
No. Escada 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 Escada with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Escada with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Escada with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot
Escada with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Escada with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Tefdin, Daylert
Escada with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Escada with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Escada with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Escada with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Escada with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Escada with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Escada with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Escada with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Escada with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Escada with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Escada with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Escada with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Escada with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Escada with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Escada with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Escada with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Escada with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Escada with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Durogesic, Fent, Trofentyl
Escada with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Escada with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil
Escada with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Escada with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Escada with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam
Escada with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine
Escada with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Escada with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Escada with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Escada with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
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