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Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Escigress CZ Tablet

Escigress CZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Confusion
  • Vomiting
  • Memory impairment
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Escigress CZ 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. Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Escigress CZ Tablet works

Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and escitalopram, which has 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.

Escigress CZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Escigress CZ 0.25 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
Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Escigress CZ 0.25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Escigress CZ

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My son was diagnosed for Social Anxiety Disorder. Tablets Antcer(20) and Escigress(10) prescribed. Is tablets necessary, whether it can be cured without tabs.
Dr. Venkatraju Kalidindi
Psychiatrist
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Suffering from anxiety disorder with mild depressiMedicines are : zosert 50 - 1.5 tab per day, zapiz : 0.5 a day. Have to take BP meds and for dyslipidemia. How to get rid of from zapiz because there is a dependence on that ? Prescribe please.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Reduce zapiz by 0.25 mg for a few weeks and then further by half. If you feel anxious, sertraline dose may need to be adjusted.
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FAQs

Q. Can the Escigress CZ cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Escigress CZ 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. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating 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. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Escigress CZ can lead to increased chances of 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. Any special instruction regarding storage and disposal of Escigress CZ?

Keep Escigress CZ 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 Escigress CZ?

Escigress CZ is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and Escitalopram. This combination 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 Escigress CZ when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should not stop taking Escigress CZ 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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References
  1. Clonazepam. Boucherville, Québec: Sandoz Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Escitalopram. Copenhagen, Denmark: H Lundbeck A/S; 2016. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Clonazepam. Boucherville, Québec: Sandoz Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. DailyMed. Escitalopram Oxalate. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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