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Esciram 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Esciram Tablet

Esciram 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.

Esciram 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
  • Restlessness

How to use Esciram 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. Esciram 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Esciram Tablet works

Esciram 20 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.

Esciram Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Esciram 20 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Esciram 20 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
Esciram 20 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
Esciram 20 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Esciram 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Esciram 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Esciram 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esciram 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Esciram Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Esciram 20 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • It is one of the most well-tolerated antidepressant.
  • Esciram 20 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Esciram 20 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 Esciram 20 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Esciram with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Esciram

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sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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FAQs

Q. Does Esciram cause hair loss?

There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Esciram. 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 Esciram.

Q. Can I take Esciram with coffee?

There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Esciram but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.

Q. Why does Esciram cause nausea?

Esciram increases the activity of serotonin, a chemical responsible for inducing vomiting.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Esciram?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Esciram can cause weight gain. If you maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. An important point to remember is that it is easier to prevent weight gain than to lose increased weight.

Q. Can I stop taking Esciram when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue to take Esciram even if you feel well. If you stop Esciram suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually.

Q. Can the use of Esciram cause sleepiness?

Yes, Esciram can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities, until you know how this medicine affects you.

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