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Escytop 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Escytop 10 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Escytop 10 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Escytop Tablet

Escytop Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Escytop are 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 Escytop 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. Escytop 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Escytop Tablet works

Escytop 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.

In Depth Information on Escytop Tablet

Expert advice for Escytop Tablet

  • It is one of the most well tolerated antidepressant.
  • Escytop 10 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Escytop 10 mg Tablet to start working.
  • It may cause lesser 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 Escytop 10 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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Escytop Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Escytop Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Escytop 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Escytop 10 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
Escytop 10 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
Escytop 10 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Escytop 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Escytop 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Escytop 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Escytop 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Escytop Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Escytop 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Escytop Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Escitalopram

Q. How does Escytop work?
Escytop 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 Escytop with coffee?
There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Escytop but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.
Q. Is Escytop addictive?
No. Escytop 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.
Q. Why does Escytop cause nausea?
Escytop increases the activity of serotonin a chemical which is also involved in the vomiting process so makes the person nauseating.
Q. Why does Escytop make me tired?
Tiredness is usually associated with depression. Escytop can alter the sleep quality and can make the person feel tired most of the time.
Q. Can I use Escytop for a migraine?
Escytop 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.
Q. Can I use Escytop for bipolar disorder?
Escytop 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.
Q. Does Escytop cause hair loss?
There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Escytop. 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 Escytop.
Q. Can I use Escytop for sleep problem?
Escytop may itself cause sleep disorders. So it is not recommended for the sleep problem.
Q. Can I use Escytop for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?
Escytop can be used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but there are better alternatives available, in case they don't work then Escytop 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, Escytop or sertraline?
Escytop is the safest drug in its class. Sertraline can be used in case Escytop doesn't work for depression. However, setraline can be preferred in case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Q. Which is better medication, Escytop or citalopram?
Escytop 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 Escytop to be superior to citalopram for major depression.
Q. Can I take Escytop with diphenhydramine?
It is better to avoid diphenhydramine with Escytop. Diphenhydramine can aggravate side effects of Escytop and can cause dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating.
Q. Can I take Escytop with aspirin?
It is usually avoided as it can increase the chances of bleeding.
Q. Can I take Escytop 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 Escytop with methylphenidate?
It is better to avoid methylphenidate with Escytop. Because methylphenidate can increase the blood levels of Escytop 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 Escytop be given with lisdexamfetamine?
It is better to avoid this combined therapy of lisdexamfetamine with Escytop, 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 Escytop 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 Escytop 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 Escytop 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 Escytop with dextromethorphan?
You should not take Dextromethorphan with Escytop. It can lead to the seotonin syndrome. Before taking any medications with Escytop, your should consult with your doctor.
Q. Can I take Escytop and paracetamol?
Yes. There is no known interaction between Escytop and paracetamol.
Q. How does Escytop differ from fluoxetine?
Escytop and fluoxetin belongs to same class of medicine called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Q. How doses Escytop differ from amitriptyline?
Escytop 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 Escytop has much lesser side effects in comparison to amitryptiline and so preferred over amitryptiline for the treatment of depression.
Q. How does Escytop differ from imipramine?
Escytop 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.
Q. What would happen if I stop taking Escytop?
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.
Q. When and How to stop Escytop?
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.
Q. Is Escytop a benzodiazepine?
No. Escytop is not a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines decrease the anxiety and induce sleep. Escytop 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.
Q. Is Escytop a narcotic?
No. Escytop 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 Escytop with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Escytop with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Escytop with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Escytop with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Escytop with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Escytop with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Linezolid: Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide, Zenlid, Linolid, Adlid, Molzodin, Linonex, Linzomind, Linosyn
Escytop with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Escytop with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, SIB Trim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim
Escytop with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Escytop with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Escytop with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Escytop with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Escytop with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Escytop with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Escytop with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Escytop with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Escytop with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Escytop with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Escytop with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimolite, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep
Escytop with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Escytop with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Escytop with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Escytop with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Escytop with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclo
Escytop with Duloxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Duloxetine: DLX, Dutron, Dulok, Dulotek, Dutix, Dulex, Dutop, Zidane, Delok, Sympta
Escytop with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Escytop with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Escytop with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide
Escytop with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Escytop with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Imipra, Ira, Elidep, Elamin
Escytop with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Escytop with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Escytop with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Escytop with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit
Escytop with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Escytop with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Escytop with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Escytop with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Escytop with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Escytop with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
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