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Escytop 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Escytop Tablet

Escytop 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia and post traumatic stress disorder.

Escytop 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 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.

Escytop Tablet related warnings

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?

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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Escytop 10 mg Tablet
₹5.5/Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • 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 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 Escytop 10 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Escytop

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Sir I am ocd patient and on medication for 2 years. Medication has reduced my symptoms upto 70%. I take 25mg paroxetine twice daily and 100mg quetiapine thrice daily. Sir please tell me how long I should continue medication and how to lower dose to discontinuation. I will be much greatful to you.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over. It's a neurochemical disturbance in brain and worsens due to stressful environment. OCD is typically treated with medication, psychotherapy or a combination of the two. Treatment duration depends upon the intensity and frequency of episodes and may be needed throughout life.
Respected Sir My wife is suffering from OCD from 3 years & day to day the problems increasing. Going more than 4 time for bathing after coming from washroom. Even do not want to touch any dirty cloths. Day by day problems are increasing. Any medicine for him.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over. It's a neurochemical disturbance in brain and worsens due to stressful environment. OCD is typically treated with medication, psychotherapy or a combination of the two. Treatment duration depends upon the intensity and frequency of episodes and may be needed throughout life.
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FAQs

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 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. Why does Escytop cause nausea?

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

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

There are reports that suggest that the use of Escytop 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 Escytop when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. Can the use of Escytop cause sleepiness?

Yes, Escytop 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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Wockhardt Towers, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051, Maharashtra, India
MRP
54.96
10 tablets in 1 strip
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