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Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Esix CL Tablet

Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety disorder.

Esix CL 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 Esix CL 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. Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Esix CL Tablet works

Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg 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.

Esix CL Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg 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
Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esix CL 0.5mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Esix CL

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I have hyperacidity pitta gas due to which i have high blood pressure and anxiety disorder some time whwn there is no gas my bp comes normal doctor has given me telpress ct 40 how can the bp come in control and all report are normalMy bp was 160/100
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take avipattikar churan 1 spoon twice with water before meal, kaam dudha ras 1 tab twice, brahmi vati 2 tablet twice with water
sir if i mastribute 2 times per day i got nervou and muscle tightness sleepinessand eyes was paining (litle bit) and i have anxiety disorder using tabs from 20 days
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
1.stop smoking and alcohol 2.join a gym and reduce weight. Do weight lifting exercises. 3.tablet sildenafil or viagra 1 tablet 1 hour before sexual activity. 4.Get tested so that u don?t have any of the following causes: 1.heart diseases 2. diabetes 3.neurological problems 4.hormonal problems 5.drug side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can the Esix CL cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Esix CL 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 Esix CL 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 Esix CL?

Keep Esix CL 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 Esix CL?

Esix CL 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 Esix CL when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should not stop taking Esix CL 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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