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Esmood 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Esmood 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Esmood 10 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
70
₹7/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Esmood Tablet

Esmood Tablet side effects

Common

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

How Esmood Tablet works

Esmood 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 Esmood Tablet

Expert advice for Esmood Tablet

  • It is one of the most well tolerated antidepressant.
  • Esmood 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 Esmood 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 Esmood 10 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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Esmood Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Esmood Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Esmood 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Esmood 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
Esmood 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
Esmood 10 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Esmood 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Esmood 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Esmood 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esmood 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Esmood Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Esmood 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 Esmood Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Escitalopram

Q. How does Esmood work?
Esmood 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 Esmood with coffee?
There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Esmood but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.
Q. Is Esmood addictive?
No. Esmood 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 Esmood cause nausea?
Esmood increases the activity of serotonin a chemical which is also involved in the vomiting process so makes the person nauseating.
Q. Why does Esmood make me tired?
Tiredness is usually associated with depression. Esmood can alter the sleep quality and can make the person feel tired most of the time.
Q. Can I use Esmood for a migraine?
Esmood 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 Esmood for bipolar disorder?
Esmood 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 Esmood cause hair loss?
There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Esmood. 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 Esmood.
Q. Can I use Esmood for sleep problem?
Esmood may itself cause sleep disorders. So it is not recommended for the sleep problem.
Q. Can I use Esmood for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?
Esmood can be used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but there are better alternatives available, in case they don't work then Esmood 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, Esmood or sertraline?
Esmood is the safest drug in its class. Sertraline can be used in case Esmood doesn't work for depression. However, setraline can be preferred in case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Q. Which is better medication, Esmood or citalopram?
Esmood 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 Esmood to be superior to citalopram for major depression.
Q. Can I take Esmood with diphenhydramine?
It is better to avoid diphenhydramine with Esmood. Diphenhydramine can aggravate side effects of Esmood and can cause dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating.
Q. Can I take Esmood with aspirin?
It is usually avoided as it can increase the chances of bleeding.
Q. Can I take Esmood 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 Esmood with methylphenidate?
It is better to avoid methylphenidate with Esmood. Because methylphenidate can increase the blood levels of Esmood 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 Esmood be given with lisdexamfetamine?
It is better to avoid this combined therapy of lisdexamfetamine with Esmood, 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 Esmood 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 Esmood 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 Esmood 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 Esmood with dextromethorphan?
You should not take Dextromethorphan with Esmood. It can lead to the seotonin syndrome. Before taking any medications with Esmood, your should consult with your doctor.
Q. Can I take Esmood and paracetamol?
Yes. There is no known interaction between Esmood and paracetamol.
Q. How does Esmood differ from fluoxetine?
Esmood and fluoxetin belongs to same class of medicine called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Q. How doses Esmood differ from amitriptyline?
Esmood 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 Esmood has much lesser side effects in comparison to amitryptiline and so preferred over amitryptiline for the treatment of depression.
Q. How does Esmood differ from imipramine?
Esmood 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 Esmood?
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 Esmood?
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 Esmood a benzodiazepine?
No. Esmood is not a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines decrease the anxiety and induce sleep. Esmood 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 Esmood a narcotic?
No. Esmood 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 Esmood with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Esmood with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Esmood with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Esmood with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Esmood with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Esmood with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin
Esmood with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Esmood with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese
Esmood with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Esmood with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Esmood with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Esmood with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Esmood with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Esmood with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Esmood with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Esmood with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
Esmood with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Esmood with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Esmood with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Esmood with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Esmood with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Esmood with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Esmood with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Esmood with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Esmood with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Esmood with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Esmood with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Esmood with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin
Esmood with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Esmood with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Esmood with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Esmood with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
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