Ezolent Forte Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ezolent Forte Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat depression. It is a combination medicine that calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells. It also increases the level of chemical messenger in the brain which improves mood.

Ezolent Forte Tablet can be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has habit-forming potential. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as this may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, memory impairment, low sexual desire, and delayed ejaculation. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Remember to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it can cause suicidal thoughts and can be dangerous for you. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Ezolent Forte Tablet

Benefits of Ezolent Forte Tablet

In Depression

Ezolent Forte Tablet helps in maintaining the balance of certain chemicals in the brain that affect mood and behavior. This improves your mood, relieves anxiety, tension, helps you sleep better and increases your energy levels. Ezolent Forte Tablet also prevents extreme changes in mood and helps you feel less agitated. You may experience fewer episodes of depression and low mood.
It can take several weeks for this medicine to work and you may still feel low during this time. It is likely that you will take this medicine for at least six months but possibly much longer. It needs to be taken regularly to work effectively. Do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Side effects of Ezolent Forte Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ezolent Forte

  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Confusion
  • Vomiting
  • Memory impairment
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Uncoordinated body movements

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

How Ezolent Forte Tablet works

Ezolent Forte Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etizolam and escitalopram which have anxiety-lowering and mood-enhancing effects. Etizolam 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ezolent Forte Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ezolent Forte Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ezolent Forte Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ezolent Forte Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ezolent Forte Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ezolent Forte Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ezolent Forte Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ezolent Forte Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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Hello Respected Sir/Ma'am, I was having nausea 1 month ago for 3 months continuously. I took different gestrological medication but that did not help me to rid out of it. Then as per Doctor Consultation I am taking Ezolent plus (Etizolam + Escitalopram) that cured my problem completely. At present I am having anxiety, fear, social fear also. That Ezolent cure my anxiety but for temporary period. So I want to leave this tablet & I am taking homeopathy so kindly help me to rid out of this anxiety, fear, social fear etc problem My age is 20 year & i am CA Final student, my studies are also affecting, Thanks a lot in advance.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. Treatment for Recurrent Depressive Disorder , psychotic disorders, Bipolar Affective Disorder and OCD usually lasts for much longer.To monitor any potential side effects and to take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions. Antidepressants are not addictive, the reason the symptoms come back is because there is an endogenous disturbance of neurochemicals and like any other chronic illness, if brain is not able to maintain the chemical balance, symptoms return when medication is stopped.Gastric symptoms are often a Res of anxiety and treatment of anxiety also relieves gastric symptoms.
DEPRESSION SUFFERING FROM DEPRESSION
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Depression is a persistent state of sadness that is the result of interaction between one's inner biological and psychological state and gets triggered of with environmental stressors. Reactive depression is in response to a situation like loss, sickness, trauma etc. Endogenous depression occurs without any noticeable environmental stressors. Psychological symptoms include lack of interest, negative thinking, irritability, frustration, feeling demotivated etc. Somatic symptoms like fatigue/ weakness/ lack of sleep/ lack of appetite and other physical symptoms are common. Anxiety is common. In severe cases one may feel helpless and hopeless enough to wish for death or attempt suicide. Treatment includes physical and psychiatric work up following which medicines can be prescribed. In milder cases, psychotherapy or counselling is recommended.
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Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Ezolent Forte Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Are there any important warnings associated with use of Ezolent Forte Tablet?

During the first few months of treatment, Ezolent Forte Tablet may increase suicidal thoughts or actions in some patient, in the first few months of treatment. Patients having mood or behavioral disorders have a high risk of developing suicidal thoughts and actions. You should pay close attention and report your doctor of any such behavior or mood changes. Make sure that you visit the doctor for the scheduled follow-up appointments.

Q. Can I stop taking Ezolent Forte Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue to take Ezolent Forte Tablet, even if you feel well. If you stop Ezolent Forte Tablet suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Consult your doctor if the symptoms are relieved, he might decrease your dose gradually.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Ezolent Forte Tablet?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Ezolent Forte Tablet 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 the use of Ezolent Forte Tablet cause sleepiness?

Yes, Ezolent Forte Tablet can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Ezolent Forte Tablet?

No, do not drink alcohol while you are taking Ezolent Forte Tablet. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Ezolent Forte Tablet.

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1601, Karnavati Estate, GIDC, Phase III, Vatva, Ahmedabad 382445, Gujarat, India.
Country of Origin: India

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