Lopram 20mg Tablet

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Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lopram 20mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
37.5
₹3.75/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lopram Tablet

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Uses of Lopram Tablet

Lopram 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Side effects of Lopram Tablet

Common

Sleep disorder, Fatigue, Nausea, Dry mouth, Increased sweating, Weakness.

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How to use Lopram 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lopram 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Lopram Tablet works

Lopram 20mg 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 Lopram Tablet

Expert advice for Lopram Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Lopram to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Lopram, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Lopram, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Lopram is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lopram 20mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lopram 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lopram 20mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Lopram 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Babies should be monitored for behavioral side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness.
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Driving
Lopram 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Lopram 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lopram 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Lopram 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lopram 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lopram 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, K Glim 1mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Citalopram, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lopram 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Citalopram

Lopram is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Lopram may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
Lopram does not contain MAOI. However, Lopram should not be taken if a MAOI inhibitor is taken in the past 14 days, as it may cause dangerous drug interaction.

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