Substitutes for Olarc
No substitutes found for this medicine
Medicine Overview of Olarc Tablet
Side effects of Olarc Tablet
Sleep disorder, Fatigue, Nausea, Dry mouth, Increased sweating, Weakness.
How to use Olarc 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 Olarc 2.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Olarc Tablet works
Olarc 2.5mg 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 Olarc Tablet
Expert advice for Olarc Tablet
- It can take 2-3 weeks for Olarc 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 Olarc, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Olarc, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Olarc is very less.
- You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Special precautions for Olarc 2.5mg Tablet
Olarc 2.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olarc 2.5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Olarc 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat+more
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Olarc 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Olarc 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Olarc 2.5mg Tablet is recommended.+more
Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment....
Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 2mg Injection, Rimarex 300mg Capsule, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet
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.
Frequently asked questions for Olarc 2.5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Citalopram
Olarc is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Olarc may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
Olarc does not contain MAOI. However, Olarc should not be taken if a MAOI inhibitor is taken in the past 14 days, as it may cause dangerous drug interaction.