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PALOCIT 20MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR PALOCIT 20mg injection

Citalopram(20mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Palocit 20mg injection at a fixed time.
Palocit 20mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Palocit 20mg injection 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR PALOCIT 20mg injection

    Citalopram(20mg)

    Palocit injection uses

    Palocit 20mg injection is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

    How palocit injection works

    Palocit 20mg injection 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.

    Common side effects of palocit injection

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

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    Expert advice FOR PALOCIT injection

    • It can take 2-3 weeks for Citalopram 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 Citalopram, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Citalopram, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
    • The addiction/dependence potential of Citalopram is very less.
    • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.

    Frequently asked questions FOR PALOCIT 20mg injection

    Citalopram

    Q. What citalopram used for?
    Citalopram is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
    Q. Does citalopram cause weight gain/ high blood pressure/ headaches?
    Citalopram may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
    Q. Does citalopram contain monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)?
    Citalopram does not contain MAOI. However, citalopram 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)