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PRACIDEP S 20MG TABLET

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Composition FOR PRACIDEP S

Escitalopram(20 mg)

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

    Escitalopram(20 mg)

    Uses

    Pracidep s 20mg tablet is used in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobia

    How it works

    Pracidep s 20mg tablet increases the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is a chemical messenger in the brain that helps in regulating the mood.

    Common side effects

    Headache, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Decreased libido, Insomnia, Vomiting, Ejaculation disorder, Nausea, Abnormal dreams, Fatigue, Anxiety, Chills, Diarrhoea, Decreased appetite, Erectile dysfunction, Nervousness, Sleep disorder, Restlessness

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    Expert advice FOR PRACIDEP S

    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Escitalopram, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
    • The risk of dependence is minimal with the Escitalopram.
    • The most common side effect seen with Escitalopram is nausea, vomiting followed by diarrhea. On long-term use, the patient might develop sexual side effects, but they are reversible.
    • Do not discontinue or increase/decrease the dose without consulting the doctor.
    • You may have to take Escitalopram at least for 2 to 3 weeks or longer before you begin to feel better.
    • Notify your doctor if you feel unusually agitated, irritable, or have thoughts about hurting or killing yourself.
       
    • Escitalopram should be taken preferably during the day to keep the mood alleviated during the day.
    • During the treatment initially signs of anxiety may be seen in some patients.
       

    Frequently asked questions FOR PRACIDEP S

    Escitalopram

    Q.

    Is escitalopram a narcotic substance?
    Escitalopram is not a narcotic substance. Escitalopram is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used for the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorder and panic disorder

    Q.

    Is escitalopram addictive or habit forming?
    Use of escitalopram has not seen to be associated with any risk of addiction or habit forming.

    Q.

    Is escitalopram a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)?
    Escitalopram has not shown to have any effect on monoamine oxidase enzyme. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

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    Q.

    Is escitalopram used for anxiety?
    Yes, escitalopram is indicated for the treatment of all types of anxiety disorders.

    Q.

    Is escitalopram safe to use?
    Escitalopram is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    What is escitalopram used for?
    Escitalopram is used in the treatment of depression (major depressive episodes) and anxiety disorder

    Q.

    Does escitalopram cause weight gain?
    Yes, escitalopram is commonly reported to be associated with weight gain. Kindly talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive weight gain while you are taking escitalopram.

    Q.

    Does escitalopram cause hair loss?
    Yes, escitalopram may cause hair loss, but this is an uncommon side effect associated with this. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking escitalopram.

    Q.

    Does escitalopram cause high blood pressure?
    Escitalopram has not been reported to cause any increase in blood pressure, rather a decrease in blood pressure may be seen if the patient takes an overdose of escitalopram. Please talk to your doctor if you have any history of high or low blood pressure if you are prescribed escitalopram.

    Q.

    Can I take escitalopram for life?
    Take escitalopram only for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)