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Prasilife 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Prasilife 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Prasilife 5mg Tablet

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₹3.81/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Prasilife Tablet

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Prasilife Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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How to use Prasilife 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. Prasilife 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prasilife Tablet works

Prasilife 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 Prasilife Tablet

Expert advice for Prasilife Tablet

  • May be among the best-tolerated antidepressants.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Prasilife 5mg Tablet 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 Prasilife 5mg Tablet, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Prasilife 5mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Prasilife 5mg Tablet is very less.
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Prasilife Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Prasilife Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Prasilife 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prasilife 5mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Prasilife 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Prasilife 5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Prasilife 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prasilife 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Prasilife 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prasilife 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prasilife Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Prasilife 5mg Tablet, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Prasilife Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Escitalopram

Prasilife 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.
Q. Can I take Prasilife with coffee?
There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with Prasilife but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.
No. Prasilife is not addictive. Its abrupt discontinuation may cause some withdrawal symptoms. But still is not addictive as there is no drug-seeking behaviour and it has no abuse liability.
Prasilife increases the activity of serotonin a chemical which is also involved in the vomiting process so makes the person nauseating.
Tiredness is usually associated with depression. Prasilife can alter the sleep quality and can make the person feel tired most of the time.
Prasilife is not approved for the treatment of a migraine. It is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Prasilife should not be used for the treatment of bipolar disorder as it can aggravate the problem. Only in few cases, it can be used that too with caution with other drugs if depression is the more persistent feature of person's bipolar illness. But the person should be very regular with drugs prescribed for the mania part also called mood stabilisers.
There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of Prasilife. It is very infrequent and it usually stops after the discontinuation of the drug. It can be very distressing for a person, especially for the females. So a person should tell his doctor if he is having hair loss with the use of Prasilife.
Prasilife may itself cause sleep disorders. So it is not recommended for the sleep problem.
Prasilife can be used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but there are better alternatives available, in case they don't work then Prasilife can be used. Although it is prescribed in a higher dose and for longer duration in case of OCD in comparison to depression.
Q. Which is better medication, Prasilife or sertraline?
Prasilife is the safest drug in its class. Sertraline can be used in case Prasilife doesn't work for depression. However, setraline can be preferred in case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Q. Which is better medication, Prasilife or citalopram?
Prasilife is more effective than citalopram for major depression. Although some studies have shown that there is no difference among two in case of effectiveness but some recent studies have shown Prasilife to be superior to citalopram for major depression.
Q. Can I take Prasilife with diphenhydramine?
It is better to avoid diphenhydramine with Prasilife. Diphenhydramine can aggravate side effects of Prasilife and can cause dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating.
Q. Can I take Prasilife with aspirin?
It is usually avoided as it can increase the chances of bleeding.
Q. Can I take Prasilife with Ibuprofen?
No. Combined these two drugs may increase the chances of bleeding especially in persons already on a blood thinner. Nasal bleeding is usually the first symptom.
Q. Can I take Prasilife with methylphenidate?
It is better to avoid methylphenidate with Prasilife. Because methylphenidate can increase the blood levels of Prasilife and its effects and rarely can cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome with symptoms like anxiety, restlessness, extreme changes in heart rate and blood pressure, blurred vision, incoordination, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea.
Q. Can Prasilife be given with lisdexamfetamine?
It is better to avoid this combined therapy of lisdexamfetamine with Prasilife, it leads to increased anxiety, restlessness and sometimes serotonin syndrome. Serotonin syndrome includes vomiting, diarrhoea, extreme changes in blood pressure and even seizure may occur. It can be life-threatening.
Q. Can I take Prasilife with alprazolam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Prasilife with clonazepam?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can Prasilife be used with hydrocodone?
It is better to avoid the combination, it can lead to increased dizziness, confusion and difficulty in concentrating. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Prasilife with dextromethorphan?
You should not take Dextromethorphan with Prasilife. It can lead to the seotonin syndrome. Before taking any medications with Prasilife, your should consult with your doctor.
Q. Can I take Prasilife and paracetamol?
Yes. There is no known interaction between Prasilife and paracetamol.
Q. How does Prasilife differ from fluoxetine?
Prasilife and fluoxetin belongs to same class of medicine called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Q. How doses Prasilife differ from amitriptyline?
Prasilife is a newer drug belongs to class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) while amitryptiline is an older drug belonging to class tricyclic antidepressants (TCA). Both drugs are almost equally effective for treating depression but Prasilife has much lesser side effects in comparison to amitryptiline and so preferred over amitryptiline for the treatment of depression.
Q. How does Prasilife differ from imipramine?
Prasilife is much safer than imipramine and is preferred in most of the conditions over imipramine. However, imipramine can be preferred in bed-wetting in children.
You may experience withdrawal symptoms which can be in the form flu like symptoms, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, nausea or sleep problems. These symptoms usually last for one to two weeks. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
You should consult your doctor before stopping the treatment. It would depend on the number and severity of depressive episodes.The dose should be tapered slowly to prevent intense withdrawal symptoms.
No. Prasilife is not a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines decrease the anxiety and induce sleep. Prasilife belongs to the class of selective sertonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It may cause insomnia and restlessness initially as the side effect which usually goes away with time.
No. Prasilife is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Prasilife with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Prasilife with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot
Prasilife with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Prasilife with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Prasilife with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Prasilife with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Prasilife with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Prasilife with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Prasilife with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Prasilife with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Prasilife with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Prasilife with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Prasilife with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Prasilife with Hyoscine butylbromide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil
Prasilife with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Prasilife with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Prasilife with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Prasilife with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Prasilife with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Prasilife with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Prasilife with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Prasilife with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Prasilife with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Prasilife with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Prasilife with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine
Prasilife with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Prasilife with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Prasilife with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Prasilife with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Prasilife with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Prasilife with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Prasilife with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Prasilife with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam
Prasilife with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Prasilife with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
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