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S-Celepra 5 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of S-Celepra Tablet

S-Celepra 5 Tablet is an anti-depressant medicine which effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety disorders. It is one of the most well-tolerated antidepressant. It can take 2-3 weeks for S-Celepra 5 Tablet to start working.This medicine should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor and should not be stopped abruptly.

Uses of S-Celepra Tablet

S-Celepra Tablet side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Vomiting
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Stomach upset

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

How S-Celepra Tablet works

S-Celepra 5 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.

S-Celepra Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
S-Celepra 5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
S-Celepra 5 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
S-Celepra 5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
S-Celepra 5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
S-Celepra 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of S-Celepra 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
S-Celepra 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of S-Celepra 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of S-Celepra Tablet?

If you miss a dose of S-Celepra 5 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
S-Celepra 5 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • It is one of the most well-tolerated antidepressant.
  • S-Celepra 5 Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for S-Celepra 5 Tablet to start working.
  • It has a lower chance of causing sexual dysfunction than other similar medications.
  • Take it in the morning since it can keep you awake if taken late at night.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of S-Celepra 5 Tablet is very less.
  • S-Celepra 5 Tablet is when taken in combination with other drugs leads to Serotonin syndrome. Avoid serotonergic drugs like triptans, lithium, and tramadol.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking S-Celepra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to S-Celepra

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Till how many days can we take Feliz s 5 tablet?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
I have been going through General anxiety disorder for more than a year now. I am consulting this Doctor from AIIMS and he has prescribed me the following drugs. S Celepra 5 and Petril 0.25. I want to know what all precautions I need to take with these meds. I also experience panic attacks too often. He has asked me to use petril as SOS too but it doesnt seem to help anymore. I am really going into depression because of my condition. Its not getting any better. Also I dont blame my doctor because I dicontinue and then continue my meds all the time. Please suggest me what should I do to get fine ASAP. Thanks !
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
The pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders lies largely on SSRIs, in this case on escitalopram but the dose has to be optimised according to response and medication needs to be taken regularly. Too much reliance on sos Medicines eventually leads to in effectiveness of the drug. Please see your doctor to optimise the dose of S Celepra.
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FAQs

Q. Does S-Celepra cause hair loss?

There are some case reports of hair loss with the use of S-Celepra. 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 S-Celepra.

Q. Can I take S-Celepra with coffee?

There is usually no significant effect of taking coffee with S-Celepra but a very high quantity of consumption of coffee may cause restlessness and anxiety.

Q. Why does S-Celepra cause nausea?

S-Celepra increases the activity of serotonin, a chemical responsible for inducing vomiting.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of S-Celepra?

There are reports that suggest that the use of S-Celepra can cause weight gain. If you maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. An important point to remember is that it is easier to prevent weight gain than to lose increased weight.

Q. Can I stop taking S-Celepra when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue to take S-Celepra even if you feel well. If you stop S-Celepra suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually.

Q. Can the use of S-Celepra cause sleepiness?

Yes, S-Celepra can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities, until you know how this medicine affects you.

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