Q. Can the Sri cz plus cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Sri cz plus may make you feel drowsy or you may fall asleep suddenly during your routine activities like watching television, talking, eating or riding in a car. You might not feel drowsy or have any other warning signs before you suddenly fall asleep. Do not drive a car, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medication affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such symptoms.
Q. Are there any important warning related to Sri cz plus?
Your behavior or mood may change in unexpected ways when you take Sri cz plus. You may experience new or worsening depression, thoughts of harming or killing yourself, or planning or trying to do so. You may experience extreme worry, agitation, panic attacks, difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep, aggressive behavior, irritability, acting without thinking, severe restlessness, and frenzied abnormal excitement. Be sure that your family or caregiver knows which symptoms may be serious so that they can call the doctor if you are unable to seek treatment on your own. Your healthcare provider will want to see you often while you are taking Sri cz plus, especially at the beginning of your treatment. Be sure to visit your doctor as advised.
Q. Are there any medications to avoid while taking Sri cz plus?
Sri cz plus may increase the risk of serious or life-threatening breathing problems (respiratory depression) or coma if used along with certain medications. Tell your doctor if you are taking or plan to take certain opiate medications for cough or pain such as codeine, hydrocodone, codeine, fentanyl, hydromorphone, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, and tramadol. Drinking alcohol or using street drugs during your treatment with Sri cz plus may also increase the risk of these serious, life-threatening side effects. Call your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical care immediately if there is unusual dizziness, lightheadedness, extreme sleepiness, slowed or difficult breathing, or unresponsiveness. Be sure that your caregiver or family members know which symptoms may be serious so that they can call the doctor or emergency medical care if you are unable to seek treatment on your own.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, do not take higher than the recommended dose of Sri cz plus. This can lead to increased chances of serious life-threatening side effects and toxicity. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms that is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Sri cz plus expire?
Yes, Sri cz plus does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Sri cz plus after the expiry date.
Q. Any special instruction regarding storage and disposal of Sri cz plus?
Keep Sri cz plus in a container that is tightly closed and out of children's reach. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Unneeded medications should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children, and other people cannot consume them.
Sri cz plus is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and Escitalopram. This medicine is used to treat anxiety and mood disorders. Clonazepam works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Escitalopram works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps to improve mood.
Q. Can I stop taking Sri cz plus when my symptoms are relieved?
No, you should not stop taking Sri cz plus even if you feel well. Continue taking your medicine as advised. Your doctor may lower your dose gradually if your symptoms are improving.