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Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Truzap Tablet

Truzap Tablet side effects

Common
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Confusion
  • Vomiting
  • Memory impairment
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Truzap 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. Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Truzap Tablet works

Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and escitalopram, which has anxiety-lowering and mood-enhancing effects. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which increases the action of GABA, a chemical messenger that suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Escitalopram is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which increases the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger that improves mood.

Truzap Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Truzap 0.25 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Truzap

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Suffering from anxiety disorder with mild depressiMedicines are : zosert 50 - 1.5 tab per day, zapiz : 0.5 a day. Have to take BP meds and for dyslipidemia. How to get rid of from zapiz because there is a dependence on that ? Prescribe please.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Reduce zapiz by 0.25 mg for a few weeks and then further by half. If you feel anxious, sertraline dose may need to be adjusted.
Can I take Feliz s 10 & Lonazep .25 mg at night for anxiety disorder & lack of sleep
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Psychiatric evaluation is based on history, clinical symptoms, personality factors, ongoing psychosocial stressors and frequency and severity of symptoms. It requires direct interaction with the patient on a regular basis. Once diagnosed, a management plan is formed based on intensity and frequency of symptoms and associated biological and psycho social factors. A complete solution to ones problems in a single question is thus not possible. I suggest you to visit a psychiatrist in your vicinity for clinical evaluation.
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FAQs

Q. Can the Truzap cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Truzap 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. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating 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. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Truzap can lead to increased chances of 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. Any special instruction regarding storage and disposal of Truzap?

Keep Truzap 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.

Q. What is Truzap?

Truzap is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and Escitalopram. This combination 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 Truzap when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should not stop taking Truzap even if you feel well. Continue taking your medicine as advised. Your doctor may lower your dose gradually if your symptoms are improving.

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References
  1. Clonazepam. Boucherville, Québec: Sandoz Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Escitalopram. Copenhagen, Denmark: H Lundbeck A/S; 2016. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Clonazepam. Boucherville, Québec: Sandoz Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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