VOCITA 20MG TABLET

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Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for VOCITA 20MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Depression, anxiety disorder, phobia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹5.97/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of VOCITA TABLET

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Uses of VOCITA TABLET

Vocita 20mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Side effects of VOCITA TABLET

Common

Sleep disorder, Fatigue, Nausea, Dry mouth, Increased sweating, Weakness.

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How to use VOCITA 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Vocita 20mg tablet at a fixed time.

How VOCITA TABLET works

Vocita 20mg tablet 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 VOCITA TABLET

Expert advice for VOCITA TABLET

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Citalopram 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 Citalopram, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Citalopram, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Citalopram is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Warnings
Special precautions for VOCITA 20MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Vocita 20mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vocita 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
LINOWIN 2MG INJECTION, RIMAREX 300MG CAPSULE, GLI 2MG TABLET, CYBLEX 30MG TABLET XR

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Citalopram, 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 for VOCITA 20MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Citalopram

Q. What citalopram used for?
Citalopram is used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder
Q. Does citalopram cause weight gain/ high blood pressure/ headaches?
Citalopram may cause certain side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure and rarely rapid weight gain
Q. Does citalopram contain monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)?
Citalopram does not contain MAOI. However, citalopram should not be taken if a MAOI inhibitor is taken in the past 14 days, as it may cause dangerous drug interaction.

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