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Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety disorder. It is the combination medicine that calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells. It also works by increasing the level of a chemical messenger in the brain which improves mood.

Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has habit-forming potential. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include delayed ejaculation, low sexual desire, vomiting, memory impairment, depression, and confusion. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It may cause weight gain or weight loss depending upon person to person. To prevent weight gain, you can eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly. On the other hand, weight loss can be prevented by increasing food portions in your diet. It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it can cause suicidal thoughts.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Zee Plus Tablet

Benefits of Zee Plus Tablet

In Anxiety disorder

Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet stops your brain from releasing the chemicals that make you feel anxious so it can reduce the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, feeling irritable and sleep problems that often come with Generalised Anxiety Disorder. Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping suddenly can cause serious problems.

Side effects of Zee Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zee Plus

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

How to use Zee Plus 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. Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zee Plus Tablet works

Zee Plus 0.5 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zee Plus 0.5 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zee Plus 0.5 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
Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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Anxiety disorder from.past 4 years taking paroxitine and clonazepam 12.5 /0.5 mg
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Based in 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 am having 336 mg collastrol which I want to control. Which medicine should I take ? is it possible to control this only by avoiding some food. waiting for your reply.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
rosuvastatin 10 mg once daily plus diet control
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FAQs

Q. Can the Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet 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 Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet 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 Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet?

Keep Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet 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 Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet?

Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and Escitalopram. This combination is used to treat anxiety 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 Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should not stop taking Zee Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet 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

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