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Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Introduction

Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat depression. It is a combination medicine that calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells. It also increases the level of chemical messenger in the brain which improves mood.

Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg 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 this may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, memory impairment, low sexual desire, and delayed ejaculation. 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. Remember to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it can cause suicidal thoughts and can be dangerous for you. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly.

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 Zoly Plus Tablet

Side effects of Zoly 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 Zoly Plus

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

How to use Zoly 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. Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zoly Plus Tablet works

Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etizolam and escitalopram which have anxiety-lowering and mood-enhancing effects. Etizolam 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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I had recently undergone left humerus plating surgery and i was told to take setfrac plus tablet The problem is setfrac plus tablet is not available in my town so can u please sugeat the substitute tablet to setfrac plus?????
Dr. Rohit Chakor
Orthopaedics
You see the content of the tablet and ask for it
Can i take purtia tablet instead of purtia plus
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Please refer to a General Physician
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Are there any important warnings associated with use of Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet?

During the first few months of treatment, Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet may increase suicidal thoughts or actions in some patient, in the first few months of treatment. Patients having mood or behavioral disorders have a high risk of developing suicidal thoughts and actions. You should pay close attention and report your doctor of any such behavior or mood changes. Make sure that you visit the doctor for the scheduled follow-up appointments.

Q. Can I stop taking Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue to take Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet, even if you feel well. If you stop Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Consult your doctor if the symptoms are relieved, he might decrease your dose gradually.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet 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 the use of Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet cause sleepiness?

Yes, Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet?

No, do not drink alcohol while you are taking Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Zoly Plus 0.5mg/5mg Tablet.

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References

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