Clonazepam + Escitalopram Oxalate
Information about Clonazepam + Escitalopram Oxalate
Clonazepam + escitalopram oxalate uses
Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate is used in the treatment of anxiety disorder.
How clonazepam + escitalopram oxalate works
This 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.
Common side effects of clonazepam + escitalopram oxalate
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements, Drowsiness, Tiredness, Delayed ejaculation, Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm), Low sexual desire, Memory impairment
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Frequently asked questions for Clonazepam + Escitalopram Oxalate
Clonazepam + Escitalopram Oxalate
Q. What is Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate?
Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate 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 Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate when my symptoms are relieved?
No, you should not stop taking Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate even if you feel well. Continue taking your medicine as advised. Your doctor may lower your dose gradually if your symptoms are improving.
Q. Can the Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate 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 Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate 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 Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate?
Keep Clonazepam+Escitalopram Oxalate 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.