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Uses of Elcita Products

Escitalopram Oxalate is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Elcita Products side effects


Side Effects of Elcita are Delayed ejaculation, Erectile dysfunction, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Low sexual desire, Nausea, Stomach upset, Vomiting, Weight gain.

How Elcita Products work

Escitalopram Oxalate is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It 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 for Elcita Products

Expert advice for Elcita Products

  • Elcita effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety disorder.
  • Take it in the morning since it can keep you awake if taken late at night.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Elcita is very less.
  • It has a lower chance of causing sexual dysfunction than other similar medications.
  • Elcita is when taken in combination with other drugs leads to Serotonin syndrome. Avoid serotonergic drugs like triptans, lithium, and tramadol.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Patient Concerns about Elcita Products

Frequently asked questions about Elcita Products

Frequently asked questions about Escitalopram Oxalate

Q. How long does it take for Elcita to work?
Usually, it will take about 2-4 weeks before you start feeling better, but do not stop taking Elcita without consulting your doctor. Full benefits may take a little longer. Talk to your doctor if taking the medicine does not make you feel better or you feel worse even after taking the medicine.
Q. What are the most common side effects of Elcita?
The most common side effects of Elcita are headache and nausea. Other common side effects include blocked or runny nose, decreased or increased appetite, anxiety, restlessness, and abnormal dreams. You may also experience sleepiness or difficulty falling asleep, dizziness, yawning, tremors, diarrhea, or constipation. Other side effects of Elcita may be vomiting, dry mouth, increased sweating, fatigue, fever, increase in weight, and pain in muscles and joints. Using this medicine may even cause delayed ejaculation, problems with erection, decreased sexual drive and women may experience difficulties achieving orgasm.
Q. What is Elcita used for?
Elcita is used to treat depression and anxiety disorders such as social phobia, anxiety disorder, panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Q. Is Elcita dangerous?
The use of Elcita in children, adolescents and young adults may increase their risk of experiencing suicidal tendencies. You should always discuss the risks and benefits of taking Elcita with your doctor before taking it. Remember that children younger than 12 years of age should not be given Elcita.
Q. Is Elcita better taken at night or in the morning?
It is usually recommended to take Elcita once a day either in the morning or in the evening. You can take it with or without food. You should prefer taking it at the same time each day so that you remember to take it.
Q. Can I stop taking Elcita on my own?
Elcita should not be stopped abruptly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Though the withdrawal symptoms are usually mild and disappear within 2 weeks, it is not recommended to stop it without consulting your doctor. You should rather consult your doctor who will reduce the dose gradually.
Q. What are the withdrawal symptoms one may experience?
The withdrawal symptoms include dizziness, sleep disturbances like vivid dreams, nightmares and inability to sleep, anxiety, and headaches. You may also get burning sensations, electric shock sensations, and feelings like pins and needles. Withdrawal symptoms may also include nausea, sweating including night sweats, restlessness or agitation, tremors, confusion, irritability, diarrhea, visual disturbances, and palpitations.
Q. What if I accidentally take more than the recommended dose of Elcita?
If you accidentally take more than the recommended dose of Elcita, seek immediate medical attention in a nearby hospital or call your doctor immediately. The symptoms of overdose dizziness, tremor, agitation, convulsion, coma, nausea, and vomiting. You may also experience change in heart rhythm, decreased blood pressure and change in body fluid/salt balance.

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