Etizolam+Escitalopram Oxalate is used in the treatment of depression.
Placida Plus Products side effects
Side Effects of Placida Plus are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements, Drowsiness, Tiredness, Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm), Delayed ejaculation, Low sexual desire, Memory impairment.
Etizolam + Escitalopram Oxalate 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.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg 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 Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet?
During the first few months of treatment, Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg 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 Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?
No, you should continue to take Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet, even if you feel well. If you stop Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg 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 Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet?
There are reports that suggest that the use of Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg 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 Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet cause sleepiness?
Yes, Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg 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 Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet?
No, do not drink alcohol while you are taking Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Placida Plus 0.5 mg/10 mg Tablet.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.