Escitapax 20mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:09 am

Escitapax 20mg Tablet

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Uses of Escitapax 20mg Tablet

Escitapax 20mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Anxiety Disorder, Depression

Side effects of Escitapax 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Escitapax 20mg Tablet are – Nausea, Dry Mouth, Drowsiness, Insomnia, Diarrhea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Escitapax 20mg Tablet

Do not use Escitapax 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Escitalopram

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Escitapax 20mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Escitapax 20mg Tablet works

Escitapax 20mg Tablet contains – Escitalopram

Escitalopram inhibits reuptake of the neurotransmitter serotonin by CNS neurons, thereby increasing the amount of serotonin available in nerve synapses. An elevated serotonin level may result in elevated mood and reduced depression.

Dosage of Escitapax 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Escitapax 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Escitapax 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Escitapax 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Cita S 20mg Tablet  ( Crescent Therapeutics Ltd. )

132.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Newcita 20mg Tablet  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

130.03  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Rexipra 20mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

130.03  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Escitalent 20mg Tablet  ( Talent India )

124.74  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Pridep S 20mg Tablet  ( Mova Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd. )

133.23  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- aspirin, NSAIDs, warfarin: Possibly increased risk of bleeding.

carbamazepine: Possibly increased clearance of escitalopram.

cimetidine: Possibly increased plasma escitalopram level.

CNS drugs: Additive CNS effects.

lithium: Possible enhancement of the serotonergic effects of escitalopram.

MAO inhibitors: Possibly hyperpyretic episodes, hypertensive crisis, serotonin syndrome, and severe seizures.

metoprolol: Increased plasma metoprolol levels with decreased cardioselectivity of metoprolol.

naratriptan, sumatriptan, zolmitriptan: Possibly weakness, hyperreflexia, and incoordination St. John's wort: Increased risk of serotonin syndrome.

sibutramine: Increased risk of serotonin syndrome.

Activity :- alcohol use: Possibly increased cognitive and motor effects of alcohol.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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