Estam 10mg Tablet

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

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:21 am

Estam 10mg Tablet

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Uses of Estam 10mg Tablet

Estam 10mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Anxiety Disorder, Depression

Side effects of Estam 10mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Estam 10mg 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 Estam 10mg Tablet

Do not use Estam 10mg 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 Estam 10mg 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 Estam 10mg Tablet works

Estam 10mg 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 Estam 10mg Tablet

The dosage of Estam 10mg 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 Estam 10mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Estam 10mg 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.

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Alternate Brands

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

Cipralex 10mg Tablet  ( Lundbeck India Pvt. Ltd. )

127.85  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Newcita 10mg Tablet  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

82.36  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Galop Plus 10mg Tablet  ( Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

111.10  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Ambulax AD 10mg Tablet  ( Unimarck Healthcare Ltd. )

57.68  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


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.