Stalopam 40mg Tablet
- Manufacturer : Lupin Ltd.
- Composition : Escitalopram 40mg
- Generally Prescribed For : Anxiety Disorder, Depression
- Estimated Price : ₹78.95 For 10 Tablets Strip
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Uses of Stalopam 40mg TabletStalopam 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):
Anxiety Disorder, Depression
Side effects of Stalopam 40mg TabletThe most common side effects of Stalopam 40mg 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 Stalopam 40mg TabletDo not use Stalopam 40mg 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 Stalopam 40mg 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 Stalopam 40mg Tablet worksStalopam 40mg 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 Stalopam 40mg TabletThe dosage of Stalopam 40mg 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 Stalopam 40mg TabletIf you forget to take a dose of Stalopam 40mg 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
InteractionDrug :- 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.