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CITANEW TABLET 5MG

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CITANEW TABLET 5MG

 

WHAT IS CITANEW TABLET 5MG ?

Citanew 5mg tablet is an Antidepressant medicine. Citanew 5mg tablet contains Escitalopram as a main ingredient. Citanew 5mg tablet works by restoring and maintaining the serotonin level inside the brain. Citanew 5mg tablet is also helpful in preventing panic attacks. Citanew 5mg tablet is the best medicine indicated for the treatment of anxiety and depression. Citanew 5mg tablet belongs to Central Nervous System
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WHAT ARE THE USES OF CITANEW TABLET 5MG ?

Citanew 5mg tablet is used to treat anxiety and depression. Citanew 5mg tablet is also helpful in preventing nervousness. Citanew 5mg tablet also treats panic attacks.

CITANEW TABLET 5MG IN URDU

Citanew 5mg tablet کا استعمال بے چینی اور ڈپریشن کے علاج کے لیے کیا جاتا ہے۔ Citanew 5mg کی گولی گھبراہٹ کو روکنے میں بھی مددگار ہے۔ Citanew 5mg کی گولی بھی گھبراہٹ کے حملوں کا علاج کرتی ہے۔

 

 

WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF CITANEW TABLET 5MG ?

Citanew 5mg tablet may cause

  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness

 

WHAT ARE THE PRECAUTIONS OF CITANEW TABLET 5MG ?

 Citanew 5mg tablet should not be used if you are allergic to Escitalopram. Citanew 5mg tablet cause dizziness so do not drive or operate heavy machinery. Citanew 5mg tablets must be cautiously used if you have diabetes. If you are pregnant or planning for it then take a Citanew 5mg tablet with great caution. Citanew 5mg tablet can cause seizures soIf you have ever had a seizure, inform your doctor before taking it.

WHEN NOT TO USE CITANEW TABLET 5MG ?

Stop using the Citanew 5mg tablet when you feel mood swings frequently. Citanew 5mg tablets must not be used  in combination with linezolid.

 

WHAT ARE THE INTERACTIONS OF CITANEW TABLET 5MG ?

Citanew 5mg tablet can interact with drugs like

  • Antiplatelet drug (clopidogrel)
  • NSAIDs (ibuprofen)
  • Blood thinning medicines(warfarin)

 

WHAT IS THE DOSE OF CITANEW TABLET 5MG ?

Take a Citanew 5mg tablet once a day or as directed by the doctor.

Uses:

Escitalopram is used to treat depression and anxiety. It works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural substance (serotonin) in the brain. Escitalopram belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). It may improve your energy level and feelings of well-being and decrease nervousness.

 

Side Effects:

Nausea dry mouth trouble sleeping constipation tiredness drowsiness dizziness and increased sweating may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen tell your doctor promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects including: decreased interest in sex changes in sexual ability easy bruising/bleeding.

Get medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects including: bloody/black/tarry stools fainting fast/irregular heartbeat vomit that looks like coffee grounds seizures eye pain/swelling/redness widened pupils vision changes (such as seeing rainbows around lights at night blurred vision).

This medication may increase serotonin and rarely cause a very serious condition called serotonin syndrome/toxicity. The risk increases if you are also taking other drugs that increase serotonin so tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the drugs you take (see Drug Interactions section). Get medical help right away if you develop some of the following symptoms: fast heartbeat hallucinations loss of coordination severe dizziness severe nausea/vomiting/diarrhea twitching muscles unexplained fever unusual agitation/restlessness.

Rarely males may have a painful or prolonged erection lasting 4 or more hours. If this occurs stop using this drug and get medical help right away or permanent problems could occur.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including: rash itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat) severe dizziness trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above contact your doctor or pharmacist.

 

Pre-Cautions:

Before taking escitalopram tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to citalopram; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history especially of: personal or family history of bipolar/manic-depressive disorder personal or family history of suicide attempts liver disease seizures intestinal ulcers/bleeding (peptic ulcer disease) or bleeding problems low sodium in the blood (hyponatremia) personal or family history of glaucoma (angle-closure type).

Escitalopram may cause a condition that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can rarely cause serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms (such as severe dizziness fainting) that need medical attention right away.

The risk of QT prolongation may be increased if you have certain medical conditions or are taking other drugs that may cause QT prolongation. Before using escitalopram tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the drugs you take and if you have any of the following conditions: certain heart problems (heart failure slow heartbeat recent heart attack QT prolongation in the EKG) family history of certain heart problems (QT prolongation in the EKG sudden cardiac death).

Low levels of potassium or magnesium in the blood may also increase your risk of QT prolongation. This risk may increase if you use certain drugs (such as diuretics/"water pills") or if you have conditions such as severe sweating diarrhea or vomiting. Talk to your doctor about using escitalopram safely.

This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive use machinery or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis).

The liquid form of this medication may contain sugar and/or aspartame. Caution is advised if you have diabetes phenylketonuria (PKU) or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid these substances in your diet. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this medication safely.

Before having surgery tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs nonprescription drugs and herbal products).

Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug such as QT prolongation (see above) loss of coordination or bleeding. They may also be more likely to lose too much salt (hyponatremia) especially if they are also taking "water pills" (diuretics) with this medication. Loss of coordination can increase the risk of falling.

Children may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug especially loss of appetite and weight loss. Monitor weight and height in children who are taking this drug.

During pregnancy this medication should be used only when clearly needed. It may harm an unborn baby. Also babies born to mothers who have used this drug during the last 3 months of pregnancy may rarely develop withdrawal symptoms such as feeding/breathing difficulties seizures muscle stiffness or constant crying. If you notice any of these symptoms in your newborn tell the doctor promptly.

Since untreated mental/mood problems (such as depression anxiety obsessive-compulsive disorder panic disorder) can be a serious condition do not stop using this medication unless directed by your doctor. If you are planning pregnancy become pregnant or think you may be pregnant immediately discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medication during pregnancy.

This medication passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Disclaimer

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Belongs to the category: Anxiety & depression, Central nervous system