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Cilentra 20 Tablet 10's

Cilentra 20 Tablet 10's

Prescription drug
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Synonym

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE

Manufacturer/Marketer

Eris Life Sciences Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Cilentra 20 Tablet

Cilentra 20 Tablet is used in the treatment of depression and other mental health conditions, which include anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Depression is a mood disorder that affects day to day life of a person. A person may have symptoms such as feeling sad or feeling of loss and might have mood swings. Anxiety is defined as an emotion that is characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and symptoms like increased blood pressure. Anxiety disorder also includes panic disorder, which is characterized by sudden feelings of terror. In Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a person feels the need to think or perform things repeatedly.

Cilentra 20 Tablet works by increasing serotonin levels. Serotonin is a chemical messenger in the brain which is responsible for improving the mood and physical symptoms of depression. It is also responsible for relieving symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks, and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

You can take Cilentra 20 Tablet with or without food. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience a decreased or increased appetite, weight gain, pain, sweating, fatigue, or high fever. Most of these side effects of Cilentra 20 Tablet do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Try not to stop taking Cilentra 20 Tablet  of your own as it may lead to unpleasant side effects. Let your doctor know about this, as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. let your doctor know if you have epilepsy (seizure disorder or fits), diabetes, liver or kidney disease, any heart problems, or are currently taking medicines for depression known as MAO inhibitors (such as Isocarboxazid, Phenelzine, Selegiline) or problems with alcohol or other prescription drugs. These may affect your treatment. Also, Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Cilentra 20 Tablet .

Uses of Cilentra 20 Tablet

Treatment of Depression, Mental health conditions like anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Medicinal Benefits

Cilentra 20 Tablet is a type of antidepressant which belongs to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and is primarily used in the treatment of depression and other mental health conditions which include anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Cilentra 20 Tablet works by increasing serotonin levels. Serotonin is a chemical messenger in the brain which is responsible for improving the mood and physical symptoms of depression. It is also responsible for relieving symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks, and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

Directions for Use

Always take Cilentra 20 Tablet exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition. Swallow Cilentra 20 Tablet with a full glass of water.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Cilentra 20 Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Blocked or runny nose (sinusitis)
  • Increased or decreased appetite
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness

Drug Warnings

Taking Cilentra 20 Tablet should be avoided in patients having epilepsy (Brain disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures), impaired liver or kidney function, diabetes, decreased level of sodium in the blood, tendency to easily develop bleedings or bruises, patients receiving electroconvulsive treatment, having coronary heart disease, suffering or have suffered from heart problems or have recently had a heart attack, having a low resting heart-rate, prolonged severe diarrhoea, and vomiting (Being sick) or using diuretics (water tablets), experiencing a fast or irregular heartbeat, fainting, collapse, or dizziness on standing up, which may indicate abnormal functioning of the heart rate, having or previously had eye problems, such as certain kinds of glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: This medicine may have an interaction with anti-depressants such as phenelzine, iproniazid and tranylcypromine, medicines used to treat Parkinson's disease such as selegiline. Taking this medicine with Cilentra 20 Tablet can increase the risk of side effects, antibiotic linezolid, lithium (used in the treatment of manic-depressive disorder) and tryptophan, anti-depressants such as Imipramine and desipramine, medicines used to treat migraines such as Sumatriptan, medicines used for severe pain such as tramadol, medicines used for stomach ulcers such as Cimetidine, lansoprazole, and omeprazole, medicines used to treat fungal infections such as fluconazole, medicines used to reduce the risk of strokes such as ticlopidine, blood-thinning medicines (warfarin, dipyridamole, and phenprocoumon) and pain killers, antimalarials such as mefloquine, medicines used for heart diseases such as flecainide, propafenone. Medicines that decrease blood levels of potassium or magnesium, as these increase the risk of life-threatening heart rhythm disorder.

Drug-Food Interaction: Cilentra 20 Tablet may interact with multi-mineral or other herbal/ayurvedic supplements. So, if you are using any of the OTC items please tell your doctor.

Drug-Disease Interaction: People affected with bipolar disorder (manic depression), bleeding or blood clotting disorder, drug addiction or suicidal thoughts, liver or kidney disease, seizures, low levels of sodium in your blood, cardiovascular disorders like high blood pressure, chest pain (angina), and coronary artery disease should avoid intake of Cilentra 20 Tablet .

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • PHENELZINE
  • IPRONIAZID
  • TRANYLCYPROMINE
  • SELEGILINE
  • LINEZOLID
  • LITHIUM
  • TRYPTOPHAN
  • IMIPRAMINE
  • DESIPRAMINE
  • SUMATRIPTAN
  • TRAMADOL
  • CIMETIDINE
  • LANSOPRAZOLE
  • OMEPRAZOLE
  • FLUCONAZOLE
  • TICLOPIDINE
  • WARFARIN
  • DIPYRIDAMOLE
  • PHENPROCOUMON
  • MEFLOQUINE
  • FLECAINIDE
  • PROPAFENONE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Doing regular exercise can help lower anxiety by releasing endorphins and improving sleep.

  • Find humour in your daily life. Try to watch light-hearted shows to help relieve stress.
  • You can try increasing your mindfulness by including yoga, meditation, cognitive therapy, and mindfulness-based stress reduction.
  • Drink enough water to stay hydrated, and limit or avoid alcohol and caffeine to relieve anxiety.
  • Include a diet rich in whole grains, vegetables, and fruits. This is a healthier option than eating many simple carbohydrates in processed foods.
  • Herbs like turmeric, ginger, and chamomile contain anti-inflammatory properties. Including these stuff in meals can reduce inflammation caused due to anxiety disorder.
  • Reduce your alcohol, caffeine, added sugar, high salt, and high fat intake. Significantly transfat may help also help reduce inflammation.
  • You can include antioxidants in your daily diet, like ashwagandha, omega-3 fatty acids, green tea, and lemon balm.
  • Try to spend time with your friends and family. Having a solid social network may help you lower your risk of anxiety.

Special Advise

  • Cilentra 20 Tablet causes drowsiness. Avoid doing activities that require your complete focus and attention like driving when on this drug.

  • An abrupt stoppage of Cilentra 20 Tablet can lead to significant withdrawal symptoms. Always discuss with your doctor about decreasing the dosage before completely stopping its usage.

  • Avoid consuming alcohol while on this medication as it can lead to dangerous side effects.

  • Cilentra 20 Tablet is unsafe for usage if you're pregnant or are planning to get pregnant. Discuss with your doctor in such situations about changing/replacing the medicine with safer alternatives.

  • Do not self-medicate.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Depression: It is a mood disorder that affects day to day life of a person. A person may have symptoms such as feeling sad or feeling of loss and might have mood swings.

Anxiety: It is defined as an emotion that is characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and symptoms like increased blood pressure. Anxiety disorder also includes panic disorder which is characterized by sudden feelings of terror.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): In this disorder, a person feels the need to think or perform things repeatedly.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

It is not recommended to take alcohol with Cilentra 20 Tablet to avoid unpleasant side-effects.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

Cilentra 20 Tablet is not recommended in pregnancy. However, if you were already taking this medicine before becoming pregnant, do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor. It can pose a small risk of problems for an unborn baby. Your doctor might prescribe you this medicine in pregnancy depending upon your condition as it is important to stay well in pregnancy.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Cilentra 20 Tablet passes into breast milk in very small amounts and might cause side effects in breastfed babies. It can be prescribed if the baby is healthy. However, if after taking Cilentra 20 Tablet , the baby isn't feeding well as usual, or is sleeping a lot than normal, please consult your doctor.

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Driving

Unsafe

It is not recommended to drive after taking Cilentra 20 Tablet as it may cause drowsiness and interfere with your driving ability.

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Liver

Caution

Cilentra 20 Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Kidney

Caution

Cilentra 20 Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions as dose adjustment might be required.

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Children

Unsafe

Cilentra 20 Tablet is not recommended in children below 12 years of age.

Country of origin

INDIA

Manufacturer/Marketer address

8th Floor, Commerce House IV, Prahladnagar, Ahmedabad ? 380015 Gujarat, India.
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