Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medications called ‘antianxiety medications used to treat anxiety disorders. Anxiety is a mental health disorder characterized by feelings of intense, excessive and persistent worry or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities. Anxiety symptoms include rapid breathing, increased heart rate, restlessness, trouble concentrating, and difficulty falling asleep.
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's is a combination of two drugs: clonazepam and escitalopram. Clonazepam produces a calming effect by suppressing the abnormal activity of nerve cells. Escitalopram increases the serotonin hormone levels that improve mood, behaviour, and cognition in patients with anxiety.
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. Common side-effects of Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's are nausea, headache, dizziness, confusion, drowsiness, fatigue, sleeping problems, breathlessness, poor coordination of movements, stomach upset, decreased libido (low sexual desire), and memory problems. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or worsen.
Do not take Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's if you are allergic to any of its components. Inform your doctor if you have seizures, liver problems, sleep disorders, lung problems, and alcohol or drug abuse. Do not consume alcohol, as it can increase the risk of side effects. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine. Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and drowsiness, so avoid driving vehicles or operating machinery unless you are alert.
Uses of Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's is a combination of two medicines: clonazepam and escitalopram. It is used to treat anxiety disorders. Clonazepam increases the effect of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and produces a calming effect by suppressing the abnormal activity of nerve cells. Escitalopram is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI); it increases the serotonin levels in the brain, thereby improving mood and behaviour.
Directions for Use
Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects of Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's
Uncoordinated body movements
Decreased libido (low sexual desire)
Do not take Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's if you are allergic to any ingredients. Tell your doctor if you are taking antidepressants, antipsychotic medication, antihypertensives, or antibiotics. Talk to your doctor if you have a history of seizures, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. Patients with liver diseases, diabetes, heart disease, and bleeding disorders should use the Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's with caution. Please do not stop taking Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's abruptly, as it can cause withdrawal symptoms. Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may cause suicidal thoughts and worsen anxiety.
Drug-drug interactions: Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may interact with other antianxiety drugs, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (selegiline and moclobemide), opioids or strong pain killers, sedatives, anti-arrhythmic drugs, a medication used to treat heartburn (cimetidine) and antibiotics (rifampicin and linezolid).
Drug-food interactions: Avoid alcohol as it may increase the risk of side effects when taken along with Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's.
Drug-disease interactions: Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with seizures, schizophrenia, liver diseases, diabetes, heart diseases, sleep disorders and bleeding disorders.
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Diet & Lifestyle Advise
Attend therapy sessions regularly.
Eat a healthy diet.
Try to stay active and exercise regularly.
Take ample rest. Get enough sleep.
Meditate regularly as it helps in easing anxiety.
Avoid smoking, caffeine, and alcohol consumption.
Foods and drinks like salmon, chamomile, turmeric, dark chocolate, green tea, and yoghurt may help with anxiety.
Your doctor may advise regular eye checkups as using Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may worsen the symptoms in patients with open-angle glaucoma.
Consult your doctor immediately if there is any change in behaviour or if you have any suicidal thoughts.
Anxiety: Anxiety is a feeling of fear, worry or uneasiness. It is usually a normal emotion. However, if a person experiences repeated episodes of anxiety that worsen over time or interfere with daily activities, the condition is called anxiety disorder. Symptoms include irritability, lack of concentration, nervousness, fatigue, rapid heartbeat and trembling.
Do not take alcohol as it can increase the risk of side-effects.
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may show toxic effects on the fetus. So, it is not recommended for use in women who are pregnant or planning pregnancy. Consult your doctor for further advice.
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. Your doctor may advise you to stop breastfeeding while taking this medication.
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may cause drowsiness.
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with severe liver impairment. Dose adjustments may be required in such cases.
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with kidney failure.
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's should not be used in children unless prescribed by a child specialist.
How does Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's works?
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's decreases the activity in the brain producing a calming effect. It improves mood, behavior and cognition in patients with anxiety.
Can Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's be used for long-term?
Long-term use of Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may cause suicidal thoughts in some cases. So, use Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's as prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor immediately if you notice any behavioural changes during the use of Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's.
Can Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's treat depression?
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's can affect mood or behaviour. However, you should not take this medication without a doctor’s advice.
How can I know if I have anxiety?
Anxiety is a feeling of fear, worry or uneasiness. Symptoms include irritability, lack of concentration, fatigue, trembling and rapid heartbeat. If you experience repeated episodes of anxiety, consult a doctor immediately.
Can Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's cause erectile dysfunction?
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may cause a decrease in sexual desire (libido) in men and women. Men can also experience erectile dysfunction. Consult a doctor if you experience any change in sexual desire after taking Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's.
Does Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's cause drowsiness?
Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may cause drowsiness. So, do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's.
does using Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's causes hair loss?
Yes, Ciprex-CH Tablet 10's may cause hair loss in few people, if you experience excessive hair loss please consult your doctor.
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