NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1
ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 is a type of antidepressant which belongs to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and is primarily 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.
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 works by increasing the 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 NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 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 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 NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 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 NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 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 NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1.
Depression, Mental health conditions like anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder
When you take NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, it increases the 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.
Like all medicines, NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You should contact the doctor if you face worsening of side effects such as feeling sick (nausea), headache, blocked or runny nose (sinusitis), increased or decreased appetite, anxiety, restlessness, abnormal dreams, difficulties falling asleep, feeling sleepy, dizziness, yawning, tremors, prickling (tingling sensation) of the skin, diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, dry mouth, increased sweating, pain in muscle and joints (arthralgia and myalgia), sexual disturbances (delayed ejaculation, problems with erection, decreased sexual drive and women may experience difficulties achieving orgasm, fatigue, fever and increased weight. Most of the side effects of NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent or if you experience any other side-effect continuously while taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, reach out to your doctor.
Taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 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).
It is not recommended to take alcohol with NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 to avoid unpleasant side-effects.
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 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.
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 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 NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, the baby isn't feeding well as usual, or is sleeping a lot than normal, please consult your doctor.
It is not recommended to drive after taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 as it may cause drowsiness and interfere with your driving ability.
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 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.
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 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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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.
It takes about 2-4 weeks before you start feeling better. It is advised not to stop this medicine without consulting your doctor as may lead to unpleasant side-effects.
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 is not advised in cases if a person is allergic to NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, has epilepsy, or are having electroconvulsive treatment as NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 may increase your risk of having a seizure. NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 should not be taken by a person having heart problems as taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 can speed up or change the heartbeat. It should not be given to a person having a low heart rate along with symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting, pregnant women, trying to get pregnant, breastfeeding, having eye problems such as glaucoma. In diabetics, it can cause difficulty in keeping stable blood sugar levels.
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 should be preferably taken in the morning as taking it at night can keep you awake till late. It is better to take it at a fixed time.
Certain side-effects of NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 can be dealt with simple tips such as if you experience dry mouth, you can chew sugar-free gum or take sugar-free sweets. If you are sweating a lot while taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, wear loose clothing, and use a strong antiperspirant. If you are unable to sleep after taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, prefer to take it in the morning to avoid sleep disturbances. If you feel sleepy after taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, avoid taking it in the evening and limit your alcohol intake. If you feel tired or weak after taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, sit or lie down until you feel better. If you feel that the side-effects are worsening, please consult your doctor.
Taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 in more than the recommended dose can cause unpleasant side-effects such as dizziness, tremor, agitation, convulsion, coma, nausea, vomiting, changes in heart rhythm, decreased blood pressure, and change in body fluid/salt balance.
Initially, NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 can make you feel less hungry which can make you lose weight. After some days, you might gain weight as your appetite returns. If you experience too much weight loss or gain, please consult your doctor.
Yes, NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 might cause memory problems along with headache, confusion, trouble concentrating, weakness, or unsteadiness.
NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 should be taken as per the advice of your doctor. Once you start feeling better, you might have to continue it for several months to prevent the symptoms from returning back. Your doctor will advise you on how much time you need to continue NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 depending upon the type and severity of your symptoms.
In case you miss a dose of NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1, do not take a double dose of NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1. If you remember the missed dose before sleeping, take it at that time and take NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 at the same time the next day which were you taking earlier. If you remember the missed dose the next day, leave the skipped dose, and continue with the next dose.
Yes, it is very important to inform your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant and are taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1. It is not advised to take this medicine in pregnancy as it might pose a risk to the unborn baby. However, please consult your doctor before you stop taking NEWCITA 5MG TABLET1 as the sudden stoppage of this medicine can lead to unpleasant side-effects.
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