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Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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.
Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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.
Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. Common side-effects of Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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 Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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. Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's may cause dizziness and drowsiness, so avoid driving vehicles or operating machinery unless you are alert.
Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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.
Do not take Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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 Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's with caution. Please do not stop taking Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's abruptly, as it can cause withdrawal symptoms. Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's may cause suicidal thoughts and worsen anxiety.
Drug-drug interactions: Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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 Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's.
Drug-disease interactions: Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's should be used with caution in patients with seizures, schizophrenia, liver diseases, diabetes, heart diseases, sleep disorders and bleeding disorders.
Do not take alcohol as it can increase the risk of side-effects.
Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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.
Szetalo Plus Tablet 15'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 Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's may cause drowsiness.
Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's should be used with caution in patients with severe liver impairment. Dose adjustments may be required in such cases.
Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's should be used with caution in patients with kidney failure.
Szetalo Plus Tablet 15's should not be used in children unless prescribed by a child specialist.
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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.
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