Medicine : Stamlopam Tab

Name:Stamlopam Tab
Manufacturer:Lupin Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Escitalopram
Composition:Escitalopram(5 Mg)

Generic ( Escitalopram )

Typical use Of Escitalopram :To Treat Major Depressive Episodes, Panic Conditions, Social Anxiety Condition And Obsessive-compulsive Disorder.
Mechanism of action of Escitalopram :Reduced Levels Of Serotonin (the Chemical Messengers That Nerves Use To Communicate With One Another) Are Common In Disorders Such As Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, Depression, And Anxiety. Escitalopram Shows Antidepressant, Anti-obsessive-compulsive And Anti-bulimic (binge Eating Disorders) Actions By Maintaining The Levels Of Serotonin In The Brain.
Drug Interaction of Escitalopram :Coadministration With NSAIDs, Aspirin, And Warfarin May Increase Occurrence Of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Anti-seizure Medicine (carbamazepine And Phenytoin) May Increase The Clearance Of Escitalopram. Other Central Nervous System Medications Such As Isocarboxazid, Phenelzine, Selegiline And Tranylcypromine, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) Such As Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine, Paroxetine, Sertraline And Citalopram May Interact With Escitalopram. Other Drugs Which May Interact Includes Cimetidine, Ketoconazole, Lithium, Linezolid, Metoprolol, Desipramine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Escitalopram :Headache, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Vomiting, Decreased Or Increased Appetite, Stomach Pain, Weight Gain, Increased Sweating, Disturbed Sleep, Anxiety, Restlessness, Abnormal Dreams, Suicidal Thoughts, Tremors, Decreased Sex Drive, Inflammation Of The Sinuses (sinusitis), Diarrhea, Constipation, Dry Mouth, Undue Tiredness, Fever, Painful Bones And Muscles.


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