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Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Citalopram(5.0 Mg) + Clonazepam(0.25 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ANXIETY AND ANTI-DEPRESSANT

Medical Description

Cilapam H is an antidepressant. It is mainly used to treat depression and other mental health conditions such as anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Cilapam H includes two a...
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Uses of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Treats short-term anxiety
  • Reduce difficulty in concentrating
  • Treats panic disorder
  • Treatment for akathisia (restlessness and a need for constant movement)

Contraindications of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you suffer from diseases like respiratory distress syndrome, liver disease, severe hepatic impairment, and chronic psychosis.
  • A patient with phobic or obsessional states.
  • If you have a medical disease like acute narrow-angle glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, acute pulmonary insufficiency, always seek medical advice before taking Cilapam H.
  • If you have any suicidal tendency or aggressive behaviour, Cilapam H should not be used.
  • A patient with medical conditions like respiratory depression, coma, and sleep apnoea syndrome.
  • For someone with a suicide risk or aggressive behaviour, Cilapam H should not be used.

Side effects of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Reduced hunger
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • HeadacheMuscle weakness
  • Loss of balance control
  • Increased or decreased sexual drive
  • Uncontrolled shaking of arms or legs

Precautions and Warnings of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cilapam H during pregnancy?
A:
Cilapam H is not advised in pregnancy. Nevertheless, if you were already putting up with Cilapam H before becoming pregnant, do not stop with it without discussing it with your consultant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cilapam H while breastfeeding?
A:
Cilapam H is transferred into breast milk in the most negligible amounts, resulting in side impacts in breastfed babies. However, discuss with your doctor if the baby isn't nourishing well as standard after taking the Cilapam H or is sleeping a lot further than regular.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Cilapam H?
A:
It is not approved to drive after putting up with the Cilapam H as it may result in sleepiness and inhibit your driving capacity.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cilapam H?
A:
Alcohol consumption must be avoided during medicine to prevent severe negative impacts such as drowsiness or sleepiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood pressure. It can lead to headaches or fainting.
  • You have a medical history of alcohol or medicine addiction.
  • You have weak muscles.
  • You have personality disorders or organic brain changes.
  • You have medical problems like impaired kidney or liver diseases.

Mode of Action of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Cilapam H comprises two medicines, Citalopram and Clonazepam, which have mood-enhancing and anxiety-lowering impacts. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine that improves the action of GABA, a chemical carr...
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Directions for Use of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Consume Cilapam H in the dosage and duration per your doctor's advice.
  • While taking Cilapam H, swallow it entirely without mashing, breaking, or grinding it.
  • Cilapam H is instructed to be put up with at a limited time.

Interactions of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cilapam H may interact following medicines:
  • Amiodarone
  • Clarithromycin
  • Erythromycin
  • Troleandomycin
  • Itraconazole
  • Itraconazole
  • Ketoconazole
  • Antihistamines
  • Diltiazem
  • Verapamil
  • Cimetidine

Interactions with food items

  • Cilapam H may interact with grapefruit juice. Therefore, prevent consuming grapefruit juice as it may decrease the impact of Cilapam H. The medicine may interact with multi-mineral or different herbal...
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Storage and disposal of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store Cilapam H in a cool and dry place away from sunlight. Make sure to store Cilapam H at an average room temperature below 30°C. Keep it out of children’s reach. Cilapam H should be avoided if...
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Dosage of Cilapam H Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • Anyone experiencing an overdose of Cilapam H should seek emergency medical attention or contact a doctor. It may lead to the breakdown of muscle tissues and a dangerous drop in body temperature.

Missed a Dose

Take it as early as possible when someone misses a dose of Cilapam H. If it's near time for another dose, you can skip the missed dose and get back on schedule. Don't double the dosage.

Content Details

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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Cilapam H cause withdrawal symptoms?

A: Yes, Cilapam H can result in withdrawal symptoms when the medicine is terminated. The common withdrawal symptoms include anxiety, headache, dizziness, insomnia, tinnitus, vomiting, nausea, weakness, hypersensitivity to visual and auditory stimuli, and drop in blood pressure on standing.

Q: Does a Cilapam H cause brain damage?

A: Cilapam H misuse can have long-term consequences due to exposure to benzodiazepines. They comprise significant differences in brain chemistry and processes resulting in brain damage to some extent.

Q: Does Cilapam H cause dry mouth?

A: Yes, Cilapam H causes dry mouth. It is a common side effect of benzodiazepines medicines. However, the actual cause behind this is still not known. If you suffer from excess dry mouth after using this medicine, always discuss it with your doctor and follow their instructions.

Q: Is the Cilapam H a sleeping pill?

A: Cilapam H provokes sleep and is utilised to deal with insomnia (habitual sleeplessness or incapacity to rest). But it is essential to obey your consultant’s guidance considering its usage constantly.

Q: How long can I safely take the Cilapam H?

A: You must take Cilapam H as directed by your doctor. Initially, a doctor prescribes this medicine for a month and recommends their patient follow up or re-visit to check for outcomes. Taking this medicine can lead to medicine dependency in patients, so it is essential to keep a close eye on it.
Product Details
Brand
CILAPAM H
Expires on or After
16/08/2022

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ContainsCitalopram(5.0 Mg),Clonazepam(0.25 Mg)
UsesShort-term anxiety, difficulty concentrating, reduces irritability, excessive anxiety, tiredness, panic disorder.
Side effectsFast or irregular heartbeat, reduced hunger, constipation, diarrhoea, headache, muscle weakness, loss of balance control, increased or decreased sexual drive, uncontrolled shaking of arms or legs.
Last Updated on: 02 Feb 2022 | 10:57 AM (IST)
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