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Cita S Forte Tablets

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Cita S Forte Tablets Description

Cita S Forte Tab is a prescription medicine that is used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorder comprises a group of symptoms like a sense of impending danger, trouble concentrating,

increased heart rate, panic, feeling weak or tired, overthinking about anything. Cita S Forte Tab is a combination of two medicines, Clonazepam and Escitalopram, that act on the brain by decreasing the excessive activity of the neurons or nerve cells. It also increases the level of certain chemical messenger in the brain, thereby improving mood. It is advised to take the tablet regularly at the same time. It can be taken with or without food. You should stick to the dose prescribed by your doctor for optimum benefit from the medication. It is a habit-forming medicine. Hence, the dose requirements should be guided by your doctor to avoid any overdose. Do not stop taking Cita S Forte Tab without consulting your doctor. Some of the common side effects that can be expected after starting the treatment with Cita S Forte Tab are: dizziness, drowsiness, headache, confusion, stomach upset, nausea (feeling sick), sleeping problems, fatigue, breathlessness, poor coordination of movements, decreased libido (low sexual desire) and memory problems. If you are on any medication for longterm disease, you should inform your doctor as some medications can alter the blood levels of Cita S Forte Tab if consumed together. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or willing to get pregnant while on treatment with Cita S Forte Tab.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹101.47
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ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg) + Citalopram(10.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Anxiety disorder
Side effectsDry Mouth, Headache, Dizziness, Nausea and Vomiting, Increased Sweating, Diarrhoea Constipation, Abdominal Pain, Flatulence, Fatigue, Abnormal Dreaming, Decreased appetite, Decreased Libido, Ejaculation Disorder, Impotence, Menstrual Disorders
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Uses of Cita S Forte Tablets

  • Treatment of Anxiety disorder

Contraindications of Cita S Forte Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Escitalopram or Clonazepam or any other ingredient of this tablet.
  • If you are on treatment with Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) like Phenelzine and Selegiline.
  • If you have liver failure.
  • If you are suffering from glaucoma (a painful eye condition that occurs when fluid pressure inside your eye rises quickly)
  • If you have a decreased lung function
  • If you are susceptible to breathing fluid into the lungs (aspiration).
  • If you are suffering from kidney disease with a likely reduction in kidney function.
  • If you have an alcohol-dependence disorder.

Side effects of Cita S Forte Tablets

  • Dry Mouth
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Flatulence
  • Decreased appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Ejaculation Disorder
  • Impotence
  • Menstrual Disorders

Precautions and Warnings of Cita S Forte Tablets



Can I take Cita S Forte Tab during pregnancy?
No, Cita S Forte Tabs are unsafe during pregnancy. Studies have shown that there is a definite risk to the developing baby. It can cause conditions like difficulty in breathing, low muscle tone, poor circulation, etc., in the newborn. Do not take Cita S Forte Tab without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cita S Forte Tab while breastfeeding?
You should consult your doctor before taking the Cita S Forte Tab. It is probably unsafe during breastfeeding. There is limited data available on the effects of this tablet on the breastfeeding baby. Studies suggested that a small amount of this medicine may pass into the breast milk and can cause harm to the baby.


Can I drive if I have taken Cita S Forte Tab?
No, do not drive or operate any heavy machinery after taking the Cita S Forte Tab. It can affect your driving capability due to side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, slow reflexes, and blurred or double vision.


Can I consume alcohol with the Cita S Forte Tab?
No, you should not consume alcohol when you are on treatment with Cita S Forte Tab. It can interfere with the effects of the medicine and cause exaggerated side effects causing excessive drowsiness, restlessness and muscle rigidity.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have developed seizures for the first time after starting the medicine.
  • You are on treatment with other antidepressant medications
  • You are taking herbal or ayurvedic supplements like St John's wort, herbal medicine that helps treat depression.
  • You have a planned surgery or a dental procedure.
  • You have any suicidal or self-harming thoughts.
  • You have a history of medicine or alcohol abuse. It also causes dependency if used for the long term. So, it is important to monitor the dosage and not use it for a long duration.
  • You want to stop using Cita S Forte Tab. Suddenly stopping Cita S Forte Tab can cause withdrawal symptoms like tremors, sweating, nausea, muscle pain, etc.
  • Note: The majority of side effects are self-limiting and will go away once you've gotten used to the dose. However, if any of these symptoms last for a long time or you experience any serious side eff...
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Mode of Action of Cita S Forte Tablets

How Does It Work?

Cita S Forte Tab is a combination of two medicines, Clonazepam and Escitalopram. Clonazepam belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines. It acts by increasing gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in th...
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Directions for Use of Cita S Forte Tablets

  • Cita S Forte Tab should be used as advised by your doctor.
  • Cita S Forte Tab can be taken with or without food.
  • The tablet should be swallowed whole along with a glass of water.
  • You should not break or chew a Cita S Forte Tab.
  • Cita S Forte Tab should be taken at a fixed time every day to maintain a constant level of medicine in the body and achieve the desired clinical effect.

Interactions of Cita S Forte Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, such as Selegiline - the risk of serotonin syndrome (a serious medical condition characterised by symptoms like agitation or restlessness, Confusion, Insomnia. Rapi...
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  • Opiates or narcotic pain relievers (such as codeine, fentanyl, tramadol, etc.) increase the medicine’s sedative effect.
  • Allergy medicine like Cetirizine, muscle relaxants, and cold or cough medicine increases the sedative effect of the medicine.
  • Blood thinners/Antiplatelet agents like Aspirin increases the risk of bleeding.
  • Medicine that inhibits the metabolism of Cita S Forte Tab, like Cimetidine increases blood levels of Cita S Forte Tab.
  • Antibiotics like Linezolid - the risk of serotonin syndrome
  • Beta-blockers like Metoprolol increases the concentration of Metoprolol in the blood.

Interactions with food items

  • When consumed along with Cita S Forte Tab, Tea and coffee can minimise the calming effect of the medicine. You can take a Cita S Forte Tab with or without a meal. But if you are experiencing any abdom...
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Storage and disposal of Cita S Forte Tablets

Store Cita S Forte Tab in a cool and dry place. Keep it away from direct sunlight and humid conditions. Keep Cita S Forte Tab away from the reach of children and pets. Dispose of the unused medi...
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Dosage of Cita S Forte Tablets


Overdose on Cita S Forte Tab can cause symptoms like dizziness or excessive sleepiness, serotonin syndrome (a rare reaction which may cause feelings of elated mood, drowsiness, restlessness, feeling o...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Cita S Forte Tab, try to take the missed dose immediately. But, if it's already time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one. Do not take bot...
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Content Details


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I use a Cita S Forte Tab as a sleeping pill?

A: Cita S Forte Tab is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of anxiety disorder. Though it can cause drowsiness and sleep, it cannot explicitly induce sleep. Therefore, take this medicine strictly as advised by the doctor.

Q: Can I give Cita S Forte Tab to children?

A: Do not give Cita S Forte Tab to children without consulting a doctor. Cita S Forte Tab is not recommended for children.

Q: Is Cita S Forte Tab a habit-forming medicine?

A: Yes. In some people,Cita S Forte Tabs can be habit-forming medicine. Do not use it if you have a history of alcohol dependence or medicine abuse. Also, do not stop using it abruptly as it can cause withdrawal symptoms like sweating, tremors and altered sleep patterns.

Q: For how long should I take the Cita S Forte Tab to notice its benefits?

A: Your doctor would guide the duration of treatment with Cita S Forte Tab. You will be evaluated after a few weeks of treatment to assess the effects of this medicine. Follow your doctor's instructions to get the desired benefit from this medicine.
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Last Updated on: 17 Mar 2022 | 09:28 AM (IST)
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