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Enzycare Lc Tab

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Medical Description

Enzycare LC Tablets contain escitalopram and clonazepam. It is used in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and anxiety. Enzycare LC Tablets should be taken at ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsCitalopram,Clonazepam
UsesDepression, post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, anxiety
Side effectsNausea, tremors, diarrhoea, sweating, sleep abnormalities
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY AND ANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Enzycare Lc Tab

  • Enzycare LC Tab is used in,
  • Treatment of depression
  • Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Treatment of panic disorders
  • Treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Treatment of anxiety

Contraindications of Enzycare Lc Tab

  • If you have had an allergic reaction to the active or inactive ingredients of Enzycare LC Tablets.
  • If you take monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) like tranylcypromine and selegiline. The combination of these medicines can cause severe adverse effects like flushing, low blood pressure levels, coma...
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  • If you have a pre-existing heart disease.
  • If you have a pre-existing liver disease. Enzycare LC Tab is metabolised in the liver.
  • If you have a history of seizures. Enzycare LC Tablets may increase the chances of having a convulsion again.

Side effects of Enzycare Lc Tab

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleep irregularities
  • Decrease in sexual desire
  • Diarrhoea
  • Tremors
  • Sweating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Delayed ejaculation

Precautions and Warnings of Enzycare Lc Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Enzycare LC Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Enzycare LC Tablets should not be taken during pregnancy as they increase the chances of heart defects in babies. It also causes premature fusion of the bones of the skull and causes improper development of the muscles of the body. Inform your doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive at the time of consultation.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Enzycare LC Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Enzycare LC Tablet should not be taken while breastfeeding as it can pass through breast milk and cause symptoms like abnormal movements of the limbs, irritability, uncontrollable crying, lethargy, and poor feeding. It can also decrease the respiratory rate in the child.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Enzycare LC Tab?
A:
You should not drive after taking Enzycare LC Tablet as it can increase the severity of side effects like drowsiness and impairment in judgement. You should avoid operating any machinery or doing work that requires focus.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Enzycare LC Tab?
A:
Consuming alcohol with Enzycare LC Tablets can cause sedation and drowsiness. It can affect your alertness and ability to think as well.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You notice worsening of your symptoms and emergence of suicidal and self-harmful thoughts after taking Enzycare LC Tablet.
  • You experience a prolonged and painful erection.
  • You are taking other antidepressants. A combination of Enzycare LC Tablet with these medicines can increase the chances of bleeding.
  • You experience pain in the eyes after taking Enzycare LC Tablet.
  • Enzycare LC Tablet should be prescribed with caution in children, adolescents, and the elderly. Suicidal tendencies are higher in children and adolescents, while chances of having severe side effects ...
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  • You experience severe side effects.

Mode of Action of Enzycare Lc Tab

How Does It Work?

Enzycare LC Tablet contains a combination of two medicines, escitalopram and clonazepam. Escitalopram belongs to the class of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), which are antidepressants...
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Directions for Use of Enzycare Lc Tab

  • Take Enzycare LC Tablets exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage of Enzycare LC Tablet.
  • Swallow Enzycare LC Tablet as a whole. Do not break, chew, or crush it.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take Enzycare LC Tablet at the same time every day.
  • Ensure that the prescribed course of treatment of Enzycare LC Tablet is completed.
  • Do not discontinue using Enzycare LC Tablet without consulting your physician first.

Interactions of Enzycare Lc Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid adverse effects associated with medicine interaction, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Enzycare LC Tablet is known to interact with the following medicines:
  • Antidepressants (bupropion, fluoxetine) cause drowsiness and impairment in judgement.
  • Anticoagulants (warfarin) as the combination increases the chances of bleeding.
  • Barbiturate (phenobarbital or secobarbital) as it causes sedation when used with Enzycare LC Tablets.
  • Medicines used in the treatment of mania like lithium increase the chances of coarse tremors.
  • Bronchodilators (ipratropium or tiotropium) as they can increase the chances of tremors.
  • Antihistamines (cetirizine) as it causes drowsiness.
  • Cough medicine (dextromethorphan) as it increases the chances of drowsiness and dryness of the mouth.
  • Antiarrhythmics (propafenone, flecainide) as the combination can increase the chances of palpitations and abnormalities in the heart rhythm.
  • Antifungals (ketoconazole) as Enzycare LC Tablets decrease the efficacy of the medicine.
  • Antacids (cimetidine, omeprazole) as it decreases the absorption of the Enzycare LC Tablets.
  • Antiepileptics like phenytoin as Enzycare LC Tablet can decrease the metabolism of phenytoin, leading to an increase in the concentration of phenytoin in the blood.

Interactions with food items

  • Enzycare LC tablets do not cause major side effects with any food items. You can take this medicine with or without food.
  • A regular diet can be continued unless advised otherwise by the doctor.

Storage and disposal of Enzycare Lc Tab

Keep Enzycare LC Tablet in the original packing in a cool and dry place, below 30°C, away from the reach of children and pets at home. Dispose of unused/expired Enzycare LC Tablets as biomedical waste...
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Dosage of Enzycare Lc Tab

Overdose

Taking more than the recommended dose of Enzycare LC Tablets can cause symptoms like confusion, nausea, vomiting, and palpitations. You may also experience a decrease in blood pressure levels and lose...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Enzycare LC Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next dose, continue with your regular schedule and skip the dose you...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long should Enzycare LC Tablets be taken?

A: Enzycare LC Tablets should be taken at a dose and for a duration as prescribed by your doctor. You may start noticing improvement in your symptoms after a week of taking the medicines. However, you should not discontinue taking the medicine without consulting a doctor. Sudden discontinuation of the medicine may cause withdrawal symptoms like nausea, sleepiness, numbness, agitation, and headache. The dose of the medicine is gradually reduced, and the response is continuously monitored before stopping the medicine.

Q: When should Enzycare LC Tablets be taken?

A: You should take Enzycare LC Tablet as recommended by your doctor. It should be taken at a particular time of the day to replenish the exhausted chemical substances in your brain. If you face side effects like difficulty sleeping after taking this medicine, you should take this medicine in the morning. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as possible.

Q: Can Enzycare LC Tablets be used as sleeping pills?

A: Enzycare LC Tablets can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) at night. It is therefore advisable to take this medicine in the morning. You should try to take it at the same time every day.
Product Details
Brand
ENZYCARE LC
Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Apr 2022 | 06:28 PM (IST)
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