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Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

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Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet Description

Escigress CZ tablet treats depression and generalised anxiety disorder. It aids in the regulation of serotonin levels in the body. Escigress CZ Tablet is a type of medicine known as a selective seroto...
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ContainsCitalopram(10.0 Mg),Clonazepam(0.25 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder, Panic disorder, sleep disorder
Side effectsConfusion, depression, drowsiness, dizziness, fainting, headache
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY AND ANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

  • In the treatment of depressive disorder
  • In alleviating symptoms of anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • In alleviating symptoms of fatigue, irritability and restlessness

Contraindications of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

  • If you have a known allergy to Escigress CZ tablet or other components.
  • If you’ve taken MAOIs (Monoamine oxidase inhibitors) within the last 14 days.
  • If you have taken Pimozide. Because of the increased risk of QT prolongation, these medications should not be taken together.
  • If you have liver problems, it may worsen your condition.
  • If you have a compulsive obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma, the respiratory depressive effects of the Escigress CZ tablet can be fatal.
  • If you have angle-closure Glaucoma Glaucoma (optic nerve issue).
  • If you have renal impairment or are on medication for kidney disorders.

Side effects of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire
  • Nausea
  • Convulsions
  • To minimise unfavourable results, the patient should visit a doctor regularly.

Precautions and Warnings of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take an Escigress CZ tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The Escigress CZ tablet in pregnancy is unsafe. It's possible that taking Escigress CZTablet while pregnant is dangerous to a growing baby. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it is essential to see your doctor before taking this medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take an Escigress CZ tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Escigress CZ tablet effect is known to be excreted in human milk in a tiny amount; therefore, if you're planning to use Escigress CZ tablet while breastfeeding, consult your doctor before starting this medicine to discuss the risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken an Escigress CZ tablet?
A:
Escigress CZ tablet has the potential to reduce your attentiveness while on this medicine. It can make you feel drowsy, dizzy or experience any vision problems. As a result, if you're taking this medicine, you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Escigress CZ tablet?
A:
No. Taking Escigress CZ with alcohol is unsafe. Avoid or minimise your liquor consumption while on this medication. Also, avoid jobs that need mental focus after taking this medication, like operating machinery. Dizziness, tiredness, and difficulties concentrating can be exacerbated by drinking alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are elderly and bedridden patients.
  • You witness abnormally high or low blood pressure.
  • You have personality disorders.
  • You’ve sudden mood swings or suicidal thoughts.

Mode of Action of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Escigress CZ contains two active ingredients, Escitalopram and Clonazepam. This medicine is a high-affinity selective inhibitor of serotonin (5-HT) re-uptake. Escitalopram is an SSRI (selective ser...
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Directions for Use of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

  • For the dosage of the Escigress CZ, follow the doctor's instructions.
  • Read all the instructions printed over the bottle carefully.
  • The doctor will determine the dose and frequency of administration.
  • It is advisable not to handle the tablets with damp, wet hands.
  • Escigress CZ tablets are best to take at a fixed time every day.
  • Do not crush or break the medication in any way.
  • Take medicine with a glass of water and swallow your pills whole.

Interactions of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • The medication should not be taken with Atenolol or Codeine, Carbamazepine, rifampin, and rifabutin; these may increase clonazepam metabolism and reduce its therapeutic impact.
  • Cimetidine, clarithromycin, clozapine, CNS depressants, disulfiram, ethanol, etc., may increase clonazepam serum levels and toxicity. Monitoring for benzodiazepine response changes is essential.

Interactions with food items

  • Grapefruit juice is reported to interact with this medication.

Storage and disposal of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

Keep this medicine tightly packed in the packet or container it came in. Store it in its original container in a cool, dry place with a temperature between 25 to 28 C. Take this medicine only if it ...
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Dosage of Escigress Cz 0.25mg Tablet

Overdose

If the maximum daily dose is exceeded, it results in toxicity and perhaps fatal conditions. Contact the doctor if you think you've taken an overdose of Escigress CZ tablets.

Missed a Dose

Make sure to take Escigress CZ once a day. If you forget to take a dose of Escigress CZ Tablet, make sure to obtain it as soon as possible. Skip the missed dosage return to the regular schedule if the...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What will happen if I stop using the Escigress CZ tablet once I feel better?

A: If you suddenly stop taking Escigress CZ, withdrawal symptoms can get triggered. These include anxiety, insomnia, dizziness, tinnitus, anorexia, vomiting, tremor, irritability, and hypersensitivity.

Q: Does taking an Escigress CZ tablet induce sleepiness?

A: Yes. Escigress CZ tablet causes drowsiness like other benzodiazepines, but it treats depressive disorders. It increases total sleep time.

Q: Are there any cautions to be aware of when using an Escigress CZ tablet?

A: Escigress CZ tablet may cause suicidal thoughts or behaviours in certain patients during the first few months of medication. Suicidal thoughts and actions are likely in patients with mood or behavioural disorders. Any such behaviour or mood changes should be reported to your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ESCIGRESS CZ
Expires on or After
26/09/2022

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