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Madam 40mg Tab

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Citalopram(40.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-DEPRESSANT

Medical Description

Madam 40mg Tablet is an antidepressant that belongs to the SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) class of medicine. It's used to manage depression. It helps you feel better while also preventi...
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Uses of Madam 40 MG

  • Depression
  • Panic Disorder

Contraindications of Madam 40 MG

  • If you're allergic to Citalopram, don't take it. If you notice any symptoms like oedema (swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, or lips), difficulty swallowing or breathing, severe rashes (hives),...
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  • Citalopram should not be taken with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) since it raises the risk of serotonin syndrome (increased level of serotonin in your body). Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs...
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Side effects of Madam 40 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Increased Sweating
  • Insomnia

Precautions and Warnings of Madam 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Madam 40mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Madam 40mg Tablet should not be taken when pregnant. Animal research has demonstrated adverse effects on the growing foetus, despite the lack of human studies. Before prescribing it to you, your doctor will consider the advantages as well as any potential hazards. Please seek medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Madam 40mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
According to a limited human study, the medication may pass into breast milk and harm the newborn. In babies, behavioural side effects such as sleepiness or fussiness should be observed. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Madam 40mg Tab?
A:
Madam 40mg Tablet can make you drowsy and dizzy by lowering your alertness, affecting your vision, or making you sleepy and dizzy. You should not drive if you have any of these symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Madam 40mg Tab?
A:
It is not suggested to drink alcohol while taking this prescription because it can cause dizziness and difficulties concentrating. Avoid tasks such as driving or operating machines that require mental awareness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You lose weight. Citalopram has the potential to change one's weight and produce considerable weight loss. While using this medicine, keep a close eye on your weight.
  • You have Impaired Kidney Functions. If you have significant kidney impairment, you should use citalopram with caution. Depending on your condition, your doctor may alter your dose.
  • You are a child as Citalopram is not suggested for children under eighteen.
  • You get Suicidal thoughts. Citalopram is used to manage depression; however, it might cause mood swings and worsen the disease. Use Citalopram with caution, especially during the first few weeks of tr...
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  • You notice abnormal bleeding. Citalopram has been shown to affect platelet function and increase bleeding time. If you're using NSAIDs, aspirin, or warfarin, tell your doctor because they can raise yo...
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Mode of Action of Madam 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Madam 40mg Tablet belongs to the SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) class of antidepressants. It functions by increasing serotonin levels, a mood-enhancing chemical in the brain. This aids ...
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Directions for Use of Madam 40 MG

  • Follow your doctor's instructions regarding the dosage and duration of this medication.
  • Take Madam 40mg Tab all in at once.
  • Madam 40mg Tab should not be chewed, crushed, or broken.
  • You can take it with or without food.
  • Take this medicine at the same time every day to obtain the most benefit.
  • Your doctor may advise you to take it first thing in the morning if you have trouble sleeping.
  • It could take a few weeks for you to feel better.
  • If you haven't seen any improvement after four weeks.

Interactions of Madam 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Clarithromycin
  • Because of the increased risk of abnormal cardiac rhythm, these medications should be taken together. If you're taking antibiotics, tell your doctor. Symptoms such as dyspnea, dizziness, and heart pal...
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  • Ketoconazole
  • Because of the increased risk of abnormal cardiac rhythm, these medications should be taken together. If you're taking antibiotics, tell your doctor. Symptoms such as dyspnea, dizziness, and heart pal...
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  • Sulfonylureas
  • Madam 20 MG Tablet may boost the action of anti-diabetic medications like as glimepiride and glipizide, as well as cause hypoglycemia. Symptoms such as dizziness, headaches, and weakness must be close...
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  • Diuretics
  • When combined with diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide or furosemide, Madam 20 MG Tablet may raise the risk of high blood salt levels. Tell your doctor if you experience symptoms like dizziness or ligh...
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Storage and disposal of Madam 40 MG

Storage- Keep the medicine away from heat, moisture, and direct light in a closed container at room temperature. Keep out of children's reach. Do not keep out-of-date or no-longer-needed medications...
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Dosage of Madam 40 MG

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor if you notice any overdose symptoms like dizziness or loss of consciousness.

Missed a Dose

Take Madam 40mg Tablet as soon as possible if you miss a dosage. However, skip the missing dose and return to your regular schedule if your next dose is approaching. Do not take two doses.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Shreya Aggarwal

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is it true that Madam 40mg Tablet causes weight gain?

A: While taking Madam 40mg Tablet, you may notice weight changes; therefore, keep a close eye on your weight. Madam 40mg Tablet belongs to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors class of drugs (SSRIs). Although SSRIs can cause weight loss in the short term, long-term usage of SSRIs may result in weight gain. (when the treatment lasts longer than six months, it is called long-term use). Please see your doctor if these weight fluctuations are bothering you.

Q: Is it habit forming?

A: No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Q: How long is the duration of effect?

A: The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 3 days.
Product Details
Brand
MADAM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
16/08/2022

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ContainsCitalopram(40.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Panic Disorder
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Fatigue, Increased Sweating, Insomnia
Last Updated on: 02 Apr 2022 | 11:04 AM (IST)
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