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Nexito 20mg Tablet
Nexito 20mg Tablet
Nexito 20mg Tablet

Nexito 20mg Tablet

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Nexito 20 MG Description

Nexito Tablet is a medicine used to treat depression. Other uses of Nexito Tablet include treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorders characterised by excessive tension affecting daily life, obsessive

-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, etc. The main ingredient of Nexito Tablet is citalopram. A person suffering from depression experiences a keen loss of interest in daily activities and feels low on energy, and will constantly. Nexito Tablet works by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain. This chemical is known to reduce anxiety and create a mental balance. Nexito Tablet should be swallowed as a whole according to the dosage and duration advised by the doctor. It can be taken with food or even without food. However, it is safer to take the dose at the same time daily. It takes a few weeks before you see the positive results of the medicine. Do not discontinue the medication without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better. This tablet is not given to children below 12 years of age. Nexito Tablet can cause decreased appetite and weight loss. Take good care of your health and eating habits while taking Nexito Tablets. Other side effects of Nexito Tablet include increased sweating, dizziness, increased urination, thirst, etc.


Product Summary

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ContainsCitalopram(20.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Anxiety disorder, Panic disorder
Side effectsDizziness, seizures, chest pain, decreased appetite, etc.
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Uses of Nexito 20 MG

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Contraindications of Nexito 20 MG

  • If you’re suffering from any allergy to citalopram.
  • If you are allergic to Monoamine oxidase inhibitors. (A group of medications used to treat depression.)
  • If you are taking any other medicine for depression.
  • In children below 12 years of age.

Side effects of Nexito 20 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Frequent urination
  • Weight loss
  • Decreased appetite
  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhoea
  • stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Nexito 20 MG



Can I take Nexito Tablet during pregnancy?
Nexito Tablet may prove harmful in pregnancy. Limited studies show that consumption of Nexito Tablets during pregnancy can cause damage to the fetus. If you are pregnant or plan to be soon, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Nexito Tablet while breastfeeding?
Limited studies show that the ingredients of Nexito Tablet may pass into the breastmilk and cause serious side effects to the newborn. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before starting the medicine.


Can I drive if I have taken Nexito Tablet?
Nexito Tablet causes side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, etc. Hence, any activity like driving that requires alertness and concentration should be avoided while taking this medicine


Can I consume alcohol with the Nexito Tablet?
The combination of Nexito Tablet and alcohol is considered unsafe as it increases the severity of symptoms like dizziness, reduced alertness, and drowsiness. Avoiding any activities requiring higher concentration levels while taking this medicine is advisable.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are already taking any other medicine for depression.
  • You are having any kind of kidney or liver disease.
  • You have a heart condition called QT syndrome (A rare heart condition characterised by irregular heartbeats or fainting)

Mode of Action of Nexito 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Citalopram is the main ingredient of Nexito Tablet. This ingredient causes a surge in the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is known to relax the brain, improve the patient's mood, and gradu...
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Directions for Use of Nexito 20 MG

  • Nexito Tablet can be taken as a whole with or without food.
  • Inform your doctor about all the other medications you are taking before starting Nexito Tablet.
  • The dosage and duration of Nexito Tablet should be followed exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • It is advisable to take medicine at a fixed time daily.
  • Do not quit the medication without your doctor’s advice, even if you feel better after a certain number of doses.

Interactions of Nexito 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Linezolid- It is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections. If consumed with citalopram, it can cause a rare condition called serotonin syndrome.
  • Diuretics- These medicines are used to lower sodium levels in the body when required. When consumed along with citalopram, it can bring the sodium levels to extremely lower levels and worsen the condi...
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  • Methylene Blue- It is used as a medicine to treat a certain blood condition where there are increased levels of methemoglobin in the blood. The combination of this medicine with citalopram can cause a...
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  • Amphetamines- These are the medicines used to treat certain medical conditions and can be addictive. Taking citalopram along with amphetamines can increase the symptoms such as nervousness, anxiety, j...
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  • Ketoconazole- It is a medication used to treat many fungal infections. Its combination with citalopram can cause irregular heart rhythm and can be life-threatening.

Storage and disposal of Nexito 20 MG

Nexito Tablet should be stored in a tightly-closed container away from sunlight and excess moisture. It should be kept out of reach of the children and pets. Dispose of the unused/expired tablets as b...
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Dosage of Nexito 20 MG


The symptoms of overdose of Nexito Tablet include drowsiness, sweating, uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body, dark-coloured urine, seizures, bluish-coloured area around the mouth and fingers, ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, it is advisable to take it as soon as possible. However, if it’s almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosage. Doubling the dose...
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Content Details


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Nexito Tablet habit-forming?

A: No. According to the studies, the Nexito tablet does not show any habit-forming tendency.

Q: Is hair loss a symptom of Nexito tablet?

A: Yes. Nexito tablets can cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you experience severe hair-loss.

Q: At what time of the day should I take the Nexito tablet?

A: Nexito tablets can cause symptoms like drowsiness. Hence, it is advisable to take the tablet at night before sleeping. However, it's best to consult your doctor about the dosage time before starting the Nexito tablet.
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