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Recita Lite Tablets

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Recita Lite Tablets Description

Recita Lite tablet is a prescription medication commonly used for mood disorders, anxiety and co-morbid depression. It is a combination of two active ingredients: escitalopram and clonazepam. Escital

opram belongs to the class of antidepressant medication, as it increases the effect of a chemical substance in the body. Clonazepam is a tranquilliser(medicine that reduces the state of fear and anxiety). Anxiety and other mood disorders affect how you feel. Major depressive disorder is one of the mood disorders. Sometimes it can be caused by sudden triggers like stress, trauma, etc. Recita Lite tablet help stabilise the mood, stabilise anxiety and improve behaviour. It can also cause a calming mood and sedation effect. The dose of the Recita Lite tablet should be carefully monitored in everyone, especially in older patients and patients with liver and kidney disorders. The dose should also be monitored because it can cause physical dependence and potential habit-forming. You should tell your doctor all the medication you are taking, as it can interact with them and have undesirable side effects.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹106.33
You Save₹18.77 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCitalopram(10.0 Mg) + Clonazepam(0.25 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, major depressive disorder
Side effectsReduced heart rate, nightmares, cold palms and soles, uncoordinated body movements, sweating, flu-like symptoms, nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, erectile dysfunction, loss of sexual desire, diarrhoea, constipation, confusion.
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY AND ANTI-DEPRESSANT
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uses

Uses of Recita Lite Tablets

  • As per CDSCO, the Recita Lite tablet is used for managing the symptoms of co-morbid depression, anxiety disorder, panic disorder and other mood disorders.
contraindications

Contraindications of Recita Lite Tablets

If you are allergic to any components of the Recita Lite tablet. If you have a history of alcohol or drug addiction, mental health disorder, and depression. If you are pregnant, planning to get preg...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Recita Lite Tablets

  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Recita Lite Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Recita Lite tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, the Recita Lite tablet is unsafe during pregnancy. Studies have shown a definite risk to the unborn baby. Sometimes doctors may prescribe it during life-threatening conditions. However, do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Recita Lite while breastfeeding?
A:
You should talk to your doctor before taking the Recita Lite tablet, as it can be unsafe during breastfeeding. Caution should be exercised, and breastfeeding infants should be observed for adverse reactions when Recita Lite tablets are administered to a lactating mother. There are limited data on the effects of these tablets on the breastfeeding baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Recita Lite tablet?
A:
No, do not drive after taking the Recita Lite tablet. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, and blurred vision that can affect your ability to drive or operate heavy machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Recita Lite tablet?
A:
No, you cannot consume alcohol with a Recita Lite tablet. It can interfere with the function of the medicine and cause exaggerated side effects. It can also increase the effects of alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an elderly patient over 65 years of age. This medicine can cause increased side effects due to slow metabolism.
  • You are a child below 18 years of age, as not enough studies on this medicine’s safety.
  • You are currently using any medications like pain relievers, cold or cough medicine, or allergy medicines that cause sedation or tranquillisation, consult your doctor first.
  • You are using any ayurvedic or herbal medicines or supplements, notify your doctor as some of them can cause serious side effects.
  • You are doing something that requires focus. This medicine can affect the focus and cause drowsiness.
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Mode of Action of Recita Lite Tablets

How Does It Work?

The Recita Lite tablet has Escitalopram and Clonazepam. Escitalopram belongs to the class of antidepressant medications. It increases the activity and levels of serotonin in the brain by blocking its ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Recita Lite Tablets

  • Take the Recita Lite tablet in the exact dosage and at the same time every day.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Take this tablet (whole) with a glass of water.
  • Do not break this tablet or chew it.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medication, as it can have unwanted side effects due to the withdrawal effect.
interactions

Interactions of Recita Lite Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are using other anti-anxiety and mood disorder medications such as linezolid, moclobemide, or selegiline. When taken with the Recita Lite tablets, they can cause some severe reactions.
  • Do not take other medicines that cause drowsiness, such as allergy medicine, cold or cough medicine, Opiates or narcotic pain relievers with Recita Lite tablets. It can increase the side effects and c...
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  • If you are already using anti-epileptic medicines for seizure (fits) disorders, inform your doctor as it can increase the side effects of this medication.
  • If you are using other anti-depression medication, do not use it with the Recita Lite tablet without informing your doctor, as they can have severe reactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Recita Lite Tablets

Store Recita Lite tablet in dry conditions. Keep it away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging after using it. Check the expiration date before taking t...
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dosage

Dosage of Recita Lite Tablets

Overdose

  • Recita Lite tablet overdose can cause symptoms like dizziness, tremors, agitation, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, hypotension, increased heart rate, sodium and potassium electrolyte imbalance, extreme ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Recita Lite tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose when it's already time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the ne...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use a Recita Lite tablet for a long time?

A: You should use it strictly for the duration recommended by the doctor. Recita Lite tablet is a prescription drug, and you should carefully monitor its duration. This is because it has side effects like suicidal thoughts if used long-term.

Q: Can Recita Lite tablets cause erectile dysfunction in me?

  • Recita Lite tablet can have undesirable side effects and lower sexual desire(libido) in men and women. It can also cause erectile dysfunction in men. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing any ch...
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Product Details
Brand
RECITA
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
07/03/2023
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 04:50 PM (IST)
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