Rexipra 10mg Tablet
Rexipra 10mg Tablet
Rexipra 10mg Tablet
Rexipra 10mg Tablet
Rexipra 10mg Tablet

Rexipra 10mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Rexipra 10mg Tablet is a prescription medication primarily used to manage depression and other mental health conditions like anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder(OCD). Rexipra Ta...
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Product Summary

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ContainsCitalopram(10.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Depression, Generalised Anxiety disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic disorder.
Side effectsInsomnia, Sexual dysfunction, Anorgasmia in women, Nausea, Increased sweating, Fatigue.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Rexipra 10 MG

  • Treatment of depression
  • Treatment of Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Treatment of panic disorder

Contraindications of Rexipra 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to the ingredients in Rexipra Tablet.
  • If you suffer from severe liver disease, the liver metabolises these medicines.
  • If you have a history of fits or have electroconvulsive treatment.
  • If you are a glaucoma patient, this medicine can increase the pressure in the eye.
  • If you are pregnant and lactating.

Side effects of Rexipra 10 MG

  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Sexual dysfunction (primarily decreased sexual drive and male ejaculatory delay)
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm) in women
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Increased sweating
  • Abnormal dreams

Precautions and Warnings of Rexipra 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rexipra Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Rexipra Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy. Inform your doctor regarding your pregnancy or intention to conceive soon. Consult your treating physician if prescribed during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rexipra Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Rexipra Tablet may pass into the breast milk in small amounts and harm the baby. If needed, contact your doctor before taking this medicine when breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Rexipra Tablet?
A:
Rexipra Tablet may cause side effects that could affect your ability to drive. The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy. Do not drive if you are experiencing side effects after taking a Rexipra Tab.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Rexipra Tablet?
A:
It is not advised to take alcohol with a Rexipra Tablet to avoid unpleasant side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • Your depression or anxiety disorder situation is worsening.
  • You see things or hear voices that do not exist (hallucination).
  • You have problems with thinking, concentration, or memory.
  • You experience seizures.
  • You feel the currently prescribed dosage isn't relieving your symptoms effectively.
  • You conceive or are planning a pregnancy during the course of this medicine.

Mode of Action of Rexipra 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Rexipra Tablet contains escitalopram as a key ingredient. Serotonin or 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) modulates various behavioural processes, including mood, memory, fear, anger, appetite, stress res...
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Directions for Use of Rexipra 10 MG

  • Always use the Rexipra Tablet as directed by your doctor.
  • Read the prescription pamphlet carefully before using it. Talk to your doctor if you are unclear about the instructions.
  • Take this medicine with or without food or as prescribed.
  • Take the tablet orally, all at once, with a whole glass of water, preferably at the same time.
  • Don't crush, break or chew it.
  • Don’t take more than the recommended or prescribed dose.
  • Do not abruptly stop taking medicine without consulting your doctor, as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Interactions of Rexipra 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should consult your doctor before taking this medicine and tell them about all the medications you are taking. There is a chance of interaction with the following medicines -
  • Antidepressants like imipramine and desipramine may interact with escitalopram and lead to very high blood pressure.
  • Clarithromycin, ketoconazole, sulfonylureas, diuretics and other medicine can exaggerate side effects or may make you feel drowsy.

Interactions with food items

  • Food doesn’t influence the effect of the Rexipra Tablet. Talk to your doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you are currently taking before using this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Rexipra 10 MG

Store Rexipra Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep the medication away from the reach of animals and children in a locked cabinet. Do not remove the medicine fro...
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Dosage of Rexipra 10 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Rexipra Tablet can cause poisoning or serious side effects. It can cause symptoms like dizziness, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, fast or pounding heartbeat, seizures, coma (loss of consciou...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose, take the next dose of Rexipra Tablet as and when you remember it. If it is time for the next dose, take that dose and skip the missed dosage. Do not take an extra dose of Rexipra...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I need to take Rexipra Tablet before I see improvement in my symptoms?

A: Rexipra Tablet is to be taken until you see an improvement in your health conditions. However, It usually takes between 4 and 6 weeks before you feel the full benefits. Once you're feeling better, you are advised to continually take escitalopram for several more months to prevent the symptoms from returning.

Q: Does taking Rexipra Tablet leads to weight loss/gain?

A: Rexipra Tablet can make you feel less hungry, so you may lose weight when you start taking it. If you notice weight loss or gain after taking this medicine, consult your doctor.

Q: Does taking Rexipra Tablet affects my sex life?

A: Rexipra Tablet can cause decreased sexual drive, problems getting an erection and ejaculating, difficulty achieving orgasm in women. These side effects tend to pass after a couple of weeks. However, if you experience it persistently, then consult your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
REXIPRA
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/08/2023
Last Updated on: 11 Feb 2022 | 11:10 AM (IST)
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