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S Celepra 10mg Tablet

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S Celepra 10 MG Description

S Celepra is used in mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic attacks as an antidepressant. OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), a mental health co...
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ContainsCitalopram(10.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, premenstrual disorder, vasomotor symptoms of menopause
Side effectsSleepiness, Tiredness, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Dryness of mouth, Sleepiness, Weakness, Dizziness, Nose bleed, Difficulty in urination, Anxiousness
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of S Celepra 10 MG

  • Management of depression.
  • Management of anxiety disorder.
  • Treatment of the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
  • Management of panic attacks.
  • Management of panic disorder.

Contraindications of S Celepra 10 MG

  • If you have hypersensitivity to escitalopram.
  • If you have decreased levels of a liver enzyme that is necessary to metabolism escitalopram.
  • If you are a patient with a long QT segment (an electrical property of the heart).
  • If you have a family history of heart attacks.
  • If you are on certain drugs, such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI).
  • If you are on drugs that impair the metabolism of serotonin.

Side effects of S Celepra 10 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of S Celepra 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take S Celepra during pregnancy?
A:
Please inform your doctor immediately if you conceive during the treatment with this medicine. Depression needs to be treated during pregnancy; hence it’s important to continue your treatment. Your doctor will evaluate your case and guide you about the safe dose and alternate treatment if needed.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take S Celepra tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A small amount of escitalopram (active ingredient) passes through mother’s milk. In very few cases, these babies show side effects like agitation. But still, if your doctors recommend taking this medicine, one should, as a mother’s mental condition is very important for the baby's growth.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken S Celepra Tablet?
A:
No. You should not drive if you have taken S Celepra because this medicine induces dizziness, drowsiness, and sleep. This can increase the tendency of accidents post-consumption. So it's not recommended to consume S Celepra 10 mg tablets while driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the S Celepra?
A:
No. One should not consume alcohol with S Celepra tablet as the person can experience a lack of concentration, dizziness and drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience a sudden change in mood.
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • You experience a sudden change in heartbeats.
  • You experience excess urination or diarrhoea.
  • You experience a change in body temperature and blood pressure.

Mode of Action of S Celepra 10 MG

How Does It Work?

S Celepra 10 mg Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor(SSRI). It increases the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is a chemical messenger and controls a wide range of human behavi...
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Directions for Use of S Celepra 10 MG

  • This medicine can be taken with or without food.
  • You may swallow the tablet with water or dissolve in the water and then drink it.
  • The frequency and duration of the medicine will be decided by the doctor as per the age and severity of the patient.
  • You should not increase or decrease the dose on your own as this can have serious complications.

Interactions of S Celepra 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) like phenelzine; antidepressants, tramadol, tryptophan, buspirone, amphetamines.
  • Drugs that impair the metabolism of serotonin, such as intravenous methylene blue.

Interactions with food items

  • Grapefruit: Grapefruit or juice should not be consumed with this medicine as side effects like headache, nausea, and vomiting can be experienced.

Storage and disposal of S Celepra 10 MG

Store the medicine at room temperature in a cool, dry place away from heat and humidity. Keep out of reach of children. If there are some leftover S Celepra 10 mg tablets after completing the recommen...
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Dosage of S Celepra 10 MG

Overdose

Overdose of this medicine is possible when taken with other medicines with similar actions. Overdosage of this medicine can have dangerous side effects. An increase in serotonin and irregular heartbea...
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Missed a Dose

S Celepra Tablets should be taken as advised by the doctor. It is preferable to take the medication at night. If you have forgotten to take a dose and recall within a short while of missing it, you ca...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is S Celepra 10 mg Tablet habit forming?

A: Yes. S Celepra is a habit-forming drug, and its overdose can have severe side effects like irregular heartbeat, extreme mood swings, and suicidal thoughts. Hence, you must follow the doctor's instructions and stick to that dose.

Q: Can this medicine cause weight gain?

A: Yes. During treatment with S Celepra Tablet, there can be comfort eating during adjustment of the dose. Hence it is important to eat nutritious meals and follow an exercise regime.

Q: Can I get diabetes after consuming this medicine for a long time?

A: No. Sugar levels stay normal during the treatment with S Celepra 10 mg tablet. Still, it is advisable to get one self check before and after the treatment with this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
S CELEPRA
Expires on or After
01/10/2022

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Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2022 | 08:02 PM (IST)

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