Stalopam 10mg Tablet
Stalopam 10mg Tablet
Stalopam 10mg Tablet
Stalopam 10mg Tablet
Stalopam 10mg Tablet

Stalopam 10mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Stalopam 10mg Tablet is an antidepressant that contains escitalopram oxalate. It also increases the level of chemical messengers serotonin in the brain that improves the mood and symptoms of depressio...
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Product Summary

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ContainsCitalopram(10.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder, anxiety, panic attack, tension.
Side effectsDecreased orgasm in women, delayed ejaculation, fatigue, increased sweating, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), nausea, sleepiness
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Stalopam 10 MG

  • As per CDSCO, the medicine Stalopam 10mg Tablet is used for,
  • Treatment of major depressive disorder
  • Treatment of anxiety
  • Treatment of panic attack
  • Treatment of tension

Contraindications of Stalopam 10 MG

If you are allergic to Stalopam 10mg Tablet or its active ingredient If you consume alcohol If you are pregnant or breastfeeding If you have a kidney disease If you have a liver disease If you ...
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Side effects of Stalopam 10 MG

  • Decreased orgasm in women
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Fatigue
  • Increased sweating
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of Stalopam 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Stalopam 10mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Stalopam 10mg Tablets can have potential side effects on the foetus and can be unsafe to use during pregnancy. The limited human studies on Stalopam 10mg tablets show a risk of congenital effects on the foetus. Consult the doctor before Stalopm 10mg Tablet in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Stalopam 10mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Stalopam 10mg Tablets are not safe to take while breastfeeding, as a significant amount of medicine can pass through the breast milk, which can affect the baby. In such cases, closely monitor breastfed babies as not many studies have been done, and the information available is limited. Do not take Stalopam 10mg Tablet without consulting your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Stalopam 10mg Tablets?
A:
No, you should not drive while using Stalopam 10mg Tablets as it reduces alertness and causes drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentrating, and fatigue. So, do not perform activities that require mental alertness and physical strength, such as driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Stalopam 10mg Tablets?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol with Stalopam 10mg Tablets as it can intensify effects like drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. It affects daily activities.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You notice any allergic reactions.
  • Your condition does not improve or becomes worse after taking Stalopam 10mg Tablet.
  • You are trying to conceive, breastfeeding, or taking birth control pills.
  • You want to stop the medication.
  • Before the doctors prescribe this medication, talk to your doctor about your past and ongoing medical history. Some conditions can make you more vulnerable to some of the side effects or intensify the...
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  • Stalopam 10mg Tablet should not be given to children without consulting the doctors.

Mode of Action of Stalopam 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Stalopam 10mg Tablets work by increasing the amount of a neurotransmitter in the brain called serotonin. Serotonin is responsible for mood stabilisation, happiness, and emotions of a person. It also a...
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Directions for Use of Stalopam 10 MG

  • Stalopam 10mg tablets should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with water.
  • It should not be chewed or crushed. Do not break the tablet.
  • Stalopam 10mg tablets can be taken with or without food.
  • It is recommended that the medicine be taken at a fixed time every day.
  • Avoid missing or skipping a dose.
  • It is advised to take combutol with an antacid that contains aluminium at least four hours before or after taking medicine.
  • Sudden stoppage of this medicine can result in treatment failure or the development of withdrawal symptoms, which can lead to serious health issues.

Interactions of Stalopam 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antidepressants such as phenelzine, iproniazid with Stalopam 10mg tablets.
  • Antibiotics, lithium and tryptophan with Stalopam 10mg tablets.
  • Medicine for migraine, stomach ulcers and fungal infections.
  • Blood thinners like warfarin.
  • Pain killers.
  • Medicines that decrease blood levels of potassium or magnesium. They have the tendency to increase the risk of life-threatening heart rhythm disorder.

Interactions with food items

  • Stalopam 10mg tablets may interact with multi-mineral or other herbal or ayurvedic supplements.

Storage and disposal of Stalopam 10 MG

Store Stalopam 10mg tablets below 30℃. Do not freeze the tablet. Keep it in a cool place away from the reach of children and direct heat and light. Expired and unused medicines should be removed from ...
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Dosage of Stalopam 10 MG

Overdose

  • Don’t take Stalopam 10mg tablets more than the prescribed dose. Overdosing will lead to toxicity in the body and can have severe side effects. Signs of overdose may include hives, rashes, dizziness, s...
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  • Do not give this medicine to someone else who has the same condition as it may lead to unwanted side effects.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed the dose of Stalopam 10mg tablets, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, take the next scheduled dose. Do not take two doses together to compensat...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

DR. Pallavi Kaushik

BDS & Masters in Clinical Research

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Stalopam 10mg Tablet cause suicidal tendencies?

A: Yes, Stalopam 10 mg tablet has the tendency to cause suicidal ideation. Children below the age of 12 years should not be given a Stalopam 10mg Tablet.

Q: Can Stalopam 10 mg Tablets cause memory problems?

  • Yes, Stalopam 10 mg Tablets can cause memory problems along with headaches.
Product Details
Brand
STALOPAM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 11 Feb 2022 | 11:10 AM (IST)
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