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Esidep

Esidep

escitalopram

Manufacturer:

Ranbaxy

Distributor:

DKLL
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Escitalopram oxalate
Indications/Uses
Major depressive disorder, panic disorder w/ or w/o agoraphobia, social & generalised anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to escitalopram or citalopram. Concomitant use w/ MAOIs & pimozide. Known QT interval prolongation or congenital long QT syndrome. Drugs that prolong QT interval.
Special Precautions
Hyponatremia in elderly, activation of mania/hypomania, seizures, serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome-like reactions, clinical worsening and suicide risk. May interfere w/ cognitive & motor performance.
Adverse Reactions
Decreased appetite, restlessness, decreased libido, insomnia, somnolence, dizziness, male ejaculation, diarrhoea, constipation, sweating, fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Serotonergic drugs, triptans, CNS drugs, alcohol, MAOIs, NSAIDs, aspirin, warfarin, cimetidine, lithium, pimozide, sumatriptan, carbamazepine, ketoconazole, drugs metabolized by CYP450 2D6, metoprolol. St. John's wort.
MIMS Class
Antidepressants
ATC Classification
N06AB10 - escitalopram ; Belongs to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Used in the management of depression.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Esidep FC tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
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