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Articalm

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Articalm

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Escitalopram साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Articalm Information

Articalm Benefits & Uses

Articalm is used to treat the following -

Articalm Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Articalm

Escitalopram

Articalm Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Articalm is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Fatigue Mild
  6. Ejaculation disorder
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Drowsiness
  9. Rhinitis
  10. Paresthesia
  11. Abdominal Pain Mild
  12. Dry Mouth Mild

Articalm Related Warnings

Is the use of Articalm safe for pregnant women?

Articalm may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Articalm, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Articalm safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Articalm. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Articalm on the Kidneys?

Articalm rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Articalm on the Liver?

Articalm is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Articalm on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Articalm on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Articalm with Other Drugs

Articalm should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Fentanyl

    Tramadol

    Dextromethorphan

    Cimetidine

    Diazepam

    Articalm Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Articalm unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Suicidal Tendency
    2. Bipolar Disorder
    3. Heart Disease
    4. Potassium Deficiency
    5. Calcium Deficiency
    6. Liver Disease
    7. Kidney Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Articalm

    Is this Articalm habit forming or addictive?

    Articalm does not cause addiction.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Articalm. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Articalm is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, in many cases, taking Articalm can help with mental disorders.

    Yes

    Articalm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Articalm

    Taking Articalm with food is safe.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Articalm

    Taking alcohol with Articalm can be dangerous.

    Severe

    Articalm से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

    Question over 1 year ago

    How to take Articalm?

    Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

    Ideally, Articalm should be taken once in a day at any time or as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with the food or without the food as food. Precautions must be taken in patients with heart diseases, mania, and improper liver or kidney function.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can I discontinue Articalm on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS, General Physician

    No, Articalm should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug can result in very unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question over 1 year ago

    What is Articalm?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD, General Physician

    Articalm is a brand name of escitalopram and it comes in the form of a tablet (solid unit dosage form). It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used for the treatment of depression (major depressive disorder) and anxiety (generalized anxiety disorder). It is also used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic disorder with or without agoraphobia.

    Question 5 months ago

    Can I take Articalm with lorazepam?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Articalm can be taken with lorazepam. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Articalm along with lorazepam if it does not exceed recommended doses. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question about 1 year ago

    Does Articalm cause weight gain?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS, General Physician

    No, Articalm does not cause significant weight gain. However, if you notice any unusual weight gain while taking this drug, then there is a possibility that it might be due to some medical condition or a sedentary lifestyle. You are advised to do brisk walking daily to keep yourself active and maintaining a healthy weight.

    Details

    सामग्री For 1 Strip(S) (10 Tablets Each)
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    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lexapro® (escitalopram oxalate)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 461
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 520-522