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Esna

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Esna

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Escitalopram साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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  1. Esna Benefits & Uses
  2. Esna Dosage & How to Take
  3. Esna Side Effects
  4. Esna Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Esna with Other Drugs
  6. Esna Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Esna
  8. Esna Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Esna Benefits & Uses

Esna is used to treat the following -

  1. डिप्रेशन Primary (और पढ़ें - डिप्रेशन के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. चिंता (और पढ़ें - चिंता दूर करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  3. पैनिक अटैक और विकार

Esna 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 Esna

Escitalopram

Esna Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Esna 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

Esna Related Warnings

Is the use of Esna safe for pregnant women?

Esna can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Esna, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Esna safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Esna on the Kidneys?

Esna may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Esna on the Liver?

Esna is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Esna on the Heart?

Esna has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Esna with Other Drugs

Esna 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

    Esna Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Esna 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 Esna

    Is this Esna habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Esna is addictive.

    No

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

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Esna can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Esna should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

    Yes

    Esna Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Esna

    Taking Esna with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Esna

    Consumption of alcohol and Esna together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe

    Esna FAQs

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Can I take Esna without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    No, Esna is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation.

    Question 12 months ago

    Can I take Esna with paracetamol?

    Yes, Esna can be taken with paracetamol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Esna along with paracetamol if it does not exceed the recommended doses. 

    Question about 2 years ago

    What is Esna?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Esna 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 about 1 year ago

    Can I take Esna with alprazolam?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Esna can be taken with alprazolam. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Esna along with alprazolam 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 Esna make you thirsty?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Esna may cause increased thirst but it occurs only in a few cases. This is because Esna sometimes causes low levels of sodium (hyponatremia) which leads to increased thirst. This side effect is reversible and it goes away after discontinuation of this drug.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

    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
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