Placida Plus 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Mankind Pharma Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Etizolam (0.5 mg) + Escitalopram (10 mg)

Placida Plus Information

Placida Plus is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Anxiety are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Placida Plus have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Placida Plus is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Placida Plus include Dry Mouth, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhoea. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Placida Plus as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Placida Plus are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Placida Plus has a Unknown effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Placida Plus has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Placida Plus related warnings section.

Other contraindications of Placida Plus have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Placida Plus with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Placida Plus is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Placida Plus Benefits & Uses

Placida Plus is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Placida Plus 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: strength 0.5 mg Etizolam and 5 mg Escitalopram
Geriatric
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: strength 0.5 mg Etizolam and 5 mg Escitalopram

Placida Plus Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Placida Plus safe for pregnant women?


    No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Placida Plus in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Placida Plus safe during breastfeeding?


    Information about safety of Placida Plus for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Placida Plus on the Kidneys?


    Placida Plus can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Placida Plus on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Placida Plus. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Placida Plus on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Placida Plus. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Placida Plus with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Mild

Unknown



Placida Plus Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Placida Plus

  • Is this Placida Plus habit forming or addictive?


    Placida Plus can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

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


    After taking Placida Plus, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Placida Plus can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Placida Plus is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, taking Placida Plus can treat mental disorders.

    Yes

Placida Plus Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Placida Plus


    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Placida Plus and food will interact.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Placida Plus


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

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Placida Plus

Question about 5 years ago

Can Placida Plus cause withdrawal symptoms?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Placida Plus can cause withdrawal symptoms when the drug is discontinued. These withdrawal symptoms can include anxiety, insomnia, headache, dizziness, tinnitus, anorexia, vomiting, nausea, tremor, weakness, perspiration, irritability, hypersensitivity to visual and auditory stimuli, palpitations, tachycardia (fast heart rate), and postural hypotension (drop in blood pressure on standing). 

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Placida Plus make you sleepy?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Placida Plus causes drowsiness, dizziness or sedation. It is one of the common side effects of this medicine because it suppresses abnormal brain activity. Do not drive any vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Placida Plus cause low blood pressure?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

Yes, Placida Plus causes low blood pressure if taken in higher doses. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Placida Plus work?

Placida Plus works by relaxing the muscles of the body and suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain through increase in activity of a chemical messenger known as GABA. Thus, providing relief from sleeplessness and anxiety. 

Question over 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Placida Plus?

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

Take Placida Plus as advised by your doctor. Do not take it longer than prescribed. Initially, a doctor prescribes this drug for a month and recommends his/her patient to follow- up/ re-visit to check for results. Taking this medicine longer than prescribed can lead to addiction because this is a habit-forming drug which can lead to drug dependency in patients.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lexapro® (escitalopram oxalate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 461

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 520-522

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