Stalopam 20 Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Escitalopram (20 mg)
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    Stalopam 20 Tablet Information

    Stalopam 20 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Depression. The alternative uses of Stalopam 20 Tablet have also been explained below.

    The correct dosage of Stalopam 20 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Stalopam 20 Tablet have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Stalopam 20 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Stalopam 20 Tablet has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Stalopam 20 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Stalopam 20 Tablet related warnings section.

    Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Stalopam 20 Tablet contraindications section.

    Drug reaction of Stalopam 20 Tablet with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Stalopam 20 Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Stalopam 20 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Stalopam 20 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Stalopam 20 Tablet 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: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dose may be increase up to 20 mg, once daily as needed
    Adult(Male)
    • Disease: Depression
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Panic Attack and Disorder
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Stalopam 20 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Stalopam 20 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


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

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Stalopam 20 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Stalopam. It should only be taken after medical advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Stalopam 20 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Stalopam rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Stalopam 20 Tablet on the Liver?


      Side effects of Stalopam rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Stalopam 20 Tablet on the Heart?


      Stalopam is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Stalopam 20 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Stalopam 20 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Stalopam 20 Tablet

    • Is this Stalopam 20 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Stalopam 20 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

      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 Stalopam 20 Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Stalopam 20 Tablet 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 Stalopam 20 Tablet can help with mental disorders.

      Yes

    Stalopam 20 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Stalopam 20 Tablet


      Taking Stalopam 20 Tablet with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Stalopam 20 Tablet


      Taking alcohol with Stalopam 20 Tablet can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Stalopam 20 Tablet

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Stalopam cause withdrawal symptoms?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Stalopam causes withdrawal symptoms when the drug is suddenly discontinued after long-term treatment. These withdrawal symptoms can include seizures, dysphoria (unease or dissatisfaction), vomiting, sweating, uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body, stomach or muscle cramps, anxiety, or difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Stalopam with lorazepam?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Stalopam can be taken with lorazepam. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Stalopam 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 over 4 years ago

    Does Stalopam cure OCD?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Stalopam is used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It has been found to be effective in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder alone or in combination with psychotherapy.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Is Stalopam addictive?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    No, Stalopam is not addictive. It has not been reported to cause addiction among those who are taking it.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Stalopam on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    No, Stalopam 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.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

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    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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