Szetalo 20 Tablet

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    Szetalo 20 Tablet Information

    Szetalo 20 Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Depression. Szetalo 20 Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The right dosage of Szetalo 20 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Szetalo 20 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Szetalo 20 Tablet 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 Szetalo 20 Tablet has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Szetalo 20 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Szetalo 20 Tablet related warnings section.

    Some other conditions that can be affected by Szetalo 20 Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Additionally, Szetalo 20 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Szetalo 20 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Szetalo 20 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Szetalo 20 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Szetalo 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

    Szetalo 20 Tablet Related Warnings

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


      Szetalo can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Szetalo right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

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


      Szetalo may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

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


      Very few cases of side effects of Szetalo on kidney have been reported.

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


      Side effects of Szetalo rarely affect the liver.

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


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

      Mild


    Szetalo 20 Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Szetalo 20 Tablet

    • Is this Szetalo 20 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Szetalo 20 Tablet does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Szetalo 20 Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Szetalo 20 Tablet only as per medical advice.

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


      Yes, taking Szetalo 20 Tablet can treat mental disorders.

      Yes

    Szetalo 20 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Szetalo 20 Tablet


      It is safe to take Szetalo 20 Tablet with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Szetalo 20 Tablet


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Szetalo 20 Tablet as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Szetalo 20 Tablet

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Szetalo cause headache?

    Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Szetalo causes a headache. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown. If you experience a headache after taking this drug, consider taking a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest. Even if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How long can I safely take Szetalo?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    For treatment of anxiety Szetalo is usually given upto 8 weeks and for the treatment of depression, the duration of treatment may vary depending upon the severity of depression. Take Szetalo as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Szetalo with lorazepam?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Szetalo can be taken with lorazepam. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Szetalo 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 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Szetalo on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    No, Szetalo 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 almost 5 years ago

    Does Szetalo cure OCD?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Szetalo 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.



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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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