Nexito 10 Tablet

88.82

1 Strip = 10  tablets
Rx Prescription Required
MANUFACTURER
SALT COMPOSITION
Escitalopram Oxalate (10mg)

Description

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Nexito 10 Tablet is a type of antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It is used to treat depression and anxiety disorders such as anxiety, panic attacks and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Nexito 10 Tablet can be taken with or without food. To get the most benefit take it at the same time each day. The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. The dose and frequency may be increased gradually. If you have trouble sleeping it may be best to take this medicine in the morning. It may take a few weeks before you start feeling better. Do not change the dose or stop taking it without talking to your doctor, even if you feel well. Doing so may make your condition worse or you may suffer from unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Let your doctor know if you do not see any improvement after 4 weeks.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes low sexual desire, delayed ejaculation, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), and vomiting. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly. It may even cause hair loss but this effect resolves after discontinuing the medicine. Remember to inform the doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts and can be dangerous for you.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have epilepsy, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, heart problems, glaucoma, drug addiction or bipolar disorder. These may affect your treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines may affect the way it works, especially other antidepressants and medicines called MAO inhibitors. Please tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe.

USES OF NEXITO TABLET

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

SIDE EFFECTS OF NEXITO TABLET

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Upset stomach

HOW TO USE NEXITO TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nexito 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW NEXITO TABLET WORKS

Nexito 10 Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms of depression and also relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nexito 10 Tablet.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nexito 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nexito 10 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Nexito 10 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Nexito 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nexito 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Nexito 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nexito 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE NEXITO TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Nexito 10 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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