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Esjoy (10 mg) (Escitalopram) Drug Price and Information

Esjoy (10 mg) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class, prescribed for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, or panic disorder(significant behavioral change). It increases the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.  

Esjoy (10 mg)

  Tablet  
Gentech Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Generic : Escitalopram
 52.00
10mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug Name : Escitalopram

    Escitalopram(Lexapro) generic Esjoy (10 mg) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class, prescribed for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, or panic disorder(significant behavioral change). It increases the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.
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    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Esjoy (10 mg) may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Oral- DepressionObsessive compulsive disorder(persistent obsessions or compulsions), AnxietyPanic disorder(significant behavioral change)- Adult: 10 mg once daily, increased if necessary. Max: 20 mg daily. Elderly: Half the adult dose. Liver impairment: Dosage adjustments may be required.

    Side effects of Esjoy (10 mg)

    Gastrointestinal: Nausea, diarrhea, increased appetite, taste disturbances.

    Central Nervous System: Sleeplessness, fatigue, drowsiness, unusual excitement, confusion.

    Heart: Fast or irregular heartbeat, postural hypotension.

    Genitourinary: Impotence, ejaculation disorder.

    Eye and ENT: Inflammation of the Para nasal sinuses, seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist (hallucinating).

    Miscellaneous: Increased sweating, weight gain, fever, and severe muscle stiffness.

    How to use Esjoy (10 mg)?

    It comes as a tablet and a solution (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day with or without food.

    When Should Esjoy (10 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Concomitant use with or within 2 weeks of MAOI (Monoamine oxidase inhibitors) withdrawal along with pimozide, hypersensitivity to escitalopram or citalopram.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Esjoy (10 mg)

    Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medication.

    It may increase risk of suicidal thoughts or action in children, teenagers, and young adults. So closely watch patients who are taking this medication.

    Escitalopram and a medicine called citalopram have the same active ingredient. Do not take Escitalopram if you are also taking citalopram.

    Use this medication with caution in elderly; children, pregnancy and breast feeding patients.

    Patient may develop with increased risk of Serotonin Syndrome with the following symptoms: restlessness, diarrhea, fast heart beat, incoordination, nausea, vomiting. If it is so consult with your healthcare provider.

    Other Precautions for Esjoy (10 mg)

    Do not stop the medication suddenly; withdraw gradually.

    Storage Conditions for Esjoy (10 mg)

    Oral: Store at 25°C. Store it in air tight container and keep away from children.

    ♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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