Type: Tablet. Generic Name: Escitalopram oxalate INN equivalent to escitalopram 5mg & 10mg/tablet (film-coated). Manufacturer/Distributor: Unimed & UniHealth
Generic: Escitalopram 5 mg
Pack Size: 10 Pcs
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Information about Nexcital 5mg 10pcs
Escitalopram is indicated in Depressive illness, Generalized anxiety disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Social anxiety disorder.
Adults: The initial dose of Escitalopram Oxalate is 10 mg once daily. (A fixed dose trial of Escitalopram Oxalate demonstrated the effectiveness of both 10 mg and 20 mg of Escitalopram Oxalate, but failed to demonstrate a greater benefit of 20 mg over 10 mg.)
If the dose is increased to 20 mg, this should occur after a minimum of one week.
Panic disorder: Adult over 18 years, initially 5 mg once daily increased to 10 mg daily after 7 days; max. 20 mg daily; elderly initially half adult dose, lower maintenance dose may be sufficient;
Social anxiety disorder: Adult over 18 years, initially 10 mg once daily adjusted after 2-4 weeks; usual dose 5-20 mg daily.
Elderly: A single oral dose of 10 mg/day is the recommended dose for most elderly patients. Administered in excess recommended dose has not been yet established.
Side effects: Escitalopram is well tolerated by most people. The most commonly reported side-effects of Escitalopram are nausea, insomnia, problems with ejaculation, drowsiness, increased sweating and fatigue. Most of the side-effects experienced by patients taking Escitalopram are mild and go away with continued treatment and usually do not cause patients to stop taking Escitalopram.