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What is Cipralex prescribed for?

What is Cipralex prescribed for?

About escitalopram

Type of medicine A selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant
Used for Depression, and anxiety disorders (such as panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalised anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder) in adults
Also called Cipralex®

Is Cipralex bad for your heart?

High doses of the antidepressants citalopram (Celexa) and escitalopram (Cipralex, Lexapro) do not appear to carry greater risk of sudden cardiac death than comparable doses of other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

Is Cipralex the best antidepressant?

Two antidepressants, Zoloft and Cipralex, work slightly better and are better tolerated compared with 10 other similar drugs for moderate to severe depression, say reviewers who looked at benefits, side-effects and cost.

What do you need to know about Cipramil medicine?

Cipramil 1 Indication: What Cipramil is used for. Cipramil is used to treat depression. 2 Action: How Cipramil works. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). 3 Dose advice: How to use Cipramil. 4 Schedule of Cipramil. 5 Side effects of Cipramil.

What should be the starting dose of Cipralex?

In some cases, the doctor may recommend a 5 mg starting dose. Regular tablets: The tablet should be swallowed whole (not chewed) with a glass of water. Oral dispersible tablets: The tablet should be placed on the tongue.

What’s the generic name for the drug Cipralex?

Generic Name: o Escitalopram. Drug Class: Antidepressant, SSRI. Uses of Cipralex: Cipralex is mainly used for treating depression. SSRIs work by preventing serotonin from being reabsorbed back into the nerve cells in the brain. This helps prolong the mood lightening effect of any released serotonin.

How much Citalopram is in Cipramil 20 mg?

Cipramil corrects this chemical imbalance and may help relieve the symptoms of depression. Cipramil 20 mg tablets contain 20 mg of the active ingredient citalopram (as hydrobromide) per tablet.