Recita 10 MG Tablet

Manufactured byIpca Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsEscitalopram
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Description

Recita 10 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of depression and generalized anxiety disorders. It should be started at lower doses and gradually increased. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like mood changes, irritability, dizziness, numbness in the hands or feet, and difficulty in falling asleep.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Recita 10 MG Tablet

  • Confusion
  • Convulsions
  • Decreased urine output
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry mouth
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Decreased appetite
  • Joint pain

Uses of Recita 10 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Depression
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 5 hours after multiple dosing.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 4 to 5 days.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol with Recita 10 MG Tablet is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects of this medicine like dizziness, drowsiness.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine should be taken by pregnant women only if clearly needed.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is known to excreted in human breast milk. It should be taken only if clearly needed. Monitoring of undesired effects like drowsiness is necessary.

Allergy

Avoid if you have a known allergy to Recita 10 MG Tablet or other medicines of the same class (SSRI).

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Do not take are taking MAOIs like selegiline, moclobemide with Recita 10 MG Tablet or within 14 days of stopping Recita 10 MG Tablet. Also, do not take Recita 10 MG Tablet within 14 days of stopping MAOIs.

Pimozide

Do not take these medicines together due to the increased risk of QT prolongation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine should be taken by pregnant women only if clearly needed.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is known to excreted in human breast milk. It should be taken only if clearly needed. Monitoring of undesired effects like drowsiness is necessary.
General warnings

Pediatric population

Recita 10 MG Tablet is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years.

Diabetes

Recita 10 MG Tablet will alter the blood glucose levels. Use with caution if you are diabetic..

Bleeding abnormality

Recita 10 MG Tablet may increase the risk of bleeding. Use with caution if you suffering from bleeding disorders or concomitant use of aspirin, NSAIDS and other anticoagulants.

Angle-closure glaucoma

Use with caution if you are suffering from angle-closure glaucoma or have a history of glaucoma.

Suicidal tendency

Studies show that these medicines may increase the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in children, adolescents, and young adults (age between 18 to 24) with major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders.

Impaired kidney and liver function

Use with caution in severe kidney disease and liver disease.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of Recita 10 MG Tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Use of CNS active agents with alcohol may increase the risk of side effects of these agents.

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol with Recita 10 MG Tablet is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects of this medicine like dizziness, drowsiness.
Interaction with Medicine

Clarithromycin

Ketoconazole

sulfonylureas

Diuretics

Disease interactions

Depression

Use with caution in adults and pediatrics with depression as it may worsen the symptoms. Close monitoring of these symptoms or any changes in the behavior is necessary. Discontinue the medicine if symptoms persist.

Seizure disorders

Recita 10 MG Tablet is not recommended in patients with unstable epilepsy or in patients who develops seizures for the first time.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Recita 10 MG Tablet with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.
Miscelleneous

Food timings: Information not available

Administration time: Information not available

Sleep inducing: Information not available

How it works
It works by increasing the amount of a chemical substance in the brain which helps in maintaining the mental balance.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Schedule

Schedule H

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