CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP; citalopram, antidepressants .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP
Each Citapronex tablet contains: 20 mg Escitalopram as oxalate salt.
INDICATION OF CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP
Citapronex is used for the treatment of depression and panic disorder.
DOSAGE OF CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Always take Citapronex exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Adults: Depression: The usual dose is 10 mg per day. The dose may be increased by your doctor. The recommended maximum dose is 20 mg per day. Panic disorder: The starting dose is 5 mg per day for the first week before increasing the dose to 10 mg per day. The dose may be increased by your doctor to a maximum of 20 mg per day. Elderly patients: The usual dose is 5 mg per day. It is recommended that the maximum dose is kept below 20 mg per day. Patients with special risks: It is recommended that patients with liver disease recive an initial dose of 5 mg daily for the first two weeks. Your doctor may increase the dose to 10 mg daily. Children and adolescents (OVER-DOSAGE OF CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP
If you think that you or anyone else may have taken too much Citapronex, contact your doctor or nearst hospital casualty department immediately. Do this even if there are no signs of discomfort. Take the Citapronex box with you if you go to a doctor or hospital.
CONTRA-INDICATION OF CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP
Do not take Citapronex : if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Escitalopram or any of the other ingredients of Citapronex. At the same time as taking medication known as non-selective monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), such as phenelzine, iproniazid, isocarboxazide, nialamide, and tranylcypromine which are also used for the treatment of depression. If you have taken any of these medicines you will need to wait 14 days before you start taking your Citapronex tablets. After stopping Citapronex you must allow 7 days before taking any of these medicines. At the sime as taking pimozide.
STORAGE OF CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP
Keep out of the reach and sight of children, Store in a dry place at a temperature not exceeding 30 °C. Do not use Citapronex after the expiry date, which is stated on the label or carton.
PACK OF CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP
Carton box contains 1, 2 or 3 ( AL/PVC ) blisters, each of 7 tablets & an inner leaflet.
CITAPRONEX 5 MG 14 CAP MANUFACTURED BY
Chemipharm Pharmaceutical Industries. Sixth October City – Egypt.