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Cipram 20mg Tablets 28's

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Description
Cipram belongs to a group of antidepressants called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs). These medicines act on the serotonin-system in the brain by increasing the serotonin level. Disturbances in the serotonin-system are considered an important factor in the development of depression and related diseases. Cipram contains citalopram and is used to treat depression and when you feel better, to help prevent these symptoms recurring.Further, Cipram is used for long-term treatment to prevent the occurrence of new depressive episodes in patients who have recurrent depressions.Cipram is also beneficial in relieving symptoms in patients prone to panic attacks and in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
How to use
Always take Cipram exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure or need further information. Adults: Depression-The usual dose is 20 mg per day. The dose may be increased by your doctor to a maximum of 40 mg per day.Panic disorder: The starting dose is 10 mg per day for the first week before increasing the dose to 20-30 mg per day. The dose may be increased by your doctor to a maximum of 40 mg per day. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)The starting dose is 20 mg per day. The dose may be increased by your doctor to a maximum of 40 mg per day. Elderly patients (above 65 years of age)The starting dose should be decreased to half of the recommended dose, e.g. 10-20 mg per day. Elderly patients should not usually receive more than 20 mg per day. Patients with special risks: Patients with liver complaints should not receive more than 20 mg per day. Children and adolescents (< 18 years): Cipram should not be given to children or adolescents.
Precautions
Do not take Cipram: if you are allergic (hypersentive) to citalopram or any of the other ingredients. •if you take other medicines which belongs to a group called monoamine oxidase. •inhibitors (MAOIs). MAOIs include medicines such as phenelzine, iproniazid, isocarboxazid, nialamide, tranylcypromine, selegiline (used in the treatment of Parkinson ́s disease), moclobemide (used in the treatment of depression) and linezolid (an antibiotic) at the same time as taking pimozide• if you are born with or have had an episode of abnormal heart rhythm (seen at ECG; an examination to evaluate how the heart is functioning).