Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)
What is Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) used for?
Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) is an oral antidepressant used to treat patients who are suffering from depression, anxiety disorders, or obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The medication balances the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to prevent symptoms such as feelings of guilt or worthlessness, fatigue, anxiety, or obsessive thoughts. Your doctor may also prescribe its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)?
Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) is normally taken once daily at a dosage of one tablet, but your individual instructions will be determined by your doctor based on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, but a meal or snack is suggested prior to use if you experience nausea. Never split, chew, or crush the tablets before use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have about the medicine to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)?
The use of Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are stiff muscles, severe headaches, diarrhoea, vomiting, loss of coordination, difficulty thinking, unusual thoughts or behaviour, hallucinations, or seizures. Inform your doctor as soon as you experience any unusual symptoms as these conditions may require lower doses or reduced frequency of administration to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Do not begin using Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) if you are under eighteen years old or if you have epilepsy, bipolar disorder, abnormal heart rate, or if you are taking any other MAOI medications. You should also inform your doctor if you have any other conditions that can cause complications with treatment including if the patient is elderly, under the age of twenty-five, or if you have a history of mental illness, epilepsy, diabetes, cardiac conditions, low potassium or magnesium levels in the blood, clotting disorders, or decreased liver or kidney function. These conditions may require reduced doses or other changes to your treatment to prevent these health problems from occurring.
Strictly use this medication as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.