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Sedopram tabletsComposition:
Each tablet contains:
Citalopram Hydrobromide ............ Equivalent to 20 mg citalopram

Citalopram is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which plays an essential role in treatment of depression and other psychological disorders.
Citalopram is readily absorbed from gastro-intestinal tract, and maximum plasma concentrations are reached 2 to 4 hours after oral administration, and its protein binding is low.
Citalopram is metabolized by demethylation, deamination and oxidation to inactive metabolites. It is excreted in the urine and feaces.

Mood Disorders: various degrees of depression, unipolar or dipolar mania, major or minor disorders
Neurotic disorders :as anxiety, phobia, and obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD)
Disturbed behavior & conduct disorders.
Eating disorders :anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa.

Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Concomitant use in patients taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors ( MAOI's )
Sever liver dysfunction.
Uncontrolled cases of diabetes or epilepsy and history of suicidal attempts.

Drug interactions:
Caution should be taken when the drug is taken in combination with somatriptan, warfarin, carbamazepine, omeprazole, cimetedine, metoprolol beta blocker ,erythromycin and tricyclic antidepressants.

The drug should be used with patients with liver functions impairement, diabetes, epilespy and suicidal tendencies.

Use during pregnancy & lactation:
The drug is contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation.

Dosage and administration:
20 to 60 mg daily (the dose should be gradually increased from 20 mg according to the response of each dose)

Side effects:
Gastro-intestinal disturbances as nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia and diarrhea.
Anorexia and weight loss can be occurs.
Neurological side effects as insomnia, fatigue or tremors.
Sexual dysfunction may occurs.

Box of 7 or 14 tablets.

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