Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)
What is Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) used for?
Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) is an antidepressant that belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs. It is used to treat depression and anxiety. This drug helps to treat these symptoms by restoring the balance of natural substances in the brain, such as serotonin. This medication may help to improve the patient's mood and energy level while also reducing feelings of anxiety or nervousness.
How should I use Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)?
Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) tablets are taken orally. The exact dosage varies, depending on the condition being treated. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication, so that the correct dosage can be prescribed to them. It is important for patients to continue taking this drug if directed to do so, as it may take up to 4 weeks for the full benefits of the drug to be noticed. Patients should never suddenly stop taking this drug once they have started taking it, as this may cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms to occur. Instead they should consult their physician, as their dosage may need to be gradually decreased.
What are the side effects of Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of taking Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) include:
Consult your physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice severe mood changes, thoughts of suicide, decreased sexual ability, unusual bruising, changes in the amount of urine, bloody stools, a fast pounding heartbeat, persistent nausea, severe diarrhea, hallucinations or twitching muscles.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially liver disease, seizures or kidney disease, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Patients who have used an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days should not take this drug.
Consult your physician immediately should you have thoughts of suicide or self harm.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.