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Feliz S 10 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Escitalopram
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 05, 2019

Feliz tablet is an antidepressant which is used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder. It helps in optimizing the serotonin levels in the body. This drug belongs to the class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). This medication can increase suicidal thoughts and behaviours especially amongst teenagers,children and young adults if taken in excess amounts. Hence, this drug should only be taken under a doctor’s prescription.

Feliz tablet is normally prescribed to be taken once a day. The usual dose is 10-20mg for adults as well as children. If you are suffering from irregular heartbeats or are allergic to certain ingredients present in this medication, it is advisable to consult with the doctor first. Also, this medication might have harmful effect on a pregnant woman. Consult with the doctor if you have a history of liver disease or kidney disease.

This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • Convulsions

  • Decreased Urine Output

  • Fast Heartbeat

  • Constipation

  • Weight Gain

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medicine is excreted mainly through urine and the effect lasts for a duration of approximately 4 to 8 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of Cefuroxime (the main constituent of Feliz S 10 MG Tablet) can be observed within 2 to 3 hours after the oral dose.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Feliz S 10 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact the doctor in case of overdose.

This medication is a selective inhibitor of serotonin (5-HT) re-uptake with high affinity for the primary binding site. It also binds to an allosteric site on the serotonin transporter, with a 1000 fold lower affinity.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Ferricyanide test

    Inform the doctor if you are advised for this test when you are on Feliz S 10 MG Tablet
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Clarithromycin, Ketoconazole, Sulfonylureas and others.

Ques: What is feliz s 10 mg tablet?

Ans: Feliz has Escitalopram as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by increasing the levels of serotonin which is a chemical in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

Ques: What are the uses of feliz s 10 mg tablet?

Ans: Feliz is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Generalized anxiety disorder and Depression.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of feliz s 10 mg tablet?

Ans: Side effects include Confusion, Convulsions, Decreased urine output, Fast heartbeat, Constipation, Diarrhea, Dry mouth, Excessive air or gas in stomach, Decreased appetite, and Joint pain.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal feliz s 10 mg tablet?

Ans: Feliz should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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About Feliz S 10 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Feliz S 10 MG Tablet
What are the contraindications of Feliz S 10 MG Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Feliz S 10 MG Tablet ?
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