Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)
What is Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) used for?
Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) is an oral selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used to treat patients who are suffering from depression or anxiety disorders including social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), or panic disorder. The medication balances levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to elevate mood and reduce symptoms such as anxiety, feelings of worthlessness, and elevated heart rate. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)?
Always follow the instructions provided by your physician to get the most effective results from Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate). It is normally taken once each day, but your individual dosage and frequency of administration will depend on your health condition and symptom severity. Always swallow the medicine with a large glass of water, but never crush, chew, or split the tablets as this may destroy or alter the effects of the contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician if you have any questions to ensure the correct use.
What are the side effects of Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate)?
Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Tell your physician if any symptoms become intense or if you experience severe side effects such as stiff muscle movements, severe nausea, intense headaches, or hallucinations. These may require emergency medical attention or other changes to your regimen to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Feliz S (Escitalopram Oxalate) should not be used by patients if you have epilepsy, bipolar disorder, or an abnormal heart rhythm. Also inform your physician if you have diabetes, epilepsy, suicidal thoughts, are undergoing electroconvulsive therapy, or if you are taking other antipsychotic medications. These conditions may require medical attention or other adjustments to prevent more complications from occurring.
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, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.