Radipram is a prescription medication used in the treatment of anxiety, panic disorders and depression. Radipram contains Escitalopram Oxalate which is an anti-depressant classified in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It improves certain chemicals in the brain which may be unbalanced in people with depression, anxiety or other disorders.
Radipram works by increasing the levels of a chemical messenger in the brain known as serotonin, thus improving the physical symptoms, mood and behaviour of patients suffering from depression and anxiety. It also relieves symptoms of panic disorders, social phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and personality disorders. It helps decrease nervousness, improving energy levels and feelings of well-being.
Radipram is manufactured by Psychocare Health Private limited (PCHPL), an ISO 9001:2008 certified company based in Greater Mohali, Punjab, India. The company distributes all ranges of neuro / psychiatric and cardio-diabetic products to pharma distributors & pharma franchisees across India. The company produces an extensive range of more than 250+ neuro psychiatric products, which are manufactured under ISO-GMP certification. PCHPL also has a wide variety of quality generic products, ayurvedic, anti-biotics and anti-allergen products.
Your doctor has prescribed Radipram as you may be suffering from Depression or Anxiety Disorder
Depression is a mood disorder which results in a feeling of sadness, continuous low mood and loss of interest. The depressive mood persists and lasts on an average 6 to 8 months or longer.
Depression signs and symptoms include reduced interest or pleasure in activities previously enjoyed, loss of sexual desire, unintentional weight loss or low appetite, insomnia (sleep difficulties) or hypersomnia (excessive sleeping), feelings of worthlessness, restlessness, fatigue, loss of energy, impaired ability to concentrate or make decisions, thoughts of death or suicide and slowed movement and speech.
Depression is caused due to a complex factors like changes in neurotransmitter levels, environmental factors, genetics, psychological, social or psycho-social reasons.
Depression can be treated through Drug treatments like antidepressants, Psychotherapy including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and by offering Support (discussing practical solutions, educating family members, etc.).
Anxiety disorders lead to fear, excessive nervousness, apprehension, and worry. A person is diagnosed with anxiety disorder when he or she is said to have recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns which interfere with daily function. These disorders also cause physical symptoms when the affected person alters the way he or she behaves and processes emotions.
Symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder include restlessness, and a feeling of being “on-edge”, uncontrollable feelings of worry, sleep difficulties, increased irritability and difficulties in concentration.
Anxiety disorders can be caused by environmental stressors, such as difficulties at work and relationship problems, genetics, stress due to medical factors (an intensive surgery or prolonged recovery), brain chemistry (hormonal imbalance).
Treating anxiety disorders will require a combination of psychological counselling, medication and behavioral therapy. Additionally developing a support network of family members and friends, use of relaxation techniques, deep breathing and physical exercises will help release chemicals in the brain that trigger positive feelings.
As directed by your Physician
As directed by your Physician
Adverse Reactions/ Side Effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Radipram. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious.
Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Warnings and Precautions
Before using Radipram, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.).
Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Important counseling points are listed below:
Avoid alcoholic beverages
Do not drive or operate machinery
Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
Regularly monitor weight and height of children taking this medicine
Hypersensitivity to the tablet is a contraindication. In addition, it should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Children under the age of 12 years
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Radipram 5 Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Radipram 5 Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard the tablet.