FAQs ABOUT HICALM 20MG TABLET
What is HICALM 20MG TABLET used for?
HICALM 20MG TABLET is used to treat depression (major depressive episodes) and anxiety disorders (such as panic disorder with or without agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, generalised anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder). Consult your doctor before taking HICALM 20MG TABLET.
What are the side effects of taking HICALM 20MG TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking HICALM 20MG TABLET are nausea, headache, decrease or increase in appetite, diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, dry mouth, sleepiness and weight gain. Consult your physician if any of the side effects worsen.
How long does it take for HICALM 20MG TABLET to work?
HICALM 20MG TABLET typically takes 4 to 6 weeks to start working fully. To feel better, it may take a few weeks. Keep taking HICALM 20MG TABLET, even if you didn't notice any improvement in your health immediately.
Is HICALM 20MG TABLET safe to use during pregnancy?
HICALM 20MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women, unless it is clearly advised by the doctor. If HICALM 20MG TABLET is used during pregnancy it should not be stopped abruptly. Consult your doctor before taking HICALM 20MG TABLET if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
Can HICALM 20MG TABLET be used in elderly patients?
HICALM 20MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). Your doctor may initiate the treatment with the lowest effective dose and then gradually increase the dose. Consult your doctor before taking HICALM 20MG TABLET.
How does HICALM 20MG TABLET work?
HICALM 20MG TABLET is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) acts on the brain's serotonin-system and works by increasing the level of serotonin. Serotonin system's dysfunction is an important factor and is thought to be the rise of disorders like depression and other related diseases.