Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
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₹13.75/Tablet CR
10 tablet cr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Depaxil Tablet CR

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Uses of Depaxil Tablet CR

Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Side effects of Depaxil Tablet CR

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Fatigue.

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How to use Depaxil Tablet CR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR at a fixed time.

How Depaxil Tablet CR works

Depaxil 12.5mg tablet cr is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

In Depth Information on Depaxil Tablet CR

Expert advice for Depaxil Tablet CR

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Depaxil to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Depaxil, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Depaxil, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Depaxil is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or
affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Depaxil 12.5mg Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine

No. Depaxil is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Depaxil is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
No. Depaxil is not a narcotic/controlled substance. However, it can cause addiction in some cases because of its effects on the brain
No. Depaxil is an anti-depressant while Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative/anti-epileptic drug
Depaxil is not a MAOI (mono-amino oxidase inhibitor) or a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-depressant
Yes. Depaxil may cause headache, weight loss, memory loss, hair loss or high blood pressure. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
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