Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR


Overview

Uses of Depaxil Tablet CR

Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia and post traumatic stress disorder.

Depaxil Tablet CR side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Vomiting
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Stomach upset

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. Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Depaxil Tablet CR works

Depaxil 25 mg 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.

Depaxil Tablet CR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Depaxil 25 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Often a preferred treatment of anxious depression as well as major depressive disorder with anxiety disoders.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Depaxil 25 mg Tablet CR is very less.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Depaxil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Depaxil

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sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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FAQs

Q. Is Depaxil available or sold over the counter?

No. Depaxil is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Is Depaxil safe?

Yes. Depaxil is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is Depaxil a narcotic/controlled/addictive substance?

No. Depaxil is not a narcotic/controlled substance. However, it can cause addiction in some cases because of its effects on the brain

Q. Is Depaxil the same as Xanax?

No. Depaxil is an anti-depressant while Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative/anti-epileptic drug

Q. Is Depaxil a MAOI/benzodiazepine/anti-depressant?

Depaxil is not a MAOI (mono-amino oxidase inhibitor) or a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-depressant

Q. Does Depaxil cause headache, weight loss, memory loss, hair loss, high blood pressure?

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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Oct 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
MRP
177
10 tablet cr in 1 strip
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