Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet


Uses of Depaxil Tablet CR

Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia and post traumatic stress disorder.

Depaxil Tablet CR side effects

  • 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 CR 37.5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Depaxil Tablet CR works

Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet 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

Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet 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 CR 37.5 Tablet 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 CR 37.5 Tablet, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Depaxil CR 37.5 Tablet 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): Imirise, Imikon
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
Brand(s): Bupro
Brand(s): R Zep
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
Brand(s): Antep
Brand(s): Glunase
Brand(s): Diabic, Glywin
Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Depaxil

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
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
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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User Feedback


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 22nd Feb 2018.
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.
10 tablet cr in 1 strip