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Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR is a prescription medicine used to treat depression. It is a combination medicine which works by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that improves mood. It also calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells.

Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR can be taken with or without food. It is advised to take it at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the blood. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has habit-forming potential. Try to never skip any doses, but if you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may result in withdrawal symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, confusion, memory impairment, low sexual desire, confusion, and delayed ejaculation. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.  It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or depression as this medicine may cause suicidal thoughts.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Oxitin Plus Tablet CR

Side effects of Oxitin Plus Tablet CR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Oxitin Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Confusion
  • Memory impairment
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation

How to use Oxitin Plus 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. Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Oxitin Plus Tablet CR works

Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR is a combination of two medicines: Paroxetine and Clonazepam which has mood-enhancing and anxiety-lowering effects. Paroxetine is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which increases the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger that improves mood. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which increases the action of GABA, a chemical messenger that suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxitin Plus 12.5mg/0.5mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes

Patient Concerns

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Dr. Rohit Chakor
Orthopaedics
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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To monitor any potential side effects and to take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
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FAQs

Q. Are there any important warnings associated with the use of Oxitin Plus?

Oxitin Plus may increase the suicidal thoughts or actions in some patients, in the first few months of the treatment. Patients having mood or behavioral disorder have a high risk of suicidal thoughts and actions. You should pay close attention and report your doctor of any changes in behavior or mood. Make sure that you visit the doctor for the follow-up appointments as scheduled.

Q. Can I stop taking Oxitin Plus when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue taking Oxitin Plus even if you feel well. If you stop Oxitin Plus suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Oxitin Plus?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Oxitin Plus can cause weight gain. If you keep good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. It is important to remember that it is easier to stop weight gain than losing increased weight.

Q. Can the use of Oxitin Plus cause sleepiness?

Yes, Oxitin Plus can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. Can the use of Oxitin Plus affect my sex life?

The use of Oxitin Plus can affect the sexual life of both men and women. Different sexual problems can occur due to Oxitin Plus like decreased sexual desire, erectile dysfunction (inability to develop or maintain erection during the sexual activity) and inability to reach orgasm. It can also cause a decrease in satisfaction and cause discomfort during intercourse. If you experience these problems, discuss with your doctor.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Oxitin Plus?

No, do not drink alcohol while taking Oxitin Plus. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Oxitin Plus.

Q. How long does Oxitin Plus take to work?

Everybody responds differently to treatment. In general, it can take several weeks to feel the full benefits of Oxitin Plus, although some people may start to feel better sooner. When taking Oxitin Plus, it is important to give it time to work.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Oxitin Plus?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Paroxetine. Miami, Florida:Noven Therapeutics; 2003 [revised 06-2013]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Clonazepam. Boucherville, Québec: Sandoz Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Paroxetine. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2008 [revised 25 Nov. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Clonazepam. Boucherville, Québec: Sandoz Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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