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PANEX 20 MG TABLET

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Composition for PANEX

Paroxetine(20 mg)

food interaction for PANEX

alcohol interaction for PANEX

pregnancy interaction for PANEX

lactation interaction for PANEX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Panex 20 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Panex 20 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Panex 20 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for PANEX

Paroxetine(20 mg)

Uses

Panex 20 mg tablet is used in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobia.

How it works

Panex 20 mg tablet works in depression by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is one of the chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Memory loss, Altered sexual function, Confusion, Nervousness, Constipation, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Altered taste, Flatulence, Headache, Heartburn, Impaired concentration, Loss of appetite, Weakness, Weight gain

SUBSTITUTES for PANEX

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Expert advice for PANEX

  • Take Paroxetine as prescribed by your doctor. 
  • Do not increase or decrease the dose without consulting the doctor. 
  • You may have to take Paroxetine at least for 1 to 4 weeks or longer before you begin to feel better. 
  • Do not discontinue the use of Paroxetine, unless the doctor has advised you. This may increase the chances of side effects. 
  • Do not take Paroxetine within 14 days of taking MAO-Inhibitor (antidepressant drugs), as you may develop increased blood pressure and convulsions.
  • Avoid driving after taking Paroxetine as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness and confusion.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Paroxetine, it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel unusually agitated, irritable, or have thoughts about hurting or killing yourself.
     

Frequently asked questions for PANEX

Paroxetine

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

Q.Is paroxetine available or sold over the counter?
No. Paroxetine is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q.Is paroxetine the same as Xanax?
No. Paroxetine is an anti-depressant while Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative/anti-epileptic drug

Q.Is paroxetine safe?
Yes. Paroxetine is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q.Is paroxetine a MAOI/benzodiazepine/anti-depressant?
Paroxetine is not a MAOI (mono-amino oxidase inhibitor) or a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-depressant

Q.Can I take paroxetine with ibuprofen/diazepam/Tylenol/Xanax/tramadol/propranolol?
Paroxetine should not be taken with diazepam, Xanax (alprazolam), paracetamol (Tylenol), tramadol or propranolol as it interacts with these drugs. Please consult your doctor before use

Q.Does paroxetine cause headache, weight loss, memory loss, hair loss, high blood pressure?
Yes. Paroxetine 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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Content on this page was last updated on 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)