Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER

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Composition for Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹8.57/Tablet ER
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Parocen Tablet ER

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Uses of Parocen Tablet ER

Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER 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 Parocen Tablet ER

Common

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

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How to use Parocen Tablet ER

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 Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER at a fixed time.

How Parocen Tablet ER works

Parocen 12.5mg tablet er 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 Parocen Tablet ER

Expert advice for Parocen Tablet ER

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Parocen 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 Parocen, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Parocen, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Parocen is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER 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
Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER 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
Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or
affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Parocen 12.5mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine

No. Parocen is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Parocen is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
No. Parocen is not a narcotic/controlled substance. However, it can cause addiction in some cases because of its effects on the brain
No. Parocen is an anti-depressant while Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative/anti-epileptic drug
Parocen is not a MAOI (mono-amino oxidase inhibitor) or a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-depressant
Yes. Parocen 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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