Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR

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Uses of Parozep Tablet IR

Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR is used in the treatment of depression.

Parozep Tablet IR side effects

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

How to use Parozep Tablet IR

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. Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Parozep Tablet IR works

Parozep 12.5 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.

Parozep Tablet IR related warnings

Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Parozep 12.5 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.
Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Parozep 12.5 Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Parozep

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

Parozep 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 Parozep when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue taking Parozep even if you feel well. If you stop Parozep 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 Parozep?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Parozep 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 Parozep cause sleepiness?

Yes, Parozep 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 Parozep affect my sex life?

The use of Parozep can affect the sexual life of both men and women. Different sexual problems can occur due to Parozep 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 Parozep?

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

Q. How long does Parozep take to work?

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

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

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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Dec 2018.
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