Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR

Prescription Required
arrow
arrow

Introduction

Patroxta Plus 25 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.

Patroxta Plus 25 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 Patroxta Plus Tablet CR

Benefits of Patroxta Plus Tablet CR

In Depression

Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR works by affecting the balance of certain chemicals (such as serotonin) in the brain. It helps improve mood and feelings of wellbeing, relieve anxiety and tension, helps you sleep better, and increase your energy level. It is an effective antidepressant but may cause drowsiness. You need to take it regularly as it is prescribed for it to be most effective and should not stop taking it suddenly.

Side effects of Patroxta 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 Patroxta Plus

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

How to use Patroxta 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. Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Patroxta Plus Tablet CR works

Patroxta Plus 25 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 Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Patroxta Plus 25 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Patroxta Plus 25 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
Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Patroxta Plus Tablet CR?

If you miss a dose of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR
₹17.91/Tablet CR
Paro CR Forte Tablet
D D Pharmaceuticals
₹14.2/tablet cr
21% cheaper
Pari CR Forte Tablet
Ipca Laboratories Ltd
₹15.7/tablet cr
12% cheaper
Pariwave-CR Forte Tablet
Brainwave Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹17/tablet cr
5% cheaper
Paxit Forte 25mg/0.5mg Tablet CR
Crescent Therapeutics Ltd
₹17.06/tablet cr
5% cheaper
Paxi CR Forte Tablet
OSR Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹19/tablet cr
6% costlier

Quick tips

  • Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR is prescribed for the treatment of depression.
  • It is better to take it with a snack or just after eating breakfast, as this will help to reduce the likelihood of you feeling sick as a side-effect.
  • It can take a week or two after starting this treatment before the effect begins to build up, and 4-6 weeks before you feel the full benefit. Do not stop taking it after a week or two, feeling it is not helping.
  • Avoid taking antacids 2 hours before or after taking Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR as they make it harder for your body to absorb the medicine.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you get thoughts about harming yourself or ending your life.
  • If you have diabetes, you will be asked to monitor your blood glucose level regularly as this medicine may affect the levels of sugar in your blood.
  • Try to keep your regular appointments with your doctor. This is so your doctor can check on your progress.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient concerns

arrow
DEPRESSION SUFFERING FROM DEPRESSION
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Depression is a persistent state of sadness that is the result of interaction between one's inner biological and psychological state and gets triggered of with environmental stressors. Reactive depression is in response to a situation like loss, sickness, trauma etc. Endogenous depression occurs without any noticeable environmental stressors. Psychological symptoms include lack of interest, negative thinking, irritability, frustration, feeling demotivated etc. Somatic symptoms like fatigue/ weakness/ lack of sleep/ lack of appetite and other physical symptoms are common. Anxiety is common. In severe cases one may feel helpless and hopeless enough to wish for death or attempt suicide. Treatment includes physical and psychiatric work up following which medicines can be prescribed. In milder cases, psychotherapy or counselling is recommended.
Depression,anexity,body. Laziness Depression anxiety,f ear,body laziness
Dr. Ankur Kumar Tanwar
Ayurveda
Ok since how many months you are suffer from
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR ?

User feedback


FAQs

Q. Are there any important warnings associated with the use of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR?

Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR 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 Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue taking Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR even if you feel well. If you stop Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR 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 Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR 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 Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR cause sleepiness?

Yes, Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR 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 Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR affect my sex life?

The use of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR can affect the sexual life of both men and women. Different sexual problems can occur due to Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR 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 Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR?

No, do not drink alcohol while taking Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR.

Q. How long does Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR take to work?

Everybody responds differently to treatment. In general, it can take several weeks to feel the full benefits of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR, although some people may start to feel better sooner. When taking Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR, it is important to give it time to work.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Patroxta Plus 25 Tablet CR?

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.

Related products

Related ayurvedic ingredients

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

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

Manufacturer/Marketer address

A – 504, Shapath-4, B/S Hotel Crowne Plaza, Opp. Karnavati Club, S. G. Highway ,Ahmedabad 380 051 Gujarat
Country of origin: India

NOT FOR SALE
We do not facilitate sale of this product at present

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

160M+
Visitors
27M+
Orders Delivered
1800+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

Tata 1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform

Know More About Tata 1mgdownArrow

Access medical and health information

Tata 1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1800 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.