Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR

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Composition for Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
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₹12.7/Tablet XR
10 tablet xr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Paxgem Tablet XR

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Uses of Paxgem Tablet XR

Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR 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 Paxgem Tablet XR

Common

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

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How to use Paxgem Tablet XR

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 Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR at a fixed time.

How Paxgem Tablet XR works

Paxgem 25mg tablet xr 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 Paxgem Tablet XR

Expert advice for Paxgem Tablet XR

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Paxgem 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 Paxgem, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Paxgem, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Paxgem is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR 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
Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Rimarex 300mg Capsule, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Paxgem 25mg Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine

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