Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR

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OSR Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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₹18.0/Tablet CR
10 tablet cr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Paxi Tablet CR

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Uses of Paxi Tablet CR

Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR 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 Paxi Tablet CR

Common

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

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How to use Paxi 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR at a fixed time.

How Paxi Tablet CR works

Paxi 37.5mg tablet cr 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 Paxi Tablet CR

Expert advice for Paxi Tablet CR

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Paxi 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 Paxi, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Paxi, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Paxi is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Paxi 37.5mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR 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
Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR 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
Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR 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 Paxi 37.5mg Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine

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