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Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Paxi Tablet CR

Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet is an antidepressant medicine. It is used in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia and post-traumatic stress disorder. This medicine should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine abruptly.

Paxi Tablet CR side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Vomiting
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Stomach upset
  • Restlessness

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

How Paxi Tablet CR works

Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet 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.

Paxi Tablet CR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Paxi-CR 12.5 Tablet may be a preferred treatment for major depressive disorders with anxiety disoders.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Paxi with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Paxi

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I have compulsive thoughts and cleanliness phobia also I take 1hr 10 min while bathing. Please suggest way to improve.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over. It's a neurochemical disturbance in brain and worsens due to stressful environment. OCD is typically treated with medication, psychotherapy or a combination of the two.
social phobia,,,social anxiety disorder,,,obsessive-compulsive disorder,,lack of self-confidence,self-esteem,,,no interest in social world.why not delivery in bathinda-151001? and m an unemployed, my parents don't give money easily for medicine,they think m just completely normal and say to me to not take medicine.m patient of social anxiety disorder,social phobia,obsessive-compulsive disorder. i take clonazepam .25, ession 150,betacap tr 40, tynept od 12.5, frext 50 is there any facility of free drugs under any private or government scheme thus i can live my life in a better way :(
Dr. Varun Mehta
Psychiatrist
Well, PATIENT can understand the problems you are facingThere is no hospital in India that delivers medicationsThere are few online portals that provide medicationsI am not sure if there is a government hospital nearby that provides free medicationsBut you can make a visit to Ranchi and we can work in adjusting your medications that would be convenient to you
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FAQs

Q. After how many days of taking Paxi will I start feeling better?

You may start to see an improvement in your symptoms after 1-2 weeks of starting the treatment. In case you do not see any improvement, do not stop the medicine and consult your doctor. It may take around 4-6 weeks to see the full benefits of the medicine.

Q. I feel that my symptoms have worsened after having started taking Paxi. Can I stop it on my own or do I need to consult the doctor?

No, do not stop taking Paxi abruptly, without consulting your doctor. This is a common problem with Paxi that initially you may feel that your symptoms have worsened but the benefits start appearing after 1-2 weeks. If the worsening does not improve even after 1-2 weeks, you must consult your doctor.

Q. Can Paxi affect my sex life?

Yes, Paxi use may affect your sex life. It can cause decreased sexual desire and inability to reach orgasm in both men and women. Additionally, men may even experience abnormal erection and ejaculation.

Q. What is the effect of Paxi on children?

Paxi should not be used in children under 18 years of age. The reason being, patients under 18 have an increased risk of experiencing side effects such as suicidal thoughts, aggression, oppositional behavior and anger when they take Paxi. If your doctor has prescribed Paxi for your child and you are worried about these side effects, discuss it with your doctor.

Q. I have been taking tamoxifen for breast cancer. Can I take Paxi with it?

No, you should not take Paxi if you are receiving tamoxifen. Tamoxifen often causes hot flashes (episodes of feeling extremely hot), which can be treated with Paxi. But Paxi may reduce the effectiveness of tamoxifen and can lead to recurrence of breast cancer.

Q. Do I need to be careful while taking Paxi if I am a diabetic?

Yes, you need to be careful while taking this medicine if you are a diabetic. Paxi may alter your blood sugar levels and your dose of insulin or antidiabetic medicines may need adjustment. Talk to your doctor regarding this and keep a regular check on your blood sugar levels.

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