Paxotus 25mg Tablet

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Paxotus 25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹16.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Paxotus Tablet

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Uses of Paxotus Tablet

Paxotus 25mg Tablet 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 Paxotus Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Paxotus Tablet

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 Paxotus 25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Paxotus Tablet works

Paxotus 25mg 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.

In Depth Information on Paxotus Tablet

Expert advice for Paxotus Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Paxotus 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 Paxotus, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Paxotus, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Paxotus is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Paxotus 25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Paxotus 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Paxotus 25mg Tablet 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
Paxotus 25mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Paxotus 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affec
t your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Paxotus 25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be exercised with impaired Renal function.
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Liver
SAFE
Paxotus 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver di
sease. No dose adjustment of Paxotus 25mg Tablet is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 2mg Injection, Rimarex 300mg Capsule, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Paxotus 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine

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