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Pexep CR 25 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Pexep Tablet CR

Pexep CR 25 Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia, and post-traumatic stress disorder. It helps by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms of the disease.

Pexep CR 25 Tablet is taken by mouth with or without food. It is advisable to take it at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Never skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as may result in stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes low sexual desire, nausea, headache, delayed ejaculation, and insomnia (difficulty in sleeping). Initially, this medicine may cause sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may even cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly.

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

How Pexep Tablet CR works

Pexep CR 25 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.

Pexep Tablet CR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Pexep CR 25 Tablet
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Pexep CR 25 Tablet 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pexep CR 25 Tablet 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
Pexep CR 25 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pexep CR 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pexep CR 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pexep CR 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pexep CR 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Pexep CR 25 Tablet may be a preferred treatment for major depressive disorders with anxiety disoders.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pexep

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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 Pexep 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 Pexep. Can I stop it on my own or do I need to consult the doctor?

No, do not stop taking Pexep abruptly, without consulting your doctor. This is a common problem with Pexep 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 Pexep affect my sex life?

Yes, Pexep 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 Pexep on children?

Pexep 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 Pexep. If your doctor has prescribed Pexep 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 Pexep with it?

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

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

Yes, you need to be careful while taking this medicine if you are a diabetic. Pexep 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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