Praxo 20mg Tablet

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KC Laboratories

Composition for Praxo 20mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
95.38
₹9.54/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Praxo Tablet

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Uses of Praxo Tablet

Praxo 20mg 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 Praxo Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Praxo 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 Praxo 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Praxo Tablet works

Praxo 20mg 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 Praxo Tablet

Expert advice for Praxo Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Praxo 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 Praxo, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Praxo, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Praxo is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Praxo 20mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Praxo 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Praxo 20mg 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
Praxo 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Praxo 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Praxo 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Praxo 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Praxo 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver dise
ase. No dose adjustment of Praxo 20mg 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 Praxo 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine

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