Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule

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Introduction

Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule is a prescription medicine used to treat depression. It is a combination medicine which works by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that improves mood. It also calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells.

Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule can be taken with or without food. It is advised to take it at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the blood. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has habit-forming potential. Try to never skip any doses, but if you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may result in withdrawal symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, confusion, memory impairment, low sexual desire, confusion, and delayed ejaculation. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.  It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or depression as this medicine may cause suicidal thoughts.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Xet Plus Capsule CR

Benefits of Xet Plus Capsule CR

In Depression

Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule works by affecting the balance of certain chemicals (such as serotonin) in the brain. It helps improve mood and feelings of wellbeing, relieve anxiety and tension, helps you sleep better, and increase your energy level. It is an effective antidepressant but may cause drowsiness. You need to take it regularly as it is prescribed for it to be most effective and should not stop taking it suddenly.

Side effects of Xet Plus Capsule CR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Xet Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Confusion
  • Memory impairment
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation

How to use Xet Plus Capsule 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. Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Xet Plus Capsule CR works

Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Paroxetine and Clonazepam which has mood-enhancing and anxiety-lowering effects. Paroxetine is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which increases the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger that improves mood. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which increases the action of GABA, a chemical messenger that suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule 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
Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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Currently i am taking below medicines, XET CR Plus 12.5 Maxgalin 75 Sizodon 0.25 I having public anxiety, voice started trembling and heartbeat raise and entire communication become mess. After taking the above tablet also i am facing the same kind of problem. I keep on hiding whenever public speaking situation going to happen. What can i do?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions. There is scope of increasing dose of Paroxetine.
Sir I am taking xet 40mg.I have no relief from social phobia.sir how I can increase my courage for facing people?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
There are other medicines available for this condition. Based in your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions. As for tips to overcome anxiety- Identify what makes you feel insecure or loose confidence within you. Make a list of your strengths and weaknesses. Focus on your strengths to boost your confidence and work to further strengthen them. Define if your weaknesses are genuine and need to be worked on and how you can do it. Take help of a confidante to work on these issues. If you need guidance, meet a psychotherapist.
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FAQs

Q. Are there any important warnings associated with the use of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule?

Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule may increase the suicidal thoughts or actions in some patients, in the first few months of the treatment. Patients having mood or behavioral disorder have a high risk of suicidal thoughts and actions. You should pay close attention and report your doctor of any changes in behavior or mood. Make sure that you visit the doctor for the follow-up appointments as scheduled.

Q. Can I stop taking Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue taking Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule even if you feel well. If you stop Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule can cause weight gain. If you keep good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. It is important to remember that it is easier to stop weight gain than losing increased weight.

Q. Can the use of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule cause sleepiness?

Yes, Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. Can the use of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule affect my sex life?

The use of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule can affect the sexual life of both men and women. Different sexual problems can occur due to Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule like decreased sexual desire, erectile dysfunction (inability to develop or maintain erection during the sexual activity) and inability to reach orgasm. It can also cause a decrease in satisfaction and cause discomfort during intercourse. If you experience these problems, discuss with your doctor.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule?

No, do not drink alcohol while taking Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule.

Q. How long does Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule take to work?

Everybody responds differently to treatment. In general, it can take several weeks to feel the full benefits of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule, although some people may start to feel better sooner. When taking Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule, it is important to give it time to work.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Xet CR Plus 25 Capsule?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Paroxetine. Miami, Florida:Noven Therapeutics; 2003 [revised 06-2013]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Clonazepam. Boucherville, Québec: Sandoz Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Paroxetine. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2008 [revised 25 Nov. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Clonazepam. Boucherville, Québec: Sandoz Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

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