XL PARO 12.5MG TABLET

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for XL PARO 12.5MG 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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₹8.4/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of XL PARO TABLET

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Uses of XL PARO TABLET

Xl paro 12.5mg 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 XL PARO TABLET

Common

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

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How to use XL PARO 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 Xl paro 12.5mg tablet at a fixed time.

How XL PARO TABLET works

Xl paro 12.5mg tablet 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 XL PARO TABLET

Expert advice for XL PARO TABLET

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Paroxetine 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 Paroxetine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Paroxetine, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Paroxetine is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Warnings
Special precautions for XL PARO 12.5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Xl paro 12.5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Xl paro 12.5mg 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be exercised with impaired Renal function.
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Liver
SAFE
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
LINOWIN 2MG INJECTION, RIMAREX 300MG CAPSULE, GLI 2MG TABLET, CYBLEX 30MG TABLET XR

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for XL PARO 12.5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine

Q. Is paroxetine available or sold over the counter?
No. Paroxetine is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Is paroxetine safe?
Yes. Paroxetine is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is Paroxetine a narcotic/controlled/addictive substance?
No. Paroxetine is not a narcotic/controlled substance. However, it can cause addiction in some cases because of its effects on the brain
Q. Is paroxetine the same as Xanax?
No. Paroxetine is an anti-depressant while Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative/anti-epileptic drug
Q. Is paroxetine a MAOI/benzodiazepine/anti-depressant?
Paroxetine is not a MAOI (mono-amino oxidase inhibitor) or a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-depressant
Q. Does paroxetine cause headache, weight loss, memory loss, hair loss, high blood pressure?
Yes. Paroxetine 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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