XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of XL Paro Tablet

XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia and post traumatic stress disorder.

XL Paro Tablet side effects

Common
  • Low sexual desire
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Vomiting
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Stomach upset

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. XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How XL Paro Tablet works

XL Paro 12.5 mg 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.

XL Paro Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Often a preferred treatment of anxious depression as well as major depressive disorder with anxiety disoders.
  • It can take 2-3 weeks for XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of XL Paro 12.5 mg Tablet is very less.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking XL Paro with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
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Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
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Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
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Brand(s): R Zep
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Brand(s): Antep
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Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
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Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
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Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to XL Paro

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Sir I am ocd patient and on medication for 2 years. Medication has reduced my symptoms upto 70%. I take 25mg paroxetine twice daily and 100mg quetiapine thrice daily. Sir please tell me how long I should continue medication and how to lower dose to discontinuation. I will be much greatful to you.
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. Treatment duration depends upon the intensity and frequency of episodes and may be needed throughout life.
Respected Sir My wife is suffering from OCD from 3 years & day to day the problems increasing. Going more than 4 time for bathing after coming from washroom. Even do not want to touch any dirty cloths. Day by day problems are increasing. Any medicine for him.
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. Treatment duration depends upon the intensity and frequency of episodes and may be needed throughout life.
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FAQs

Q. Is XL Paro available or sold over the counter?

No. XL Paro is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Is XL Paro safe?

Yes. XL Paro is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is XL Paro a narcotic/controlled/addictive substance?

No. XL Paro is not a narcotic/controlled substance. However, it can cause addiction in some cases because of its effects on the brain

Q. Is XL Paro the same as Xanax?

No. XL Paro is an anti-depressant while Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative/anti-epileptic drug

Q. Is XL Paro a MAOI/benzodiazepine/anti-depressant?

XL Paro is not a MAOI (mono-amino oxidase inhibitor) or a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-depressant

Q. Does XL Paro cause headache, weight loss, memory loss, hair loss, high blood pressure?

Yes. XL Paro 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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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