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
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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 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 XL Paro Tablet

Expert advice for XL Paro Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Xl paro 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 Xl paro, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Xl paro, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Xl paro is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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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
CAUTION
XL Paro 12.5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
XL Paro 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
XL Paro 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of XL Paro 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
XL Paro 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of XL Paro 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Rimarex 300mg Capsule, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for XL Paro 12.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine

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