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Paroxetine + Clonazepam

Information about Paroxetine + Clonazepam

Paroxetine + Clonazepam Uses

Paroxetine+Clonazepam is used in the treatment of depression.

How Paroxetine + Clonazepam works

Paroxetine + Clonazepam 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.

Common side effects of Paroxetine + Clonazepam

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Confusion, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Drowsiness, Tiredness, Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm), Low sexual desire, Delayed ejaculation
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Frequently asked questions for Paroxetine + Clonazepam

Paroxetine + Clonazepam

Q. Are there any important warnings associated with the use of Paroxetine+Clonazepam?

Paroxetine+Clonazepam 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 Paroxetine+Clonazepam when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue taking Paroxetine+Clonazepam even if you feel well. If you stop Paroxetine+Clonazepam 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 Paroxetine+Clonazepam?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Paroxetine+Clonazepam 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 Paroxetine+Clonazepam cause sleepiness?

Yes, Paroxetine+Clonazepam 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 Paroxetine+Clonazepam affect my sex life?

The use of Paroxetine+Clonazepam can affect the sexual life of both men and women. Different sexual problems can occur due to Paroxetine+Clonazepam 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 Paroxetine+Clonazepam?

No, do not drink alcohol while taking Paroxetine+Clonazepam. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Paroxetine+Clonazepam.

Q. How long does Paroxetine+Clonazepam take to work?

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

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Paroxetine+Clonazepam?

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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