Paroxetine+Clonazepam is used in the treatment of depression.
Paxi Forte Products side effects
Side Effects of Paxi Forte are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Confusion, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Drowsiness, Tiredness, Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm), Low sexual desire, Delayed ejaculation.
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.
Q. Are there any important warnings associated with the use of Paxi CR Forte Tablet?
Paxi CR Forte Tablet 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 Paxi CR Forte Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?
No, you should continue taking Paxi CR Forte Tablet even if you feel well. If you stop Paxi CR Forte Tablet 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 Paxi CR Forte Tablet?
There are reports that suggest that the use of Paxi CR Forte Tablet 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 Paxi CR Forte Tablet cause sleepiness?
Yes, Paxi CR Forte Tablet 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 Paxi CR Forte Tablet affect my sex life?
The use of Paxi CR Forte Tablet can affect the sexual life of both men and women. Different sexual problems can occur due to Paxi CR Forte Tablet 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 Paxi CR Forte Tablet?
No, do not drink alcohol while taking Paxi CR Forte Tablet. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Paxi CR Forte Tablet.
Q. How long does Paxi CR Forte Tablet take to work?
Everybody responds differently to treatment. In general, it can take several weeks to feel the full benefits of Paxi CR Forte Tablet, although some people may start to feel better sooner. When taking Paxi CR Forte Tablet, it is important to give it time to work.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Paxi CR Forte Tablet?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.