Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet
Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet
Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet
Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet

Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet

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Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG Description

Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet is an antidepressant containing Paroxetine. Depaxil CR is used to treat depression in adults. It is generally prescribed to treat depression and anxiety-related conditions lik...
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ContainsParoxetine(12.5 Mg)
UsesMajor Depressive Disorder Or MDD Panic Disorder (Sudden And Unexpected Attacks Of Extreme Worry Or Panic) Social Anxiety Disorder Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Side effectsNausea Dry mouth Fatigue Dizziness Constipation Confusion Hypersensitivity reactions Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

  • Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet used in adults for:
  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • Panic Disorder (Sudden And Unexpected Attacks Of Extreme Worry Or Panic)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Contraindications of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

Depaxil Cr-12.5 Tablet may be contraindicated in the following patients- Hypersensitivity to any components of Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet. Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) Angioedema (swelling ...
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Side effects of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

  • Following are the side effects of Depaxil Cr-12.5 Tablet:
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Confusion
  • Hypersensitivity reactions
  • Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors
  • Increased Risk of Bleeding
  • Mania or Hypomania

Precautions and Warnings of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Using a Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet during pregnancy may not be recommended. Avoid taking this medicine if you are pregnant unless advised by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The principal component of the Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet might be excreted in breast milk in lactating mothers. There might be potentially consequential adverse reactions in the infants from the medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid driving or undertake any activity that requires attention immediately after consuming a Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet. It might make you feel dizzy, unsteady, or you may have trouble keeping your balance.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Depaxil Cr 12.5mg Tablet?
A:
Avoiding alcohol when taking Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablets is better to prevent excessive sedation or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Below are the other general warnings for avoiding the use of Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet:
  • Suicidal behaviour and thoughts are observed in young adults and adolescents
  • Activation of Mania or Hypomania
  • Seizures (fits)
  • Hyponatremia (Sodium getting low in the body)
  • Bone Fracture

Mode of Action of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Depaxil Cr 12.5 Tablet acts by inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin in the nervous system. Serotonin is a mood-enhancing chemical present in the brain. The medicine helps by increasing serotonin conce...
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Directions for Use of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

  • Consume Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet orally
  • The medication can be taken with or without food
  • Swallow tablets whole and do not chew or crush
  • Take a Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet at the same time every day
  • Follow directions on the prescription label
  • Ask your physician or pharmacist to explain any part that you do not understand

Interactions of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet may interact with the following medicines:
  • Pimozide and Thioridazine
  • Serotonergic Medicines
  • Warfarin
  • Tamoxifen
  • Fosamprenavir
  • Ritonavir
  • Aspirin
  • MAO inhibitors

Storage and disposal of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

Keep the medication in its original container. Keep the medicine container closed tightly, and it should be kept out of reach of children. Store the medicine between 25° C - 30° C and store it away fr...
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Dosage of Depaxil Cr 12.5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet overdose may be seizures, altered mental status, cardiovascular toxicity, QT interval prolongation, hypertension, and serotonin syndrome. Call the emergency medical h...
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Missed a Dose

It is advisable to take a Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet according to the prescribed schedule. If you miss a dose then, take the missed dose as soon as possible. But, if it is time for the next dose, skip t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet available on prescription?

A: Yes, Depaxil Cr 12.5mg is a prescription medicine. No one else should consume your medication. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for the questions that you may have about a refill. Take the prescription with you every time you visit a doctor or when you get admitted to the hospital.

Q: Which activities should I avoid while taking Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablets?

A: Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablets may cause dizziness, affecting your ability to make decisions, think and react. You should not drive, operate any heavy machinery, or undertake other activities until you know how the Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet will affect you. Avoid drinking alcohol while consuming Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablet.

Q: How should I consume Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablets?

A: Take Depaxil Cr 12.5mg tablets as prescribed. Consume Depaxil Cr 12.5mg with food or without it.
Product Details
Brand
DEPAXIL CR
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 05 Feb 2022 | 06:23 PM (IST)

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