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Depaxil Cr 25mg Tablet

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Depaxil Cr 25 MG Description

Depaxil Tablet is from the medicine class of antidepressants and contains paroxetine. Depaxil Tablet treats severe depression, obsessive-compulsive disease, anxiety attack, anxiety due to traumatic e

perience and generalised anxiety disease in adults. This medication should not be taken without the consultation of the doctor. It is a prescription medicine. The medicine of Depaxil Tablet should be slowly increased after giving lower dosages. This medication should not be skipped, even after the resolution of symptoms. Abrupt stoppage can lead to genuine medical issues.

Product Summary

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ContainsParoxetine(25.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic disorder, Social anxiety disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Side effectsNausea, Fatigue, Dryness in mouth, Loss of appetite, Increased sweating, Dizziness, Tremor, Low sexual desire
TherapyANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

  • Major depressive disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Contraindications of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to Depaxil Tablet or its active ingredient.
  • If you have suicidal tendencies.
  • If you have kidney or liver disease.
  • If you are taking blood thinners.
  • If you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
  • If you are a child.

Side effects of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased sweating
  • Low sexual desire

Precautions and Warnings of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Depaxil Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Depaxil Tablets can have side effects on the newborn baby and can be unsafe if taken during pregnancy. Seek advice from a gynaecologist in cases of emergency. Limited human studies on Depaxil Tablet show harmful effects on the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Depaxil Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Depaxil Tablet is not suggested to be taken while breastfeeding, as it passes through the mother's milk in a larger amount, which can affect the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Depaxil Tablet?
A:
No, You should not drive while using the Depaxil Tablet as it decreases alertness. Depaxil tablets lead to dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, and fatigue. So, one shouldn’t do activities that need mental attention and physical strength.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Depaxil Tablet?
A:
No, the patient should not consume alcohol with Depaxil Tablet as it intensifies the effect of drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. It affects daily activities.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You notice any unfavourable side effects.
  • Your condition doesn't improve or turns out to be worse after taking the Depaxil Tablet.
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding, or on conception prevention pills.
  • You need to stop the medicine.
  • Depaxil Tablets can cause habit, actual reliance and withdrawal responses.
  • Depaxil Tablet isn't appropriate for kids. It should not be given without consulting the specialists.
  • This medication should not be skipped, even after the resolution of symptoms. Sudden stoppage can lead to severe health issues.

Mode of Action of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Depaxil Tablets works by increasing serotonin in the brain. This helps the person to sleep, relieves worry and tension. Fluoxetine blocks presynaptic Serotonin reuptake, which boosts serotonin levels ...
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Directions for Use of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

  • Depaxil Tablet should be taken as approved by the clinician.
  • It should be consumed with an entire glass of water.
  • Try not to break the tablet.
  • Try not to stop or change the dose of the medication without talking to the clinician.

Interactions of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • QTc-Prolonging medicines (quinidine, moxifloxacin ):- An additive effect of paroxetine and these medicinal products are seen.
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors:- When MAO interact with paroxetine, potential severe reactions are seen that resemble serotonin syndrome.
  • Warfarin:- Altered anticoagulant effects, including increased bleeding, have been seen when paroxetine is coadministered with warfarin.

Interactions with food items

  • There is no food interaction reported with Depaxil Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

Store Depaxil Tablet beneath 30℃, away from direct heat and light, in a cool spot. Do not freeze it and get them far from pets and children. Discard unused or lapsed medicines meds as biomedical waste...
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Dosage of Depaxil Cr 25 MG

Overdose

Try not to take Depaxil Tablet more than the defined dose. Ingesting too much won't work on the manifestations; instead, it will prompt harmfulness in the body. It can prompt severe after-effects. If...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed the dose of Depaxil Tablet, take it when you recollect it. If it’s near the hour of the next dose, let it be. Take the subsequent scheduled dose. Try not to take two doses at the s...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

DR. Pallavi Kaushik

BDS & Masters in Clinical Research

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: After taking Depaxil Tablet, my health worsened, so is it advisable to stop the tablet abruptly?

A: No, you should not stop this medication suddenly. Unexpected stoppage of this medication can lead to treatment failure or severe side effects. So, always consult a doctor before stopping the medicine.

Q: Can I give Depaxil Tablet to children?

A: No, Depaxil Tablet should not be given to children under 18 years as it can cause suicidal ideation, self hurting thoughts in children.

Q: Can Depaxil Tablet cause weight loss?

A: Yes, Depaxil Tablet can cause weight loss.
Product Details
Brand
DEPAXIL CR
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
01/01/2023
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2022 | 05:38 PM (IST)

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