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Paradise Xr 12.5mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Paradise Xr tablet is a prescription medication. It is used to treat panic attacks, depression and mood disorders. Managing the symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and the symptoms of m...
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Product Summary

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ContainsParoxetine(12.5 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Side effectsConstipation, reduced heart rate, nightmares, cold palms and soles, drowsiness, uncoordinated body movements, sweating, flu-like symptoms.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

  • As per USFDA and CDSCO, the main uses of Paradise Xr tablets are the following conditions:
  • Treatment of major depressive disorders
  • Treatment of the panic disorder
  • Treatment of anxiety disorder
  • Management of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) - a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) with extreme changes in mood and behaviour

Contraindications of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

  • It is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have allergies to any components of the Paradise Xr tablet
  • If you have a previous history of alcohol or recreational substance addiction
  • If you are concomitantly using pimozide, thioridazine or other medications that increase serotonin levels along with Paradise Xr tablets
  • If you have bleeding issues or you are on a blood thinner. Paradise Xr tablets can increase bleeding
  • If you are already using another antidepressant, anti-anxiety or sedatives, as they can interfere, they can cause adverse reactions
  • If you have an eye disorder such as angle-closure glaucoma (high pressure inside the eye)
  • If you have any seizures disorder
  • If you are diagnosed with mania or bipolar disorder
  • If you are pregnant
  • If you are breastfeeding
  • If you have liver disease
  • If you have any heart condition
  • Note - Not advised for children below 18 years of age

Side effects of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

  • Side effects of Paradise Xr tablet include:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleeping problems
  • Memory impairment
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • abnormal ejaculation
  • Decreased sexual desire

Precautions and Warnings of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Paradise Xr tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, the Paradise Xr tablet is not safe for pregnant women. A few case studies have concluded that there is a definite risk to the unborn baby. Rarely doctors may prescribe it to pregnant women during life-threatening conditions if they think the benefits outweigh the risks. Do not take the Paradise Xr tablet without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Paradise Xr tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, try to talk to your doctor before taking the Paradise Xr tablet. Some studies have shown that Paradise Xr tablets can be safe during breastfeeding, and the amount of this medicine that passes into the milk does not cause any harm to the child. However, do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Paradise Xr table?
A:
No, do not drive after taking the Paradise Xr tablet. This medicine can cause side effects that can be dangerous while driving can affect your driving ability, such as drowsiness, slow reflexes, dizziness, and blurred vision.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Paradise Xr table?
A:
No, do not consume alcohol with a Paradise Xr tablet. It can interfere with the function of the medicine and cause exaggerated side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have to use any medications that can lead to severe sedation or drowsiness.
  • You have any trouble breathing.
  • You are over the age of 65. The effects of this medicine are increased in older patients, so use it with caution. Generally, side effects do not need any medical treatment if taken as prescribed.
  • You have kidney-related issues. You may need dose adjustments.
  • You have any seizure disorder (fits) and are using anti-epileptic medicines.
  • You have to use herbal medicines or supplements.
  • You are experiencing these side effects persistently.

Mode of Action of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

How Does It Work?

The Paradise Xr tablet has paroxetine as the main ingredient. It belongs to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) class, which is a type of antidepressant medication. It increases seroton...
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Directions for Use of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

  • Take the Paradise Xr tablet in the advised dosage and at the same time every day.
  • Try not to exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel any changes.
  • Take Paradise Xr tablets with or without consuming food.
  • Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water without breaking or chewing it.
  • Do not take it with other medicines without notifying your doctor.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking Paradise Xr tablet, as it can have adverse effects

Interactions of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain anti-depression medications such as MAO inhibitors along with Paradise Xr tablets should not be used within 14 days of each other. It can lead to severe reactions.
  • Do not use other anti-anxiety and mood disorder medications and medications like linezolid, moclobemide, selegiline, etc., along with this medicine. It can cause serious reactions similar to an overdo...
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  • Medicines such as trazodone, pimozide, and other medicines that increase the serotonin level can cause serotonin syndrome when mixed with these tablets. It is rare and causes severe adverse effects an...
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  • Using opiates or narcotic pain relievers such as codeine and tramadol with Paradise Xr tablets can increase the side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, etc.
  • If you are using anti-epileptic medicines for seizure disorders (fits) such as phenytoin, notify your doctor as Paradise Xr tablet can increase the effects of these medications.

Interactions with food items

  • Try to avoid eating grapefruit or drinking its juice. It can increase the level of Paradise Xr tablet in the blood.
  • Limit having coffee or caffeine-containing products such as cola, energy drinks, excessive chocolate, etc. The effects of caffeine can reduce the calming effects of Paradise Xr tablets.

Storage and disposal of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

Store Paradise Xr tablet in dry conditions and over 25 degrees Celcius. Keep these tablets away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Store Paradise Xr tablet away from children an...
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Dosage of Paradise Xr 12.5 MG

Overdose

Paradise Xr tablet overdose can cause dizziness, muscle shaking, tremors, agitation, convulsion, nausea, vomiting and electrolyte imbalance. If you overdose on the Paradise Xr tablet and experience th...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Paradise Xr tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you recall missing a dose of this medicine when it is already time to take the next tablet, skip the missed dose and ta...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Will I feel lethargic or gain weight after using Paradise Xr tablets?

A: Sometimes Paradise Xr tablet can lead to changes in appetite and lethargy, resulting in weight gain, especially if used for a long time. Not every patient who uses this medicine experiences these side effects. These effects will subside once to get used to Paradise Xr tablets. Try to eat healthy food and do physical exercise to prevent any weight changes.

Q: Is it ok to use the Paradise Xr tablet if I have a sleeping disorder?

A: It is better to consult your doctor before using the Paradise Xr tablet if you have a sleeping disorder. This medicine can have effects that cause drowsiness. But it is not an approved medication for sleep disorders. Consult your doctor for appropriate medication if you have any sleep abnormalities.

Q: Are Paradise Xr tablets safe to use for a long duration?

A: You should use it exactly for the duration recommended by the doctor. Do not change it by yourself. Paradise Xr tablet is a prescription medicine whose dose and duration should be carefully monitored. Consult your doctor if you want to continue or stop this medication.
Product Details
Brand
PARADISE XR
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 24 Mar 2022 | 09:40 PM (IST)
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