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Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet
Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet
Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet
Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet

Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet

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Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG Description

Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet is an antidepressant that belongs to the class of medicines known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). It is used to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder, depre

ssion, panic disorder, and other anxiety disorders. The main component is Paroxetine 12.5 mg. It works by inhibiting the reabsorption of serotonin (a mood-improving chemical messenger), which increases serotonin concentrations in the brain. Thus, helping with anxiety and depression. Stopping this prescription abruptly can produce withdrawal symptoms. It is best to take it exactly as prescribed by the doctor, who has access to your complete medical history. Some common side effects of Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet, which mostly fade away, are dizziness, headache, nausea, insomnia. However, seek medical advice if they bother you a lot.


Product Summary

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ContainsParoxetine(12.5 Mg)
UsesDepression, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalised anxiety disorder
Side effectsAnxiety, confusion, constipation, flatulence, headaches, indigestion, sweating, tiredness, vomiting
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Uses of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG

  • Depression
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Generalised anxiety disorder

Contraindications of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to any constituents of Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet.
  • If you are already taking Monoamine oxidase inhibitors.

Side effects of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG

  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Decreased appetite
  • Diarrhoea
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Dry mouth
  • Headaches
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Sweating
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG



Can I take Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet during pregnancy?
Avoid consuming Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet during pregnancy because it may endanger the foetus. Consult your doctor before starting Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
If you are nursing, talk to a physician before using Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet, as there might be the risk of it passing in the breast milk.


Can I drive if I have taken the Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet?
Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet may induce confusion, dizziness, tiredness, and impaired vision, so avoid driving and operating machinery while taking Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet.


Can I consume alcohol with Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet?
The adverse reactions of Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet, including drowsiness, dizziness, and concentration difficulties, can be exacerbated by alcohol. Some individuals may also have difficulty thinking and making decisions. While taking Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet, you need to minimise or avoid your alcohol consumption.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any of these issues: epilepsy, glaucoma, diabetes, mania, low sodium concentration in the blood, and are receiving electro-convulsive treatment for chronic depression, speak to your physician...
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  • You have chronic liver disease. Dosage adjustments may be necessary.
  • You have a chronic kidney disease or you have renal impairment. Dose adjustments may be necessary.
  • You're thinking of hurting or killing yourself. Behaviour should be closely monitored in patients using Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet.
  • You have stomach issues or diarrhoea. To prevent dehydration, drink plenty of water. Without consulting a physician, refrain from consuming any diarrhoea medication.
  • Because the efficacy and safety of Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet have still not been confirmed, it is not advised for children under the age of 18.

Mode of Action of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet raises serotonin levels in the brain, a chemical messenger that works by blocking serotonin reuptake (reabsorption) within the brain. It helps regulate mood by increasing sero...
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Directions for Use of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG

  • To avoid stomach discomfort, consume Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet with meals early in the morning.
  • Stick to basic meals and take this prescription with or immediately after meals.
  • Depending on your clinical condition and responsiveness to therapy, your physician will determine how long you should consume Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet.
  • Take the pill with the water and swallow everything at once.
  • The medicine should not be crushed or chewed.

Interactions of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Linezolid
  • Lithium
  • Ondansetron
  • Warfarin
  • Aspirin
  • Pimozide
  • Thioridazine

Interactions with food items

  • Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet should not be taken with St. John's wort.

Storage and disposal of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG

Paxidep CR 12.5 mg Tablets must be stored in a dry, cool environment, away from sun heat, and at temperatures ranging from 15°C-30°C. Keep at room temperature inside a tight container. Keep this medic...
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Dosage of Paxidep Cr 12.5 MG


Symptoms of overdose of Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet may include agitation, convulsions, drowsiness, dilated pupils, hallucinations, nausea, sinus tachycardia, or vomiting. Immediately seek medical attent...
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Missed a Dose

As early as you recall, administer the missed dosage. The missed dosage should be skipped when the next planned dosage is less than four hours away.

Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Should I discontinue taking Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet as soon as I feel better?

A: Do not stop using Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet without visiting your physician since withdrawal symptoms may occur. If you have any problems when using Paxidep Cr12.5mg Tablet, immediately tell your physician; the dosage may be gradually reduced.

Q: Is Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet addictive?

A: Yes. Paxidep Cr 12.5mg Tablet may be addictive and may cause withdrawal symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, and sleeplessness. Stop consuming this medication only if your physician asks you to.

Q: My problems seem to have gotten worse since I started using the Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet. Is it possible for me to discontinue it on my own or should I see a physician?

A: No, you should not immediately discontinue taking Paxidep Cr12.5mg Tablet without consulting the physician. This is the common side effect of Paxidep CR 12.5mg Tablet, patients may notice that their symptoms get intensified at first, but the advantages begin to surface following a couple of weeks. If the deterioration persists following 1-2 weeks, people should seek medical advice.
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