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Pexep Cr 25mg Tablet
Pexep Cr 25mg Tablet
Pexep Cr 25mg Tablet
Pexep Cr 25mg Tablet

Pexep Cr 25mg Tablet

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Pexep Cr 25 MG Description

Pexep Cr (continued release) tablets are a prescription medication used to treat major depression disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (repetitive thoughts that make you do things again and again)

, and panic disorders. It is composed of a single active ingredient: Paroxetine. It increases the amount of a chemical substance in the body that improves mood and behaviour. Depression is a common mood disorder that affects a person's daily life due to sudden intense feelings of sadness, loss of interest, anger, loneliness, etc. The symptoms and intensity of depression vary from person to person. Pexep Cr tablet helps in reducing the symptoms and providing calming effects on the mood and improving behaviour. Some of the other uses of this medicine involve managing conditions like panic disorders. Do not stop using Pexep Cr medicine, without consulting your doctor. This medication may cause physical dependence if used for long duration or in people who have a history of drug or alcohol addiction. It can also cause suicidal thoughts and tendencies in some young people. Inform you complete medical history and current treatments to your doctor, as this medication can not be used in certain conditions


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ContainsParoxetine(25.0 Mg)
Usesmajor depressive disorder
Side effectsConstipation, reduced heart rate, nightmares, cold palms and soles, uncoordinated body movements, sweating, flu-like symptoms,changes in menstruation.
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Uses of Pexep Cr 25 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Pexep Cr tablets are used for managing the symptoms of major depression.
  • It is used in Obsessive compulsive disorder (improves behaviour)
  • It is also used in managing Panic disorder.

Contraindications of Pexep Cr 25 MG

If you are allergic to any components of the Pexep Cr 25 mg tablet If you are already using another antidepressant, anti-anxiety or sedatives, as they can interfere, they can cause adverse reactions...
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Side effects of Pexep Cr 25 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Memory impairment
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Pexep Cr 25 MG



Can I take the Pexep Cr Tablet during pregnancy?
No, the Pexep Cr tablet is unsafe during pregnancy. Some studies have shown a definite risk to the unborn babies. It has shown increased risk of heart defects. Sometimes doctors may prescribe it during serious conditions if they think the benefits outweigh the risks. Do not take Pexep Cr without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Pexep Cr Tablet while breastfeeding?
No, You should talk to your doctor before taking the Pexep Cr tablet if you are breastfeeding. There is limited data on the effects of these tablets on the breastfeeding baby. Some studies show that this tablet passes into the milk and it can be safe if the dose of this medicine used is low. Consult your doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken the Pexep Cr Tablet?
No, do not drive after taking the Pexep Cr tablet. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, lightheadedness, and blurred vision that can affect your driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with the Pexep Cr Tablet?
No, you cannot consume alcohol with a Pexep Cr tablet. It can interfere with the working of this medicine and cause increased side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an elderly person over the age of 65 years, the dose of this medicine should be carefully monitored to prevent serious side effects.
  • If you have a known liver or kidney disease.
  • You have a heart condition.
  • You have a surgical or dental procedure planned.
  • You are using any ayurvedic or herbal medicines or supplements like St john's wort, talk to your doctor first to avoid any interactions as some of them can cause serious side effects.
  • You have sudden mood changes.

Mode of Action of Pexep Cr 25 MG

How Does It Work?

The Pexep Cr tablet has paroxetine as its single active ingredient. It is an antidepressant medicine, which belongs to a class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) medicines. It increases ...
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Directions for Use of Pexep Cr 25 MG

  • Take the Pexep Cr tablet in the exact dosage and at the same time every day.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot notice its effects.
  • You can take pexep Cr tablet with or without consuming food.
  • Take the tablet (whole) with a glass of water.
  • Do not break or chew this tablet.
  • Do not take Pexep Cr with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking pexep Cr medication, as it can have adverse effects

Interactions of Pexep Cr 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other anti-anxiety and mood disorder or Anti-depression medication (MAO inhibitors like linezolid, methylene blue, etc) can have interactions and can cause some serious reactions.
  • Using certain medicines like anti allergy medicine (cetrizine), cold or cough medication, sleeping pills (like alprazolam, diazepam), muscle relaxants, Opiates or narcotic pain relievers like codeine ...
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  • If you are on anti-epileptic medicines for seizure disorders, inform your doctor as it can change the effects of this medication.
  • There are many other medications like certain antibiotics, nausea medicine, medications for mental illnesses, etc can interact with Pexep Cr tablets, which can effect their removal from the body.
  • Medicines like Thioridazine, Aspirin, blood thinners (like warfarin), etc can interact with this medicine and cause increased bleeding.
  • Herbal products like St john’s wort and certain antidepressants like fluoxetine, when used with this medicine can cause serotonin overdose, which can lead to life threatening side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • There is not much information available on the interactions of Pexep Cr tablets on food. You can take Pexep cr medicine with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Pexep Cr 25 MG

Store Pexep Cr tablets in dry conditions at room temperature. Keep this away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging of this medicine carefully after usin...
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Dosage of Pexep Cr 25 MG


  • Pexep Cr tablet overdose can cause dizziness, tremors, agitation, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, and electrolyte imbalance, changes in heart rate, difficulty walking, aggressive behaviour, changes in a...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Pexep Cr tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose of this tablet when it's already time to take the next one, then skip the missed dose and take...
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I use the Pexep Cr 25 mg tablets for a longer duration than recommended by the doctor?

A: No, You should use it exactly for the duration recommended by the doctor. Pexep Cr 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.

Q: Can I use the Pexep Cr tablet as a sleeping pill?

  • No, do not use the Pexep Cr tablet as a sleeping pill, Even if it has effects that cause drowsiness. But it is not an approved medication for sleep disorders. Consult your doctor for appropriate medic...
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