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Pexep Cr 37.5mg Tablet

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Pexep Cr 37.5 MG Description

Pexep Cr Tablet is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)and panic disorders (sudden or unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry). Depression i

s a mood disorder characterised by sadness, mood swings, loss of interest, feelings of hopelessness and loneliness etc. Whereas obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterised by repeated unwanted thoughts or sensations (obsessions) or the urge to do something over and over again (compulsions). Pexep Cr Tablet contains Paroxetine as an active ingredient. It helps increase serotonin levels in the brain. The dose of Pexep Cr Tablet should be taken as advised by your doctor. There are some side effects associated with this medicine, so it is advised to take it after the doctor’s consultation, and dosage must be carefully monitored.


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ContainsParoxetine(37.5 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Major Depressive Disorder, Panic disorder
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Confusion, Dizziness, Insomnia, Memory impairment
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Uses of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG

  • As per CDSCO,
  • Treatment of the Major Depressive Disorder
  • Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Treatment of the Panic disorder

Contraindications of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to any components of Pexep Cr Tablet.
  • If you are taking Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) and antipsychotic medications.
  • If you are already using other anti-anxiety or sedative medicines.
  • If you have acute angle glaucoma, which increases the fluid pressure in the eyes.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you have kidney disease.
  • If you have respiratory issues.
  • If you have a heart condition.
  • If you are pregnant and a lactating mother.

Side effects of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia

Precautions and Warnings of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG



Can I take Pexep Cr Tablet during pregnancy?
No, Pexep Cr Tablet is unsafe during pregnancy. Some research studies have shown a definite risk to unborn babies. Sometimes your doctor may prescribe this medicine during serious conditions if they think the benefits outweigh the risks. Do not take Pexep Cr Tablet without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Pexep Cr Tablet while breastfeeding?
Pexep Cr Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding. It gets excreted into breast milk and can affect the baby. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or prescribe low doses if you continue breastfeeding. Consult your doctor to discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking this medicine.


Can I drive if I have taken Pexep Cr Tablet?
Pexep Cr Tablet may cause side effects that could affect your ability to drive. The tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision and can cause dizziness, lethargy, lightheadedness. Do not drive if you are experiencing these side effects after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with the Pexep Cr Tablet?
No, do not consume alcohol with Pexep Cr Tablet. It increases the severity of side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, lethargy, blurred vision, liver injury, etc. It also worsens the condition of the disease for which you are taking this tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking Pexep Cr Tablet.
  • You have any suicidal ideation or self-harming thoughts.
  • You experience severe changes in thought, behaviour or mood.
  • You notice a sudden decrease or loss of vision.
  • Your symptoms do not improve, or there is worsening of your condition.
  • You have trouble breathing or talking,
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like agitation, nausea, tremor, sweating and confusion.
  • You are using any ayurvedic or herbal medicines, vitamins and other health supplements.

Mode of Action of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Pexep Cr Tablet contains Paroxetine as an active ingredient. Paroxetine is an antidepressant belonging to the Selective Serotonin Re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) class of medicine. It works by preventing...
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Directions for Use of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG

  • Take the Pexep Cr Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Take this medicine with or without food or as prescribed.
  • Take this medication on a regular schedule, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Take the Tablet as a whole with a full glass of water. Do not break/crush the tablet or chew this medicine.
  • Do not take this tablet with other medications without consulting your doctor.
  • Don’t stop taking this medication suddenly, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.
  • Do not consume if the package has been opened.
  • Don’t exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.

Interactions of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) like Selegiline, Rasagiline, Isocarboxazid, and antidepressants, lithium, triptans, buspirone, amphetamines, tramadol, tryptophan, is strictly contraindicated as it...
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  • Interaction with metoprolol can lead to excessive bradycardia (slow heart rate).
  • Interaction with antipsychotics (haloperidol, pimozide), antihistamines, and tricyclic antidepressants can prolong QT interval on ECG.
  • NSAIDs, Aspirin, and other medications that affect coagulation may interact and increase the risk of bleeding.
  • The interaction of azole antifungals, clarithromycin, or CYP2C19 inhibitors (e.g. fluconazole, fluvoxamine, omeprazole) interaction may cause increased serum levels.
  • Interaction with Herbal products like St john’s wort can lead to life-threatening side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with the usual diet as food doesn’t influence the effect of the Pexep Cr Tablet. However, Avoid consuming this medicine with cola drinks, chocolates and caffeine-containing food items...
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Storage and disposal of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG

Store Pexep Cr Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep the medication away from children and pet animals in a closed or locked cabinet. Do not remove the medicine f...
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Dosage of Pexep Cr 37.5 MG


Overdose of Pexep Cr Tablet can lead to toxicity or poisoning. Symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting, seizures, respiratory dysfunction, changes in heart rate, difficulty walking, aggressive b...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Pexep Cr tablet, take it as soon as you remember. 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 ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take a Pexep Cr Tablet with other medications?

A: Taking other medications with Pexep Cr Tablet can cause interaction leading to serious side effects. Consult your doctor about all the medications you take and your past medical history before taking this medicine.

Q: Can I discontinue Pexep Cr Tablet on my own after I feel improvement in my symptoms?

A: No, suddenly stopping the consumption of Pexep Cr Tablet can cause withdrawal symptoms like agitation, nausea, tremor, confusion, diarrhoea, vomiting, and sweating. Consult your doctor before stopping the consumption of the Pexep Cr Tablet, as doses need to be tapered slowly to avoid undesirable side effects.

Q: Does taking Pexep Cr Tablet can cause weight gain?

A: The Pexep Cr Tablet can cause changes in appetite and lethargy, which can result in weight gain, especially if used for a long time. Eat healthily and exercise regularly to avoid any weight changes.
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