Depaxil CR Plus 12.5 Tablet
Depaxil Cr Plus-12.5 Tablet is an antidepressant that is used in the treatment of various mental disorders such as OCD, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In some cases, Depaxil Cr Plus-12.5 Tablet is also used in the treatment of hot flashes and night sweats that comes from menopause.
On using Depaxil Cr Plus-12.5 Tablet the common side effects that you may experience are dryness of the mouth, reduced appetite, drowsiness, insomnia, problems with ejaculation, agitation, chest pain, skin rash, difficulty in breathing, lightheadedness, dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeat, fever, restlessness, speech problems, blurred vision, acidity, abdominal pain, cough, darkening of the urine and shakiness.
Notify your doctor immediately if you have suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, coordination issues and convulsion. Before using this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
Pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant,
Breastfeeding a baby.
Low sodium levels.
History of seizures or epilepsy.
History of glaucoma.
Liver, heart or kidney diseases.
Taking any prescriptive or over the counter drugs, herbal medications or dietary supplements. As interaction with certain drugs especially anti-inflammatory ones such as NSAID may cause certain harmful reactions.
The dosage for Depaxil Cr Plus-12.5 Tablet will be prescribed by your doctor as per your medical history, age, gender, the current medical condition and what reactions you have after the first course of medicine. Depaxil Cr Plus-12.5 Tablet is available in both tablet and liquid form. Generally the usual dose in adults is about 20 mg (tablet/suspension) orally once in a day.
Take exactly as directed (do not increase dose or frequency); may take 2-3 weeks to achieve desired results; may cause physical and/or psychological dependence. Take in the morning to reduce the incidence of insomnia.
Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake). Report persistent insomnia or excessive daytime sedation; muscle cramping, tremors, weakness, or change in gait; chest pain, palpitations, or rapid heartbeat.
Symptoms of Depaxil Cr Plus-12.5 Tablet overdose include nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, sinus tachycardia, and dilated pupils. There are no specific antidotes, following attempts at decontamination, treatment is supportive and symptomatic; forced diuresis, dialysis, and hemoperfusion are unlikely to be beneficial.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:
This medicine is used for the treatment of acute episodes of depression associated with chemical imbalance in the brain.
Social Anxiety Disorder
This medicine is used for the treatment of a mental condition characterized by an abnormal fear during normal social situations.
This medicine is used for the treatment of panic disorder and associated symptoms like overwhelming anxiety and fear coupled with increased heart rate, trembling, numbness and tingling sensation.
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
This medicine is used to treat depression, tension, and irritability occurring 5-11 days before the start of a menstrual cycle.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Ocd)
This medicine is used for the treatment of a disorder where a person is driven to do compulsive tasks caused by obsessive thoughts.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Ptsd)
This medicine is used for the treatment of anxiety, sleeplessness and other behavioral changes after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.
This medicine is used for the treatment of general anxiety caused due to excessive thinking about life, work, relationships etc.
This medicine is used to treat symptoms like anxiety, mood swings, fear etc associated with menopause in women.
Side effects that might occur after the consumption of this medicine include:
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If the next scheduled dose is less than 4 hours away, then the missed dose should be skipped.
Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include agitation, hallucinations, convulsions, nausea, drowsiness, fast or slow heartbeat, and convulsions.
Depaxil Cr Plus-12.5 Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, chemically unrelated to tricyclic, tetracyclic, or other antidepressants; presumably, the inhibition of serotonin reuptake from brain synapse stimulated serotonin activity in the brain.