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Drug information on Petin -CR 37.5 (Paroxetine) from Molekule India Pvt. Ltd.

Petin -CR 37.5

Molekule India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Paroxetine
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Paroxetine

Paroxetine(Paxil) generic Petin -CR 37.5 is an SSRI antidepressant, prescribed for major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety and generalized anxiety disorder. It increases the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Petin -CR 37.5 may be prescribed

Side effects of Petin -CR 37.5

   Most Common : Weakness, sweating, nausea, decreased appetite, drowsiness, dizziness, sleeplessness, tremor, nervousness, ejaculatory disturbance, and other male genital disorders.

   Body as a Whole : Headache.

   Heart : Palpitations and dilatation of blood vessels.

   Skin : Sweating and rash.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, decreased appetite, flatulence and indigestion.

   Musculoskeletal : Muscle pain and weakness.

   Central Nervous System : Anxiety, tingling, decreased sexual activity and confusion.

   Eye and ENT : Respiration problems, blurred vision and taste perversion.

   Genitourinary : Ejaculatory disturbances, urinary frequency, urination disorder and female genital disorders.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended initial dose is 20 mg/day.

How to use Petin -CR 37.5?

It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Petin -CR 37.5 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), pimozide, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Petin -CR 37.5

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, seizures, stomach bleeding, liver, kidney or heart disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Patient may develop with increased risk of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) and Serotonin Syndrome with the following symptoms: fever, rigid muscles, blood pressure changes, mental changes, restlessness, diarrhea, fast heart beat, incoordination, nausea, vomiting. If it is so consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Petin -CR 37.5

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Petin -CR 37.5

Store it at room temperature, away from direct sunlight and excess heat and moisture.

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