Paxotus 25 MG Tablet
Paxotus 25 MG Tablet is an antidepressant that is used in the treatment of various mental disorders such as OCD, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Brisdelle brand of Paxotus 25 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of hot flashes and night sweats that comes from menopause. It is sold under the trade names Paxil and Seroxat.
On using Paxotus 25 MG 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:
- If you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding a baby.
- If you have low sodium levels.
- If you have a history of seizures or epilepsy.
- If you have a history of glaucoma.
- If you have liver, heart or kidney diseases.
- If you are 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 Paxotus 25 MG 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. Paxotus 25 MG 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.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
Social Anxiety Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)
Suicidal thinking and behaviourMajor Less Common
Serotonin syndrome (agitation, hallucinations, seizures, nausea)Major Less Common
Shaking of the hands or feetMajor Less Common
Dizziness when getting up suddenly from a sitting positionModerate Less Common
Chills or cold sweatsMajor Rare
Blurred visionModerate Rare
Nausea and VomitingModerate Common
Dry mouth and lipsModerate Common
Muscle stiffnessModerate Less Common
Decreased sexual urgeModerate Less Common
Difficulty in passing urineModerate Common
Rapid weight gain/lossMinor Less Common
PhotosensitivityMinor Less Common
Unusual bleeding or bruisingModerate Less Common
Racing thoughtsModerate Common
Reckless behaviorModerate Rare
Unusual tiredness and weaknessMinor Less Common
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