Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:13 am

Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR

Uses of Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR

Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Side effects of Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR

The most common side effects of Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR are – Fatigue, Headache, Insomnia, Lethargy, Constipation, Diarrhea, Ejaculation Disorder, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR

Do not use Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR if you are allergic to – Paroxetine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR works

Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR contains – Paroxetine

Paroxetine works by preventing the reuptake of one neurotransmitter, serotonin, by nerve cells after it has been released.

Dosage of Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR

The dosage of Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR

If you forget to take a dose of Seroxin 12.5mg Tablet CR, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Atext 12.5mg Tablet PR  ( Atral Cyrus Lifesciences )

10.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Parocen CR 12.5mg Tablet  ( USV Ltd. )

113.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- antacids: Hastened release of C.R. paroxetine aspirin, NSAIDs, warfarin: Increased anticoagulant activity and risk of bleeding.

astemizole: Increased risk of arrhythmias.

atomoxetine, risperidone, other drugs metabolized by CYP2D6, such as amitriptyline, desipramine, fluoxetine, imipramine, phenothiazines, tamoxifen, type IC antiarrhythmics: Increased plasma levels of these drugs.

barbiturates, primidone: Decreased blood paroxetine level.

cimetidine: Possibly increased blood paroxetine level.

cisapride, isoniazid, MAO inhibitors, procarbazine: Possibly serotonin syndrome.

codeine, haloperidol, metoprolol, perphenazine, propranolol, risperidone, thioridazine: Decreased metabolism and increased effects of these drugs.

cyproheptadine: Decreased paroxetine effects.

dextromethorphan: Decreased dextromethorphan metabolism and increased risk of toxicity.

digoxin: Possibly decreased digoxin effects.

encainide, flecainide, propafenone, quinidine: Potentiated toxicity of these drugs.

fosamprenavir, ritonavir: Decreased plasma paroxetine level.

lithium: Possibly increased blood paroxetine level, increased risk of serotonin syndrome.

methadone: Decreased methadone metabolism, increased risk of adverse effects.

phenytoin: Possibly phenytoin toxicity.

pimozide: Increased risk of prolonged QT interval.

procyclidine: Increased blood procyclidine level and anticholinergic effects.

serotonergic drugs such as linezolid, St. John's wort, tramadol, triptans, and tryptophan: Increased risk of serotonin syndrome.

tamoxifen: Decreased tamoxifen effectiveness.

theophylline: Possibly increased blood theophylline level and risk of toxicity.

thioridazine: Increased thioridazine level, possibly leading to prolonged QT interval and life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias.

tramadol: Increased risk of serotonin syndrome and seizures.

tricyclic antidepressants: Increased metabolism and blood antidepressant levels, increased risk of toxicity, including seizures.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.