IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s

 200.00

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Drug Strength: 20mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s
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Paroxetine:20mg | Drugs used in depression

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Wilshire Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Paroxetine:20mgGeneric Category : Drugs used in depression

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    How it works

    IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s works by affecting the level of certain specific chemicals that are imbalanced in people with depression and other anxiety disorders.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s

    • Suicidal thinking and behaviour severe
    • Serotonin syndrome (agitation, hallucinations, seizures, nausea) severe
    • Irregular heartbeat severe
    • Shaking of the hands or feet severe
    • Dizziness when getting up suddenly from a sitting position
    • Chills or cold sweats severe
    • Blurred vision
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Dry mouth and lips
    • Constipation
    • Muscle stiffness
    • Decreased sexual urge
    • Difficulty in passing urine
    • Rapid weight gain/loss
    • Photosensitivity
    • Unusual bleeding or bruising
    • Racing thoughts
    • Reckless behavior
    • Unusual tiredness and weakness

    Uses of IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Depression

      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.

    • Panic disorder

      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

      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

      This medicine is used for the treatment of anxiety, sleeplessness and other behavioral changes after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.

    • Generalized anxiety disorder

      This medicine is used for the treatment of general anxiety caused due to excessive thinking about life, work, relationships etc.

    • Postmenopausal symptoms

      This medicine is used to treat symptoms like anxiety, mood swings, fear etc associated with menopause in women.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine is cumulative and may take months to show. It varies depending on the intended use and the dosing.

    • Duration of Effect

      The time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clearly established. Dosing, duration and the condition for which this medicine is given determine the effective time duration.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while using this medicine. It is advised to refrain from driving vehicles and operating heavy machinery while using this medicine.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      Use of this medicine by pregnant women is not recommended as the risk of adverse effect on the fetus is very high. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy while taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      Use of this medicine by breastfeeding women is not recommended unless necessary. If necessary, your doctor may advise you to stop breastfeeding before treatment with this medicine is initiated.

    When not to use?

    • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

      This medicine is not recommended for use while a MAOI medicine (Rasagiline/Selegiline/methylene blue etc.) is being consumed. This medicine should be consumed at least 14 days after stopping the use of MAOI medicines.

    • Thioridazine

      This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient is taking Thioridazine (medicine used to treat schizophrenia).

    • Pimozide

      This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient is taking Pimozide (anti psychotic medicine).

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you a known history of allergy to IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s or any other ingredient present with it.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      Use of this medicine by pregnant women is not recommended as the risk of adverse effect on the fetus is very high. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy while taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      Use of this medicine by breastfeeding women is not recommended unless necessary. If necessary, your doctor may advise you to stop breastfeeding before treatment with this medicine is initiated.

    General Warnings
    • Suicidal thinking and behavior

      Use of this medicine may cause suicidal thought and change the behavior of the user. This risk is increasingly high in young patients. It is recommended to screen the patient for such behavior before starting the treatment. Any change in behavior and thought process after taking this medicine should be reported to the doctor immediately.

    • Serotonin syndrome

      Serotonin syndrome

    • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

      Use of this medicine may cause Neuroleptic malignant syndrome characterized by high fever, muscle stiffness, extreme changes in blood pressure, excessive sweating and salivation. The use of this medicine should be stopped as soon as these side effects are experienced.

    • Hypertension

      Use of this medicine is associated with a sharp increase in blood pressure levels. It is recommended to control hypertension using appropriate medicines before starting the treatment with IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s .

    • Bleeding disorders

      Use of this medicine may cause unusual bleeding and bruising and hence should be used with caution in patients suffering from bleeding disorders. Use of medicines that are known to cause gastrointestinal bleeding, (example: aspirin, paracetamol, ibuprofen etc), should be avoided while taking IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s .

    • Glaucoma

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from angle closure glaucoma. The symptoms of this disease may worsen upon using IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s and hence caution is advised.

    • Seizure disorder

      Use of this medicine may cause seizures and hence should be used with caution in patients suffering from epilepsy.

    • Manic episodes

      Use of this medicine may cause agitation and aggressive behavior in some patients. The patient should be screened for bipolar disorder before starting the treatment course with this medicine.

    • Heart disease

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from a heart or blood vessel disorder.

    • Hyponatremia

      This medicine may decrease the sodium levels in the body and hence should be used with caution in patients taking diuretic medicines.

    • Bone fractures

      Use of this medicine has been associated with an increase in the incidence of bone fractures. Report any incidence of bone pain to the doctor while taking IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s .

    • Drowsiness and cognitive impairment

      Use of this medicine has been associated with drowsiness and impairment of cognition. It is advised to refrain from driving vehicles or operating heavy machinery while taking this medicine.

    • Sexual dysfunction

      Use of this medicine may cause sexual dysfunction. These dysfunctions may include a decrease in libido, erectile disorders, or painful orgasm.

    • Withdrawal symptoms

      Use of this medicine should not be discontinued abruptly. It is advised to gradually reduce the dose of this medicine.

    • Pediatric use

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients aged below 18 years.

    • Use in elderly

      This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients as the risk of adverse effects is significantly high.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      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.

    • Overdose

      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.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Linezolid severe
    • Lithium severe
    • Ondansetron severe
    • Sertraline severe
    • Warfarin moderate
    • Aspirin moderate
    • Methylene blue severe
    • Indinavir severe
    • Sumatriptan moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an impaired kidney function. Suitable dose adjustments should be made based on the serum creatinine levels for moderate to severe impairment.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients having narrow-angle glaucoma. The symptoms of the disease might worsen if this medicine is used in such patients.

    • moderate

      This medicine may cause an increase in the blood pressure levels and hence should be used with caution in patients with hypertension. The blood pressure level should be constantly monitored before and during the course of treatment.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an impaired liver function. Suitable dose adjustments should be made based on the severity of impairment.

    General Instructions

    Take IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s as instructed by the doctor. Do not use in smaller or larger than the recommended dose. The dose is likely to change over time based on your response and hence adherence to the changes is a must. Do not stop the use of this medicine abruptly.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver IMPIKA 20mg Tablet 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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