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Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S

Manufacturer/Marketer

MICRO LABS LTD

Consume Type

ORAL

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Product Details

About Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S

Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S belongs to a group of medications called ‘antianxiety medications' used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Anxiety is a mental health disorder characterized by feelings of intense, excessive and persistent worry or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities. Symptoms of anxiety include rapid breathing, increased heart rate, restlessness, trouble concentrating, and difficulty falling asleep.

Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S is a combination of two drugs: clonazepam and escitalopram oxalate. Clonazepam produces a calming effect by suppressing the abnormal activity of nerve cells. Escitalopram oxalate increases the serotonin hormone levels that improve mood, behaviour, and cognition in patients with anxiety.

Take Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S as prescribed by the doctor. Sometimes, Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may cause common side effects such as nausea, headache, dizziness, confusion, drowsiness, fatigue, sleeping problems, breathlessness, poor coordination of movements, stomach upset, decreased libido (low sexual desire), and memory problems. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or worsen.

Do not take Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S if you are allergic to any of its components. Inform your doctor if you have seizures, liver problems, sleep disorders, lung problems, and alcohol or drug abuse. Do not consume alcohol as it can increase the risk of side effects. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine. Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may cause dizziness and drowsiness, so avoid driving vehicles or operating machinery unless you are alert.

Uses of Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S

Anxiety disorder

Medicinal Benefits

Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S is a combination of two medicines: clonazepam and escitalopram oxalate. It is used to treat anxiety disorders. Clonazepam increases the effect of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and produces a calming effect by suppressing the abnormal activity of nerve cells. Escitalopram oxalate is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI); it increases the serotonin levels in the brain, thereby improving mood and behaviour.

Directions for Use

Take Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S as advised by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Decreased libido (low sexual desire)
  • Memory problems

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Tell your doctor if you are taking antidepressants, antipsychotic medication, antihypertensives, or antibiotics. Talk to your doctor if you have a history of seizures, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. Patients with liver diseases, diabetes, heart disease, and bleeding disorders should use Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S with caution. Please do not stop taking Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S abruptly as it can cause withdrawal symptoms. Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may cause suicidal thoughts and worsen anxiety.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may interact with other antianxiety drugs, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (selegiline and moclobemide), opioids or strong pain killers, sedatives, anti-arrhythmic drugs, a medication used to treat heartburn (cimetidine) and antibiotics (rifampicin and linezolid).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid alcohol as it may increase the risk of side effects when taken along with Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S should be used with caution in patients with seizures, schizophrenia, liver diseases, diabetes, heart diseases, sleep disorders and bleeding disorders.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • SELEGILINE
  • MOCLOBEMIDE
  • CIMETIDINE
  • LINEZOLID
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S as it can increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may show toxic effects on the fetus. So, it is not recommended for use in women who are pregnant or planning pregnancy. Consult your doctor for further advice.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. Your doctor may advise you to stop breastfeeding while taking this medication.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      unsafe

      Do not drive vehicles or operate heavy machinery as Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may cause drowsiness.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S should be used with caution in patients with severe liver impairment. Dose adjustments may be required in such cases.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S should be used with caution in patients with kidney failure. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney problems.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S is not recommended for children as safety and effectiveness have not been established.

    Habit Forming

    Yes

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Attend therapy sessions regularly.
    • Eat a healthy diet.
    • Try to stay active and exercise regularly.
    • Take ample rest. Get enough sleep.
    • Meditate regularly as it helps in easing anxiety.
    • Avoid smoking, caffeine, and alcohol consumption.
    • Foods and drinks like salmon, chamomile, turmeric, dark chocolate, green tea, and yoghurt may help with anxiety.

    Special Advise

    • Your doctor may advise regular eye checkups as using Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may worsen the symptoms in patients with open-angle glaucoma.
    • Consult your doctor immediately if there is any change in behaviour or if you have any suicidal thoughts.

    Other Information (PET0157)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Apr-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Anxiety: It is a feeling of fear, worry or uneasiness. It is usually a normal emotion. However, if a person experiences repeated episodes of anxiety that worsen over time or interfere with daily activities, the condition is called anxiety disorder. Symptoms include irritability, lack of concentration, nervousness, fatigue, rapid heartbeat and trembling.

    FAQs

    Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S works by decreasing the activity in the brain and producing a calming effect. It improves mood, behaviour and cognition in patients with anxiety.

    Long-term use of Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may cause suicidal thoughts in some cases. So, use the Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S for the duration only as prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor immediately if you notice any behavioural changes during the use of Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S.

    Anxiety is a feeling of fear, worry, or uneasiness. Symptoms include irritability, lack of concentration, fatigue, trembling, and rapid heartbeat. If you experience repeated episodes of anxiety, consult a doctor immediately.

    Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may cause a decrease in sexual desire (libido) in men and women. Men can also experience erectile dysfunction. Consult your doctor if you experience any change in sexual desire after taking Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S.

    Petril Plus 10/0.5 Tab 15'S may cause hair loss in rare cases. If you experience excessive hair loss, please consult your doctor.

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