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Im taking paxil (paroxetine) 20mg and is noticing a milky discharge from the breast..is this a side effect from the paxil (paroxetine)?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes, it can occur: See your doctor for a work-up to make sure and discuss treatment options.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Paxil: According to post marketing reports for Paxil there can be - "symptoms suggestive of prolactinemia" REF: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/paxil-side-effects.html Lactation in female may occur in 0.01% to 0.1%.

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