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A 26-year-old female asked:

I started paxil (paroxetine) 3 days ago. today i'm having unusual bleeding. is this normal? will it stop once my i get use to taking it? worried...

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Bleeding is not a: regular side effect of the Paxil (paroxetine). You may want to discuss this with your physician.
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Irregular bleeding: I am unaware of Paxil (paroxetine) causing irregular bleeding. I would talk to your provider about your irregular bleeding.
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Let your MD know: Medications like Paxil (paroxetine) can be associated with bleeding. See the attached Web MD article. Let your MD know so that you can be evaluated to see if your use of Paxil (paroxetine) is truly related to your concern. http://www.webmd.com/depression/news/20041122/antidepressants-may-cause-abnormal-bleeding

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