A 41-year-old member asked:
what distinguishes paxil (paroxetine) from paxil (paroxetine) cr?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Kenneth Adler answered
48 years experience Psychiatry
Paxil (paroxetine) vs CR: Paxil (paroxetine) cr is a long acting formulation of paxil (paroxetine).
Answered on Jul 1, 2020
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Paxil vs Paxil CR: Paroxitine or Paxil is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) that has been FDA approved for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Paroxetine controlled-release (Paxil CR) dissolves over 4 to 5 hour where as Paroxetine (Paxil) dissolves more quickly.
Answered on Jul 2, 2020
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