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Please describe the medication: paroxetine?

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Dr. Fred Gallo
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
SSRI: Brand name paxil, (paroxetine) it's an ssri used for treating depression, anxiety, ocd, and several other conditions. It is relatively fast acting.
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Psychiatry 17 years experience
See below: Paroxetine is otherwise known as paxil (paroxetine). It is in a class of medications called selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (ssris) and is used to treat disorders with symptoms such as anxiety and depression. See below for more information: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a698032.Html.
Last updated Mar 6, 2019


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