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Is it safer to be on paxil (paroxetine) 20mg or zoloft 100mg for anxiety? are those comparable doses?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Zoloft and Paxil (paroxetine): Zoloft 100mg/day is higher dose in equivalency than Paxil (paroxetine) 20mg/day. They are primarily for treatment of Depression. Both have many side effects. Discuss with Psychiatrist: • Intensity of Symptoms and Impairment of Functioning for which Medication is needed • Therapy for stresses of relationships, work, finances. • Breathing and Music Relaxation • Visual ImageryMeditationYoga • Tai Chi

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Last updated Apr 11, 2019

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