A 49-year-old female asked:
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How many days after taking the first dose of Paxil (paroxetine) 12.5mg will i feel better?Took the first dose yest and i feel tired..Is it normal?Up to when it wil

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Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Anxiety: Ssris often take 1-2 weeks to help with anxiety and 3-4 weeks to start to help with depressive symptoms. If you are tired, i recommend taking the medication near bedtime.
Answered on Oct 1, 2013
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