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What are side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) ?

What are side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) ?

Paxil (paroxetine): Potential side effects w Paxil (paroxetine) include (but are not limited to): insomnia, drowsiness, sexual dysfunction, v libido, v appetite, GI upset, heartburn, indigestion, belching, ^ gas, difficulty w urination ; nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Paroxetine (Definition)

Brand name paxil, (paroxetine) it's an ssri used for treating depression, anxiety, ocd, and several other conditions. It ...Read more


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Will the sexual side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) die down soon?

Will the sexual side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) die down soon?

Maybe: Sexual side effects are relatively common. If you just started it is possible, but usually these side effects are persistent. One option is to use another antidepressant. Viagra or similar medications may be used, especially if Paxil (paroxetine) is effective and other antidepressants have failed. ...Read more

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How long do Paxil (paroxetine) side effects last in exposed fetus?

How long do Paxil (paroxetine) side effects last in exposed fetus?

Paxil (paroxetine): Depends on time of pregnancy the exposure occurred. At time of delivery, the newborn is placed in incubater to monitor alertness, vital signs and breathing until all are stable. ...Read more

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Side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) - are erection problems frequent?

Side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) - are erection problems frequent?

Yes: Sexual side effects are relatively common. If this is a problem for you talk to your doctor about switching antidepressants. ...Read more

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I've been taking Paxil (paroxetine) for 2 weeks now, most of the side effects have went away.. Except for the shaking. Is this normal?

I've been taking Paxil (paroxetine) for 2 weeks now, most of the side effects have went away.. Except for the shaking. Is this normal?

Not unusual: One of the more common side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) is a mild tremor. Usually this improves with time. But if it is severe or not improving it might be worth talking to your doctor about other options. ...Read more

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I have been on Paxil (paroxetine) CR 4 weeks (1 week at 12.5/3 at 25). How long for side effects (increased anxiety) to subside? How long to work? Increase?

I have been on Paxil (paroxetine) CR 4 weeks (1 week at 12.5/3 at 25). How long for side effects (increased anxiety) to subside? How long to work? Increase?

Maybe 2 weeks: It may take a couple of weeks for your body to get adjusted to the antidepressant. Initial symptoms Include an increase in anxiety, nausea, diarrhea and restlessness. If you stick to your prescribed regimen those initial symptoms will go away. Good luck with your treatment and remember it may take about 4-6 weeks before you start to see changes in your mood with the antidepressant-don't give up! ...Read more

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When will Paxil (paroxetine) side effects go away?

Within a week: Side-effects to Paxil (paroxetine) & other ssris are almost always reversible upon medication discontinuation. Depending on other factors, such as liver disease and other serious problems, side-effects can be expected to resolve by one week post-cessation. ...Read more

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Side effects of increasing Paxil (paroxetine) dosage?

Depends: Most patients do not experience side effects. For those that do, increasing the dose can lead to fear and reluctance. I always counsel patients, about to increase their medication, to recall any side effects when they started the med. They should expect the same side effects but to a lesser degree and shorter time. This occurs because the relative change in dose is smaller with each increase. ...Read more

Paxil (Definition)

Paroxetine is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more