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What is the definition or description of: Paxil (paroxetine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Paxil (paroxetine) allergy?

Paxil allergy: Paroxetine (Brand Names: Paxil, Seroxat, Pexeva & Brisdelle) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant medication. It has been used to treat: Depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Panic disorder & Eating disorders. Allergic reactions could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Paroxetine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Paroxetine allergy?

Adverse effects: Technically, allergy refers to reactions involving skin effects, itching, or, more urgently, breathing and rapid heart (emergency!). They are uncommon with paroxetine. But "allergy" is often used loosely to refer to other adverse effects, some serious, some not. Including unusual ones, the list is long. If you are concerned, speak further with your doctor. An individualized answer for you. ...Read more

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What does Paxil (paroxetine) do?

What does Paxil (paroxetine) do?

SSRI: Paxil (paroxetine) is a selective seritonin reuptake inhibitor. It is used to treat a number of conditions including depression, anxiety and ocd. ...Read more

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What's the concern with paxil (paroxetine)?

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What's the concern with paxil (paroxetine)?

Paxil (paroxetine): Most concerns stem from the black box warning of increase suicidality, although rare, and the birth defects if taken during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What's the best way to withdraw from paxil (paroxetine)?

What's the best way to withdraw from paxil (paroxetine)?

With your Docs help!: Ideally this should be done in conjunction with the prescribing physician. Stopping an antidepressant on your own is not a good idea. About 1/5 individuals experience discontinuation symptoms when coming off a ssri. Paxil (paroxetine) has a relatively short 1/2 life meaning it clear from the system fairly quickly. Generally the dose would be decreased gradually to the lowest possible dose before stopping. ...Read more

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My friend just took 220 mg of paxil (paroxetine). Is she going to be okay?

My friend just took 220 mg of paxil (paroxetine). Is she going to be okay?

This is a serious OD: It is potentially fatal and a call to 911 for ambulance is essential. EMT can begin treatment enroute. There is no time to waste. Call now! ...Read more

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Is Paxil (paroxetine) fast acting?

Is Paxil (paroxetine) fast acting?

Not especially: All antidepressants including Paxil (paroxetine) need 4-6 weeks' consistent dosing for therapeutic effect. You may see some benefit before then, but it would not yet be a full trial. ...Read more

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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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Can you drink while taking paxil (paroxetine)?

Can you drink while taking paxil (paroxetine)?

No: I have seen too many people knock out the effect of Paxil (paroxetine) y drinking only two drinks. Several attempted suicide much to their surprise. Alcohol is a universal solvent and soaks everything in the body, including the brain and the parts that control mood. It wreaks havoc on the serotonin receptors and prevents the drug from working for up to 72 hours of the worst depression you have ever had. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Biotin while on Paxil (paroxetine)?

No drug interaction: Per Drugs. Com drug interaction checker - there are no reported interactions between biotin and paxil. ...Read more

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Is it ok to skip my Paxil (paroxetine) for a day? Bcause I have diarhhea?

Is it ok to skip my Paxil (paroxetine) for a day? Bcause I have diarhhea?

Paxil (paroxetine): That could cause a negative reaction, check with your doctor for his or her advice before doing so, also your pharmacist can help. Best. ...Read more

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Haw to switch from zolof 100mg to paxil (paroxetine) 30mg in soft way?

25 down 10 up: You can easily lower zoloft 25mg/week and the day after you get to zero you can start paxil (paroxetine) 10mg/day and raise that by 10mg/week ...Read more

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Can you go from pristiq (desvenlafaxine) to paxil?

Can you go from pristiq (desvenlafaxine) to paxil?

Pristiq (desvenlafaxine): Cross tapering is advised. Talk to your doctor first. ...Read more

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Why is Paxil (paroxetine) considered the best ssri for anxiety?

Why is Paxil (paroxetine) considered the best ssri for anxiety?

Not really: The reality is that the only ssri that is approved in children is Prozac (fluoxetine) use for depression and has some antianxiety effects.
Off lablel sertraline is often perfered for use in anxiety and depression because it is usually tolerated with few side effects.. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 10mg paxil, (paroxetine) 1mg klonopin, 25mg atenlol?

Probably OK: The question is whether they interact metabolically or have additive side effects. Paroxetine (Paxil) inhibits enzyme 3A4, the metabolism (break down)path of clonazepam (Klonopin) WEAKLY, insignificant unless you have rare genetic limitation of 3A4. But each of these meds may cause drowsiness--be careful--test them before you try driving, and don't become sleep deprived. ...Read more

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What dosage of Paxil (paroxetine) ssri is recommended for premature ejeculation?

What dosage of Paxil (paroxetine) ssri is recommended for premature ejeculation?

Sexuality: Paxil (paroxetine) is a medication for treatment of depression.
It is not a medication for premature ejaculation.
At age 28, premature ejaculation. Can be due to marked feelings of insecurity, low self-esteem, unresolved sexual conflicts, guilt feelings, anxiety about performance, and failed relationships.
Please see a therapist for diagnosis and treatment of your problem. ...Read more

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Can Paxil cause weight gain?

Can Paxil cause weight gain?

Yes: Per Drugs. Com – metabolic changes are common. 1% to 10% > decreased appetite, increased appetite, weight gain or weight loss. ...Read more

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Can Paxil (paroxetine) cause weight loss?

Can Paxil (paroxetine) cause weight loss?

Not usual side effec: This is not a usual side effect. However if there are other adverse reactions (which are not common) such as diarrhea, nausea, hyponatremia and others, these could result in weight loss. Also depression often brings about diminished appetite which of course leads to weight loss. The bottom line is that you want to work closely with your doctor and monitor any changes that you are going through. ...Read more

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Haw many Paxil (paroxetine) 20mg on zoloft? Mg

This question is: Not making sense. Please consider resubmitting with clarification. ...Read more

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Is Paxil (paroxetine) safe in cardiac patients?

Is Paxil (paroxetine) safe in cardiac patients?

Yes, it is safe: Paxil (paroxetine) is the drugs of choice for the management of depression in elderly patients, especially those with cardiac arrhythmias. Always ask your doctor for more information about your individual situation. ...Read more

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Does Paxil (paroxetine) change skin color to dark?

Does Paxil (paroxetine) change skin color to dark?

Not generally: In some cases, Paxil (paroxetine) can lead to photosensitivity and allergic skin rashes. The incidence of skin discoloration is less than. 1%. ...Read more

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Can 10mg Paxil (paroxetine) cause suicidal thoughts?

Can 10mg Paxil (paroxetine) cause suicidal thoughts?

Yes: Anytime you start a medication like paxil, (paroxetine) which is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, suicidal thoughts can become prevalent or even overwhelming. If this becomes the case with you, you should confide your feelings with someone you trust, and immediately get in touch with whoever prescribed the medication. If you have no one to turn to, you should go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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Can you take Paxil (paroxetine) and Zoloft together?

Can you take Paxil (paroxetine) and Zoloft together?

Don't take together: You may not feel very good. You don't need to take both from the point of view of helping with depression, as they work in a very similar way on serotonin. Taking them together could cause unpleasant symptoms of jitteriness and anxiety called "serotonin syndrome". ...Read more

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Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Synthroid cause blackouts?

Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Synthroid cause blackouts?

Blackouts: There are many reasons for "blackouts"; whether it is caused by the medications or by the condition that the medication is treating, or something else, can not be determined through this column. Please see your doctor. ...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


Paxil (Definition)

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