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Paxil Allergy In Children
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
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
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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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
Paxil (paroxetine): 10 mg. Is within the therapeutic dose range. ...Read more
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
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
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
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine): Cross tapering is advised. Talk to your doctor first. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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