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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

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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What are the side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) for pms?

What are the side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) for pms?

Varied: If Paxil (paroxetine) is only used during the latter stages of each cycle, the side effects tend to nausea and fatigue. If taken on a consistent basis, more common side effects are weight gain and sexual side effects. If these occur, zoloft may be a better option. ...Read more

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I took Paxil (paroxetine) for 6 years (started at 20mg/day down to 10mg every 2nd day), switched to Cipralex 20mg 2 wks ago. Is it normal to have side effects?

I took Paxil (paroxetine) for 6 years (started at 20mg/day down to 10mg every 2nd day), switched to Cipralex 20mg 2 wks ago. Is it normal to have side effects?

Depends: on what SE you are experiencing. In general, switching from one antidepressant to another should go as slowly as necessary so side effects are minimal to none and your symptoms (?anxiety or depression) remain stable or improved. You may even need to back-step if you're feeling worse and review with prescribing doc. You need careful medical supervision to switch these meds. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I started paxil, (paroxetine) have been taking it for a week now. I've been having bad side effects. If I take a percocet for pain will it worsen the side effects?

I started paxil, (paroxetine) have been taking it  for a week now. I've been having bad side effects. If I take a percocet for pain will it worsen the side effects?

Side effects: Depends on what side effects you are having. You should discuss this with your prescribing doc(s). Thank you for using Healthtap. If you are more specific we may be able to help more, but discussion with your doc(s) would be your best bet ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects to paxil (paroxetine)?

What are some of the side effects to paxil (paroxetine)?

Agitation, nausea: headache, "altered" sense of surroundings, weight gain, decreased libido, retarded ejaculation, sleep problems and some of the first ones that come to mind. What worries me more is when patients stop taking Paxil abruptly, and have "brain zaps" and a cluster of intense flu-like symptoms. (This can also occur with Effexor, (venlafaxine) Cymbalta and to a lesser extent with Celexa and Zoloft). Go to a PDR. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of taking paxil (paroxetine)?

What are some side effects of taking paxil (paroxetine)?

Paxil (paroxetine): Side effects include:suicidality, depression, seratonin syndrome, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, withdrawal syndrome, mania, seizures, hypronatremia, siadh, abnormal bleeding, glaucoma, pulmonary fibrosis, anaphylactic rxns, hypoglycemia, vasculitis, stevens-johnson syndrome, teratogenicity, others like nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, abnormal vision, tremor and others. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking Paxil (paroxetine) for hot falshes?

What are the side effects of taking Paxil (paroxetine) for hot falshes?

SSRI side effects: Paxil (paroxetine) is a typical selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Side effects are typically stomach upset, nausea, diarhea. These are ususally temporary as people get used to them. Some decreased libido and delayed orgasm is also common. Paxil (paroxetine) has more withdrawal symptoms of dizziness if a day is missed. Also there are several drug interactions that are not true of other ssri. ...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?

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

Paxil (Definition)

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


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more