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.
Probably. Paxil (paroxetine) is an ssri antidepressant. Fda approved for variety of anxiety and (non-bipolar) depressive conditions. Untreated mental health difficulties including anxiety and depression may contribute to a worse heart health outcome. Primary concern with Paxil is potential greater (relative) medication interaction liability. Prescriber awareness of the full medication regimen is important.

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I am on my third day on Paxil (paroxetine) 12.5mg...Is it normal that I still feel my anxiety? When will I feel the relief? Or I need to be patient and ill be good

Be Patient. You may need some time for the medication to build up enough serotonin to notice any relief. You may also need to be on a higher dose. Talk with your doctor. Paxil (paroxetine) is usually titrated up every week until symptoms are relieved. When it comes time to stop paxil, (paroxetine) you will need to taper off the dose to avoid rebound effects. Read more...