Information about Paroxetine
How Paroxetine works
Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms of depression and also relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.
Common side effects of Paroxetine
Delayed ejaculation, Low sexual desire, Nausea, Constipation, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Erectile dysfunction, Fatigue, Increased sweating, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Loss of appetite, Nervousness, Sleepiness, Tremor
Available Medicine for Paroxetine
PexepIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹157 to ₹3447 variant(s)
PariIpca Laboratories Ltd
₹142 to ₹46511 variant(s)
PaxidepSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹151 to ₹2503 variant(s)
₹162 to ₹3258 variant(s)
DepaxilAlkem Laboratories Ltd
₹182 to ₹2883 variant(s)
ParadiseTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹145 to ₹2233 variant(s)
₹129 to ₹1722 variant(s)
PatroxtaArinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd
₹157 to ₹2793 variant(s)
PanexMicro Labs Ltd
₹109 to ₹2105 variant(s)
PaxotusEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹156 to ₹2523 variant(s)
Expert advice for Paroxetine
- It can take 2-3 weeks for Paroxetine to start working.
- Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause upset stomach, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
- If your doctor asks you to stop Paroxetine, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Paroxetine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Paroxetine is very less.