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Paxil CR

Active Ingredient(s): Paroxetine
FDA Approved: February 16, 1999
Pharm Company: GLAXOSMITHKLINE
Category: Antidepressant

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Paxil CR Overview

Paroxetine (also known by the trade name Paxil among others) is an antidepressant drug of the SSRI type. Paroxetine is used to treat major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and vasomotor symptoms (e.g. hot flashes and night sweats) associated with menopause[5][6] in adult outpatients. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham, now GlaxoSmithKline. Gen...

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Pregnancy
Should I take this trying while I am trying to get pregnant? ## I have been taking Paxil CR for 2 years and have been trying to get pregnant for 7 mths. I think I will change to something else. I have also gained over 80 pounds. ## Tab.Pause - 500mg is safe in during lactation period ( breast feeding a baby ) ## Can I get pregnant when using lutenyl or can it stop me from getting pregnant?
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weight gain
I have been on Paxil CR for 2 years and have gained over 80 pounds. The Dr. says Paxil is not the cause. Has anyone else had a problem like this? Also what is another drug I could try in place of the paxil? ## I also had some what gane, about 30 pounds in the past yr. I went back to my doctor and he had me try different meds but paxil cr or prozac was the only thing that seemed to work for me , I stay with paxil because ,on prozac you could tell I was using something.If you fiend something that helps keep the weight off let me now please.good luckwith this. James ## paxil, if anything, will decrease appetitie. I think your weight gain is probably due to eating wrong, not exercising enough, and have your thyroid checked. I have been taking Paxil for 3 years and haven't had any troubl...
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Paxil CR Appearance

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Paroxetine
  • Capsule: 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 7.5mg
  • Suspension: 10mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 50mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 25mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 12.5mg, 25mg, 37.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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