What are allergic reactions to Paxil?
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction (hives, difficult breathing, swelling in your face or throat) or a severe skin reaction (fever, sore throat, burning eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash with blistering and peeling).
Can Paxil make you jittery?
Common side effects of Paxil are nervousness, sleep difficulties (either too much or too little), restlessness, fatigue, dry mouth, nausea, headache, sweating, diarrhea, and sexual problems. 4 Typically, these side effects will go away within a couple of weeks of taking the medication.
Can you be allergic to Paxil?
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
What are the uses and side effects of Paxil?
Paxil is an antidepressant in the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor class. Doctors prescribe Paxil to treat major depressive disorder. Paxil is the brand name of a generic drug paroxetine. Doctors may prescribe Paxil for other uses, too. In this article, we review the various uses, side effects, warnings, and drug interactions of Paxil.
What’s the maximum amount of Paxil you can take in one day?
Adults will typically start on 20 mg per day and increase this by 10 mg per day at one-week intervals. The recommended continued daily dose is 40 mg. The maximum dose is 60 mg daily. The FDA does not approve the use of Paxil in children and adolescents, though doctors sometimes prescribe 10–50 mg of Paxil to people 7 years and older
When to take Paxil before or after paroxetine?
You should not use Paxil if you are allergic to paroxetine, or if you are also taking pimozide or thioridazine. Do not use an MAO inhibitor within 14 days before or 14 days after you take paroxetine. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, and tranylcypromine.
How much paroxetine is in Paxil film coated tablets?
Each film‑coated tablet contains paroxetine hydrochloride equivalent to paroxetine as follows: 10 mg–yellow (scored); 20 mg–pink (scored); 30 mg–blue, 40 mg–green.
How to report possible side effects of Paxil?
Our Paxil Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Are there any side effects from drinking alcohol with Paxil?
Using an NSAID with Paxil may cause you to bruise or bleed easily. Drinking alcohol with this medicine can cause side effects.
What’s the maximum dosage of Paxil you can take?
Dosage In Patients With Major Depressive Disorder, Panic Disorder, And Social Anxiety Disorder Indication Starting Dose Maximum Dose MDD 25 mg 62.5 mg PD 12.5 mg 75 mg SAD 12.5 mg 37.5 mg
What are the side effects of paroxetine 20mg tablets?
Nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, trouble sleeping, loss of appetite, weakness, dry mouth, sweating, blurred vision, and yawning may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.