Paxil® (generic name: Paroxetine, Pexeva, Seroxat, Brisdelle, Rexetin) is a psychotropic drug which is to be orally administered. It is a specific selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor SSRI which acts on 5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT, reducing the reuptake of serotonin, thereby increasing its concentration in the synaptic cleft, which leads to an anti-depressive effect. It has a low affinity for muscarinic cholinergic receptor, to alpha-1, alpha-2, beta-adrenergic receptor, including 5-HT1 similar, 5-HT2 similar and the histamine (H1) receptor.
This medicine is often prescribed by doctors for the treatment of a wide range of psychiatric and psyco somatic as well as somatic condtions which include stress, social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress syndrome or PTSD, obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD, seasonal affective disorder, socia anxiety, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, panic attacks, premenstrual dysphoric disorder etc.
Package & Dosage
This medicine does not influence the psychomotor functions of the patient. It also extremely recommended as it does not exhibit any potentiation of the depressant action of ethanol. This drug has shown to produce a significant reduction of stress, worry, depression and sleep disturbances in patients.
* For this drug, doctors usually recommend an initial starting dose of 20mg per day to be consumed every day in the morning.
* If the patient exhibits little or no response to the dosage as prescribed, it is to be gradually increased till there is positive response. It is usually increased in increments of 20mg per day.
* In case of severe conditions, the dose can go up to a maximum of 60 mg per day at intervals of at least a week.
* In case of geriatric patients or those who are physically exhausted or have any form of kidney or liver impairment, the initial dose should not exceed 10mg per day while the maximum dose that can be recommenced is 40mg per day.
Storage in a dry place at room temperature is recommended (DO NOT exceed 25° C). Keep away from direct sunlight and in unreachable place for children.
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