Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), a medication that increases the molecule serotonin in the brain. Serotonin helps brain cells communicate with one another, and low levels can lead to depressive symptoms and depression. Raising serotonin levels up to normal is an effective way of treating major depressive disorder. Paxil is also used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (premenstrual blues).
Dose–paroxetine is available in tablet form. Its usual dose is 20 to 50 mg per day.
Common side effects:
- Poor appetite
- Dry mouth
- Blurred vision
Cost of Paxil
The price of paroxetine ranges from $3.60 to $25.21 for a bottle of 30 tablets, strength 20 mg with coupon.
How to Get a Prescription for Paxil
Paroxetine is a prescription drug that needs to be prescribed by a licensed prescriber or physician. Did you know? QuickMD can treat depression remotely through telemedicine and prescribe Paxil online.