Paxil Cr Oral Tablet, Extended Release 12.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Paxil CR: Oral tablet, extended release (12.5mg)

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Paxil CR 12.5mg Tab
Apotex Corp
Pill Identification: GSK  |  12.5

What is this Medicine?

PAROXETINE (pa ROX e teen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic stress, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

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Paxil CR 12.5mg Tablet

NDC: 605053668
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Store at or below 77 degrees F
Paxil CR 12.5mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_15702.JPG
Apotex Corp
Pill Identification: GSK  |  12.5
Shape: round
Color: yellow
Daily Life Interactions for Paxil CR 12.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Paxil CR 12.5mg Tablet(Paroxetine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Paroxetine(Paroxetine Hydrochloride)
In general, it is recommended that you avoid Alcoholic drinks while you are taking Paroxetine (Paxil). Alcohol can affect the mood and interfere with the drug treatment, and may increase the risk of side effects. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Second Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Third Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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