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Dosing

The dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be taking.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Paroxetine Dosing for more information about this topic.)
 

Side Effects

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with this drug. However, not everyone who takes paroxetine will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the drug well. When side effects do occur, in most cases they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
The most common side effects of paroxetine include:
 
(Click Side Effects of Paroxetine to learn about specific side effects of the drug, including some of the more serious side effects that you should report to your healthcare provider. You can also read about possible paroxetine side effects by going to:
 
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