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Storage Methods

Paroxetine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. It should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep paroxetine and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your paroxetine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.


Paroxetine tablets are available in four strengths:
  • Paroxetine 10 mg tablets
  • Paroxetine 20 mg tablets
  • Paroxetine 30 mg tablets
  • Paroxetine 40 mg tablets.
The liquid form of paroxetine is available in one strength -- Paroxetine oral suspension (liquid) 10 mg per 5 mL (10 mg per teaspoonful).

Generic Paroxetine

There are currently both brand-name and generic paroxetine tablets and paroxetine liquid licensed for sale.
(Click Generic Paroxetine for more information.)
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