Were you looking for information about Paroxetine? Peroxitine is a common misspelling of paroxetine.
Paroxetine (Paxil®) is a drug that is used to treat depression, social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, and other conditions within the brain. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs for short. SSRIs balance the levels of a specific chemical (serotonin) in the brain.
Paroxetine comes in tablet and suspension (liquid) form and is usually taken once a day. Some common side effects that may occur with this drug include ejaculation problems, dry mouth, and insomnia. Before starting treatment with this medication, it's very important to have a discussion with your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking and any other medical conditions you have (such as diabetes, bipolar disorder, kidney problems, or epilepsy).
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