Precautions and Warnings With Paroxetine

Before starting treatment, patients should be aware of certain precautions and warnings with paroxetine. For example, paroxetine can pose health risks to the fetus if taken during pregnancy. Also, people who take paroxetine with a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (such as ibuprofen) are at a higher risk for gastrointestinal bleeding. Before taking paroxetine, be sure to tell your doctor if you have diabetes, bipolar disorder, a seizure disorder, or a history of suicide attempts.

This article refers to the original, immediate-release paroxetine products (Paxil). Paroxetine is also the active ingredient in a few other products. For information about these other paroxetine products, please see:

Paroxetine: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Prior to taking paroxetine hydrochloride (Paxil®), you should tell your healthcare provider if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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