What is Aropax (Paroxetine) used for?
Aropax (Paroxetine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) prescribed to treat depression or anxiety disorders such as social anxiety or obsessive compulsive disorder. The medication operates by balancing levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to regulate mood and reduce feelings of worthlessness and decreased motivation. This also makes it useful for treating generalized anxiety or post traumatic stress disorder. Your physician may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions as well.
How should I use Aropax (Paroxetine)?
Aropax (Paroxetine) should be taken according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results. It is normally taken once daily, but your particular dosage and application frequency will depend on your current health and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the medicine whole with a large glass of water. Never alter the form of the tablets by crushing, chewing, or splitting them as this may destroy or change the effects of the contents. If you have any questions about using the medicine, ask your pharmacist or doctor to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Aropax (Paroxetine)?
Aropax (Paroxetine) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Inform your physician if any symptoms become severe or if you experience other serious side effects such as severe bone or muscle pain, sensitive skin, intense skin reactions, or hallucinations. These may require reduced dosages or application frequency to prevent further problems from occurring.
Do not begin using Aropax (Paroxetine) if you have conditions such as uncontrolled epilepsy, manic episodes, or if you are taking MAOI medications. Also inform your physician if you are receiving electroconvulsive therapy, heart disease, or glaucoma as these may cause complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Aropax (Paroxetine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.