Loxamine (Paroxetine HCL)
What is Loxamine (Paroxetine HCL) used for?
Loxamine (Paroxetine HCL) is used to treat a wide range of conditions such as depression, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. It can also be used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder. This medication belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) which operate by increasing the amount of serotonin in the brain to maintain a healthy chemical balance.
How should I use Loxamine (Paroxetine HCL)?
Follow your physician's instructions while using Loxamine (Paroxetine HCL) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally administered once daily, but your particular dosage and frequency of application will depend on your health and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow these tablets whole with a large glass of water. It is not recommended to crush, split, or chew the doses before use to avoid unintentionally destroying or altering the effects of its contents. Ask your physician or pharmacist any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Loxamine (Paroxetine HCL)?
Loxamine (Paroxetine HCL) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Tell your physician if any symptoms become intense or if more serious side effects occur such as severe headaches, bone pain, stiff muscles, faintness, hallucinations, vomiting, diarrhea, or a severe skin reaction. These conditions may require emergency medical assistance or adjustments to your regimen to prevent further health complications.
Do not begin using Seroxat (Paroxetine) if you are suffering from uncontrolled epilepsy, bipolar disorder, or taking other antipsychotic medications or have taken any MAOI medications in the last fourteen days. It is also important to inform your physician if you have epilepsy, diabetes, a history of manic episodes, suicidal thoughts, heart disease, blood disorders, glaucoma, if you are taking other antipsychotic medications, or if you are undergoing electroconvulsive therapy. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring alterations to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Seroxat (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.