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Paroxetine controlled release is a medication that is commonly prescribed to treat a number of conditions, including depression, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). It works by helping to balance the levels of a certain chemical in the brain called serotonin. Paroxetine controlled release tablets are specially designed to slowly and evenly release the medication to provide more consistent effects throughout the day. Side effects of the medicine may include headaches, drowsiness, and diarrhea.

What Is Paroxetine Controlled Release?

Paroxetine controlled release (Paxil CR®) is a prescription medicine used to treat a number of conditions within the brain.
 

Who Makes Paroxetine Controlled Release?

Paroxetine controlled release is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.
 

Uses for Paroxetine Controlled Release

Paroxetine controlled release is licensed to treat a number of conditions. These paroxetine controlled release uses include the treatment of:
 
(Click What Is Paroxetine Controlled Release Used For? for more information on specific paroxetine controlled release uses, including possible off-label uses.)
 
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